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Voice Annotations

In Storyboard Pro, you can provide the storyboard artists with voice annotations as well as written notes.

This section includes the following topics:

Recording Voice Annotations
Listening to Voice Annotations
Deleting Voice Annotations

Recording Voice Annotations

Recording a voice annotation is quite simple. All you need is a microphone correctly connected to your computer and Storyboard Pro.

After the voice annotation has been recorded, the Voice Annotations section indicates the total number of annotations, displaying the order of the current voice annotation in the sequence and the total number of voice annotations associated with the panel. As you record voice annotations, they accumulate in sequence without being overwritten. You can select and play back any of the annotations.

To record voice annotations:

  1. Verify that you have a working voice recording device and that it is correctly connected to your computer.
  1. In the Thumbnails view, select the panel on which you want to leave a voice annotation.
  1. Display the Panel view.
If the Panel view is not part of your current workspace, select Windows > Panel.
  1. In the Voice Annotations section, click the Record Voice Annotation button.

The Record a Voice Annotation dialog box opens.

Click the Record button to begin recording.
Click the Stop button to stop the recording.
Click the Play button to preview your recording.
NOTE: If you try to record your voice and the voice recording device is improperly connected or malfunctioning, a warning message will appear. If this happens, check the voice recording device.

Listening to Voice Annotations

Once a voice annotation has been added to a panel, you can listen to it using the playback controls.

  1. In the Thumbnails view, select the panel with the voice annotation which you want to listen to.
  1. In the Panel view, do any of the following in the Voice Annotations section:
Click the Next Voice Annotation and Previous Voice Annotation buttons to select the annotation you want to listen to. Use the order display in the Voice Annotation section to see which annotation is selected.
Click the Play Voice Annotation button to play back the selected voice annotation.
Click the Stop Voice Annotation button to stop playback.

Deleting Voice Annotations

When a voice annotation is no longer required, you can delete it.

To delete a voice annotation:

  1. In the Thumbnails view, select the panel with the voice annotation you want to delete.
  1. In the Panel view, do any of the following in the Voice Annoations section: In the Voice Annotations section:
Click the Next Voice Annotation and Previous Voice Annotation buttons to select the annotation to delete. Use the order display in the Voice Annotation section to see which annotation is selected.
Click the Delete Voice Annotation button.