In the annotation column, you can type in your notes and relevant information, as well as draw sketches and ideas which will be useful in producing your animation.
|•||Drawing in the Annotation Column|
|•||Typing in the Annotation Column|
|•||Erasing Annotation Column Content|
Before you can draw in the Annotation column, you must first activate the Enable Drawing option. Then you can start drawing.
To enable drawing in the Annotation column:
|1.||In the Xsheet View menu, select Annotation > Enable Drawing. You can also click on the column’s header icon to toggle the Drawing, Selection and Erasing modes.|
|‣||The Select icon indicates that the Select mode is enabled.|
|‣||The Brush icon indicates that the Drawing mode is enabled.|
|‣||The Eraser icon indicates that the Erasing mode is enabled.|
To draw in the Annotation column:
|‣||To draw in an Annotation column, simply use your mouse or pen tablet.|
Typing in an Annotation column is independent from the Drawing mode. You can be in either mode and the typing will work.
To type in an Annotation column:
|1.||In the Annotation column, press [Ctrl] (Windows/Linux) or [⌘] (Mac OS X) on the cell in which you want to write. By pressing [Ctrl] + [Shift] + click (Windows/Linux) or [⌘] + [Shift] + click (Mac OS X) in the Annotation column, you will enter the editing mode in the cell at the current frame.|
|2.||In the selected cell, type the desired text.|
You can erase part or all of the Annotation column’s content.
To erase the Annotation content:
|1.||In the Xsheet view, enable the Erasing mode by clicking on the mode icons.|
|2.||In the Xsheet view, select the cell range you want to clear from text or images. Do not select any cells if you plan to clear everything.|
|3.||In the Xsheet view, right-click in the Annotation column and select:|
|‣||Annotation > Erase All to erase completely the content of the column.|
|‣||Annotation > Erase Selected Images to erase the images contained in the selected cell range. Make sure to disable the Drawing mode to do so.|
|‣||Annotation > Erase Selected Texts to erase the text contained in the selected cell range. Make sure to disable the Drawing mode to do so.|
To erase part of a drawn annotation using Erasing mode:
|1.||In the Annotation column’s header, enable the Erasing mode.|
|2.||In the column, click and drag the cursor on top of the drawn annotation to erase parts of it.|
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