Paperless Animation Preferences
When working in paperless animation, there are some preferences you can set in the Preferences dialog box to make your work easier and faster.
|‣||Windows/Linux: Select Edit > Preferences.|
|‣||Mac OS X: Select Stage > Preferences.|
|‣||Press Ctrl + U (Windows/Linux) or ⌘ + U (Mac OS X).|
|Task||Tab||Section||Option, button or parameter|
If you use the Shift and Trace feature frequently, you can assign custom shortcuts.
Shift and Trace Drawing Move Down
Shift and Trace Drawing Move Up
Shift and Trace Drawing Reset Position
Shift and Trace Drawing Toggle Peg State
Shift and Trace Drawing Toggle Visibility
Shift and Trace Move Tool
Shift and Trace Rotate Tool
Shift and Trace Scale Tool
Shift and Trace Toggle Manipulator
Shift and Trace Toggle View
You can change the colours for the onion skin and other elements. You can also change the colour of the key and breakdown markers displayed in the Timeline view.
When naming your drawings in the Xsheet or Timeline view, you can set a preference to name your drawings based on their frame positions, which facilitates the creation of key poses (for example, a drawing created on frame 1 is named "1", a drawing created on frame 5 is named "5").
|Exposure Sheet||Drawing Creation||Use Current Frame as Drawing Name|
In the Drawing and Camera view, you can work in Line Art and Colour Art, or an Advanced Art mode that supports Overlay Art and Underlay Art layers.
Support Overlay and Underlay Arts
Refer to the Preferences Guide for complete descriptions of each option, button and parameter.