All Files Adding Layers in the Timeline View T-LAY-001-007 Drawing elements are more commonly known as layers in the Timeline view. Create them using the following procedure: How to add a drawing element from the Timeline view In the Timeline view, click the Add Drawing Layer button or press Ctrl + R (Windows/Linux) or ⌘ + R (macOS). The Add Drawing Layer window opens. In the Name field, name your new layer. Do one of the following: Click Add to add a first layer and keep the window open to add more layers. Click Add and Close to add a new layer and close the window. A new drawing layer is added to the Timeline view.