User Guide > User Interface > Interface Navigation

About Interface Navigation

Toon Boom Harmony lets you zoom in, zoom out, rotate, pan and reset views for easy navigation of the interface.

The navigation commands in the table below can be used in the following views, with some exceptions:

  • Camera
  • Drawing
  • Timeline
  • Xsheet
  • Function
  • Side and Top
Command Action Access Methods

Zoom In

Zooms in the view.

View > Zoom In

Press 2

Roll the mouse wheel up (except in the Timeline and Xsheet views)

Zoom Out

Zooms out the view.

View > Zoom Out

Press 1

Roll the mouse wheel down (except in the Timeline and Xsheet views)

Zoom In or Out

Zooms in or out of the view.

Roll the middle mouse button up or down.

Hold down the Spacebar and the middle mouse button while dragging the mouse up or down.

Pan

Moves the view horizontally or vertically.

Hold down the Spacebar and drag in the direction you want to pan the view.

Reset Pan

Resets the view’s pan to its default position.

View > Reset Pan

Press Shift + N

Reset View

Resets the view to its default position.

View > Reset View

Press Shift + M

Reset Rotation

Resets the view’s rotation to its default position.

View > Reset Rotation

Press Shift + X

Reset Zoom

Resets the view’s zoom to its default position.

View > Reset Zoom

Rotate View Rotates the view. Press Ctrl + Alt (Windows/Linux) or Ctrl + ⌘ (macOS) and drag in the direction you want to rotate the view.

Rotate 30 CW

Rotates the Camera view 30 degrees clockwise, like an animation table.

View > Rotate View CW

Rotate 30 CCW

Rotates the Camera view 30 degrees counter-clockwise, like an animation table.

View > Rotate View CCW

Toggle Quick Close-up

Instantly multiplies the view's Zoom Factor by 4. For example, if the Camera View's Zoom Factor is at 100%, this will make it toggle between 400% and 100%.

Shift + Z

Toggle Full Screen

Cycles through the following display modes:

  • Normal Full-Screen: The main application window becomes full screen.
  • View Full-Screen: The selected view becomes full screen and all other views are collapsed.
  • Normal: The main application window is restored to its original size and collapsed views are expanded.

View > Toggle Full Screen

Press Ctrl + F (Windows/Linux) or ⌘ + F (macOS)

 

Using the Play Menu to Navigate

From the top menu, you can select any of the following commands from the Play menu to navigate around the interface.

Command Description
Start Frame Lets you set the frame on which playback will start.
End Frame Lets you set the frame on which playback will end.
First Frame Jump to the first frame. You can also press <.
Previous Frame Jumps to the frame before the frame currently selected in the Timeline view. You can also press the comma (,) key.
Next Frame Jumps to the frame after the currently selected frame in the Timeline view. You can also press the period (.) key.
Last Frame Jumps to the last frame. You can also press >.
Go to Frame

Opens the Go to Frame window in which you can enter the number of the frame you want to display.

You can also use the Go button, which you can add to the Timeline toolbar through the Toolbar Manager. Open the Go to Frame dialog box and enter the frame number to jump to.

Enable Playback Plays back your animation from the Top or Side views.