User Guide > Interface > Navigation

Interface Navigation

Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 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:

  • Stage
  • Camera
  • Timeline
  • Function Editor
  • 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 view)

Zoom Out

Zooms out the view.

View > Zoom Out

Press 1

Roll the mouse wheel down (except in the Timeline view)

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

Press Shift + Z

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 Full Screen

Toggles between making the main application window full screen and restoring it to its original size.

View > Toggle Full Screen

Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F (Windows) or ⌘ + Alt + Shift + F (Mac OS X)

Navigation Toolbar

Storyboards can easily become very extensive projects. The Navigation toolbar lets you quickly display the first and last frame of a panel. These buttons grey out when the playhead is at the start or end of a panel.

To learn more about animatics and timing, see About Motion.