Share your tips!

Creating storyboards can be a time-consuming task, especially when iterations are involved :exploding_head:

To help speed things up for you, we’ve brought together some of our favourite Boards tips & tricks! What are some of your favourite tips? We’d love to hear about them below :point_down:

  • Use the Tab key to quickly move through the note fields when adding or editing the Label, Sound & Action notes.

  • Use Markdown to add bold or italic text and insert website links. This type of formatting will be visible when viewing your storyboards through the shareable link.

  • Hold the Shift key to select multiple frames at one time.

  • Hold Command + G to group frames together.

  • Double-click on a frame to quickly access the Image Editor.

  • Use Command + Z to undo an action in the Image Editor.

  • Use Command + Shift + Z to redo an action in the Image Editor.

  • Copy an image in the Image Editor with Command + C.

  • Paste an image in the Image Editor with Command + V.

  • Use the left bracket ( [ ) to decrease the brush size in the Image Editor

  • Use the right bracket ( ] ) to increase the brush size in the Image Editor

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My no.1 top tip for storyboarding creation, is to get an iPad Pro and use ProCreate to quickly sketch out your storyboard art. It’s a joy to use and has really helped speed up our studios storyboarding iterations and delivery.

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