Magic Line Pen

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The Magic Line pen is one of the pen types available from the Pen tool.

The Magic Line pen acts like a "background" reveal tool. To use the Magic Line Pen:

  1. Select a background pattern (or upload your own to your myViewBoard folder).
  2. As you draw on your canvas, portions of the background are revealed.
The Magic Line pen acts like a "background" reveal tool.

Using the magic pen.


Behavior

To access the Magic line pen:

  • Click the Pen tool once to activate.
  • Click again to open Pen tool options, and select the Magic line pen.
  • With the pen tool active, right-click or 'long-touch and release' anywhere on the canvas to open the Pen tool options.


The following options are available:

  • Image options - Click the preferred image and start drawing.
  • Pen width - Sets the size of the stroke. The preview circle changes to reflect the current stroke size.
  • Transparency - Sets the visibility of the stroke.


On myViewBoard for Windows, use the following keyboard shortcuts to specify pen thickness:


Ctrl+0 Pen thickness (thinnest)
Ctrl+1 Pen thickness (thin)
Ctrl+2 Pen thickness (medium)
Ctrl+3 Pen thickness (thick)


For a full list of keyboard shortcuts, see Keyboard Shortcuts.


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