Paint Brush

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The paint brush is one of the pen types available from the Pen tool.

The paint brush draws thicker lines resembling paint brush strokes.

Using the brush pen

Using the brush pen.

Behavior

To access the paint brush pen:

  • Click the Pen tool once to activate.
  • Click again to open Pen tool options, and select the paint brush 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:

Color options - To change colors:

  1. Select a color from the bottom row. To select more colors, click the "+" icon.
  2. The top row changes to various shades of the color selected.
  3. Click the preferred color and start drawing.


Selecting colors on the Pen toolbar

Selecting colors on the Pen toolbar.


Stroke options - use the slider to adjust stroke properties

  • 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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