Shape Pen

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Instead of a solid line, the shape pen leaves a line of images for its strokes. To use as a "stamp", click on the canvas to have the pen image inserted once.

The shape pen comes with predefined shapes. Custom shapes can be uploaded using the myViewBoard.com web site.

Instead of a solid line, the shape pen leaves a line of images for its strokes.

Using the shape pen.


Behavior

To access the Shape pen:

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

  • Shape options - Click the preferred color 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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