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How to use Layer tools

Layer tools showing Duplicate, Clear, and Delete in SketchBook MotionThere are four layer tools, DuplicateClearDelete, and Opacity. To apply any of these to a layer, double-tap that layer, select tap the tool.

Duplicating a layer

  1. To make a copy of a layer, in the Layer Editor, double-tap the layer to access the layer tools.
  2. Select Duplicate. The copy will appear above the original and becomes the active layer.

Clearing a layer

  1. To remove the content from a layer, in the Layer Editor, double-tap the layer to access the layer tools.
  2. Select Clear. The content is cleared from the layer.

Clearing the content from a layer cannot be undone.

Deleting a layer

  1. To delete a layer completely, in the Layer Editor, double-tap the layer to access the layer tools.
  2. Select Delete. The content is cleared from the layer.

Deleting the content from a layer cannot be undone.

Changing layer opacity

  1. To change layer opacity and make the layer more transparent, in the Layer Editor, double-tap the layer to access the layer tools.
  2. Tap-drag the Opacity slider to the left to make the layer more transparent or right to make it more opaque.

If your layer is animated, you can find another Opacity setting in the Advanced Controls.

Updated on November 2, 2017

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