Gesture Shortcuts in Linea

What gestures can I use in Linea?

With Linea, there are a number of gestures that you can utilize to make creating beautiful artwork fun and productive.

Project Organizer

  • Tapping and holding on a Project folder allows you to rearrange their order.
  • Double-tapping a sketch thumbnail opens it directly, bypassing the Project View.
  • Double-tap on Project folder name to rename it.

Project View

  • Tap, hold and drag on a sketch to rearrange its order within the project.
  • Long tap and release quickly allows you to Duplicate, Share, Move and Delete a sketch.
  • Tap and hold on the + button in the project view for custom canvas sizes like 16x9 and square.
  • Tap on Project folder name to rename it.


  • If you have an Apple Pencil and iPad Pro, you can use one finger to erase what you've drawn on a layer.
  • A two-finger tap allows you to Undo.
  • A three-finger tap allows you to Redo.
  • Double-tapping on a Layer's icon turns it on and off.
  • Double-tap the eraser icon to quickly clear all content from the currently selected layer (iPad only).
  • Double-tap or long press on the Compass icon to lock its zoom & rotation.
  • Rearrange Layers by tapping, holding and dragging them up or down in the stack.
  • Rearrange custom color chips - Tap & hold the color chip and drag it to reorganize your color palette.


  • Long-press the tool icon in the toolbar to switch to the eraser tool or to switch back to the previous tool.
  • Long-press on the layer icon to show the options for the current layer.
  • Long-press on the color swatch to quickly pick a tint or shade of the currently selected color.
  • Swipe down on the toolbar (when in portrait mode) to hide it and the top toolbar. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to show them again.