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 Gestures

  • 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

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

Canvas Gestures

  • 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

Linea Go Gestures for the iPhone

  • 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.
  • Tap & hold the color chip and drag your finger to instantly select from a range of tints and shades for that color.