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Layer types

Layers can have different types, in this section we describe the available types

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Shape layers

Shape layers can be used to draw any form of shape. The interface contains presets for Circles, Squares and line, but essentially all shapes are editable and consist of Anchorpoints

Anchor points

Anchor points can be manipulated directly by using the Select Tool. Additional operations can be accessed by long pressing an anchor point.

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Switch to straight point
Tap to make the lines which pass through this point straight.
Switch to curved
Tap to make the lines which pass through this point curved.
Lock curve control points
Tap to toggle between locked and unlocked curve control points. When locked, the curve points will be fixed at opposite sided of the anchor point. When unlocked the control points can be moved independently
Unlock curve control points
Tap to toggle between locked and unlocked curve control points. When locked, the curve points will be fixed at opposite sided of the anchor point. When unlocked the control points can be moved independently
Remove anchor point
Removes the anchor point from the shape, without creating a hole in the shape.
Delete anchor point
Deletes the anchor point from the shape, and creates a hole in the shape. Can only be done on closed shapes.
Text layers

Text layers can be used to show text on the canvas. A text layer will have an extra text style button on the layer in the layer list.

TEXT LAYER PARTS

The text layers contains all the parts as discussed in the layer list section.

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Text style
Tap to open the text style dialog. This will allow you to adjust the text, font, text layer style, alignment and font size.
LIVE TEXT TAGS

The live text watch part allows you to add 'live text', using text tags. When changing the text on a text layer you will have some extra options in the text dialog. You can add all kinds of text tags to add dynamic text to the part.

Just tap one of the tags, and it will be added to the input text. You can also write the tags in the text using the keyboard.

Arc layers

Arc layers show an arc on the canvas. The arc are defined by their start angle and sweep angle. They also have a part based option. When you add an arc layer to the canvas you will have an extra button to access the arc style.

ARC LAYER PARTS

The arc layers contains all the parts as discussed in the layer list section.

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Arc style
Tap to open the arc style dialog. This will allow you to adjust the start angle, sweep angle, part angle and gap angle.
ARC EXAMPLE
Image layers

An image layer allows you to add images to your watch part. Using the image style options you can change some properties of your image. An image layer will have an additional button to access the properties and choose the image.

IMAGE LAYER PARTS

The image layers contains all the parts as discussed in the layer list section.

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Image properties
Tap to open the image properties dialog. This will allow you to pick the image and change some image properties like opacity, brightness, contrast, saturation and the hue. Additionally you can blur the image.
IMAGE LAYER EXAMPLE
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Layer styles

When you press the shape style button (number 5. in the layer section) the center toolbar will switch to the shape style toolbar. This will allow you to change the style of the shape, styles are updated on the fly, but once you are done press the adjust style button to save your changes. Keep in mind that you can always revert back by using the undo button in the main menu.

SHAPE STYLES
Fill
On this tab you can change the fill of the shape. You can choose from Solid, Linear Gradient or Radial Gradient.
Stroke
On this tab you can change the stroke of the shape.
Shadow
On this tab you can enable and change the shadow of the shape.
Styles
This tab gives you access to all the styles use currently in the watch part. By tapping one of the styles you can directly apply the style of one of the other shapes in the watch part.