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Background Layer Actions

Background layer actions help you change your background to any drawing, image, template, or paper type. You can also mirror, clear, or copy the background layer.

Architecture plan drawing by WORKac.


How to Use Background Layer Actions

Step 1. Open Background Layer Actions

The background layer is always at the bottom of the layer toolbar. It cannot be moved. To open your background layer actions panel, tap the Background Actions button (3-dots) on the background layer.

Pro Tip
The size and position of the background layer cannot be altered.

Background Layer Actions




Step 2. Change Background

You can always change the background of your project to any drawing, image, template, or paper type.

Pro Tip
Once you change the background, you can change it again, but you cannot undo this change. We highly recommend not changing the background for a 3D model or map project as you will not be able to get back your model view or map view after you change it.


Step A. Change Background

Tap "Change Background" to replace the background.

Background Layer Actions



Step B. Select Your Background

Choose a new background drawing, image, template, or paper type from your Photo Library, Camera, or Cloud Drives. You can also use the incredible paper backgrounds from Morpholio including blueprint, charcoal blueprint, or kraft paper which will transform your architecture, interior design, or DIY design drawings into masterpieces.

Background Layer Actions




Step 3. Set Your Layer Appearance

Use these actions to adjust the appearance of your layer and the drawings on it.

Background Layer Actions


Layer Title

Change the title of your background layer.


Image Opacity

Adjust this slider to change the opacity for your background layer.


Drawing Opacity

Adjust this slider to change the opacity of all the lines on your background layer.




Step 4. Adjust Your Background Layer

Use these buttons to adjust your background layer.

Background Layer Actions

Clear

Delete all drawings from the layer. This action can be undone and redone.


Mirror

Flip your layer.


Disable AR Extrusion

Disable the drawing from being extruded while using AR SketchWalk.


Copy

Copy a layer from one project to another.

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How To Video

Enjoy this how to video highlighting how to use the background layer.


Additional Resources

How To...Create Blueprint and Kraft Paper Drawings

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Top Blueprint Paper Sketches

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Top Kraft Paper Sketches

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