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Sketchpad Drill Drawing Features

Sketchpad 2.1 release has many features making creating easier. From aligning icons to adding videos to your drill, we've got you covered.

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Written by Mike Weaver
Updated over a week ago

Here is a cheat sheet of some amazing features on our Sketchpad. Check out our 2.0 release webinar. SKETCHPAD 2.0

  • Edit Anchors

    • With Selection Tool, select the Double click line

    • With Line Tool, single click.

  • Add Anchors

    • Click and drag the blue anchor.


  • Delete Anchor Point

    • Double click grey anchor


  • Line Snapping BLOG

    • On the Drills Page, select the straight line.

    • Click and drag across the sketchpad to draw the line (do not release).

    • You will notice a little snap at 45-degree increments.

    • Additional adjustments while drawing.

      1. Hold SHIFT: To snap line to ONLY 45-degree increments.

      2. Hold CONTROL: To disable the feature for free-flowing adjustments.


  • Bump Back Pass BLOG

    • On the Drills Page, select the straight line. NOTE: It can't be used with Freeline

    • Navigate to the properties menu, and to the left of the End Point, you will see a Start Point defaulted on No Endpoint.

    • When you click to drag the mouse on the sketchpad, you will create a line with a Start Point and End Point with your chosen colours!


  • Change Line Weight

    • Edit in-line properties

  • Rotate

    • Use the stem to rotate objects 360 degrees.

  • Select Group

    • Click and drag over objects or click objects while holding either Shift/CMD/CTL




  • Move Selection

    • While items are selected, click and drag an object in your selection



  • Copy, Paste, Duplicate, Flip

    • While objects are selected, use the More Options button or quick key commands


  • Scale

    • While objects are selected, drag anchors around the selection box



  • Delete

    • With the objects selected, use the delete button or Del on your keyboard



  • Smart-Align BLOG

    • Place more than one icon on the sketchpad.

    • Drag an icon across the sketchpad.

    • New grid lines and snapping help align assets.

  • Drag-Align BLOG

    • On the Drills Page, select an icon.

    • Click and drag across the sketchpad to add multiple aligned icons (do not release).

    • You will notice a little snap when dragging at 45-degree increments.

    • Additional adjustments while drawing.

      • Hold SHIFT: To snap line to ONLY 45-degree increments.

      • Hold CONTROL: To disable the feature for free-flowing adjustments.


    • Only want 3 icons spaced out?

      • Drag to the number of icons wanted, then hold CONTROL to space out.

    • Use the H click to change the positioning for different options for aligning your icons.

      • Click H for Horizontal

      • Click H again for Vertical

  • Download Drill Image in HD BLOG

    • Our graphics are Vector based, which downloads for a picture-perfect PNG



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