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Annotation and shape drawing tools can be accessed by moving the mouse pointer to the bottom of either the left or right video panes, causing the tool palette to appear.

Drawing Tools Pallete

Tool palette

There are five tool type available:

  • Rectangular drawings
  • Circle drawings
  • Line drawings
  • Angle drawings
  • Magnifying

As the mouse is moved over each tool it will be temporarily highlighted. To select a tool click on the icon in the palette. A selected tool will remain highlighted to show it is ready to be used. Clicking on a tool multiple times cycles it through available variants including unselecting the tool (highlight disappears).

Rectangular drawings

Right rectangle

Rectangle tool
Draw an upright standard rectangle.

Drawing sequence: click : drag : click

Skewed rectangle

Skewed Rectangle tool
Draw a rotated and skewed rectangle.

Drawing sequence: click : drag second corner : click : drag final shape : click

Circle drawings

Circle

Circle tool
Draw a circle.

Drawing sequence: click center : drag : click

Circle with dot

Circle Dot tool
Draw a circle with a central dot.

Drawing sequence: click center : drag : click

Line drawings

Simple line

Line tool
Draw a simple line with no arrows.

Drawing sequence: click : drag : click

Single arrow

Single Arrow tool
Draw a simple line with one arrow.

Drawing sequence: click : drag : click

Double arrow

Double Arrow tool
Draw a simple line with two arrows.

Drawing sequence: click : drag : click

Angle drawings

Simple angle

Angle tool

Draw a simple angle with no arrows.

Drawing sequence: click : drag : click vertex : drag : click

Single arrow

Single Arrow Angle tool

Draw a simple angle with one arrow.

Drawing sequence: click : drag : click vertex : drag : click

Double arrow

Double Arrow Angle tool

Draw a simple angle with two arrows.

Drawing sequence: click : drag : click vertex : drag : click

Magnifying

2X zoom

Magnifying tool

Zoom in by a factor of two.

Zooming sequence: click : drag zoom rectangle : click

Click the highlighted magnifying glass tool again to unzoom.

Erasing Drawings

Right click on a pane with drawings to erase each shape one at a time in reverse order of creation.

Hold down the right mouse button for about 2 seconds to erase all drawings on the pane at once.