Compatible with Clip Studio Paint Ver. 1.10.5
Adjusting and operating the [Layer] palette
<Adjustment of the pallet width>
When using Clip Studio Paint for the first time, try widening the width of the [Layer] palette. If the width of the pallet is too narrow, icons for necessary functions may be hidden.
You can adjust the width of the palette by dragging the edge of the palette.
<The Command bar position of the [Layer] palette>
Initially, the command bar of the [Layer] palette is located at the top. However, this can be changed to the bottom by selecting [Set command bar below list] from the menu on the upper left of the palette.
To change the order of the layers, move the cursor to the three lines (grip) displayed on the right side of the layer and drag & drop it.
You can move [Rulers] or [Layer masks] applied to a layer by selecting, dragging horizontally, and moving it to a different layer.
Setting up the [Quick Access] palette
The [Quick Access] palette is a palette that allows to register frequently used tools, commands, auto actions, and other functions. Initially, frequently used functions such as [Flip Horizontal] and [Reset Display] are already registered, but you can also easily register your own favorite functions.
① Tap the [Quick Access] palette icon to display the palette.
② Select the [Quick Access Setting] at the bottom of the palette to open the [Quick Access Setting] dialog box.
(3) Once the [Quick Access Settings] dialog is displayed, you can tap [Main Menu] at the top to open the category drop-down menu.
④ When selecting a category, the list at the bottom will change to match the category.
Select the functions you would like to register from the list and tap the [Add] button to register.
In addition to registering via the [Quick Access Settings], you can also register your favorite tool settings with drag & drop directly from a [Sub Tool Palette] to the [Quick Access] palette.
Setting up the [Command Bar]
As with the [Quick Access] palette, you can register frequently used tools, commands, auto actions, and so on in the [Command Bar]. Registering frequently used functions to the [Command Bar] can be very useful.
While things like [Create new] and [Save] are registered initially, you can register other tool settings such as brushes and colors as you prefer.
From the [Clip Studio Paint] menu, tap the [Command Bar Settings]. Then you can select the desired functions from the [Command Bar Settings] dialog box that appears and [Add] or [Delete] accordingly.
Note: Adding items works the same as with the [Quick Access] palette.
Using the Edge Keyboard
By using the edge keyboard, you can use modifier keys such as [Space], [Shift], and so on.
In addition, shortcuts can be assigned to keys [T1] to [T16].
The number of keys displayed depends on the orientation and resolution of the tablet's display.
Note: Shortcuts can be edited via the [Clip Studio Paint] menu > [Shortcut setting].
■ Galaxy/Android/Chromebook version
Tap the half-circle button at the edge of the display to show the edge keyboard. Tap the same button again to hide it.
■ iPad version
Swipe either from the left or right edge of the screen towards the canvas to display the [Edge Keyboard]. You can hide it by tapping on the keyboard and swiping it out of the screen.
If a semi-transparent edge keyboard appears when switching the display of the edge keyboard, please swipe in the same direction again.
Galaxy/Android/Chromebook: Turning Modifier Keys On/Off
In the Galaxy/Android/Chromebook version, you can switch modifier keys on and off in the following two ways.
[Push]: Modifier keys are on only while the button is pressed. This is suitable for when drawing with your fingers.
[Toggle]: Switch the modifier key on or off by tapping the button.This is suitable for when drawing with a pen.
▲ [Clip Studio Paint] menu > [Preferences] > [Interface] > [Edge Keyboard]