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Instructions on how to use gestures

Using Flexcil Gestures
Flexcil allows you to annotate PDF documents and organize notes through gestures.

The main Flexcil gestures are as follows:

 

1. Basic Operations

  • Page flip

    • Horizontal scroll mode: swipe left or right with two fingers.
    • Vertical scroll mode: swipe up or down with two fingers.
    • If you enable the ‘One Finger Panning’ option, you can flip the page with just one finger.
  • Zoom in/out of documents

    • Gather or spread two fingers for zoom in and out.
    • Flexcil 2 & Flexcil Android supports zoom in up to 1000%.
  • Eraser gesture

    • Change to gesture mode.
    • Draw a zigzag line with a gesture pen over highlights, underlines, and notes.
    • Annotations within the zigzag line are deleted.
  • Undo / Redo gestures

    • Undo: Double-tap two fingers on the page.
    • Redo: Double-tap three fingers on the page.
    • Works in both gesture mode and handwriting mode.
  • Move to List of Pages screen gesture

    • Downscale the document one more time after the document is downscaled as much as possible.
    • Go to Settings > Document Viewer > Open the page list by zooming out. It should be turned on to use this gesture.
  • Re-edit Text Box / Image

    • If you press and hold the inserted text box / image, you can edit it again.
    • Works in both gesture mode and handwriting mode. (Flexcil 2 / Flexcil Android)

 

2. Text selection gestures

  • Underline Gesture

    • Change to gesture mode.
    • Underline the text you want to select with a gesture pen. (This also applies to the text in the text box.)
    • The text in that area is selected and a pop-up menu appears.
  • Bracket Gesture

    • Change to gesture mode.
    • Connect the start points of the text you want to select with a parenthesis.
    • The text in that area is selected and a pop-up menu appears.
  • Small Circular Gesture

    • Change to gesture mode.
    • Draw a small circle around a word to select the word.
    • The word is selected and a pop-up menu appears.
  • Large Circular Gesture

    • Flexcil 2 iOS

      • Change to gesture mode.
      • Draw a large circle to select texts or images.
      • Multiple lines of text are selected and a pop-up menu appears.
    • Flexcil Android

      • Change to gesture mode.
      • Draw a closed curve with a gesture pen in the area where you want to select.
      • If there is no annotation in the area selected, multiple lines of text are selected and a pop-up menu appears.
      • If there is an annotation in the area selected, that annotation is selected and a pop-up menu appears.
        • You can edit by selecting specific annotation types through a filter.
  • Press and hold

    • Tap and hold the text.
    • When the text is selected, drag to extend the range of text to select.
    • The text is selected and a pop-up menu is displayed.
    • Works in both gesture and handwriting modes.

 

3. Image capture gestures

  • Gesture “L”

    • Change to gesture mode.
    • Draw ‘L’ with a gesture pen to designate an area and capture the screen.
    • The adjustable capture area is displayed on the screen and a pop-up menu appears.
  • Box gesture

    • Switch to gesture mode.
    • Draw a box with a gesture pen to designate an area and capture the screen.
    • The adjustable capture area is displayed on the screen and a pop-up menu appears.
  • Press and hold, then drag

    • Touch and hold an empty area (non-textual area) on the screen.
    • Drag the pop-up menu as it appears.
    • The adjustable capture area is displayed on the screen and a pop-up menu is displayed.
    • Works in both gesture mode and handwriting mode.

 

4. Pop-up notes gestures

  • Open pop-up notes

    • Swipe three fingers up
    • Works in both gesture mode and handwriting mode.
  • Close pop-up notes

    • Swipe three fingers down.
    • Works in both gesture mode and handwriting mode.
  • Move pop-up notes

    • Swipe three fingers above pop-up notes
    • Works in both gesture mode and handwriting mode.
  • Pop-up notes sizing gestures

    • Flexcil Android
      • Adjusting the size of a pop-up document: gather or spread 3 fingers.
    • Flexcil 2 iOS
      • Will support in the same way as Android

 

 

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