Adding Layers

To add layers, simply click on toolbar. After selecting one layer from the toolbar, click on canvas and drag to insert the layer. To make the size square hold the SHIFT key while dragging the layer.

Selecting Layers

To select a layer in QuartzCode, simply click on canvas. Alternatively, you can select the layer by its name in Layer List.

To select a sublayer from currently selected layer. Press Enter key or double click at the layer.


Selecting Multiple Layers

There are few ways to select multiple layers:

1. Click an empty space on canvas and drag mouse towards the shapes you desire. Hold CMD to select layers with the same parent of currently selected layers.
2. Hold down the SHIFT key while selecting layers you want.
3. Select layer rows in the Layer List.


Moving Layers

A selected layer can be moved by clicking and dragging it using mouse. If OPTION key is selected, a copy is moved instead.

Layers are automatically snapped to other layer control points. To disable snapping, hold CMD key while moving layers.

A selected layer can also be moved using ARROW keys. This will move layer 1px at your desired direction. By holding SHIFT key, 10px will be moved instead.


Resizing Layers

To resize a selected layer, click and drag control points to resize it to a particular direction. To maintain aspect ratio of the selected layer, simply hold SHIFT key while dragging it. A selected layer can also be resized using ARROW keys. This will resize layer 1px at a desired direction. By holding SHIFT key, 10px will be resized instead. When resizing a layer that has sublayers, its sublayers will not be resized except for group layer and effect layer.