Basic Features

Welcome! Paper is available for all devices that run iOS 10 and above. The current version of Paper can be downloaded for either iPad or iPhone. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

Navigate

Paper utilizes the basic tap, swipe, and pinch gestures that are common in iPad and iPhone apps.

Swipe left and right on the Home view to select different Journals.

Tap to open a Journal. Pinch to close.

Within a Journal's Butterfly view, swipe left and right to select different pages.

Within a Journal's Grid view, swipe up and down to scroll the grid of pages.

Tap on any Drawing or Note to edit.

Create Journals

From the Home view, tap the + below the currently selected Journal to insert a blank Journal to the right.

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Create Drawings

From the Butterfly view, tap the + below the currently selected Page to insert a blank Page to the right.

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From the Grid view, tap the + . If you are scrolled all the way to the top of the grid, the new page will be inserted into the first position of the journal. Otherwise, the new page will be inserted at the end of the grid.

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Tool Tray

The tools in the Tool Tray scroll left and right. Just swipe to reveal the off screen tools.

The Tool Tray can be hidden to show more of the canvas area. Swipe down to hide the Tray.

To reveal the Tool Tray, swipe up from the bottom bezel of your device onto the screen (not too fast).  

Create Notes

From the Butterfly view, you can add a note to the current page by tapping the '...' button and selecting 'Add Note'.

  • If the current page has a drawing on it, the note will appear as a small square in the upper right corner.
  • If the current page does not have any drawing on it, the note will appear as a half sheet.

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From the Grid view, you can add a note to the journal by tapping the 'T' button. If you are scrolled all the way to the top of the grid, the new note will be inserted into the first position of the journal. Otherwise, the new note will be inserted at the end of the grid.

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Group Notes with Drawing

You can add a single Note to a single Drawing in the Grid view. Tap and hold on any Note to move it. Drop it while hovering directly above a single Drawing. 

To ungroup a Note from a group, tap and hold on the Note and it will lift away from the Drawing. Drop the Note anywhere else in the Grid.
 
 
 
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