Using an external graphics editor
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At some point during your work on a storyboard image, you may find that you want to do something that would be easy in your favorite dedicated bitmap graphics editor (like Photoshop, Corel Draw, Paint Shop Pro, The GIMP, etc.) but difficult in Springboard. Just for these situations, Springboard supports editing a bitmap layer in an external program. You can use the features you're used to in your graphics editor while still benefiting from Springboard's storyboard structure.

The steps in the process are:

  1. Configure external editing in the Edit > Preferences dialog, on the Edit  Images tab. Test it with the Test button on that tab before continuing.
  2. Select the layer you want to edit externally.
  3. Do Layer > Edit Externally.
  4. Edit the image in the external editor, and save it.
  5. Return to Springboard. The frame will update automatically to show the changes to the layer.
  6. When you are done, do Layer > Finish Editing Externally in Springboard to finish.

Troubleshooting External Editing