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9 tips to boost your workflow in the tool

9 tips to boost your workflow in the tool

If work in Readymag holds a substantial place in your life, then much of what you do has become ingrained and subconscious. But if your Readymag workflow has become more or less automated, there’s a chance you’re still missing ways to improve it. Here are some of the most common practices that can help boost your work with Readymag. We’re constantly improving the functionality of the tool, so this checklist will also come handy for those who haven’t seen our latest product updates.

If work in Readymag holds a substantial place in your life, then much of what you do has become ingrained and subconscious. But if your Readymag workflow has become more or less automated, there’s a chance you’re still missing ways to improve it. Here are some of the most common practices that can help boost your work with Readymag. We’re constantly improving the functionality of the tool, so this checklist will also come handy for those who haven’t seen our latest product updates.

If work in Readymag holds a substantial place in your life, then much of what you do has become ingrained and subconscious. But if your Readymag workflow has become more or less automated, there’s a chance you’re still missing ways to improve it. Here are some of the most common practices that can help boost your work with Readymag. We’re constantly improving the functionality of the tool, so this checklist will also come handy for those who haven’t seen our latest product updates.

9 tips to boost your workflow in the tool

Use shortcuts

Use shortcuts

Use shortcuts

Check out our list of keyboard shortcuts and incorporate them into your workflow!

Check out our list of keyboard shortcuts and incorporate them into your workflow!

Check out our list of keyboard shortcuts and incorporate them into your workflow!

Change canvas size effortlessly

Change canvas size effortlessly

Change canvas size effortlessly

Zoom in and out of your workspace using the Cmd + or (Ctrl + or for Windows) shortcuts.

 

Zoom in and out of your workspace using the Cmd + or (Ctrl + or for Windows) shortcuts.

 

Zoom in and out of your workspace using the Cmd + or (Ctrl + or for Windows) shortcuts.

 

Use bundle drag

Use bundle drag

Use bundle drag

Need to move multiple widgets at once? Drag the triangle under the topmost widget’s frame to move it and the widgets below at once. Bundle drag can also be combined with two hotkeys:

 

F + Drag moves all widgets below the top edge of the selected widget.

 

V + Drag moves all widgets below the bottom edge of the selected widget.

 

 

Need to move multiple widgets at once? Drag the triangle under the topmost widget’s frame to move it and the widgets below at once. Bundle drag can also be combined with two hotkeys:

 

F + Drag moves all widgets below the top edge of the selected widget.

 

V + Drag moves all widgets below the bottom edge of the selected widget.

 

 

Need to move multiple widgets at once? Drag the triangle under the topmost widget’s frame to move it and the widgets below at once. Bundle drag can also be combined with two hotkeys:

 

F + Drag moves all widgets below the top edge of the selected widget.

 

V + Drag moves all widgets below the bottom edge of the selected widget.

 

 

Copy animation settings

Copy animation settings

Copy animation settings

If you need to apply the same animation effects from widget to another use the Shift + Cmd + C / Shift + Cmd + V key combinations.

If you need to apply the same animation effects from widget to another use the Shift + Cmd + C / Shift + Cmd + V key combinations.

If you need to apply the same animation effects from widget to another use the Shift + Cmd + C / Shift + Cmd + V key combinations.

Animate widgets simultaneously

Animate widgets simultaneously

Animate widgets simultaneously

Select multiple widgets with Shift + Click, then proceed with Animation control as usual. All changes will be applied to each widget in your selection. If you select a mix of animated and non-animated widgets you’ll be prompted to merge different animations, so that each selected widget has identical attributes applied.

Select multiple widgets with Shift + Click, then proceed with Animation control as usual. All changes will be applied to each widget in your selection. If you select a mix of animated and non-animated widgets you’ll be prompted to merge different animations, so that each selected widget has identical attributes applied.

Select multiple widgets with Shift + Click, then proceed with Animation control as usual. All changes will be applied to each widget in your selection. If you select a mix of animated and non-animated widgets you’ll be prompted to merge different animations, so that each selected widget has identical attributes applied.

Check distance between widgets

Check distance between widgets

Check distance between widgets

When you move a widget, Readymag highlights the distance between it and other snapped widgets. Just switch on both the Sizes and Snap features to check it out.

 

When you move a widget, Readymag highlights the distance between it and other snapped widgets. Just switch on both the Sizes and Snap features to check it out.

 

When you move a widget, Readymag highlights the distance between it and other snapped widgets. Just switch on both the Sizes and Snap features to check it out.

 

Keep distance consistent when copying widgets

Keep distance consistent when copying widgets

Keep distance consistent when copying widgets

You can easily copy any widget multiple times with a set distance (say, for an image gallery). Simply copy the desired widget with Option / Alt + Drag and set the distance between the original widget and first duplicate. Then copy again, as many times as necessary—the distance will remain constant.

You can easily copy any widget multiple times with a set distance (say, for an image gallery). Simply copy the desired widget with Option / Alt + Drag and set the distance between the original widget and first duplicate. Then copy again, as many times as necessary—the distance will remain constant.

You can easily copy any widget multiple times with a set distance (say, for an image gallery). Simply copy the desired widget with Option / Alt + Drag and set the distance between the original widget and first duplicate. Then copy again, as many times as necessary—the distance will remain constant.

Move multiple pages

Move multiple pages

Move multiple pages

With our recent redesign of the Pages menu, you can now switch between project pages without leaving the editor space. You can also move multiple pages at once: use Shift to select a range or Alt / Option to choose only the pages you need. The updated menu also allows you to publish projects directly from Preview mode.

 

With our recent redesign of the Pages menu, you can now switch between project pages without leaving the editor space. You can also move multiple pages at once: use Shift to select a range or Alt / Option to choose only the pages you need. The updated menu also allows you to publish projects directly from Preview mode.

 

With our recent redesign of the Pages menu, you can now switch between project pages without leaving the editor space. You can also move multiple pages at once: use Shift to select a range or Alt / Option to choose only the pages you need. The updated menu also allows you to publish projects directly from Preview mode.

 

Turn pages into templates

Turn pages into templates

Turn pages into templates

You can save any page from your project as a flexible mockup—to do so, find the desired page in the Pages menu, click ‘Templates’ in the bottom right corner, choose ‘My templates’ and then click on ‘Create template from page’.

 

You can save any page from your project as a flexible mockup—to do so, find the desired page in the Pages menu, click ‘Templates’ in the bottom right corner, choose ‘My templates’ and then click on ‘Create template from page’.

 

You can save any page from your project as a flexible mockup—to do so, find the desired page in the Pages menu, click ‘Templates’ in the bottom right corner, choose ‘My templates’ and then click on ‘Create template from page’.

 

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