Managing your Documents

Preferences

Under Preferences in the Menu there are a powerful set of options that enable you to customize how Flow works.

General

There are two preferences under “General”.

  1. Play sound effects – When your device sounds are turned on, having this option checked will play sound effects from Flow.

  2. Restore Tools to Default – Tap this button to restore your Tool Dock to its original default setup.

Gestures

Under the “Gestures” preference, you have a set of customizable actions to assign to gestures performed while in a document. These gestures are centered around inputs either with the Apple Pencil or your finger and have a multitude of options to choose from.

Below are the available selections. Note that some of these options are not available on iPhone due to the lack of Apple Pencil support.

Apple Pencil Double Tap

When using Apple Pencil 2, you can choose the action for double tap:

  • System Default (Switch to Eraser)
  • Switch to Eraser
  • Switch to Previous Tool
  • Open Tool Editor
  • Toggle Interface
  • Nothing

Finger Settings

When using Apple Pencil to draw, you can choose how your finger interacts:

  • Pan Document
  • Erase Stroke
  • Erase
  • Draw
  • Nothing

Finger Hold + Apple Pencil Draw

When holding a finger anywhere on the document and drawing with Apple Pencil you can choose the Action:

  • Pan Document
  • Erase Stroke
  • Erase
  • Nothing

One Finger Tap

  • Undo
  • Redo
  • Toggle Interface
  • Nothing

Two Finger Tap

  • Undo
  • Redo
  • Toggle Interface
  • Nothing

Three Finger Tap

  • Undo
  • Redo
  • Toggle Interface
  • Nothing