[Feature Request]Re-edit Handwriting & Crop & Format

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24 Jun, 2017 07:58 PM

Hi dear developers:

I am now using Apple Pencil to draw some figures and then insert them in my notes. Correspondingly I found some features that are necessary.

1. Re-Edit. After drawing it, this figure cannot be edited again. I have to delete it and the draw a new one. I hope we can edit it by clicking the figure I draw.

2. Crop. In the drawing, I hope I could crop some part of the pic and then move it to anywhere.

3. Format. I hope the pic I insert can be formatted like indent right.

I don't know whether you can put these features in the roadmap but I'm looking forward to. Thank you very much.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 26 Jun, 2017 01:48 PM

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    Hi Rocky,

    thank you for the feedback, I'll see what we can do to integrate functions 1 and 2. Markdown do not have indentation parameters (at least not in its popular forms) so is almost impossible to have #3 working in our context.


  2. 2 Posted by Rocky on 26 Jun, 2017 09:10 PM

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    @Danilo Bonardi,

    Thank you. I'm so looking forward to improved support for Apple Pencil.

  3. 3 Posted by Matt on 08 Oct, 2017 12:22 AM

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    I am loving bear it is absolutely fantastic. However, one thing I wish it had was native support for handwriting. I know I can click and write but it is more or less like adding a snapshot then allowing me to jot down thoughts. I would love to see the ability to just write within my notes. Any plans to implement this?

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 09 Oct, 2017 11:12 AM

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    Hi Matt,

    right now we don't have real plans for handwriting, is something very interesting but require a lot of work to support all the symbols. I think GoodNotes does an impressive job for handwriting.


  5. 5 Posted by Matt on 09 Oct, 2017 04:56 PM

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    Danilo thank you for the response. I am not sure if I read this wrong but I think you might be referring to handwriting to text? I would just like to be able to write freely within the note instead of having to click the handwriting module and paste what I wrote into the note as a picture

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Danilo Bonardi on 11 Oct, 2017 09:17 AM

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    Oh sorry, I was referring to a similar feature request.

    So far we don't have the intention to support on-note sketching, but if more people feel this necessity we're open to taking it into consideration.

  7. 7 Posted by Daniel C on 11 Aug, 2018 10:58 PM

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    I agree that on note sketching should definatly be implemented in a way similar to noteability

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