Using the canvas

Learn how to navigate, create + manage mural elements, and invite others.

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Written by Mary Halling, Madison Purnell, and MURAL
Create content

Create a new mural

Get ready to collaborate.
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Add content from the toolbar + basic shortcuts

Visualize your thoughts quickly and easily.
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Add sticky notes and areas

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Add a caption to your image

Here's how to add a caption to an image on your mural.
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Draw on sticky notes

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Resize sticky notes

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Connect ideas with lines and arrows

You a line or arrow (connectors) to link together brilliant ideas and concepts.
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Add shapes

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Add icons

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Add images to a mural

Visualize your problems to be able to solve them better.
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Keyboard shortcuts

Go digital even faster.
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Add content with keyboard shortcuts

Add content quickly without using your mouse.
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Using the context menu

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Rotate elements

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Group elements together

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Cluster content and navigate with areas

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Add links and videos

Access external content faster.
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Add a link to a sticky note

Hyperlink text for easy access to external content.
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Upload files from your computer or Dropbox

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Hyperlink images

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Add frameworks

Get started quicker and organize your thoughts better.
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Copy text from sticky notes

Share information from your murals in an instant.
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Draw a table

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Choose custom colors

Color code until your heart's content.
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Draw on the canvas

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Lock elements to the background

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Select multiple elements

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Scale elements without changing their dimensions

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Arrange, align, and distribute content

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Override auto-alignment

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