How to Change the Focus (Point of View) of a Panel

To change the focus (point of view) of a panel:

  1. After adding a background, click the Focus tab at the top of the Comic Maker. This will open the focus menu.
  2. Choose Regular or Location Focus options. If you have a Character added you will also see the Dramatic Focus option.
  3. Click the focus of your choice.
    Image shows Focus tab selected in the middle of comic maker tab options

    You're able to change the way your slide looks a lot by playing with the focus:

    1. Select a background.

    2. Add a character.

    3. Click into the "Focus" tab.

    4. Play around and see what you like! 

    Hi, I am going to show you what you can do with the Focus tab.

    Image shows the same background with a different Focus, a closer up

    If you choose a background with a desk or chair, chances are you'll be able to make your character sit.

    In the Focus tab there are three other tabs, Regular, Dramatic and Location. The Regular focus is the first option we will choose.

    Imgae shows character sitting on a desk using a computer, it is the same background with a different focus

    Image shows background search for the tag "table.

    Image shows a background with a dinner table

    Image shows Focus tab, Regular options and options for character sitting on table, select this option.

    The same background with a different focus, image shows character sitting on the dinner table. For the next slide, let's add a friend to dine with.

    Add the character and then select the Focus tab.

    The focus options will differ depending on the backgrounds and how many characters are in the slide.

    Image shows two characters sitting at the dinner table, one character asks if they can add more characters.

    There is a limit of 3 characters for this particular background. Check out the focus options available on the backgrounds you like most!

    Dramatic Focus

    Introducing our new Dramatic Focus option. Image shows a dark silhouette on a green background.
    I'll show you how to access the Dramatic Focus optionsTo access the Dramatic Focus, start by selecting a Background in the Background tab.Select the Focus tab, then click Dramatic, you will see all the dramatic focus options for that background.Select the dramatic focus you'd like and it should come up on the panel in the comic maker. Image shows a dark silhouette standing on a green background.You can add other characters, change their actions and add effects. The sky's the limit! Image shows two dark silhouettes battleing in front of an electrical explosion background effect.

Location Focus

Introducing our new Location Focus! Image shows a green landscape.I'll show you how to access our new dramatic focus options!To access the Location Focus options, start by selecting a Background in the Background tab.Select the Focus tab then click Location option. you should see all the location focus options for that background. Image shows different landscapes for school background.Different backgrounds will have different Location Focus options. Image shows a Medieval castle landscape.Have fun exploring different locations! Image shows a square with a fountain and some benches.