Virtual lifeboat tour
To get started:
Click the link below to launch the creative writing tool. Scroll through the available clips using the back and next buttons. Your current frame is highlighted in the blue tabs above the story, click on a tab to select a different frame.
Click on a background in the background list to set the current frame's background image.
Click on an object or character using the selectors to add them to the scene. They will then appear in the scene.
When an item is selected, a grey border will appear around it, and buttons will show. These buttons flip, scale, or rotate the selected clip. Click the flip button at the top centre of the box to horizontally flip the clip. Click and drag the arrow in the bottom right of the clip to scale, and click drag the rotate button located centre right to rotate the clip.
To remove a clip you just need to select it and then click the bin button. There are also buttons that clear the current frame, or start an entirely new story.
You can copy frames by dragging a frame tab over a different frame tab and then releasing it, this will copy the content from the dropped frame tab into the tab that you dropped it onto.
Text bubbles have extra buttons that allow you to edit the text inside them. Do so by clicking the pen and then typing.
To save your story, type a name for the story and your email address in the text boxes below the story, then click save. Two links will be sent to your email address. One link will return you to the tool to continue editing the story, the second will take you to the story in view mode, which will prevent any changes. You can send the viewing link to other people to show them your story.
If you get into trouble, stick your hand in the air and shout for help
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