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The "Hand on glass from behind"


Dumb question - but I can no longer find the hand that draws from behind, like on a piece of glass.

How do I find it?!


Hi Bruce,

That particular hand is no longer available in VideoScribe but I have attached a scribe here that contains the hand. If you import the scribe you will be able to use the behind glass hand in your scribes.

Import scribe files:

On the project screen, select the folder icon in the bottom right.

Select your scribe on your computer and click 'Open'. The scribe will open in VideoScribe

Thanks Matthew!

That's a shame - as I always thought that was one of the most useful hands allowed you to, for example, have a visual "dialogue" between two people, or two points of view.

Thanks for the download.


What?  Did you really get rid of the behind glass writings?  I've paid for this now for several years and the feature is gone.  Your instructions above don't work either.  

What now?

Another program?

You can still set a hand to draw from behind glass, we just removed that hand for some reason (I'm not sure why).

The instructions do work, if you import the scribe and play it back that hand will appear in the hand selection screen. You can then use it in different scribes.

I too, need to use the behind the glass hand.  I was able to import your file but only that image draws from behind??  If you use other text it reverts to the from behind look...  Is their a manual work around option?

After you have imported the scribe provided above, that hand should exist in your hands library.
Then I believe you can view the image properties menu for any element in a scribe, and click the hand icon to choose the behind-glass-hand for that element then save the changes.

Furthermore, if you make custom hands, or edit existing hands, I think you can assign "hand behind glass" (but it will only look right if your hand images are "palm facing outward toward the viewer".

-Mike (videoscribe user)


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