Customizing the board layout
v2 has an upgraded editor, so there are now more ways to build custom board layouts, whether it's for unique retros or complex workshops.
Zones are the basic 'container' for sticky notes. Most of the retro templates use zones. In v2, you can choose to turn off a zone's override of sticky note colors.
You can use shapes to build custom layouts, or for general whiteboarding.
The Text tool has been improved. It is now easier to use, and has more styling options.
You can upload images directly from your computer, or copy & paste from anywhere. You can also link to GIFs, and search through an image library (Pixabay).
Image upload options
Resizing and rotating images
Objects can now be nested inside each other. Move the parent object, everything inside it moves too. Great for more complicated layouts.
Bring objects to front or back of each other. Right click an object to see the menu.
You can also use the keyboard shortcuts:
], or move one layer up/down with just
Rotate objects by moving your cursor just outside any corner until you see the cursor change to rotation arrows, then click and drag to rotate the object around its central axis. You can also rotate multiple selected objects in the same way. You cannot rotate sticky notes, index cards, groups or tokens.
Use Undo / Redo if you make mistakes.
You cannot undo other people's actions because each person's actions are captured separately.
You can clone objects by selecting them, then press the
Altkey and any
You can copy & paste an object or group of objects. The copy is placed directly on top of the original.