Using Scribble
Create fun multimedia projects with HTC Scribble

Using Scribble

Want to make a page for your digital scrapbook or create interesting photos to share on your blog or social network? With ready-to-use templates in Scribble, you can get artistic and combine photos, text, and illustrations in a note. Your note can even display a bit of life when you include an animated gif. You can also add HTC Zoe photos.

Your friend's birthday coming up? Create a greeting card and link it to your friend's birthday in Calendar. When you receive a reminder, you can send your wishes in a few taps.

You can also take care of important stuff such as creating a list or tracking a budget.

By using a capacitive stylus pen (sold separately), you can refine illustrations or write in your own handwriting.

Composing a note

  1. Open the Scribble app.
  2. Tap and choose a template.
  3. Tap the area that says Title text here and type in a note title.
  4. Use the editing tools to enter text, change the pen characteristics, draw or write figures, record audio, and more.
  5. You can insert images such as photos and web page thumbnails. To find out how, see Inserting images in a note.
  6. Tap or to undo or redo the last action.
  7. Tap for other options, such as changing the template, linking the note to an event, and more.
  8. Press to save the note.

Inserting images in a note

Insert photos, web page thumbnails, and more in your notes. You can also add HTC Zoe photos.
  1. Open a note in the Scribble app.
  2. To take a photo, tap . Choose a frame, and then tap . To customize the frame, tap and then trace the frame.
  3. To insert an image, tap > Insert and browse to the photo you want to add.
  4. To insert a web page thumbnail, tap > Web content, and then in the Internet app, go to the web page that you want to import. Tap > Share > Scribble.
  5. Press and hold an element to move, resize, or delete it. You can also use two fingers to rotate an element.

Inserting an illustration and stickers in a note

Communicate ideas better by adding illustrations, stickers (also called emojis), and interesting visuals in your note.
  1. Open a note in the Scribble app.
  2. Tap and choose a pen stroke, color, and thickness. You can highlight or encircle important parts or draw figures.
  3. Tap and choose a color and thickness, and then draw figures or write text. The drawing is inserted at the cursor and is the same size as the surrounding text.
  4. Tap and select a sticker.
  5. Press and hold a drawing or sticker to move, resize, or delete it. You can also use two fingers to rotate an image.

Creating a note for a photo blog

Think photos can best convey your story? Group photos into a note and easily share it on your photo blog or a social network.

You can make your note more entertaining by including photo collages, stickers, and more. You can also add HTC Zoe photos.

Important: If inserting a collage, first group the photos in the same event or album in Gallery.
  1. Open the Scribble app.
  2. Tap and choose the photo blog template.
  3. Tap to capture a photo or select photos in Gallery and group them in a collage.
  4. If inserting a collage, press and hold the collage and then select a layout. You can also:
    • Press and hold, and then drag around a photo within the frame to put the subject in the center of the frame.
    • Press and hold, and then drag a photo over another to re-arrange them.
    • Slide two fingers apart to zoom in on a photo, or slide two fingers together to zoom out.
    • Tap another layout to change the current layout.
  5. Tap the area above the date, and then use the editing tools to insert text and illustrations.
  6. Tap the on the left to add another page.
  7. Press to save the note.
  • To delete a page, press and hold a collage or photo, and then tap Delete.
  • If you share the note as an image, all the pages will be contained in one .JPG file.

Grouping notes into a notebook

  1. Open the Scribble app.
  2. Tap > Group.
  3. Select the notes that you want to group, and tap Group.
  4. Tap OK.
  5. Enter a notebook name, and tap OK.

    The number of notes in a notebook is displayed next to the notebook name on the Notebooks tab.

To group notes into an existing notebook, tap > Move to. Select the notes you want to group, and then select the notebook.

To create a new notebook, swipe to the Notebook tab, tap , and enter the notebook name.

Sharing a note

With a note opened, tap and choose how you want to share the note.
Attachment Attach a note to an email. The recipient needs an HTC phone with the Scribble app to open and edit the note.
Hyperlink Save the note using Google Drive online storage service and send a link. The recipient can view the note on a web browser or edit it in the Scribble app. If there are animated gifs in the note, the recipient can see them in motion when viewed on a web browser. HTC Zoe photos will also be animated.
Image Insert the note as .JPG file. Share it through email or on a social network. If the note includes an animated gif, only the first frame of the video will be shared. The same applies for notes with HTC Zoe photos.
Plain text Extract the text in a note and edit it before sharing.
Tip: You can also share notes as multiple image files. On the Scribble main screen, tap > Share > Image and select the notes and notebooks you want to share.
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