This is the timeline:


It shows the layers and frames of the active sprite. You can press the Tab key to show or hide it. Also it appears automatically when you create a new Frame or Layer. (This behavior can be disable from Edit > Options > General > Show timeline automatically.)

You can use Layer > New Layer menu (Shift+N) to create new layers or Frame > New Frame menu (Alt+N) to add frames.

Common Operations


You can configure the Timeline pressing the Configure Timeline Icon button.

Copy between documents

You can copy and paste layers, frames, or cels between different documents using Edit > Copy and Edit > Paste.

Copy and Paste on Timeline

Onion Skinning

See the Onion Skinning section.


Animation | Layers | Cel