Actions are selected and configured in the Actions view of the "Triggers and Actions - Details" panel of IntuiFace Composer. The Actions view is accessed by first opening the Triggers view. To open the Triggers view, use any of the following three methods:

  • Left clicking any item in the scene then either
    • Clicking the "Triggers and Actions" button  in the upper right-hand corner of Composer.
      • This will open the "Triggers and Actions - Details" panel.
      • Click the "Add a Trigger" option to add a new trigger for item you originally selected.

        OR
    • Pressing the  icon - or pressing Ctrl+Q on your keyboard - to open the Quick Properties pop-up then clicking the "Add a trigger" option.

  • Right-clicking any item in the scene and then selecting the "Add a trigger" option.

Once the Triggers view is visible, select the Then clause at the top of the "Triggers & Actions - Details" panel to display the Actions view.

Common Action Categories

Container

  • If item/collection is set to Free or Pinnable
    • Maximize   Maximize this asset/collection
    • Minimize   Minimize this asset/collection
    • Normal   Resize this asset/collection to its normal state
    • Toggle maximize   Switch between this asset/collection's maximized state and its latest non-maximized state
    • Toggle minimize   Switch between this asset/collection's minimized state and its latest non-minimized state

  • If item/collection is set to Static
    • Set as not visible to interactivity   When selected, the item/collection will permit touches to pass through to anything below it on the z axis, as if the item/collection was not there.
    • Set as visible to interactivity   When selected, the item/collection will capture touch events, preventing anything below it to see the touch.
    • Toggle visibility to interactivity   Toggle between visible and invisible to interactivity.

Position, Size and Orientation

  • Move, resize & rotate   Move, resize and rotate this asset/collection to a specified position, size and orientation
    • X and Y parameters: The new x,y coordinate of the center point of the asset/collection
    • Angle parameter: The new rotational angle of the asset/collection
    • Width and Height parameters: The new width and height of the asset/collection
  • Orientation
    • Rotate by   Rotate this asset/collection by a given angle
      • Angle offset parameter: The number of degrees through which the asset/collection should be rotated
    • Rotate to   Rotate this asset/collection to a specific orientation
      • Angle parameter: The new rotational angle of the asset/collection
  • Position
    • Move by   Move this asset/collection by a given offset
      • X offset parameter: The number of pixels on the x axis in which the asset/collection should be moved
      • Y offset parameter: The number of pixels on the y axis in which the asset/collection should be moved
    • Move to   Move this asset/collection to a specified location
      • X and Y parameters: The new x,y coordinate of the center point of the asset/collection
  • Size
    • Resize by factor   Resize this asset/collection by a specified factor
      • Scale factor parameter: The percentage increase or decrease in size. A value of 1 is equal to 100%.
    • Resize to factor   Resize this asset/collection to a specified factor
      • Scale factor parameter: The new size in relation to this asset/collection's original size. A value of 1 is equal to 100%.
    • Set size   Set the size of this asset/collection
      • Width and Height parameters: The new width and height of the asset/collection
  • Z Order
    • Move to front   Move this asset/collection in front of all other items in the same layer or same Group/Pinboard collection
    • Send to back   Move this asset/collection behind all other items in the same layer or same Group/Pinboard collection

Snapshot

  • Take snapshot   Takes a picture of the asset/collection as it currently appears and creates an image. This snapshot image will have a "Save to sharing queue" button on it.

Images in the sharing queue can be sent as email attachmentssaved to the local file system or saved to a USB drive.

Visibility & Effects

  • Effects
    • Apply effects   Apply visual effects to this asset/collection
      • Blur, Grayscale, Sepia, Hue rotation, Brightness parameters - The new visual settings for this asset collection. See this article for more information about these visuall effects settings.
    • Set opacity   Set the opacity of this asset/collection
      • Opacity parameter: The new opacity value for this asset/collection
  • Visibility
    • Hide   Hide this asset/collection with or without animation.
      • Show everything else parameter: If selected, everything else in the same layer or Group/Pinboard collection will be shown when this asset/collection is hidden
    • Show   Show this asset/collection with or without animation.
      • Hide everything else parameter: If selected, everything else in the same layer or Group/Pinboard collection will be hidden when this asset/collection is shown
    • Show at location   Show this asset/collection centered at a specific location with or without animation.
      • X and Y parameters: The new x,y coordinate of the center point of the asset/collection
      • Hide everything else parameter: If selected, everything else in the same layer or Group/Pinboard collection will be hidden when this asset/collection is shown
    • Toggle visibility   Show this asset/collection if hidden, hide it if shown.
      • Apply opposite visibility to everything else parameter: If selected, perform the opposite hide/show action for everything else in the same layer or same Group/Pinboard collection.