Canvas 101

What is the Canvas?

The Canvas is where all of your Figma frames will appear. Within the Canvas, you can:

How to use the Canvas

Here are a few tips for getting around the Canvas as fast as possible:

Pan

  • Hold Space and drag to pan around the Canvas.
  • Or, left-click and drag to pan.

Zoom

  • If your mouse has a wheel, hold Cmd and scroll to zoom in and out.
  • If you use a trackpad, pinch to zoom in and out.
  • Press Cmd + to zoom in and Cmd - to zoom out.
  • Hover, click, and enter your own Zoom % in the bottom-right corner of the canvas.
  • Click the + and - buttons in the bottom-right corner of the canvas.

Zoom to fit

  • Click on a frame or element and press Shift 2 to automatically zoom into your selection until it fits within the screen.

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