Save a project

To do this, you may :
* Click on the third icon to the left on the toolbar [*]img-saveclose-savebutton-tooltip[*]
* Use the File > Save project or Save project as... main menu
* Use the keyboard shortcut [Shift+S], [Ctrl+S] and [Cmd+S]

A window of your operating system (Windows, Mac or Linux) will open and you will be able to choose where you want to save your project.

TVPaint Animation projects have the extension .TVPP.

For more details about the Save function, read the chapter about the Preferences Panel further in this lesson.

Close a project

A project may be closed in three ways :
* Use the The button for closing your project button on the projects tab.
* Use the File > Close project main menu.
* Use the keyboard shortcut [Shift+W].

[*]img-projects-saveclose-save-tooltip[*] In order to avoid any mistakes, a confirmation message will appear (see opposite).

Video tutorial: Create and save projects