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Editing Images

The following video demonstrates how to edit images in the Marketing Materials Editor.

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Replace an Image

To change a placeholder photo click on the image you want to replace, and then click on the Replace Image button in the Image Editing Tools section.

A standard Image Box will appear on your marketing piece. You can choose to Upload a New Photo (By Clicking on the Browse Button) or choose a pre-uploaded photo from the Image Libraries.

Your new Image Box can be edited further Resized, Moved, Rotated, etc. before or after replacing the placeholder image.

Add an Image

To add an Image, Click on Add in the Main Tools section of the editing toolbar and select Add Image.

A standard Image Box appears on your marketing piece. You can choose to Upload a New Photo (By Clicking on the Browse Button) or choose a pre-uploaded photo from the Image Libraries.

You can further edit a new Image Box by Resizing, Moving, Rotating, etc. before or after replacing the placeholder image.

Add a Stock Image

To add Stock Images from Marketing Materials image library use the following steps.

  1. Select an existing Image Box.
  2. Click Replace Image or Add an Image to your marketing piece by clicking Add and selecting Add Image.

A standard Image Box appears on your marketing piece.

To select from a Stock Image click on the Stock Images tab to see the available Stock Images.

Marketing Materials stores all available Stock Images in the Image Library folder of File Manager. You can only access these images while editing a marketing piece.

To update an Image Box with a Stock Image, select an Image from the list of available files. Newsletter header images are considered Stock Images and are saved in the Header folder.

Delete Image

To delete an image, first select the image you wish to remove. Next, click on the Remove Image button in the Image Editing Tools section of the editing toolbar.

Upload Image(s)

To Upload an Image, either select an existing editable Image or select the Add Image button in Main Tools section of the editing toolbar. When the Image Box is selected the Image Editing Tools section of the editing toolbar appears. Click on the Replace Image button. You must select a file to save images in your account. You can create Sub Folders in File Manager by clicking on the green Add button in the File Manager section of the Replace Image editing window.

Next, select the Browse button in the Upload an image from your computer section of the Replace Image editing window.

Note

Multiple photos can be uploaded at the same time. Use your Shift or Control keys to select multiple photos.

After selecting the appropriate photo or photos, click the Open button. Depending on your photo or photos file size, it may take a few minutes to fully import new pictures into your account. Please be patient and allow extra time for larger files.

Move an Image

To Move an Image, click on the Image Box and position your cursor over it until the cursor changes from a pointer to a 4-directional arrow. Click the Image Box, drag and drop it to the new location on the marketing piece.

Resize an Image

To Resize an Image, click on the Image Box and grab one of the four corner points. You can change the height, width, or overall size of the Image Box by dragging and dropping any one of the four corner points.

Crop an Image

To Crop an Image, select the Image Box you wish to crop and select the Crop button in the Image Editing Tools section of the editor toolbar.

Drag the Crop Box around with your mouse or use the arrow keys on your keyboard to nudge it. (Holding shift while using the arrow keys will nudge the crop area by 10 pixels.) You can resize the crop area by grabbing a corner and dragging it.

The Crop Box will always maintain the proper aspect ratio (height and width ratio) of your Image Box.
Once you are happy with your image, click the Crop Image button.

Rotate an Image

To Rotate an Image Box, select the Image Box you wish to rotate and move your cursor over the green circle located on the top of your Image Box. Your cursor will change shapes from an arrow to a round arrow. You can then click and drag the circle to rotate your Image Box around a central pivot point.

Layer Images/Text

To move an Image Box/Text Box above or below any other editable element in your marketing piece, select the Image Box.

In the Main Tools section of the editing tool bar you'll be able to select from the Layer Down and Layer Up options.

Layer Up – This button will bring the selected Image Box/Text Box one layer forward from its current position.

Layer Down – This button will send the selected Image Box/Text Box one layer down from its current position.

Note

Please be aware that certain background and other locked Elements in marketing materials cannot be edited or modified. Layering tools only apply to editable Elements.

Align Images

To Align Images, first select two or more Image Boxes that you would like to align by holding down the Shift Key orControl Key with each additional selection.

After all boxes to be aligned are selected the Alignment Tools section of the editing toolbar will appear.

To select the alignment option that will work for your needs you'll need to imagine a rectangular box drawn around the outer perimeter of all the image boxes you've selected.

  1. Align Left will align all image boxes to the left most position of the imaginary perimeter box.
  2. Align Right will align all image boxes to the right most position of the imaginary perimeter box.
  3. Align Center will align all image boxes to the center position of the imaginary perimeter box.
  4. Align Top will align all image boxes to the top most position of the imaginary perimeter box.
  5. Align Middle will align all image boxes to the middle vertical position of the imaginary perimeter box.
  6. Align Bottom will align all image boxes to the bottom most position of the imaginary perimeter box.

    Image Boxes can also be aligned in the same way with other marketing materials elements like Text Boxes,Google Maps, and Shapes.
    To undo an Image box alignment, select the Undo Button on the Main Tools Bar.

Mirror Image

Selecting the Mirror Image button changes a photo so that it appears as the reflection of the original image.

To Mirror a photo, select an Image Box. The Mirror Image button will appear in the Image Editing Tools section of the editing toolbar.

To reverse the mirror, hit the Mirror Image button again or click Undo in the Main Tools section of the editing toolbar.