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Photo & Image

On the design page, click on the "Photos & Images" tab to upload new photos and images and add new frames to your project.

Photos & Images tab

Add Photos and Images

To add a new photo or a new image to your template, click on an empty photo frame on your project. Please note that you need a photo frame on the page to insert a photo or an image. If you don’t have a photo frame on the page, you can click on the "Add photo frames" to get the selection from the application library.

Click on the "Add photo & image" button to upload your photo or image to the frame.

"Add photo & image" button

Click the "Browse for new photos & images" button to select what photo or image you want to upload. You can select JPEG, GIF or PNG image file from the CreativeCenter Photo Library or your own computer.

* If you have already uploaded some photos and images to your project, the thumbnails will appear in the dialog. You can select one and click on the "Add to frame" button to upload.

"Browse for new photos & images" button

Click the “Search Photo Library” or “PC” to select the photos and the images you want to upload.

You can utilize the CreativeCenter Photo Library which is a royalty free photo library in the Business and the Home Center. The CreativeCenter Photo Library can make your marketing materials even more professional with an easy to use, categorized library of photos and images that can be utilized while creating brochures, posters and other marketing materials. See the screenshots below for an illustration of how simple the new feature is to use while creating a brochure.

To upload photos and images from the CreativeCenter Photo Library, click the “Search Photo Library” on the “Add photos & images” window,

"Search Photo Library" button

and click the check boxes to select photos and images, then click the “Upload”.

"Upload" button

You can upload a maximum 20 photos or images at one time.
Once you selected your photos and images, the "Add photos & images" window will show the list of files.

Add photos & images window

Remove Item From List

If you change your mind and want to remove a file from the list, select the photo or the image (it will be highlighted in the selection) and click on the "Remove item from list" link.

If you have selected more than one photo or one image from your collection and decided to remove them all, click on the "Remove all items from list" link.

Remove Item From List

1 Photos and Images Selected
2 "Remove item from list" link and "Remove all items from list" link

If you want to add more photos and images, click the "Browse for files" button. You will repeat the process above while new photos and images are being added to the list.

Click the "Upload now" button to complete the upload process. If, at any time, you want to stop the upload, click the "Stop upload" button.

"Stop upload" button

Once uploaded successfully, the thumbnails will appear in the dialog. Please choose one and click the "Add to frame". The photo or the image will appear in the frame.

"Add to frame"

* If you want to replace the photo or the image, select the frame and click the "Edit photo & image" button. You’ll see the "Replace" button to re-upload or re-select another one.

"Replace" button

* Once uploaded, the thumbnails will also appear in the Photo & Image Library as thumbnail images. If you want to add the photo or the image to other frames, select the photo or the image you want to use from the Photo & Image Library and drag it onto frames. See "Add Photo or Image to Project" for more details.

* You can also upload photos and images by clicking on the "Add photos & images" button above the Photo & Image Library.

"Add photos & images" button

When the upload is completed, you'll get a confirmation in the "Add photos & images" window.

"Finish" button

From here, you can either return to upload more photos and images (click the "Add more photos & images" button) or you can return to the Photos & Images page by clicking the "Finish" button.

You'll see the photos and the images you just uploaded in the Photo & Image Library as thumbnail images.

Photos and images in the Photo & Image Library as thumbnail images

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Add Photo or Image to Project

To add a photo or an image to your project, select the photo or the image you want to use from the Photo & Image Library and drag it onto the project canvas.

You can add a photo or an image to a photo frame.

* If you don't have a photo frame on the page, you can click on the "Add photo frames" to get the selection from the application library.

"Add photo frames" button

Or, you can add it directly on the canvas.

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Manage Your Photos and Images

Select the frame, photo or image you wish to edit. A black box will appear around your selection.

Change Photo, Image and Photo Frame

You can adjust the size of your selection by dragging the arrows on the corners of the selection box and rotate the selection by using the rotate toggle at the top.

Edit photo, image and photo frame by using the Photo toolbar.

Photo toolbar

Color Effect

To adjust the Brightness, Contrast, Saturation or Hue of the photo or the image, click on the selected button on the Photo toolbar and move the bar on the slider until you are happy with your new settings.

When you edit using the "Fade" slider, you make changes to the photo, the image and the photo frame.

Zoom

If you have a photo or an image within a frame, click the "Edit photo & image" button and find the "Zoom" button. You can change the size of the photo or the image using the slider bar on the "Zoom" button.

"Zoom" button

Adjust the Position of a Photo or an Image

Click the "Edit photo & image" button, and you'll see arrows on the photo or the image. You can move your photo or image by clicking each arrow from side to side, or up and down.

Adjust the Position of a Photo or an Image


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