What kinds of things can I do with my shapes and images?
There are a number of things you can do within the shapes and images tab. You can easily copy, paste, bring the image forward or backward, delete, flip, crop, change opacity, add effects, add fill color, and add a border to any image, photo or shape. To do any of these actions, select the image you wish to modify and click the action button and follow prompts, if any.
How do I add photos to my design?
You can easily add photos to your design. Simply click on the photos menu on the left hand side. The PurpleTrail photos library will pop up. You can search for images within the design center or you can upload your own. To upload your own click on upload photo and choose the file you’d like to upload. Once you see it appear in your photos menu, click and drag it onto your design.
How do I add shapes to my design?
Simply click on the shapes button on the left hand menu. Choose the shape you’d like to add to your design and then click and drag onto your card.
How do I bring a shape or image into the foreground or background?
You can easily bring an image or shape in and out of the foreground. Click on the item that you would like to move and choose from the options in the toolbar; Send to Back, Send to Front, Send Forward, or Send Backwards. The options will only be available if that item can be moved forwards or backwards. If the item cannot be moved in a particular direction, the option will not be available in the Toolbar.
Can I change the opacity of an image?
Yes you can. Once the image is on your card design, click on the image you wish to modify. Click on the Opacity button, then adjust the scrolling bar to the desired effect. The lower the number the more transparent the image becomes.
Can I add effects to my photos?
Yes you can. By clicking the Effects button in the Images and Shapes tab. Select the effect you’d like and click done.