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Working with design elements (iPad)

Tapping on the Search tab within your object panel will reveal different design elements you can drop into your design. These include:

  • Free Photos
  • Grids
  • Frames
  • Shapes
  • Lines
  • Illustrations
  • Icons
  • Charts

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Adding a design element

To add a new design element into your layout:

  1. Tap on the Search tab within your object panel.
  2. Tap on the kind of design element (e.g. Shapes) you wish to work with.
  3. Browse through the available options and tap on the one you wish to add to your design.


Editing a design element

You can change a design element’s color, transparency, size, and location.

To change a design elements color:

  1. Tap on the element.
  2. Tap on the color bubble within the editing controls.
  3. Select the color you wish to work with.
  4. If you wish to work with a custom color, tap on the bubble with a plus sign and select a new color using the color wheel.


To change an element’s transparency:

  1. Tap on the element.
  2. Tap on the transparency button within the editing controls.
  3. Use the transparency slider to adjust the elements transparency.

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You can change a design element’s size using your fingers. To enlarge a design element, spread your fingers. To reduce a design element’s size, pinch using your fingers.

To change a design element’s location, drag it to its new location using your fingers.

Deleting a design element

To delete a design element, tap on the element you wish to delete. Tap on the Trash button on the editing controls revealed.


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