Design Basics

How do I undo or redo a change or action?

In Easil, you can undo or redo a change you have made in your design.

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How to make a transparent background

Learn how to set the background of your image to transparent to create a PNG file. Available to Plus & Edge users.

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Using the Favorites and Assets Tab

The Assets tab is where you can find all elements used on your current design. This tab also shows any elements you have Favorited.

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How to Create an Animated GIF

Learn how to make an awesome animated GIF in minutes!

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Setting up your Brand Kit

Set up your default Brand Colors, Fonts, Images and Logos.

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Uploading custom fonts

Uploading custom fonts is done directly through the Easil editor, or via the Brand Kit.

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Finding a pre-designed template

Learn how to use the Sizes and Tags filters to locate templates within the Easil range, and your own team templates.

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Adding a Drop Shadow to Text

In Easil, you can add Text Drop Shadows and effects with a single click, using the 'Text Shadow' menu in the Actionbar.

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What fonts can I upload?

Easil supports TTF (True Type Font) and OTF (Open Type Font) formats for uploading to use with our editing tools.

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Placing an image inside a Shape

To place a photo image inside a circle or other shape, you need to use a Drop-zone element.

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Font licensing for Individuals and Teams

Each font has licensing terms attached. Learn how to select the correct option for sharing with your Team.

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The difference between Graphics and Images

There are two different types of digital assets available in Easil – Graphics and Images. Both have their own characteristics and special uses.

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Text formatting tools

Easil allows a variety of formatting options for text such as alignment, underline, text spacing, text masking and opacity.

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Working with graphics from the Easil Library

Graphics can be used to help structure your design, by using elements such as Corners, Lines, Shapes and Banners. Learn about the different types.

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How to save your design in Easil

Saving is automatic in Easil, and your files are safely stored in the cloud! Read more about the process here.

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How to Delete a Layer

Deleting a layer acts the same way as selecting an item on the design canvas and deleting. Learn this option here.

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How to delete Groups of Layers

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How to remove pages from your Design

If you have multiple pages in your design and need to delete them, you can easily do so following these instructions.

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The difference between Serif and Sans Serif Fonts

There are advantages to using both Serif & Sans Serif fonts in different designs. Learn how and when to use each.

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Duplicate a graphic element in my design

Easil’s “Duplicate” function creates exact copies of elements on the canvas.

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Change the opacity of an object in my design

Easil allows you to change how transparent any object on the canvas appears; including graphics, text, and images.

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How to Add text to your Design

To add a new text box, go to the right side panel and select the 'T' menu. Read about the options here.

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Rotating an object in your design

You can easily rotate text, images and graphics in Easil. Here’s how!

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How to resize your Design

Easil provides an easy way to resize your design templates to a variety of formats. This functionality is available in Plus and Edge subscriptions.

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Image file types that can be uploaded to Easil

Before you upload your images in Easil, it is helpful to keep in mind which specifications are recommended to ensure high-quality print output.

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How to crop an Image

In Easil you can crop an image in a couple of clicks, and rest assured that the image can have further adjustments if needed.

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How to edit text

Single clicking allows you to change the font, size, colour, and other variables, and double clicking allows you to edit the text content.

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How to upload your own Images

Aside from the ready to use assets available from the library, you can also upload your own images into Easil.

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How do I delete objects from the canvas?

Learn how to remove elements such as photos or text from your design.

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Change the background color of a template

You can change the background color to a custom color, brand color, or even transparent for saving a PNG.

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Enlarging or reducing the size of elements

You can scale the size of any object in your design including text, graphics and images, and groups.

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Zoom in or out of your design

In Easil, you can adjust the display of a design using the zoom controls found towards the bottom-right of the screen.

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Flip objects horizontally or vertically

With Easil, you can flip your images horizontally or vertically. This is useful if you wish to mirror some images or graphics in your design.

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How to search for images in the library

Searching the integrated stock libraries, and your own uploaded images in Easil.

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How to change a graphic element color

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