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.
Placing an image inside a Shape
To place a photo image inside a circle or other shape, you need to use a Shape Mask element.
Text formatting tools
Easil allows a variety of formatting options for text such as alignment, underline, text spacing, text masking and opacity.
How do I delete objects from the canvas?
Learn how to remove elements such as photos or text from your design.
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.
Uploading custom fonts
Uploading custom fonts is done directly through the Easil editor, or via the Brand Kit.
Setting up your Brand Kit
Set up your default Brand Colors, Fonts, Images and Logos.
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.
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.
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.
Font licensing for Individuals and Teams
Each font has licensing terms attached. Learn how to select the correct option for sharing with your Team.
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.
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.
How to search for images in the library
Searching the integrated stock libraries, and your own uploaded images in Easil.
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.
How to Create an Animated GIF
Learn how to make an awesome animated GIF in minutes!
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.
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.
How to remove the Background from an Image
The super-easy way to remove a background from a photograph of a person, animals or products.
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.
Duplicate a graphic element in my design
Easil’s “Duplicate” function creates exact copies of elements on the canvas.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to change a graphic element color
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.
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.
How to delete Groups of Layers
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.
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.
Rotating an object in your design
You can easily rotate text, images and graphics in Easil. Here’s how!
How to Apply a Filter to your Image
Using Filters in Easil
Creating Instagram Stories with Video
Learn how to create stand out stories by combining Easil graphics with your video Instagram Stories.
How to set background images
Creating and working with Tables
Tables can be useful for setting up columns of text content on a design, eg a menu.
How to name your Designs in Easil
Giving your document a unique name or title makes it easier to identify.