Portrait Layouts

Portrait Layouts

How to Apply a Portrait Layout

1. Open the portrait section you want to design.

2. Click on the page you want to apply the layout to

3. From the left sidebar, find and click the “Layouts” tab.

4. Use the drop down menu at the top of the “Layouts” panel to filter the list based on number of portraits per page.

5. Each layout shows a left and right version. Click on the desired layout.

6. Choose where to apply the layout:

  • Choosing “Selected page” will apply the layout to only the left or right page (see next step).
  • Choosing “Entire section” will apply the layout to every page in the section.

7. Click “Apply”

8. If you have any non-portrait elements on your page(s), you will now be prompted to decide if you want to delete existing elements. Existing elements include non-portrait images, text, art, shapes, and lines. If you want to keep these elements when changing layouts, then leave the "Don't delete existing elements" checkbox checked. If you want a clean slate after applying the layout, uncheck the checkbox. 

 

 

Advanced Portrait Design

Editing a Portrait Layout

1. After you have applied a portrait layout, click on the page of the layout you want to edit.

2. Click the "Edit Layout" button located in the left panel


3. From here, you can start clicking on the red X's to create spaces in your layout. You can also click the green plus signs to add portraits back after they have been removed


4. Once you are finished making adjustments, you can apply your layout by clicking the "Apply" button. If you want to use this layout on every page in the current section, click the check box that says "Apply to Entire Section" and then click the "Apply" button. 

5. If you really like the layout you created and would like to use it in other portrait sections, you can click the check box that says "Save as new layout" and save the layout for future use. If you would like other team members to be able to see and use your layout, check the "Allow other team members of this project to use this layout" checkbox. You can also name the layout by entering text into the field that says "Enter name". Once you have done this, click the "Apply" button to save the layout.


6. If you have existing elements (non-portrait images, text, art, shapes, and lines) that you do not want to lose when you apply the layout, then leave the "Don't delete existing elements" checkbox checked. If you want a clean slate after applying the layout, uncheck the checkbox. 

7. You can access saved layouts by clicking the drop down menu in the left panel and choosing either "My Layouts" or "Team Layouts".

 

Portrait Grid Builder

1. Click the "Portrait Grid Builder" button while you are on a portrait page to bring up the portrait grid builder menu



2. From here you can adjust various grid properties and see a preview of your changes. You can adjust the number of rows and columns, change the placement of student names, change the ratio of portrait images, adjust the gap between portraits, and adjust the positioning of the portraits. 


3. Once you are finished making adjustments, you can apply your layout by clicking the "Apply" button. If you want to use this layout on every page in the current section, click the check box that says "Apply to Entire Section" and then click the "Apply" button. 

4. If you really like the layout you created and would like to use it on other portrait pages, you can click the check box that says "Save as new layout" and save the layout for future use. If you would like other team members to be able to see and use your layout, check the "Allow other team members of this project to use this layout" checkbox. You can also name the layout by entering text into the field that says "Enter name". Once you have done this, click the "Apply" button to save the layout.


5. If you have existing elements (non-portrait images, text, art, shapes, and lines) that you do not want to lose when you apply the layout, then leave the "Don't delete existing elements" checkbox checked. If you want a clean slate after applying the layout, uncheck the checkbox. 


 


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