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conferencetracker:2:administrator:manual:certificates [2019/11/07 14:57]
asher [Print the Certificates]
conferencetracker:2:administrator:manual:certificates [2019/11/27 10:45] (current)
anthony
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-==== Manage Certificates ​====+=== Manage Certificates ===
  
 You'll be able to see all of the certificate designs you've created on this page. You can create as many certificate designs as you'd like. To design a new certificate,​ click on the blue **Create** button. You can give your certificate design a name and a short description. \\ \\  You'll be able to see all of the certificate designs you've created on this page. You can create as many certificate designs as you'd like. To design a new certificate,​ click on the blue **Create** button. You can give your certificate design a name and a short description. \\ \\ 
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-==== Design Your Certificate ​====+=== Design Your Certificate ===
 This is where you can fully customize your Attendees certificates or just choose from several preset templates. When you first press the blue Create button to create a new certificate,​ you will be shown a selection of different templates for you to use. These are great starting points for your certificate building. You can choose to not use a template as well by clicking on the Show Certificate Designer button at the top of this page. This is where you can fully customize your Attendees certificates or just choose from several preset templates. When you first press the blue Create button to create a new certificate,​ you will be shown a selection of different templates for you to use. These are great starting points for your certificate building. You can choose to not use a template as well by clicking on the Show Certificate Designer button at the top of this page.
  
-Once you have picked a starting template, you will be taken to the Certificate Designer page. You will see a few different sections on this page, but your main work area will be the Design your Certificate,​ which works like a canvas. Here, you will see a live representation of what your certificate will look like. Anything added or edited will be managed through this section of the screen.+Once you have picked a starting template, you will be taken to the **Certificate Designer page**. You will see a few different sections on this page, but your main work area will be the Design your Certificate,​ which works like a canvas. Here, you will see a live representation of what your certificate will look like. Anything added or edited will be managed through this section of the screen.
  
 ===Toolbox=== ===Toolbox===
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   * **User Photo:** This will add a user's profile photo. The user must have a profile photo uploaded to their account.   * **User Photo:** This will add a user's profile photo. The user must have a profile photo uploaded to their account.
  
-There are 4 options you can do when you have any of the above items (images, ​textboxes, etc.) selected.+There are 4 options you can do when you have any of the above items (images, ​text boxes, etc.) selected.
   * **Move:** To do this click anywhere on the item. Once it has the focus click and drag it anywhere on the canvas.   * **Move:** To do this click anywhere on the item. Once it has the focus click and drag it anywhere on the canvas.
   * **Resize:** To do this, simply click and drag on any of the edges of the field box. When you hover over any of these edges, your mouse cursor will change to an arrow shape. ​   * **Resize:** To do this, simply click and drag on any of the edges of the field box. When you hover over any of these edges, your mouse cursor will change to an arrow shape. ​
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   * **Size and Orientation:​** This setting will allow you to change the size and orientation your certificate will be generated in.   * **Size and Orientation:​** This setting will allow you to change the size and orientation your certificate will be generated in.
   * **Show Border:** This will add a border around your entire certificate.   * **Show Border:** This will add a border around your entire certificate.
-  * **Background Color:** This will change the color of the background of your certificate. If you have an image as your backgroundor chose one of our templates, this will not change anything on your certificate. You would have to remove your background image/​template image in order to take advantage of this option.+  * **Background Color:** This will change the color of the background of your certificate. If you have an image as your background or choose ​one of our templates, this will not change anything on your certificate. You would have to remove your background image/​template image in order to take advantage of this option.
   * **Background Image:** This will add a background image to your certificate. If you chose one of our templates, the background design will be a background image and will show in this setting. You can upload any image from your computer as a background image by clicking the Upload button, or you can remove any placed image by clicking the Remove button.   * **Background Image:** This will add a background image to your certificate. If you chose one of our templates, the background design will be a background image and will show in this setting. You can upload any image from your computer as a background image by clicking the Upload button, or you can remove any placed image by clicking the Remove button.
  
 ===Selected Control=== ===Selected Control===
-Under your canvas, you will see a section titled Selected Control. This section shows which field on your canvas you currently have selected. Below this section, you will see extra settings that specifically tie to your chosen field box. To change which field box you have selected, you can either click on any of the field boxes on your canvasor choose from the drop down menu in the Selected Control section.+Under your canvas, you will see a section titled Selected Control. This section shows which field on your canvas you currently have selected. Below this section, you will see extra settings that specifically tie to your chosen field box. To change which field box you have selected, you can either click on any of the field boxes on your canvas or choose from the drop-down menu in the Selected Control section.
  
 As previously mentioned, each field box has extra settings that pertain to that field only: As previously mentioned, each field box has extra settings that pertain to that field only:
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 Be sure to click the **Save Changes** button at the bottom of the page when done editing! Be sure to click the **Save Changes** button at the bottom of the page when done editing!
  
-==== Print Certificates ​====+=== Print Certificates ===
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 Now that you have successfully created your Certificate design, you can choose to generate and print the Certificates for your Attendees. You can access this section on the left-hand Navigation Menu, under Certificates -> Print Certificates. Here, you will be presented with some general settings on how you would like to print your Certificates. They are as follows: Now that you have successfully created your Certificate design, you can choose to generate and print the Certificates for your Attendees. You can access this section on the left-hand Navigation Menu, under Certificates -> Print Certificates. Here, you will be presented with some general settings on how you would like to print your Certificates. They are as follows:
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   * Once you are done with your choices, you can click on the blue Generate button in order to generate Certificates with your chosen settings. Your Certificates will generate at the bottom of this section, and they will all be included in one PDF file that you can download and print.   * Once you are done with your choices, you can click on the blue Generate button in order to generate Certificates with your chosen settings. Your Certificates will generate at the bottom of this section, and they will all be included in one PDF file that you can download and print.
  
-==== E-mail Certificates ​====+=== E-mail Certificates ===
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 You can also choose to email your certificates to each Attendee instead of printing them. You can access this section on the left-hand Navigation Menu, under Certificates -> Email Certificates. Here, you will see similar settings as the ones presented to you on the Print Certificates section. They are as follows: You can also choose to email your certificates to each Attendee instead of printing them. You can access this section on the left-hand Navigation Menu, under Certificates -> Email Certificates. Here, you will see similar settings as the ones presented to you on the Print Certificates section. They are as follows: