Frequently Asked Questions

Design Editor

  • What is Undo and Redo?

    Very useful feature; you can trackback and undo items.

  • What is the Help menu item?

    Some guides for you to use the Design Editor easier.

     

     

  • What is the Print Menu item?

    Print the current design to printing devices – Not available until after purchase

    Just select a size or add your custom size to print or download result

  • What is the designs menu item?

    This is the management of all your designs on the current PC.

    With each design, you can duplicate or focus edit and delete it.

    To start a new design just press the New Design button.

  • How do I change the style of my text?

    These options help you change text style as bold, underline, italic or text-align as well.

  • How do I make my text curved?

    To make your text more curved, please follow tips:

    1. Select the text layer you want to apply.
    2. Then press the Text Effects icon, a box settings show up.
    3. Select the Curved Text effects to apply.

    If your text does not fit with your ideas, just try to adjust the Radius and Spacing options to make text looks better.

     

  • Can I do effects with my text?

    There are some text effects in our designer. To access them, just select a text and choose the Text Effect icon.

  • What is fontadvance?

    This tool allows you change the font-size, line-height and text content:

  • How can I change the font in my text?

    This option allows you switch to another font family easily. To use more fonts, just press the Get More Fonts button.

  • How can I transform layers?

    You can manually transform the layers:

    Follow steps to work with the tool:

    1. Chose layer you want to change.
    2. Click on the Transform icon on the toolbar.
    3. Adjust values you want to set

    The values you can set for the object as bellow:

    • Rotate: the edge of an object. start from 0 – 360
    • Skew X: skews layer along the X-axis by the given angle
    • Skew Y: skews layer along the Y-axis by the given angle
    • Flip X: Horizontal flip your layer
    • Flip Y: Vertical flip your layer.

    Of course, you can cancel all applied values by press the Reset All Transform button.

  • How do I arrange layers?

    Our editor works on layers; it means the higher layers were chosen first.

    Arrange layers tool helps you change the position of the current layer with other layers. You can set a layer for Forward position or Back position with other ones.

    Follow steps to work with the tool:

    1. Chose layer you want to change.
    2. Click on Arange Layers icon on the toolbar.
    3. Select Forward or Back action to change order.
  • How do I add color to imges and text?

    Use this with some objects such as shape, image, text. The Fill Color helps you fill a solid color with that object.

    Follow steps to work with the tool:

    1. Select the layer you want to fill color
    2. Click on Fill Color icon on toolbar
    3. Select a color from preset colors or enter a custom value by click on input ‘Click to choose color‘.
    4. To save custom color just press the plus (+) button next to input.
    5. Transparent help you change the opacity of filled color with below layers.
    6. Stroke width + Stroke color help you make the border color for the current layer.
  • How do I move my image around?

    When you want to put layers into the bottom right corner or make it center. It takes you some seconds to do that. But with the Layer Position tool, layers are placed in the correct position with one click.

     

    Follow steps to work with the tool:

    1. Select the layer you want to move
    2. Click on Position icon on toolbar
    3. Choose the position you wish to move the layer to

    Layer Position support positions as the screenshot.

  • How do I use Auto Snap?

    When you move a shape or layers, it will align or “snap to” the nearest intersection of lines in center points, even if the grid is not visible, or snap to other images or layers. If your shape or layers do not move where you want, turn off the Auto Snap options.

     

    Follow steps to work with the tool:

    1. Deselect all layers.
    2. The Auto Snap tool will display on top right of design area
    3. Click on Auto Snap link on toolbar
    4. Turn the Auto Snap Mode to On
    5. To disable, just switch Auto Snap Mode to Off
  • How do I use the image filters?

    This feature helps you make the image have a great effect as a filter of the camera.

    There are 20+ effects ready to use.

  • How do I remove the background from an image?

    You can remove the background from an image easily.

    First, choose the icon as pictured below:

     

    The new box options show up as

     

    In this box, we have to know image has a light background or black background and select same value into  Mode option

    After that increase, the Deep value, use the amount which you saw that the background removed or fit with your ideas.

  • How do I add a mask to text?

    To use text mask background of the image:

    First, we have to add text and an image into the design area, then click on the image and select the mask icon.

    Notice, you have to put text above the image as the screenshot.

    The new box options show up as

    In this box, select the text layers above image to apply effects.

    After a few seconds, the result will show up.

  • How do I mask using an image?

    Use the Text Mask feature to make text with complex background from another image:

     

  • How do I crop an image?

    To crop an image after adding it into the design area, just click on the image and select crop tool:

    The new popup will show up:

    The image will be cropped with the exact position you put into the viewer.

    There are some tweaks to make your image align better such as:

    • Center: move selection to center of image
    • Horizontal center: move selection align to horizontal center
    • Vertical Center: move selection top align to middle
    • Square: make selection square

    After selected area, just press the Save button

  • What Can You do with the Items in Your Cart?

    You can preview your cart with items you added. To view more items in the cart just press View Details button.

    In the View Details popup, you can see more details for a product such as an attribute selected, the price for each them and subtotal price, total price as well.

    To go to checkout, please press the Checkout button.

  • Need Help with the Menu?

     

    • New Design: Start a new, empty design for the current product.
    • Import Design: Import a design from your local computer which you exported from our designer.
    • Clear all: Clear current design to empty
    • Save as file: current export content on design area to a file
    • Make a Copy: Duplicate your current design content on area to new design
    • Download: export your design to another format: SVG, JPG, PNG, JSON, PDF

    Some features are not available until after purchase.

  • What is the Text Toolbar?

    With a text added to the design area. There are some options for it. To enable options, just click on the text and see the top toolbar as below:

  • What is the Layout Toolbar?

    Navigation and layout tools have many features to support you in designing.

  • What is the Image Toolbar?

    With an image added into design area. There are some options for it. To enable options, just click on an image and see the top toolbar as below:

  • What is the Design Area?

    This is the most important part of our editor. It is a preview and workspace for all layers you added.

    Design Area:

    To adjust a layer, just use the mouse to click on them or select all of them via drag mouse.

    Current Colors:

    All the colors used in this design. Colors extracted from images, text, and other resources.

    Zoom Tools:

    Zoom in and out; look at the image closer or further back.

    Stages Switcher:

    Switch the design view to other products or stages.

    Toolbar:

    The options for the selected layer.

    Borders of Design Area:

    The range of layers arranged.

  • What is Design Editor?

    To design a product with base product, All Causes provides a design editor on the frontend. This allows you to add text, images, clipart to a product.

    But before going to this editor, you have to select a product from the website or a popup product to show up when you access editor directly.

    Let’s go through parts of design editor:

    This is a text block. Click the edit button to change this text.

  • Resources

    There are many things you can do in our design editor.

    We have tabs bellow:

    • Product
    • Templates
    • Layers
    • Text
    • Cliparts
    • Shapes
    • Images
    • Drawing

    Let’s check each of them.

    This tab includes product info and attributes. From here you can change to another product quick as quick via Change Product button. There are colors option for you select to place an order or add your colors.

    To add a product to cart, just press Add To Cart button. After adding to cart, you can change design or attribute, but the cart info is not updated with new changes unless you press the Update Cart button.

    Here you can add a “template” that is already complete so you don’t have to do any extra work. Just place the design and checkout and you’re done!

    More Info coming soon! 

    All layers which you added to design display on this tab. You can show/hide layers via visibility option. Or delete layers.

    To change order to back or forward other layers, just drag and drop them.

    Lock/Unlock layers to Disable/Enable modify tools on that one.

    To use text in your design, just reach to this tab and select pre-made texts or select font style you want to add then click to add them.

    To show more font styles, just press Load more 1000+ Fonts the new popup show up which allows you to add more fonts to list.

    View screenshot for more details:

    This tab includes images which we uploaded- if you have a specific request for other clipart, please email us. We are updating clipart every day, so be sure to check it out often!

     

    This tab you to search ideas you want to use via the search box and categories filter.

    To view more details about clipart just mouse over the (i) icon, the large viewer shows up with more clipart details such as name, price, tags…

    To add clipart to the design area, just click on it.

    Similar to clipart, the Shapes tab allows you reach to ideas you want to use via the search box and categories filter. But Shapes are vector format which helps design have smooth details when you resize, zoom or export to big size without it getting “blurry”.

    To add shapes to the design area, just click on them.

    This tab, allows you to upload your pictures, or get them from your social account or some image stocks such as Pixabay, Openclipart.

    To use them, just click on them to add to design editor.

    This tab is set to allow you to draw freehand. You can select a color, size of the bush.

    Just click on the color you want to use and draw what you want into editor area.