Text - Adding Text to Pages

Text can be added to every yearbook page. You can add your own text by adding a text box or select text objects to add to the pages.

1. Log in and select Yearbooks and Edit Yearbook.

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2. Select Edit or Edit Book.

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3. Go to the page where you want to add text. Select Text.

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4. Click on Add Your Own Text and drag and drop it onto your page.

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5. Double click in the text box to add the text and see the Text Options. By clicking on the icons you can move the text forward and backward of other content, duplicate the text, and delete the text.

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6. Click on the Options dropdown to select more options for the text/text box.

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Presets:

  • select a preset you have already set
  • create a new preset from selection

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Font:

  • change the font
  • change the size of the font
  • change the height of the line
  • change the letter spacing
  • bold, italic, and underline the text
  • change the alignment in the text box
  • change the color of the font

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Effects:

  • adjust the visibility
  • add a shadow
  • add a glow

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Frame:

  • select a border
  • adjust the thickness
  • adjust the visibility
  • shape the corner
  • change the color

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Background:

  • adjust the padding of the text box (This is a new feature so that you can adjust the space around the text. The default setting is 5 which will make most fonts fit better if there is a background color)
  • change the background color

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Text Styles

Setting defaults for text styles simplifies using the same text throughout the yearbook. Here is how you can set default text styling.

Setting Default Text Styles

1. To add text using your default text styles, select Text Styles in the All Text Objects dropdown.

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2. You will see all of your default text styles in the Add Text tray..

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3. Drag and drop the text style you want onto the page. Double click to edit the text.

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Text Objects

 1. Filter the Text Objects to find the one you want to use on the page. You can filter by these text objects:

  • My Favorites
  • Team Favorites
  • Years
  • Grades
  • Titles/Events
  • Subjects
  • Expressions
  • Numbers
  • Letters
  • Quotes

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2. Drag and drop the text object onto the page. You can also search for text objects using a keyword.

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