Editor (Skin Editor)

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The Editor is where all the elements (images, buttons, etc.) are placed and arranged. Consider it your workspace for designing your skin.

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Add an element to the Editor

To add an element to the Editor, do one of the following:

  • Click on a tool in the toolbar and then click in the editor.
  • Drop an image into the editor (canvas).
  • In the menu, go to Elements and choose the element type, then click in the editor. The element will be placed in the canvas and in the Tree.

Change the size of the canvas

Do any of the following to change the canvas size:

  • When no elements are selected, the properties of the canvas appear in the Properties section on the right.
  • Use Zoom. Select from the Zoom in the toolbar a zoom percentage.

Select more than one element

Select elements in the Editor by doing one of the following:

  • Drag over the elements. The first element that is hit by the cursor, will be the active element.
  • Control + click (PC)
  • Command + click (Mac)

Arrange, align and distribute the elements

To move elements do any of the following:

  • Drag the element. The active element will have a red border.
  • Move more than one element at a time with Control-click/Command-click

Align the elements

  1. Select more than one element in the Tree or Editor.
  2. From the Menu, Go to Edit > Align Elements and specify the alignment.

The elements will align themselves to the active element.

Distribute the elements

  1. Select more than one element in the Tree or Editor.
  2. From the Menu, Go to Edit > Distribute Elements and specify the distribution.

◊ TIP: You can also right click on any element to bring up the context menu. Choose Align elements or Distribute elements.

Make all selected elements the same size

  1. Drag the handles of the active element to resize the active element and all selected elements until they reach their minimum size. Release the mouse button.
  2. Drag the active element’s handles again to resize all elements.

◊ TIP: Hold the Shift key during resizing to constrain to the original aspect ratio. Hold the Alt key to resize them to a square.

See also

Skin Editor
Tree (Skin Editor)
Properties (Skin Editor)
Toolbar and Menu Bar (Skin Editor)
The Interface (Skin Editor)
Using the Skin Editor
All tutorials for the Skin Editor

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