How do I work with book flyers?

These instructions apply to templates that use the Drag and Drop editor only. For instructions on editing items created in the Lists editor, see the Creating Print Items: Lists Editor section.    

To create a book flyer in the Drag and Drop editor:

  1. Click Create Item under your Promotion.
  2. Under item type, select Print: Drag and Drop.
  3. For item format, select Flyer-Books.
  4. To select a template, click on the template then click the Select This Template button.  
  5. To change the text, click in a text box and edit the text. For more information on editing text see the How do I add and edit text? page.
  6. Change any book jackets in your item:
    • Click on a book jacket in the template.
    • Click the Swap button in the toolbar.
    • From the image selector window, click the Book Jackets tab (or AV Cover Art tab).
    • Search for a book or AV item. Use the drop-down menu to select a field to search, then enter your search terms.
    • Click Select Jacket or Select Cover Art to insert that image in your template. 
    • When you replace an image, the new image will be pulled in sized to that of the original image.
    • Use the square handles to crop the image box, or use the circular handles to enlarge or shrink the image. Or click the Fill button in the toolbar to fill the image box.
    • Click Accept in the toolbar.
  7. Add or swap out any background images in your item. See the How do I add and edit images? page.
  8. Add any shapes you like. See the How do I add and edit shapes? page for more information.

If you want to move your book jackets around:

  1. To help you position your book jackets, turn your positioning guides on by clicking the gear icon in the top toolbar and turning on the ruler or grid lines.
  2. Click on the element that you want to move.
  3. There are several ways to move the element:
    • Click and drag the element with your mouse.
    • Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to move the element.
    • Click the Position button under the toolbar. Change the Top or Left values to move the element to an exact position from the top or left edges of the item. This will allow you to line up your book jackets easily.
  4. Click outside of your item to release the book jacket image.

If you want to add more book jackets to your item: 

  1. To add another book jacket that matches the size of the existing book jackets in your item, click on a jacket in your item.
  2. On your keyboard, press Ctrl + C to copy the jacket.
  3. Press Ctrl + V to paste your jacket. The copy will be pasted in the middle of your item.
  4. Position your new jacket image. See instructions above for using the positioning guides and moving your jacket image.
  5. Swap the jacket image for a different book:
    • Click on a book jacket in the template.
    • Click the Swap button in the toolbar.
    • From the image selector window, click the Book Jackets tab (or AV Cover Art tab).
    • Search for a book or AV item. Use the drop-down menu to select a field to search, then enter your search terms.
    • Click Select Jacket or Select Cover Art to insert that image in your template.
    • When you replace an image, the new image will be pulled in sized to that of the original image.
    • Use the square handles to crop the image box, or use the circular handles to enlarge or shrink the image. Or click the Fill button in the toolbar to fill the image box.
    • Click Accept in the toolbar.
  6. Click outside of your item to release your image.





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