Using the image manager

Learn how to navigate and use the image manager.

Overview

You can manage your images using the Image manager. It can be accessed in two ways:

  • From CampaignsImage manager in the top navigation bar of Engagement Cloud.
  • Going to Build > Images > Manage in EasyEditor for both email campaigns and pages and forms.

With the Image manager you can:

  • Upload multiple new images
  • Edit and delete images
  • Manage what folders your images are stored in
  • Search for images
  • Recover deleted images

Navigate the image manager

You can choose to view all images, images used in a specific campaign, or recently uploaded images in the Image manager.
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The default folders in the image manager.

Select a view

There are two ways to view your image files in the Image manager:

List view
List view allows you to select a column title, such as name, width, height, size, and uploaded. You can filter by image name in alphabetical order, ascending or descending. Image width, height, and size can be filtered numerically in ascending or descending order. Image uploads can be filtered between most recent or oldest upload date.
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Keyboard shortcut
Select the Ctrl and L keys on your keyboard at the same time to show the list view.

Thumbnail view
Thumbnail view allows you to use the slider to adjust the size of the thumbnails. Move the slider left to reduce the size and right to increase it.
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Keyboard shortcut
Select the Ctrl and K keys on your keyboard at the same time to show the thumbnail view.

Upload new images

To upload new images:

  1. Select Add.
  2. Choose the image or images from your device.
  3. Select Open.

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Keyboard shortcut
Select the Alt and + keys on your keyboard at the same time to start the upload of an image.

We keep the same image name when you upload your image from your device to the Image manager, although we might make minor changes to remove special characters. You can rename your images once they are uploaded.

Using the image manager toolbar

Use the toolbar to preview and edit your images.

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Preview images

To preview a full-sized version of an image, select the image and then the Preview icon.

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You can also double-click the image in the Image manager.

Rename images

To rename your image, select either the image name or the Rename icon.

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Crop images

To crop your image:

  1. Select the image you want to crop.
  2. Select the Crop icon.
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  3. Adjust the the cropping tool by dragging the circular corners or drag the rectangle to another area of the image.

    You can also resize the cropping area by using pixel dimensions; enter them in the available boxes and select the Enter key on your keyboard.


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  4. Select Save cropped image.
  5. Select Overwrite existing image to replace the current image, or select Save as... to save the crop as a new image. Rename the image.
  6. Select Save.

Edit images

To access the image editor, select the image you want to edit and then the Edit icon.
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The Image editor has ten features:

  • Transform
    Crop your image by choosing a custom size or choose from our default sizes. You can also resize your image by using the Lock Resolution feature. This is a great way to adjust image size while not ruining the quality of it.
  • Filters 
    Choose from a wide range of filters to get the effect and tone you want.
  • Adjust 
    Adjust the brightness, saturation, and contrast of your images.
  • Focus 
    Find and apply a focus effect.
  • Text 
    Apply text to your images and style it.
  • Text Design
    Make your text stand out by selecting and colouring a text design.
  • Stickers
    Use emoticons and shapes to personalise your image.
  • Brush
    Touch up your images with our brush settings.
  • Frames
    Apply a frame around your image.
  • Overlays 
    Choose an overlay to give your image a special effect.

Save your changes by selecting OK. The Image name panel appears so you can name your new image. Select Apply when you're done.

Manage your image storage

The Image manager supports unlimited folders and nested folders.

Create a new folder

To create a new folder, select New folder.

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Keyboard shortcut
Select the Alt and n keys on your keyboard at the same to create a new folder.

Organise your folders

You can drag folders to nest them inside each other, or drag them to the Recycle bin if you want to get rid of any.

Rename a folder

To rename a folder:

  1. Double-click the folder name.
  2. Enter the name you want.
  3. Press the Enter key on your keyboard, or select another area in the Image manager.

Organise your images

Images can be dragged from one folder to another.

To select a group of images, hold the Shift key on your keyboard, while selecting groups of images with your pointer at the same time.

Delete an image

To delete an image, you can drag it to the Recycle bin, or 

  1. Select the image
  2. Select the Remove icon on the toolbar
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  3. Select OK to send the image to the Recycle bin.

Search for images

To search for an image, enter part or all of the image name in the search bar.

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You can also search for images based on when they were uploaded. To do this, search by the first three letters or the full name of a month followed by a year. For example, jan 2014 or january 2014. A temporary folder appears that contains your search results.

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