Using text as a PowerClip container

21/08/2008

Artistic text can be used as a PowerClip container in web-to-print templates with both, the text and the image inside it as variable fields.

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Example

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Start by setting the input field names for the image placeholder and the Artistic text inside the Object manager (Window/Dockers/Object Manager).

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Select the image placeholder, go to Effects/Power Clip/Place Inside Container and click on the Artistic text frame.

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The Artistic text is now clipping the image placeholder.

Web-to-print software processing

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The user can input text in the input field as well as upload (or choose) an image.

If no image is uploaded the text looks like the text before you put the image inside it.

Neither image nor text are showing if no text is entered by the user.

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