What are symbols?
Symbols are shapes that you can draw. Once you
symbol, you can apply several different styles to it. Soon you will be
use symbols everywhere on the ImageChef web site.
How to draw a symbol
-Click on the pen icon, then click on the grid.
-Click and release to add points on your symbol.
-Finally, click at your starting point to close the symbol.
-When the symbol is closed, you can click on the
points to adjust the symbol as you wish.
How to smooth/add
Once your symbol is closed,
place your mouse over the middle of a line segment.
You will see a point appear. Click to add it to
the line and adjust as needed.
Using this technique, you can smooth and
How to move your
-Click anywhere on your symbol on the grid to
-Drag it to the new location on the grid.
How to enlarge a
-Click on the symbol to highlight it. You should
points appear in the corners.
-Click and drag a point to make the symbol larger.
How to make holes in
To make holes, you must draw closed shapes around
spaces that you want to remain unfilled. In the below example, two shapes are made. When they overlap, they appear like a single shape.
How to apply styles
-When you are finished with drawing your symbol on
click the green "Done" button.
- To apply a style, select one style from the list
"Pick a Drawing Style"
- You can also select colors and add a message.
- Hit the "Preview" button to apply your styles.
- If you like your styles, you can save your
symbol to your album by selecting "Save to My Album". You can also send it in an
email greeting or post it to your blog or social networking site.
How to save your
-If you are logged into ImageChef, your symbols
automatically saved. You can store up to 15.
- If you are not logged into ImageChef you can
your symbols by following these steps:
-When you are finished drawing your symbol, select
"Done" button. Click the 'Log In' or 'Register' links. Once you are logged in, your symbols will be automatically transferred to your account.
How to retrieve and
edit saved symbols
- Your saved symbols can be retrieved by logging
going to the "My Symbols" tab.
- You can either use or edit your saved symbol by
"Use" or "Edit".