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IMAGES

Images should be more than 150 DPI and they must not have a transparent background.

For information about DPI, please view this Knowledge Base article:
https://knowledge.click2mail.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/25/0/image-quality

For more information about transparent backgrounds, please view this Knowledgebase article:
https://knowledge.click2mail.com/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/435/96/what-is-a-transparent-background

Images can be .png, .jpg, .tif or .gif files.

To insert an image, click "Image" from the menu on the left.

Insert an image

Browse through saved images on your computer to locate the image you want to upload. Click filename to select that image.

Filename to select

Then click "Open".

Open to upload

Your image will appear in a window titled "Upload Your Image". You may use your image "as is" if you want. Other options are to crop or resize your image or exit image popup.

If you want to use image as is, click "Upload" to add image to your document.

Upload an image

To crop image, click "Crop".

Click crop

Crop box will appear on image. Click and drag corners of crop box to draw box to desired size and shape.

Draw crop box

To move crop box to another part of image, place mouse inside crop box lines and click and drag to desired location.
Click "Fit to Size" to resize entire image to fit within crop box.
Use +/- slider to zoom in or out on image.
Click "Reset" if you wish to start over again with cropping process.
Click "Crop and upload" when you are satisfied with image and want to add it to document.

The inserted image will appear on your mail piece. You can hover your mouse over the image and move it when the hand icon appears. You can click and drag one of the black boxes around the perimeter of the image to resize it.

Resize an image

You can rotate or tilt the image. Hover your mouse over the upper left hand corner of the image and the "Rotate" icon will appear. Move your mouse up or down to rotate and tilt the image.

Rotate an image

TEXT

To insert a text box, click "Text" from the menu on the left.

Insert a text box

Use your mouse to draw the text box on your mailpiece and then enter your text. You can highlight your text and make selections from the "Font" and "Size" menus if you wish to modify them.

Draw the text box

You can rotate or tilt the text box. Hover your mouse over the upper left hand corner of the text box and the "Rotate" icon will appear. Move your mouse up or down to rotate and tilt the text.

Rotate or tilt the text box

You can cut, copy, and paste text within your text box or between two text boxes in your document using the Text Control buttons. When you highlight the text to be cut or copied, appropriate Text Control buttons become active. You can also use keyboard shortcuts: (Ctrl + x) to cut, (Ctrl + c) to copy, and (Ctrl + v) to paste.

cut, copy, and paste text within your text box

To add text from an external source, use the "Paste from external document" button.

add text from an external source

When you click this button, the Insert Text popup will appear. Paste your text there using keyboard shortcut (Ctrl + v) or mouse right click and paste. Click on Insert button to insert text into your chosen text box.

Paste your text there using keyboard shortcut

MAIL MERGE

You must upload or create a mailing list and associate it with your job before you can insert mail merge fields using the MOL Pro editor. If you have not yet associated a mailing list with your job, the mail merge functionality will not be visible.

Draw a text box on the document. The Data, Font and Size menus, as well as other functional word processing buttons, will appear. Headers from your mailing list will be available for merge in the "Data" menu. Select the desired header to insert it into the text box.

Mail merge

The mail merge field will appear in the text box, surrounded by curly brackets.

Data label

Move the text box by hovering your mouse over it until the hand icon becomes apparent and dragging it to the preferred location.

Mail merge field

Change the size of a text box hovering a mouse over one of the black outline squares until the pointer turns into a double arrow. Then move the mouse to expand or shrink the text box. The textbox will automatically adjust to accommodate multiple lines of text. Ensure the text box is long enough to accommodate the merging of data from the mailing list.

Move the text box by hovering your mouse over it

You can change the font type and size of your typed text by selecting it with your mouse and making a selection from the Font or Size menus.

Make the text box longer or shorter by clicking the square

Note—International Recipient Addresses:

If your merge data fields contain accent marks or other special (Unicode) characters like those used in Chinese or Mandarin languages, for example à, 下, ह, or ς, you must choose font "Arial Unicode MS" for those characters to be correctly printed in mail merge fields in your mailer.

Merge data field font Arial Unicode MS for Chinese or Mandarin languages

Change the color of text by selecting it with your mouse and clicking "Color Mixer". Adjusting CMYK levels will change the color.

Change the font type and size

The Color Selector is an alternative to the color mixer. Select text with your mouse, click "Color Picker", select a color and click "Ok". The font color will change.

Change the font type and size

Change the alignment of text in a text box by highlighting it with our mouse and clicking an alignment option. Available options include Left Aligned, Center Aligned and Right Aligned.

Change the font type and size

Layer objects by selecting a layering option. Holding your mouse over the icons will reveal the icon function's purpose. Options include:

1.Sending object to back: Moves the selected object to the bottom layer of the document.
2.Bring object to front - Moves the selected object to the top layer of the document.
3.Send object backwards - Moves the selected object backwards by one layer.
4.Send object forwards - Moves the selected object forwards by one layer.

Change the font type and size

Reverse or repeat changes by clicking the "Undo" or "Redo" arrow.

Change the font type and size

A grid can be helpful when creating a mailpiece with multiple text boxes, shapes or images. Turn the Grid on and off by checking the box.

Change the font type and size

Zoom your document view in or out by clicking the Magnifying Glass plus or minus bottons.

Change the font type and size

SHAPES AND LINES

Insert shapes and lines by clicking the desired option from the menu on the left.

Change the font type and size

Resize shapes and lines by grabbing a black outline box with your mouse and dragging it in the desired direction. Rotate shapes and lines by holding your mouse on an corner outline box until the rotate icon appears. Once the icon appears, grab it with your mouse and drag it in the desired direction.

Change the font type and size

SAVING DOCUMENTS AND EXITING THE EDITOR

Click "Save and Close" to exit the editor and complete an order.
Click "Save and Continue" to save work without exiting the editor.
Click "Exit without Saving" to discard work and exit the editor.

Change the font type and size

After completing your job and advancing through the order process, merged data will be visible on your document proof. If the merge field is not replaced by data from your list, you should correct the merge field in the editor or contact Customer Support for assistance.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Click2Mail Customer Support at 866-665-2787 or support@click2mail.com. Our hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 9 AM to 8 PM Eastern.