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How To Use

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What is
Canva?
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Canva is a
free graphic-
design tool
website.
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It has an easy
to use drag-
and-drop
interface
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and provides
access to
over a million
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photographs,
graphics, and
fonts.
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It is used by
non-designers
as well as
professionals.
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The tools can
be used for
both
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web and print
media design
and graphics.
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Canva comes in free and paid
versions.

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See comparison of features.

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For this
tutorial, we will
sign up for
free.
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Lets get
started.
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On your desktop,

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double click on your browser

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Or on your taskbar,

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Click on your browser to
open it.

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Your browser opens.

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In the search box, type
canva.

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Click the search icon.

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Click on the link canva.com

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Canva sign up page opens.

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You can sign
up to Canva
in 3 ways.
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You can sign up with
Facebook.

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You can sign up with Google.

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You can sign up with Email.

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For this
tutorial, lets
sign up with
Email.
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Click Sign up with Email.

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Sign up with Email page
opens.

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Type your Full Name.

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Type your Email.

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Type your Email again to
confirm.

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Type your Password.

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Click Sign up.

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Canva homepage opens.

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You have
successfully
signed up with
Canva.
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Lets create
our first
Canva!
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Click Create a design.

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Select the designs from the
collection.

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For this
tutorial, lets
click on one
topic.
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Click Social Media.

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You can choose different
designs here.

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Some designs are free.

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Some designs are paid.

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Click the design to see
details.

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Lets click on
a free design.
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Click here.

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Your chosen design appears
on the editing board.

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Click on the image to edit.

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The editing tools appears.

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To change the background
color, click here.

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Color palette appears.

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Click on a color.

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The background color
changed.

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Click here to apply filter to
the image.

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Different filters appears.

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For example, click Drama.

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The image changed to drama
filter.

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See the difference.

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To resize the image, click
Crop.

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Click and hold on the image.

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Move the image to the left.

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Or move the image to the
right.

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Adjust it to your desired area.

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Click the tick mark when done
cropping.

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Click Flip to flip the image.

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Click Flip Horizontally.

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The image is flipped.

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See comparison.

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Click Flip Vertically.

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The image is flipped
vertically.

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See comparison.

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Click Spacing to adjust the
image size.

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Adjust the slide accordingly.

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Slide to the right makes
image smaller.

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See comparison.

Before After

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To copy an image, click
Copy.

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The new image appears on
top.

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Click add a new page.

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A new blank page appears.

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Click, hold and drag the
copied image to new page.

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Scroll down to see the new
page.

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Click Arrange.

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Click Forward.

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Notice the text was removed

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Click Forward again.

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All the text are gone.

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Click Back to return to
original image with text.

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Back to the original image
with text.

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Click Transparency.

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A transparency slider
appears.

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Move the mouse on the black
circle.

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Click, hold and move the
slider to the left.

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Notice that the image
becomes cloudy.

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To edit the text in the image,
click on the text.

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A text box appears.

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Editing tools also appears
above.

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Click here to change the font.

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You will see the current font
used.

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Scroll down to see more font
styles.

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Click on a font style to
change.

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The font style in the image
changes.

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This is your current font size.

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To change the font size, click
here.

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Click on a lower number to
decrease the font size.

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An example of a smaller font
size.

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Click on a higher number to
increase the font size.

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An example of a bigger font
size.

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To stretch the text box,

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click, hold and move the
handle to the left

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click, hold and move the
handle to the right.

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Adjust the text box to your
desired position.

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To change the font color,
click here.

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A color palette appears.

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Click on a color.

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The font color changed.

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To make the letters bold, click
here.

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To make the letters italics,
click here.

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To adjust the text alignment,
click here.

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Click here for left side
alignment.

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Click here for center
alignment

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Click here for right side
alignment.

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To make the text all
uppercase, click here.

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All letters becomes
uppercase font.

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To adjust the space between
letters, click here.

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Move your mouse here to
adjust letter spacing.

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Move your mouse here to
adjust line height.

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Adjust anchor text box here.

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To save your work, click File.

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Click Save.

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To make a copy, click here.

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To share your work, click
here.

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You can share it to people.

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Type the email addresses of
the people here.

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Keep the default to allow
people to edit your work.

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Click here to change.

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Click this to view your work
only.

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Click here to sent invites.

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You can share it to Social
Media.

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Click Social

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Click one of your social
media accounts.

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Click Facebook.

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Click connect account.

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Click Continue as

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Write a caption here.

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Click OK.

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Click Share now.

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Click link.

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Click Copy.

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Paste the link to your email.

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Click Embed.

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Click here to make your
design public.

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Click Copy.

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Paste it on your blog or
website.

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Click here to go back to your
homepage.

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Click here to see the
dropdown menu.

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Click Sign out

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Canva sign in page appears.

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There are
more ways you
can use
Canva
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in managing
your social
media
accounts.
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Continue to
use and
explore Canva!
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