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Using Cascade's Image Editor


Introduction to the Image Editor

The image editor within Cascade allows you to perform simple changes–resize, rotate, flip or crop–to your images.

Callouts for image editor

The image editor works with the following file types:

  • .jpg
  • .jpeg
  • .png
  • .bmp
  • .gif

Editing an Image

To begin editing an existing image:

  1. Find the picture you would like to edit
  2. Click the name of the picture. The picture will load in the main content area of the page
  3. Click the edit tab at the top of the page
    Click the Edit Button
  4. Make your edits and click submit to save your changes

How to Make Edits

1. Resizing

Height and Width fields

The current width and height of the image are listed in the width and height fields. Changing the values in the width and height boxes will change the dimensions of your image. After changing the values, click the resize submit button button to right of the height field to view your changes. NOTE: It is advised that you DO NOT use cascade to scale your images to a larger size. Doing so will cause pixelization and reduced image quality.

Clicking the chain link icon Chain icon will toggle whether the width and height values will change in proportion to each other.

2. Rotating

The rotate buttons Rotation Buttons will rotate an image either counter-clockwise Counter Clock-wise  or clockwise clockwise.

3. Flipping

The flip buttons Flip buttons will invert an image on either its vertical Flip Vertical or horizontal Flip Horizontal axis.

4. Cropping

Cropping is the removal of the outter parts of an image. Begin cropping an image by selecting the part of the image you want to crop:

  1. Hover the cursor over image where you want to begin your selection. The cursor will turn into a crosshair
  2. Click and drag to make your selection.
    Make your crop selection

After making your selection click the crop button Crop Button.

Image after cropping

Your image is cropped!

5. Undo/Redo

You can undo edits you have made before submitting the changes by clicking the undo button Undo button. If you want to redo a change, click the redo button redo button.

6. Submit

If you are happy with your changes, click the submit button. Failing to click the submit button will erase any edits that you make.