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Manual Model Thumnail Cropping
Posted by John [Elevated X Support], Last modified by Mark [Elevated X Support] on 01 May 2014 04:50 PM

Manual Model Thumbnail Cropping

Step 1) In your CMS ad min panel, locate and click the Associate icon.

Step 2) Locate the Model you wish to manually crop a thumbnail for, and click the thumbs button.

Step 3) Click the ‘Select and crop a thumb for this model’ Button.

Step 4) Select the set of content you wish to use to select a thumbnail for.

Step 5) Locate the image you wish to use as your thumbnail source and click it.

Step 6) Wait for the image preview to load on the left hand side. Next, Select the priority you wish to use for this Model. The default model Priorities are 16 and 17.

Step 7) Use your mouse to select by left-clicking the area and drag the selection rectangle around the area of the image for the cropper to create the thumbnail. .The cropper will constrain to the dimensions of the Priority number. . The right area will display a preview of the selection so you know how it will look before you crop. .You can move the selection box to center the image however you like.

Step 8) You can modify the the following image settings, Sharpen. Smart blur. Brightness. and Contrast.. You can optionally select Gaussian Blur, Selective Blur, or Greyscale image effects. . When you are satisfied with the selection, click the crop image button. . When the process is finished, click the Operation Completed button.

You can also upload an image from your local computer to use as a model thumbnail.

Step 1) Click the upload thumbnail button.

Step 2) Click the browse button to locate the file on your computer. You can select up to 10 images to upload and crop/not crop sequentially.

Step 3) enter the Priority number you wish to use.( 16 and 17 are the Model Priority defaults).

Step 4) Enter optional values or leave them blank as recommended. . Next, click the Edit Thumbnail button. .When the process is finished, click the Operation Completed button.

Step 5) Select the priority you wish to use for this Model.. The defaults are Priority 16 and Priority 17.


Step 6) Use your mouse to select the area of the image for the cropper to use.. The cropper will constrain to the dimensions of the Priority number.. You can move the selection box to center the image however you like.

Step 7) When you are satisfied with the selection, click the crop image button. When the process is finished, click the Operation Completed button.

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