The Body tab is designed to help you create the background, text and margin default settings of your Letter.
Designing the Background
The Background section enables you to insert an
image from your folders and determine if the image will be tiled
(replicated throughout the Letter) or positioned in a specific location
within the Letter as well as lets you set the background color. To insert
an image into the background, follow these steps:
Note: The changes you make will adjust automatically in the preview pane (marked in green).
Setting a background image for your Letter background
Select the Insert Image icon (marked in red).
A file option box will open. Select an image and click Open.
Note: Should you wish to clear the image from the Letter background, simply select the Clear button located to the right of the Insert Image button and the image will disappear.
Once the image is selected, it will appear in the application as seen below.
Use the Tile button (marked in red) to replicate the image throughout the Letter background (see image below to see tiling effect in action).
Use the Image Position drop-down menus (marked in green) to place the image
in a specific location in the Letter.
Choosing the color of your Letter background
Color can be added to a background when you insert an image that hasnt been tiled, when an image is transparent or when there is no image inserted at all. There are two ways to set the background color of your Letter; the Color button (marked in red) and the Sample button (marked in green).
The Color Button:
Select the Color button.
At this point, a color palette window will open.
Select a color and click OK.
The color that you have chosen will be featured as the background of the Letter.
The Sample Button:
The Sample tool is designed to help you match a background color with the colors of the image that you have already inserted into the Letter.
Select the Sample button.
Move the cursor over the image you inserted.
In the preview pane, watch how the color changes
according to the position of the cursor. When the color you want is
featured in the background of the Letter, click on the mouse in order to
set the color.
Applying the Text Default settings
The Letter Creator enables you to set the default font, size and color of the Letters text from within the Text section.
Font and Text size - Select the font and size that best match the style of your Letter by scrolling through the options in the drop-down menus.
Text Color - Use the Text Color button to choose the color of your text
Link Color - This button will enable you to determine the default color of any Internet links that appear in the text of your Letter.
Signature This drop-down menu gives you 6 colors to choose from as the default color for your handwritten signature.
Note: Be sure not to choose the same color for
your text, links and signature as your background color. The text will
blend in to the background and become invisible.
The Letter Creator gives you the ability to change the measurements of the margin layout for the body of text in the Letter.
Select the amount of space between the edge of the Letter and text by clicking on the arrows for the Top, Left and Right fields.
Note: The margins will adjust automatically in
the preview pane for instant reviewal.
You have now completed designing the Body section of your Letter. To move on to
the next step, click another tab (i.e., Header, Footer, Left, Right, 3D Effects or
Finish) OR click
on the Next button located at the bottom left corner of the page.