EasyCatalog field options

Picture Content – Manage images & placement

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EasyCatalog provides a flexible method of inserting images within your catalog via its Picture Content field options.

Scaling

The scaling of an image within a picture frame may be controlled for each field. Importantly, the scaling options will be used wherever this image field is placed within the document.

Element Description
None No scaling will be applied.
Proportionally Fit The image will be scaled to fit the picture frame. There may be white space to the top/bottom or left/right of the image if the image is a different aspect ratio to the picture frame.
Fill Frame The image will be scaled to to completely fill the picture frame. The image may be appear stretched or compressed either vertically or horizontally  if the image is a different aspect ratio to the picture frame.
Fill Proportionally The image will be scaled to to completely fill the picture frame. The image will retain its aspect ratio. Some of the image will remain hidden to the top/bottom or left/right of the picture frame.
Fixed Scale The image will be placed at the exact scale specified in this field.
Field Specified The scaling will be applied from a separate data field.

Scale

This field is only active when the Fixed Scale or Field Specified options are chosen in the Scaling dropdown menu.

Element Description
Fixed Scale Enter the desired scale percentage as a whole number, e.g. 50 to scale at 50% all instances of images placed using this field.
Field Specified Select the field containing the desired scale percentage.

Alignment

 

X Offset

 

Y Offset

 

Insert as Inline

 

Content Color

 

Clipping Path

 

Preserve Size and Position on Update

 

Location

 

Extension

 

Replacement Image

 

We have included a sample PNG for you to download and reference within this field. Right click and choose Save image as (or similar, depending on your web browser) to save a copy locally.

 

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