Creating a composite image
|The following steps can be used to create a composite image for Template 6 titlebottom.jpg
using Adobe Photoshop Elements V7. Similar steps will apply to different image editing software.
1 - create a blank image size width="559" height="60"
- Note that if you change the image size, you will need to update the topmenu.php file to reflect your new image width and height
2 - open the images that you want to use for the collage
- Note that you may want to resize the images you want to use for the composite image to the same height as the new image, 60px before copying them.
- 2a . Select, All
- 2b. Edit, Copy
3 - switch to the new image window
- 3a. Edit, Paste
- 3b. drag and move the image where you want it to be displayed in the new image
- repeat the above steps in step 2 and 3 for each image you want to include in the collage
4 - Merge the layers
- 4a. Merge
- 4b. Merge Layers
5 - save the new titlebottom_new.jpg image
6 - rename the current titlebottom.jpg file to titlebottom_old.jpg
7 - rename the new titlebottom_new.jpg to titlebottom.jpg
Your new composite image should now be used in the Template 6 top banner created by topmenu.php