QR codes (Quick Response codes) are scannable codes that mobile devices and other QR code readers can scan to link to information pages. You can add QR codes to your signature so that a recipient can scan the code and view extra information.
How to access it
To access the QR codes signature element:
- Open your signature in the Signature Designer.
For more information, see how you can select a signature to edit.
- From the toolbox, expand QR Codes and select the QR Code element.
Select an option below to view the related instructions:
To add a QR code element to your signature
- Drag the QR code element onto the canvas.
- Select your QR code type: URL or Personalized vCard.
Tip! The information that appears in a Personalized vCard can be specified using the Exclaimer User Details Editor.NOTE: Personalized vCards are only available in Pro Plan. For more information on pricing plans, see Exclaimer Pricing Plans.
- Enter your URL if required, then select Ok to add the QR code to your signature.
- To remove a QR code, select the code then select DELETE from the Properties pane.
To adjust the properties of a QR code, expand the following sections in the Properties pane:
QR code properties
QR code properties are used to adjust the information that creates the QR code and the display colors.
|QR Code Type||Select either URL or Personalized vCard to set your QR code type. URL QR codes require a valid URL in the URL entry box.|
|Background color||Enter or select the background color of the QR code.|
Enter or select the foreground color of the QR code.
Visibility properties are used to adjust when the item appears.
|Always visible||Select to ensure the item is always visible in the signature.|
|Auto-hiding separator||Select to only make the code visible when there are other visible, non-separator items before and after it in the same group.|
|Visible when||Select to set conditions under which an item becomes visible.|
Alignment properties are used to determine the horizontal and vertical alignment of the item.
|Horizontal||Select Left, Center, or Right to set the horizontal alignment.|
|Vertical||Select Top, Center, or Bottom to set the vertical alignment.|
Border properties are used to set borders on the item.
|All||Check All the same to enable the All border properties. Select line style, line width, and line colour to apply to all sides of the item.|
|Left / Right / Top /Bottom||Uncheck All the same to enable individual border properties for Left, Right, Top, and Bottom. Select line style, line width, and line colour to apply to each side of the item.|
Padding properties are used to define spacing for the item.
|All||Check All the same to enable the All padding properties. Enter either a pixel or point value to apply padding to all sides of the item.|
|Left / Right / Top /Bottom||Uncheck All the same to enable individual padding values for Left, Right, Top, and Bottom. Enter either a pixel or point value to apply padding to each side of the item.|
Size properties are used to define the size of the item.
|Width||Enter a pixel value to adjust the size of the item. QR codes are automatically scaled.
NOTE: URL QR codes have a minimum width of 96px and Personalized vCard QR codes have a minimum width of 150px.