The Icon element allows you to add a variety of image icons to your signature. These can be useful for labeling other elements, adding hyperlinks, or using as decorative elements.
How to access it
To access the Icons signature element:
- Open your signature in the Signature Designer.
For more information, see how to select a signature to edit.
- From the toolbox, expand Image & Icons and select the required Icon.
The Icon element options are found in the Images & Icons section.
Select an option below to view the related instructions:
To add an Icon element to the signature:
- Choose an Icon from the toolbox. Drag and drop the Icon element onto the canvas.
Drag the Icon to any area of the canvas.
- To add a hyperlink to your icon, select the icon then, under Hyperlink properties in the Properties pane, enter your URL in Destination URL.
To remove an Icon element:
- Select the element on the canvas.
- Select DELETE from the Properties pane.
Label Icon properties
Label Icon properties are used to determine the appearance of the icon.
|Enter or select the background colour of the item. Enter transparent to set no background.
|Enter or select the foreground colour of the item. Enter inherit to inherit the colour from the parent element.
|Enter a pixel (px) or point (pt) value to set the width of the item. Set to auto to allow the item to automatically adjust based on viewer size.
|Enter a pixel (px) or point (pt) value to set the height of the item. Set to auto to allow the item to automatically adjust based on viewer size.
|This option is not valid for Icons.
Hyperlink properties are used to apply a hyperlink to the image.
|Enter the URL to use in the hyperlink.
|Enter alternate text to be shown if this image cannot be displayed.
Visibility properties are used to adjust when the item appears.
|Select to ensure the item is always visible in the signature.
|This option is not valid for images.
|Select to set conditions under which an item becomes visible.
Alignment properties are used to determine the horizontal and vertical alignment of the item.
|Select Left, Center, or Right to set the horizontal alignment.
|Select Top, Center, or Bottom to set the vertical alignment.
Border properties are used to set borders on the item.
|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.
|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.