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Images and text labels

With Kuula you can edit and enchance your photos with elements called Addons. There are three kind of addons - images, text and hotspots. This article is dedicated to images and text, while Hotspots are covered in a separate one.

To see an what you can create with the Kuula editor, check this:

Sample Virtual Tour

You can add elements to your post when uploading of a new photo or by editing any of the existing ones. To edit an existing post click on the edit (pen) icon in the toolbar located in the top-right (desktop) or bottom (mobile) of the screen or by clicking the Edit button next to a post thumbnail on your profile.

The addon buttons are located in the panel that shows up when you enter the editor.

Kuula post editor - addon buttons

Images

The first type of Addon is an image you can place anywhere in your photo. To add one, click on the Image button and a dialog will appear where you can choose a image:

Kuula post editor - image choice dialog

If you are a Kuula PRO subscriber, you also have the possbility to upload your own images:

Kuula post editor - image upload dialog

Once added, you can adjust the position of the image by dragging it around the screen. Using the Size, Rotation and Opacity sliders on the right side panel you can adjust the way the image is displayed.

Kuula post editor - image editor

The Scale to Zoom checkbox, if checked, will lock scaling of the image when you zoom in and out in the photo. Images have this option unchecked by default, but you can try it to see what you prefer by toggling the checkbox and using your mouse wheel - or double tap on touch screens - to zoom in and out.

Finally, if the Render as 2d is checked, the image will always render directly facing the users. It's hard to explain, but easy to understand when you see it - so just tick that box and move the image around to see what happens.

Text

With the text addon, you can simply add a piece of text overlayed anywhere in your post. It can be used to describe elements in the photo, add comments and put labels on things.

Click on the green Text button in the editor to add a text. A label will show up in your photo and the editor will switch to the text editing mode.

Kuula post editor - text editor

Google Fonts

In the text editor you can change the font using the T button. There are over 800 Google Fonts to choose from, so you have almost infinite creative possibilites!

Kuula post editor - Google Fonts

The best way to find your favourite font is to browse the Google Fonts website first, find the font you like and then choose them from the list in the editor.

Size, color, alignment

You can also change the color of the text using A, the background, using paint bucket or toggle bold with B and change the font size and text alignment (left, center or right)

If you want to adjust the position of the text in the photo, simply drag the text around.

All the editing options are also available on mobile. Simply open your mobile browser (Safari on iOS, Chrome on Android), go to the post you want to edit and hit the Edit button in the bottom of the screen.

Kuula post editor - mobile UI

When you feel satisfied with all the addons and edits, hit the green SAVE button in the top-right to save your changes. That's it - your post is ready to share!

If you ever need to change any of the addons, just jump back into the editor, do the changes and hit SAVE again.

Happy editing!

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