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Creating a brand for a folder or workspace

Introduction

Users of Novell Vibe often need to customize the branding area of their folders or workspaces. With Novell Vibe it can be done easily and quickly. This article will explain step-by-step how to use basic branding features like background image and text entry to create quick and easy branding for your workspaces.

Instructions

1. Navigate to and select the Folder or Workspace button on the Menu bar and select Brand Folder... or Brand Workspace... A new dialog will appear with all the branding options available for this Folder or Workspace.

Branding Screen

2. The next step is to upload the background image to Novell Vibe. Find the area that is labeled Background Image, look to the right and find the upload image button.Upload Image Buttons

3. A smaller dialog box will appear

Add Background Image

Select Browse find the desired image, press OK and the image will be available to use as a background image.

Included with this article are several sample background gradients. These are great for adding a little bit of style to the branding area without over doing it. It is usually a good idea to stretch the background image. Simply check the box marked Stretch Image.

If users want to add text to the branding area it can be done in this same window.

1. At the top of the branding screen there is an area labeled Advanced Branding, select the Advanced button to open the simple Novell Vibe text editor.

Branding Screen Advanced Selected

Once you select this button a new dialog will pop up.

Advanced Branding

With this editor users can add text, images, links and YouTube videos to the branding area. Press OK when finished with editing and make sure the button for Use Advanced Branding is selected and press OK again.

 Branding Screen Buttons

The new branding will now appear for the folder or workspace.

Finished Branding


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