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Frequently Asked Questions

The Easy View Online T-Shirt Designer is a free tool to Transfer Express Dealers for creating custom screen printed and digital transfer designs that are applied with a heat press. Below is list of blogs and videos that will help you get familiar with all the amazing features in Easy View.

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Explanation of Easy View Designer basic functions To Begin

Determine what you would like to change in the layout that you have selected, you can use the Easy View® to change clip art, colors, modify and add text, and change the overall look of your design. Modify your layout with the “Customize Layout” section to the left, and specify the qualities of your transfer with the “Order Summary” section to the right. When modifying clip art and text; click on the item that you would like to make changes to and use the “Customize Layout” section to customize. If you have not yet chosen a layout or would like to modify a different layout, choose “Start a New Design” in the upper left-hand corner of the page (next to the Transfer Express® logo) and pick whether you would like to start with a new layout, clip art, or from scratch. Use the “Choose from My Library” option to pull up saved designs that you have already created and saved to your account

Clip Art


Replace Clip Art

Click on the clip art that you would like to replace and click the “Swap” button in the “Edit Clip Art” section on the left-hand side of the page. Go to the “Select Category” drop down on the left-hand side of the page. Place your pointer over the category that you would like and sub-categories will pop up. Choose the sub-category that you want, and then choose the clip art that works best for your needs. If you already know your clip art number, simply type it into the search box to the right of the “Select Category” drop down.

You can also add clip art from the main screen if you know your clip art number; just type it into the box next to “Clip Art” in the “Edit Clip Art” section and press “ok”

Resize Clip Art

A quick way to find and edit layouts, clip art, and My Library designs that were recently used The size of your clip art can be altered in two ways. First, you must click on the clip art that you would like to change. It can be resized by using the “Size” option that appears under “Edit Clip Art” in the left-hand panel, or you can simply pull on the green arrows that appear in the corners of the clip art

Using Only Clip Art

Select “Choose Idea Book Clip Art” in the “Start a New Design” screen and go to the “Select Category” drop down on the left-hand side of the page. Place your pointer over the category that you would like and sub-categories will pop up. Choose the sub-category that you want, and then choose the clip art that works best for your needs.

If you already know your clip art number, simply type it into the search box to the right of the “Select Category” drop down. To add clip art to a layout, follow these same guidelines without starting a new design

Text


Edit Text

Choose the text that you would like to edit and click on it. In the “Edit Text” panel on the left-hand side of the screen you can change what your text says, the font used, and the size and color of your text. Use the “Special Effects” section to modify your text even further

Resize Text

The size of your text can be altered in two ways. First, you must click on the text that you would like to change. It can be resized by using the “Size” option that appears under “Edit Text” in the left-hand panel, or you can simply pull on the green arrows that appear in the corners of the text

Using Only Text

After selecting “Start from Scratch” in the “Start a New Design” screen; press the “Add Text” button in the “Customize Layout” section on the left-hand side of the screen. This will bring up a text box that you can add your own text to and edit using the “Edit Text” options in the “Customize Layout” section.

Use the “Special Effects” section to modify your text even further. To add text to a layout, follow these same guidelines without starting a new design


Customizing a Different Layout

Select “Choose Idea Book Layouts” in the “Start a New Design” screen; go to the “Select Category” drop down on the left-hand side of the page.

Place your pointer over the category that you would like and sub-categories will pop up. Choose the sub-category that you want, and then choose the layout that works best for your needs.

If you already know your layout number, simply type it into the search box to the right of the “Select Category” drop down

Colors


Changing Design Colors

Select the clip art or text that you would like to adjust the colors of and use the “Color” option in the “Customize Layout” panel on the left-hand side of the page. In the color panel, choose the color that you want or enter a Pantone number.

If using Pantone colors, an extra charge per Pantone color that you use will be added to your order since these colors are not kept in stock

Changing Fabric Colors

Select the color box next to “Fabric Color” in the “Order Summary” section on the right-hand side of the screen. From here, you can choose the color that’s the closest match to the fabric that you will be using.

This gives you a better idea of what the colors you have chosen for your design look like on the fabric that you are heat pressing to

Saving


How to Save

Choose “Save Design” at the bottom left-hand side of the page. Type in the name that you would like to give your design and click the “Save” button

How to Name Your Saved Design

You have the option to name your design when you save it. In the save box, type in the name that you would like to give your design


Preview and Share

Use this option to see what your design will look like on different apparel items. You can even send your customers an e-mail with a preview of the design

My Library

This is where all of your saved work goes. To continue working on a design that you have already created and saved, select “Choose from My Library” in the “Start a New Design” screen. From here you can choose the design that you want by clicking on it.

If you want to choose from one of your ‘favorite’ designs, choose “Favorite Layout” in the “Select Category” drop-down at the top-left of the page

Ordering Your Transfer


Things to check for

When placing your order it is important to double check your work. Double check that you have entered the correct quantity, transfer type, colors, and spelling (watch for misspelled names). Use the “Order Detail” button at the bottom right-hand side of the screen to get an overview of the options that you have chosen for your order.

The “Order Details” provide you with a preview of your gang sheet and will review the size of your image, the price, the type of transfer you are using, the number of colors that your transfer has as well as any color charges, the number of sheets your transfers will be printed on, and the number of total images you will receive

Add to Cart

When your design is complete; press the “Add to Cart” button at the bottom right-hand side of the page. If you would like to order more than one transfer, use the “Save Design” button at the bottom left to save your work (after adding it to your cart) and use the “Start a New Design” option in the top left-hand corner of the page. Once all of your designs have been added to your cart, you can order them

Placing Order

Once all orders are in your cart, click on the “Cart” button at the top right of the page and continue to through the checkout pages to submit your order

Artwork Troubleshooting Tips


Supported File Types

Have a different file type?

For AI, EPS, and CDR file types, please convert to a PDF file and reupload your artwork in our Easyview® designer.

If you're unable to convert your file into one of our supported types, you can use our File Upload site to upload your artwork and place your order. It currently accepts over 30 different file types!

Worried about the background color showing up on your design?

We assume all backgrounds should be removed unless stated otherwise.

Need the colors in your artwork to be changed?

Let our expert design team create the look you're hoping for. Simply map the colors from your design to one of ours and we'll take care of the rest!

Does your artwork appear blurry when you enlarge it?

Non-vectored artwork can become grainy as you resize your image, but our in-house design team will redraw your artwork to ensure it's crystal clear.

Need Additional Information?

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