Hi5 Tutorial: Personalized Magazine Covers

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Magazine Cover for Hi5
In this tutorial I will show you how to create your own magazine cover to put on your Hi5 profile. You can add any photo that you want to the magazine cover. You can create the magazine cover that you want. It is completely up to you. I will walk you step by step through this magazine cover tutorial. If you are new to adding things to Hi5, you can do this too. How to Create Your Own Magazine Cover for Hi5  

Step 1 – Uploading Your Photo

The first step to creating this magazine cover is to upload the photo that you want displayed on the cover of the magazine. At the top of the page you will see previews of what the magazine covers will look like. At the bottom of the page you will see an upload field. Click the Browse button at the end of the field. When the window pops up, locate the photo that you want to use. Double click the file to open it. Once you open the file, it will automatically start uploading the photo. This may take a few minutes depending on the speed of your connection and the size of the photo.  

Step 2 – Selecting Your Magazine Cover

The next step is to select the magazine cover that you want to use. After your photo uploads, you will be carried to the next page. On this page you will see the different magazine covers that are available. There are 18 different magazine covers to choose from. You will see the photo that you uploaded on each cover. That makes it easier for you to make your selection. To make your selection, click the cover that you want to use.

Step 3 – Choose the Size of Your Magazine Cover

The third step is to select the size that you want the magazine cover to be. You will see two different sizes. Click the magazine cover that you want to use.  

Step 4 – Copy Your Code

The next step is to copy your code. Once you click the magazine cover size that you want, you will be carried to the next page with the box of code. Click the copy button above the code in the box. Clicking the copy button will copy the code to your clipboard.  

Step 5 – Adding the Magazine Cover to Hi5 Profile

The last step is to add the magazine cover to Hi5 profile. Go to your Hi5 account and login. Once you login you will be carried to your account page. On your account page you will need to click the My Profile link. On the profile page you will need to click the Edit link in the box that you want to paste the magazine cover in. On the next page you will need to paste the code in the box. Then click the Save button to add the magazine cover. That’s it. You many need to shrink your photo down in an image editing program to get it to look right on the cover. I tried to use one of my photos and my head was covered up by the letters. So I will have to shrink the photo some. You can create as many covers as you want.

How to Draw Your Own Arrows in Google Docs Documents

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Arrows in Google Docs Documents
You can draw your own arrows in Google Docs Documents. You can have complete control over these arrows. You can draw them the size you want, change the color to what you want, and more. In this tutorial, I will show you how to draw arrows and change the look of them. You can create a new document to work in for this tutorial if you want. Google Spreadsheets Drawing the Arrow To begin, you will need to draw your arrow. Go to the top of your document and click Insert gt; Drawing. When the box opens, click the Black Arrow icon at the top of your box. Then use your mouse to draw the arrow the length you want it. Let go of your mouse when you have finished. Changing the Size of the Arrow To change the size of your arrow, you will need to click it to select it. Then you will need to click the arrow beside the lines icon at the top of your document. Make sure you click the arrow beside the lines and not the dashes. You can place your mouse over the icon and the correct one will say Line Width. Once the box drops down, click the size you want to apply to your arrow. The arrow will then transform to the size you chose. Changing the Color of the Arrow To change the color of your arrow, you will need to click it again to select it. Then you will need to click the arrow beside the paint bucket tool. When the box drops down, select the color that you want to apply to the arrow. The box will close and the color will be applied to the arrow. Changing the Arrow Type You can also change the arrow type. Select your arrow and you will see the two arrow icons at the top of your box. You will need to click the arrow beside the last arrow icon at the top of the box. When the box drops down, select the type of arrow you want. The box will close and you will see your new arrow. Inserting the Arrow Now you are ready to insert your arrow into your document. Click the Save and Close button at the top of your box. The box will close and you will see your new arrow. Editing the Arrow After it Has Been Inserted You can edit the arrow even after you have inserted it into your document. If you click the arrow, you will see a menu below it. In the menu you will see Edit. If you click that link, the drawing box will open again. In that box you can edit your arrow. Once you are finished, click the Save and Close button.