Open badges design template and tips

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<ol><li> 1. Open Badges design template and tips Nicola Pallitt Open Badges South Africa workgroup (OBSA) 14 July 2015 Once you have edited a badge, hold down the control key (Ctrl) and then right click on the selection and select Save as picture. Alternatively, click on Select and then Select All. Choose the portable network graphics option (.png) and save your badge image. If you want a transparent background rather than white, you will need to use Photoshop. See a tutorial on how to do this here: http://www.photoshopbuzz.com/removing-background-photoshop/ You can use PowerPoint to create the badge and Photoshop for setting background transparency if you are a more confident PowerPoint user. </li><li> 2. YOUR LOGO/IMAGE HERE </li><li> 3. Avoid too many crazy shapes </li><li> 4. Pick a clear font that is easy to read when the badge is scaled down </li><li> 5. Badge </li><li> 6. Keep it simple Use your corporate / institutional colours </li><li> 7. Badge title </li><li> 8. Helpful free tools: Pixel to cm online calculator http://pixelyzer.com/image_size_calcula tor.html Image resizer https://imageresizer.codeplex.com/ Video on how to do text in a circle in PowerPoint https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9 YKETux-so </li></ol>