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How to Create Good Looking Certificate

> Basic Diagram How-Tos > How to Create Good Looking Certificate
Posted by James Freeman | 12/23/2019
It's incredibly easy to create a certificate from ready-made templates. Below is a simple guide on how to create an existing certificate from a template or from scratch.

Start a Certificate Drawing Page

Edraw is an excellent certificate maker coming with extensive built-in certificate templates. You can create a certificate from scratch or from a ready-made template.

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1. On the File menu, point to New.
2. Click Presentation from the Template Category, and then select Certificate icon.
3. To start from a bank page:
Double click the Certificate icon to start a new drawing page.
To start from existing templates:
Click Certificate, and from the corresponding Example Window, choose a certificate template and double click it to edit.

Develop a Certificate from an Existing Template

Certificate Customize
1. Open a certificate template from the example gallery.
2. Customize the template.
Double click on the existing text to replace your own text.
Change background color using Fill button from Home menu.

Draw a Certificate from Scratch

Set Certificate Size

Set up Certificate Size

1. Create a rectangle structure. Click Home -> Basic Tools -> Rectangle Tool. (Note: When finish, click Select button to switch back to select mode.)
2. Set the size. Right click on the rectangle, from the pull-down menu, click geometry. You can change the size in the pop-up geometry dialogue.
Fill Color

Fill Color

Select the shape, and click Fill button under Home tab to fill the shape.
Use Certificate Elements

Use Built-in Certificate Elements

Drag and drop pre-made certificate elements from the Certificate library. You can open the library from the Card category in your library panel. The elements can be further modified.
Certificate text field

Edit Text Fields

1. On the left of the canvas, from Form library, drag a text field and place it to the correct position.
2. Adjust the text field's width to fit with your lay out.
3. Input text and customize the font style under Home tab, Font menu.
4. You can also use the Text tool on Home menu to draw text boxes.

Export the Certificate to other Formats

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1. Click the File Menu.
2. Click Export & Send.
3. Choose a format and export the certificate.
1. Click the File Menu.
2. Click Print.
3. Set the print options and print the certificate.

Certificate Maker - Create Personalized Certificates Easily

A Certificate Example

Edraw has elaborately designed a collection of delicate Certificate examples and templates. Go to the template pages and get free downloads.

Certificate Example

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