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How to Create Good Looking Certificate

> Basic Diagram How-Tos > How to Create Good Looking Certificate
Posted by James Freeman | 12/28/2020

Part 1: What is Certificate?

A certificate is a signed document used to signify a person's qualifications and status, object, or location, amongst other things. Certificates are widely used in various fields and industries. For example, they are used by educational institutions to certify that a person has passed all of the necessary qualifications needed to complete a course. In computer science, a digital certificate is used to verify that the software you are using is legitimate.

Having certificates will enhance an individual's skill set and credibility. It demonstrates to others the skills and knowledge you have, which can be beneficial to an individual personally and professionally. Additionally, they can serve as an incentive for individuals to continue pursuing new skills and knowledge, becoming more well-rounded in the long-run.

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Part 2: Certificate Elements

Designing a customized certificate using pre-made certificate elements is a big demand in the market. EdrawMax includes a comprehensive certificate element library for certificate design. All the certificate components are available in the library, and you can make a combination of these components to compose a personalized certificate very fast. The elements are fully editable. You can change their color, size, or make slight amendments.

Certificate Elements

Part 3: How to Create a Certificate

Step 1: Open EdrawMax from your computer, and navigate to [New] > [Graphic Design] > [Certificate].

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Step 2: Open and modify a certificate template from the inbuilt template gallery, or you can design a new one with the pre-set certificate elements.

open certificate template

Step 3: When you finish designing your certificate, you are able to save and export the creation to graphics(JPG, PNG), PDF, editable MS Office file format, SVG and Visio vsdx file format.

save and export file in EdrawMax

Step 4: You can also share your certificate with others via social media and embed it on your website. In addition, you can publish your certificate into EdrawMax's online template gallery.

share and publish file in EdrawMax

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Part 4: Certificate Examples

Example 1: Certificate of Excellence

Certificate of Excellence

Example 2: Vertical Award Certificate

Vertical Award Certificate

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