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Adding Text

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  • Sometimes you just need to add a little text to your images.  It might need a little explanation, it might be a meme in the making, whatever.  Text on an image is worth a thousand words...  or maybe it's the image that's worth the thousand words...  whatever, you get what I'm saying...

    Objective: Use Pixlr to add a text box AND text to an image.  


    1. Go to and use the Pixlr Editor
    2. Open an image from your computer or from a URL
    3. Create a new layer for your text box
    4. Create / edit your text box
    5. Create a new layer for your text (just in case)
    6. Create / edit your text
    7. Save it as a jpg and upload it to the discussion board