Editing Images

Prerequisites: Users require at least one of the following:
  • Users require moderator+ permissions for the module or specific gallery to complete this task.
  • Users require contributor+ permissions for the module or specific gallery and must be the item creator to complete this task.

Use the Edit Document view to replace the existing file and edit a folder's name, description, categories, sharing permissions, notifications, and restrictions.
To edit a document:
  1. Log in to Cartella.
  2. Navigate to [name-of-folio] > [name-of-galleries-module] > [name-of-gallery].
  3. Choose one of the following steps.
    • Click the image in the Gallery Images area and click Edit in the image item view.

      Edit Image via Image Item View

      Mousing over the image displays the image's filepath.
    • Right-click the image in the Gallery Images area and click Edit.

      Edit Image via Image Item View

    The Edit Image view displays.
  4. Change the image name in the Name field.
  5. Optional: Enter the image description in the Description field. Use the HTML editor to add formatting, links, media, and view the HTML source code.
    Click Manage Fields to add, remove, or edit fields that display in this view. See Field Management for details.
  6. Enter an image description in the Alternative Text field.
  7. Optional: Click Remove to remove the current image and upload a new image in the File field
    The Galleries module doesn't save the version history of images.
  8. Optional: Use the following actions to edit the image's appearance in the File field.
    UndoUndo the previous action(s).
    RedoRedo the previously undone action(s)
    ResizeResize the image in pixels.
    See Resizing Images for details.
    CropRemove outer parts of the image.
    See Cropping Images for details.
    RotateRightRotates the image 90 degrees right.
    See Rotating Images for details.
    RotateLeftRotates the image 90 degrees left.
    See Rotating Images for details.
    FlipVerticalFlips the image vertically.
    See Flipping Images for details.
    FlipHorizontalFlips the image horizontally.
    See Flipping Images for details.
    Cartella saves previous versions of the file. See Restoring Previous Versions for details.
  9. Optional: Select or clear categories to associate with the image.
    Click Create New Category to create categories to classify content. See Creating Categories for details.
  10. Select a sharing permission in the Sharing drop-down list. Choose one of the following:
    Sharing PermissionDescription

    Inherits the sharing level from its parent folio.


    Allows anyone to see the folder and its contents, including viewers who are not logged in to Cartella.

    Logged InDisplays the content only to logged-in users.
    Specific Groups and Users

    Displays the content only to selected groups or individual members.

    If you select this sharing level, select the specific users and groups.


    Displays the document only to the creator.


    Displays the document only to user connections of the creator.

  11. Select or clear the Send Email Notifications Upon Save checkbox. Select users and groups to receive email notifications.
    The checkbox toggles back to cleared after saving.
  12. Select or clear restrictions.
    Read OnlyPrevents everyone except administrators from editing content.
    Users can view the Read-Only document.
    LockedPrevents users from creating sub-items or comments.
    Users can view the locked document.
    Auto Approve

    Automatically approves all sub-items and lower-level items of the document.

  13. Click Submit.
    Cartella saves the image edits.