Freeze message editor tools

Use the following tools to create the message that shows on a frozen device:

Tool

Description

Select Font

Specify the font to apply to text

Click the icon and select one of eight web safe fonts. If a font is not available on a device, an alternate font of the same font type is used.

Bold text

Italicize text

Underline text

NOTE  Depending on the configuration of your account, this tool may not be available.

Insert an image from the image library

Click the icon to open the Image Management dialog. From this dialog you can view and manage the images stored in the image library associated with your Absolute account.

To insert an image from your image library, select an image and click Insert Image. You can insert up to five (5) images.

To add a new image to your image library, drag an image from any location and drop it in the dialog. Alternatively, you can click Upload Images and navigate to and select the image you want to upload to the image library.

To insert the uploaded image in your message, on the Image Management dialog, select the image and click Insert Image.

To delete an image from your image library, mouse over the image and click .

NOTE  When you delete an image from the image library, any messages that are currently using the deleted image are not impacted.

Insert an image using a URL

Click the icon and enter the complete URL of the image you want to insert. You can insert any image that resides on the internet ( URL address must include http: or https:). Absolute creates a copy of the image and stores it for use in the message. It is recommended that you use only images that you own, or public domain images.

Create a bulleted list

Create a list of numbered steps

Set a text color and a text background color

Click the icon and select one of nine colors to apply to text. Click the icon again and select one of nine colors to apply to the text background.

Set the size of the text

Left align a paragraph

Center a paragraph

Right align a paragraph

Insert a table

To help format your message text, you can add a table. Click the icon and drag your mouse to select the desired number of rows and columns for the table. The maximum table size is nine columns and nine rows.

NOTE  Table borders are not visible when the message shows on the device.

To edit a table, do one or more of the following:

  • To merge two or more cells, select the cells and click Edit Table > Merge Cells.
  • To split a merged cell, click the cell and click Edit Table > Split Cell.
  • To insert a new row, click the row adjacent to where you want to insert the new row and click Edit Table > Insert Row Before or Insert Row After.
  • To insert a new column, click the column adjacent to where you want to insert the new column and click Edit Table > Insert Column Before or Insert Column After.
  • To delete a row, click a cell in the row and click Edit Table > Delete Row.
  • To delete a column, click a cell in the column and click Edit Table > Delete Column.