Easelly Groups and Google Classroom Integration

New integration alert! You can now import classes from Google Classroom to Easelly Groups!

This awesome feature allows you to:

  • Import classes from Google Classroom. Students that are enrolled in a particular class in Google Classroom will be automatically imported to Easelly Groups

  • Edit class details in Easelly Groups and the information will be updated in Google Classroom, and vice-versa

  • Add students / members within Easelly Group and will be added in Google Classroom, and vice-versa

  • Delete students / members within Easelly Group and will be deleted in Google Classroom as well

  • Sync Google Classroom students in Easelly Groups in just a click

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For this awesome feature to work, user must have:

Requirements
- A Google Classroom account
- Google class or classes ready to be imported to Easelly Groups

Follow these steps and see how the integration works.

Importing Class from Google Classroom to Easelly Groups
Click this video guide for the flow.

  1. Login to Easelly account.
  2. Go to Groups and click Import Classes from Google Classroom or Google Classroom logo.
  3. If your Google classroom account is not yet linked to Easelly, authentication should be done first. Follow the video guide on how to authenticate your account.
  4. Once your Google Classroom account has been authenticated, list of classes will pop-up and choose the class that you want to import. A prompt "Class Successfully Imported" should appear.
  5. The page will be automatically refreshed and should load the class that you have imported. Click the student icon to view the students that have been imported from your Google Classroom account.

When all is set, start creating and sharing infographics to your class!

Updating and Syncing Data
Syncing changes between Easelly Groups and Google Classroom is simple. Follow these guides and make sure to click Sync to apply your changes.

- Add Students in Easelly Groups
- Add Students in Google Classroom
- Delete Students in Easelly Groups
- Update Class Details

Disconnecting Google Classroom Account from Easelly Groups
If you need to disconnect your Google Classroom account to Easelly Groups, delete all the imported classes to Easelly groups and log-out.

The existing Create Group and Join Group features are still available for use. To identify if a class is created within Easelly or Google Classroom, refer to the logo before a group name.

This feature is available to basic and pro accounts!

Added Click-and-Display Interaction with Graphic Elements

We are happy to release the Click-and-Display interaction feature with our graphic elements!

Aside from the existing Drag-and-Drop interaction, the Click-and-Display feature is an additional option on how you want to select and display a graphic element into your canvas.

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By clicking a graphic element from a panel, the selected graphic will be displayed to your canvas. This feature is available to Templates, Objects, Backgrounds, Texts, Charts, Media (Unsplash Photos & Upload Photos) and Pictogram.

We have also removed the fade-effect when displaying a selected graphic element to canvas.

Note that the drag-and-drop interface with graphic elements are still available for use.

Added Text Spacing Feature

Our new Text Spacing Feature is up starting today!

This great feature allows you to apply spacing in between texts, horizontally and vertically.

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While a text box is selected in your canvas, click the Text Spacing icon and use the slider interface to apply the text spacing feature.

Letter Spacing adds horizontal gaps between texts while Line Height increases vertical spacing in between text lines.

Click Reset to revert the texts space settings to its default state.

This feature is available to Free and Pro accounts!

Corrected Position of Percent Sign (%) on Charts

The Percent Sign (%) is now placed after a number on charts label. 🙌

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Resolved Saving Order of Canvas in My Visuals

We have fixed the saving order of canvas in My Visuals dashboard.

In this fix, your canvas will be saved as the latest thumbnail in My Visuals, when:

  • A new canvas is created and saved
  • An existing canvas is edited and saved
  • An existing canvas is copied through the copy tool in My Visuals

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Bug Fixes on Chart Visuals and Download Feature

We have applied couple of fixes to various Charts in Easelly app.

  • Fixed spacing and placement issues of legends and labels on low quality, high quality and PDF download
  • Corrected icons of legends on low quality, high quality and PDF download
  • Resolved positions of legends and labels of charts in Easelly designer app
  • Fixed visibility of X and Y lines in charts
  • Fixed colors of labels to make them more visible
  • Resolved missing information in Y axis line

Fixes were applied to Bar, Column, Radar, Polar, Doughnut, Line, Stacked, Error, Area, Scatter and Bubble charts.

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Bug Fixes on Color Picker History

The Undo and Redo tools for Color Picker feature have been fixed!

You can now see the correct color history of your elements based on previously selected colors by clicking the Undo tool. Likewise, ticking the Redo tool will reverse your last undo action.

As an alternative, you may use your keyboard keys to apply the Redo and Undo commands on color picker.

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This fix has been applied to elements that allow color editing such as Background, Objects (One-Tone), Text, Line and Pictogram.

Added Arrow Keys Fix to Stop Moving Locked Objects

When you lock elements and use keyboard arrow keys such as arrow up, down, left and right, elements remain locked or not movable.

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We have added handling of arrow key events to stop moving locked object.

Removed Not Applicable Tools for Editing Non-Text Graphics

When you are editing objects, images, lines, graphics and pictograms, not applicable tools are not visible anymore in the toolbar.

This gives you a better view of the tools that you can use while editing those non-text graphic elements.

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Fixed Lock Feature Bug

We have fixed the Lock feature bug! 🙌

When you Lock objects, images, texts, charts or any elements in your canvas, those graphics are still not editable or movable even you close and open your artwork.

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