Some of the important features of the Text to Image addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Text to Image.
In short, Text to Image lets you easily write rich text with formatting and style, then convert it to an image and save it as a png file. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.
4 Reasons to Use Text to Image
Allows you to write custom text, add styling, and convert the result to an image file.
Has several formatting options for writing a rich text.
Download the resulting image as a PNG file to your machine.
Available for all browsers and platforms (Windows, Linux, and Mac).
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Text to Image?
Text to Image is a multi-browser add-on that enables you to convert any text to an image file. Simply open the app interface, write your desired text, and apply formatting via the top toolbar. You can also add a desired background image or background color to the text area. Once you are done, please press on the - Convert - button to save the result as a PNG file to your machine. The download path is the default download location on your machine. Please note that, if you resize the app interface, the resulting image will be resized as well. This addon uses an opensource library called - html2canvas - to convert an HTML element to image. Please visit this GitHub repo to get more info about this conversion library.
2. How can I work with this addon?
As mentioned above, once the add-on is added to your browser, please click on the toolbar button once. Within the UI, the top section is available buttons for formatting text. The bottom section is the textarea which you can write your desired text, add formatting, or a background image. At the top right corner, there is a download button to save the result as a PNG file to your machine. Additionally, there is a reload button to reload the app UI, in case something goes wrong or an error happens. At the top left corner of the screen, there is a - broom - button (3rd button from left) to clear the app UI (textarea and all the color settings). Please note that this operation is irreversible and you can not get your text and formattings back. The resulting image file is a PNG file with a fixed resolution. Currently, there is no option to change the resolution of the PNG file in the app UI. If you want to have a different image size, please resize the app UI to a preferred size, then press on the download button.
3. How can I download the source code for Text to Image?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. How to access the options page?
This addon does not a separate options page. All the settings are available in the app UI.
5. How can I change the PNG resolution?
As mentioned above, currently there is no option to change the resolution of the final image file. However, you can change the size by resing the app interface to a desired width and height.
6. How can I include a background image in the textarea?
To add a background image, please press on the - Choose file - button at the top right corner of the screen. Choose your desired image file and then click on the OK button. The imported image will be set as the background image on the textarea.
7. How can I save the text as an image file?
Please click on the download button on the top right corner in the popup. The image will be downloaded as a PNG file to your machine in the default download location.
Your feedback goes a long way towards making this addon even better. With this bug report form, you can submit bugs or suggest enhancements for the functionality or performance of this addon. Please note, this bug report form will be sent to the developer(s) of this addon. You will not get an immediate or personal response at the moment. However, the developer(s) may contact you through the email address provided in this form for further clarifications or requesting additional information regarding the reported bug(s).
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