Creating a Lightbox

There are three ways in which you can create your own collection of assets:

  • From within the Lightbox section
  • From your Basket
  • From the asset Detail page

Creating a Lightbox from your Lightbox Section

To create a new Lightbox from your own Lightbox section directly:

  • Navigate to the Lightbox section either by;
    • Using the Quick Links section below the banner on your Home Page – see Quick Links section for more details
    • Clicking into My Partners on your Partners Toolbar and selecting My Lightboxes – See the My Partners section for more details
  • Click on the plus icon to create a new empty Lightbox

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  • Add a name for your Lightbox and a brief description
    • When sharing a Lightbox with another user, this description helps them understand the context of the Lightbox and can include instructions on what you would like them to do with the Lightbox, e.g. provide feedback on the assets selected, comment on which assets should be used and which removed etc.
  • Click save

Once you have created your new Lightbox, it is now ready for you to start adding assets to it.

Adding Assets To A New Lightbox

To add assets to your newly created Lightbox:

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  • Navigate to the relevant asset library / libraries
    • In each library (gallery or list view), click on the Add To Basket icon (plus sign) that appears over each thumbnail to add the assets to your basket
    • Once you have added all the assets you need into your Basket, click on the Add to Lightbox button within the Basket 
  • Navigate to a relevant asset
    • On the asset detail page there is an option to add to lightbox, click the add to lightbox icon from the Asset Activity Panel

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  • Select the Lightbox you want to add the assets to from the drop down
  • Click the Add To Lightbox button
  • The system confirms that the asset has been added to this Lightbox
  • You can then either
    • Go to the selected Lightbox by clicking on the Lightbox name link
    • Click OK to continue searching for more assets

Creating a New Lightbox from your Basket

If you have already added assets to your Basket, you can add them to a new Lightbox from here. To do this:

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  • Browse the asset libraries and add as many assets as you need into your Basket – see the Basket section for more details
  • Once you have added all the assets you need into your Basket, click on the Add to Lightbox button within the Basket
  • Click the Add To New Lightbox button
  • Add a name for your Lightbox and a brief description
    • When sharing a Lightbox with another user, this description helps them understand the context of the Lightbox and can include instructions on what you would like them to do with the Lightbox, e.g. provide feedback on the assets selected, comment on which assets should be used and which removed etc.
  • Click save
    • You can then either:
      • Go to the selected Lightbox by clicking on the Lightbox name link
      • Click OK to continue searching for more assets

Creating a Lightbox from an Asset

If you are looking at an asset detail page and want to and add the asset to a new Lightbox:

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  • Navigate to the Asset itself by searching
  • Click on the ‘Add to lightbox’ icon from the Asset Activity Panel
  • A “Choose Lightbox” window will then pop up, from here you can select a current lightbox or select the ‘Add to new lightbox’ button
  • Click the Add To New Lightbox button
  • Add a name for your Lightbox and a brief description
    • When sharing a Lightbox with another user, this description helps them understand the context of the Lightbox and can include instructions on what you would like them to do with the Lightbox, e.g. provide feedback on the assets selected, comment on which assets should be used and which removed etc.
  • Click save

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  • You can then either:
    • Go to the selected Lightbox by clicking on the Lightbox name link
    • Click OK to continue searching for more assets