Using the Assets Tab in your workflow can simplify your tasks and save your time. That means you’ll have more time for refining your concepts and crafting work that truly stands out.

The Assets Tab ic-templates-tab icon is nestled within the Library Tab.

With this feature, you can effortlessly stash anything on your canvas for future use. Everything you need is right beside your document, allowing you to grab all your pre-designed elements with a quick click or tap. No more copying, pasting, or rummaging through exported files.

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To make the most out of the Assets Tab, it’s important to know what kinds of items you should be adding to your library.

Single elements: These are your fundamental building blocks, essential for quickly creating brand compositions, patterns, and more. You could save a shape, a brush stroke, or just an outline of a motif.

Grouped elements: These are more comprehensive assets, such as entire illustrations, intricate logos, or stylized lettering. By saving these grouped items, you'll significantly cut down on design time, as you can effortlessly drop them into your canvas with just a click.

References: You can also use the Assets Tab to save references that you like to keep close by while you design, such as a photo or a color palette.

How to create your assets library

Anything in your canvas can be saved as an asset, whether it’s a single stroke or a whole group of objects. Storing elements in your Assets Tab couldn’t be simpler.

Just follow these steps:

  1. Draw something on your canvas. Then select it.
    Head over to the Library Popover ic-library-tab icon and find the “Assets” option in the bottom left corner.
  2. Hit the ic-plus icon button and your selection will be automatically appear in your Assets Tab library.
  3. Long press on any asset to rename or delete it.
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How to reuse assets across documents

To bring your stored assets into your designs is quick and hassle-free. Open the Library Tab ic-library-tab icon and tap the Assets ic-templates-tab icon button in the bottom left corner.

Locate the specific item you want to incorporate into your design. This is where naming your assets comes in handy, since you can use the search bar to find the one you’re looking for.

Simply click on the desired asset, and it will seamlessly appear at the center of your canvas, ready for you to position it wherever you need.

Don't forget, you can edit an asset just like any other element on your canvas. If you come up with a fresh variant, why not save it in the Assets Tab as well?

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