How to Rotate Elements in Canva

Author: Iqbal | Guide: Canva |

Perfection is the key to making anything stand-out in the crowd and perfection comes from little changes. To create perfect designs, you have to focus on small things like rotating the elements or working on the orientation, dimensions, size, design, and colour.

To rotate elements in canva can be an easy job for you if you follow the right steps. Sometimes you want to share your designs with your friends or co-workers. Canva allows to you share your designs with anyone you want.

Learn to rotate elements in Canva in just 4 small and simple steps with pictures in the article below!

How To Rotate Elements (Pictures, Videos, Text) in Canva

Rotate Elements in Canva in 4 Simple Steps

Step-1 Open Canva app: The app has a very user-friendly interface. It is not a difficult job to navigate or explore any new feature. First of all, just open the app on your mobile phone.

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Step-2 Tap the element, text box, image, or video you want to rotate: To proceed with this step, you have to do three things as mentioned below

  • First, click on the '+' tab in the bottom left corner of your screen.
  • Now, click on the 'Elements' tab from the different tabs present at the bottom of the screen.
  • Click on the element you want to rotate.
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Step-3 Select your design by clicking on it: Outside the border of your selected element, there’ll be a rotate handle just below the element.

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Step-4 Tap and drag it left or right to rotate: You can now easily rotate your element with the help of the rotate handle. You can rotate the element by any degree and in whichever direction you want like left, right, or upside-down.

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Can We Also Rotate a Picture in Canva?

Yes, you can also rotate a picture in the above-mentioned 4 steps. You just have to upload the picture you want from your device to Canva and then just follow the same steps. As simple as that! Every visual content or element can be rotated.

Also, its orientation can be changed with the help of the Canva app. Sometimes, you may need to create and work in teams in canva for better results.

Can we work on the previously designed work on canva again?

Canva automatically saves the designs that you are working on in the app for future purposes. If you want to edit the previous design, you can click on "Your Designs" and select the design that you want to edit.

You can edit any designs that you have created even months ago. Given the condition that you much use the same id because it gets stored in your email id which you have logged in to canva.

Are There Any Pictures Already Available in Canva?

Yes, there are millions of pictures, stickers, and gifs available on Canva to use. Just go to the Elements tab. And search for the picture that you want to add to your design and finally choose from the images.

Canva does not impose any copyright issues if you use the pictures from Canva's collection. For your designs or work or even post them on public platforms according to their policy.

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