PSFS Family Directory - Sacraments: How to add a signature to sacrament certificates

How to add a signature to sacrament certificates

First you may want to learn how to create a Sacrament Certificate: How to create a sacrament certificate

You can personalize this certificate template further by adding the Priest's signature, so he does not have to sign each one by hand. To do so:

  1. Create a signature file (perhaps the one you used for contribution statements and following these sizing rules: 

    • The required dimensions for the file are 264 pixels by 48 pixels. 

    • Save as a PNG or JPEG

  2. Within the certificate template, click on the Pastor's signature line. Then click on the Insert tab → click Inline Picture → Select From your computer → browse for the image and click ok. 

  3. Erase the signature line around the image, then resize the image of the signature by dragging the corners if necessary:


You can then save this template to use for other sacrament certificates for this specific sacrament: 

  1. Click the File tab, then Save as, Give your template a name, then click save.
  2. Next time you want to make a certificate for that sacrament, you'll use this template.

You will need to repeat these steps for each sacrament for which you want a signature certificate template. 


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