Using the Pinning Tool

Mail Designer 365 Pinning Tool

The pinning feature in Mail Designer 365 makes it easier for you to pin design elements in place whilst editing your newsletter designs. The pin tool pins a design element inside an image area and fixes it to an area of your choice. The visual interface displays where your design element will be fixed within the image area:

To pin a design element, click on the element and you will notice the pin tool in the “Style” menu in the app sidebar.


If you pin in the center, your design element will stay in the center of its layout block despite any resizing. Here is an example:

If you pin at the top, your design element will stay fixed at the top of its layout block if you resize – this is particularly good for titles and headings. Here is an example:

Lastly, if you pin at the bottom, the design element will remain at the bottom of its layout block if you resize. Here is an example:

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A Quick Tour of Mail Designer 365
Layout Blocks
Image Areas
Graphics and Other Objects
Working with Text
Text Styles
Creative Tools
Working with Links and Buttons
Blend Modes
Preview your Design
Optimizing your Template for Mobile
Plain Text
The Inbox View
Using Retina Images with your Design
Preparing your Design for Sending
Setting Up Mail Designer 365 for Sending
Send via Mail Designer 365
Advanced Design Techniques
Sharing your Designs
HTML Export
Exporting a Design to MailChimp
Exporting a Design to Campaign Monitor
Appendix: Compatibility
Appendix: Keyboard Shortcuts