Assets


Overview

Assets are the files you have uploaded to your Arcweave project, to use as cover images for elements and components.

You can find and manage your project's assets and their folders on the upper part of Arcweave's sidebar, under the Assets tab.

Supported asset types

Arcweave supports the following file types, which you can use as assets:

  • .jpg / jpeg
  • .png
  • .gif

{info} Animated .gif files render as static images.

Uploading assets

To upload a new asset to the project, go to your assets and:

  • Click on + Upload asset at the end of the assets' list.

or:

  • Right-click on an empty area of the list.
  • Select Upload new asset... from the menu.

To upload a new asset and list it over an existing asset:

  • Right-click on the existing asset's name.
  • Select Upload new asset... from the menu.

or:

  • Hover the mouse cursor over the existing asset's name.
  • Click on the (+) icon that appears.
  • Select Upload asset....

To upload a new asset inside an existing folder:

  • Right-click on the folder's name.
  • Select Upload new asset... from the menu.

or:

  • Hover the mouse cursor over the folder's name.
  • Click on the (+) icon that appears.
  • Select Upload asset....

Creating folders

To create a new folder:

  • Go to your assets, on the sidebar.
  • Right-click on an empty area of their list.
  • Select Create folder from the menu.

To create a new folder over an existing asset:

  • Right-click on the asset's name.
  • Select Create folder from the menu.

or:

  • Hover the mouse cursor over the asset's name.
  • Click on the (+) icon that appears.
  • Select Create folder.

To create a subfolder inside an existing folder:

  • Right-click on the folder's name.
  • Select Create folder from the menu.

or:

  • Hover the mouse cursor over the folder's name.
  • Click on the (+) icon that appears.
  • Select Create folder.

Assets as cover images for elements and components

Having uploaded an asset, you can use it as a cover image for elements or components.

Replacing an asset

You can replace an asset with a new one, instantly updating all the asset's instances in the project.

This allows you to easily update your projects art files, without having to reassign cover images for each element or component.

To replace an asset:

  • Go to your assets.
  • Right-click on the asset you want to replace.
  • Select Replace asset.

Deleting an asset or folder

{info} Deleting an asset will also remove all attachments of that asset to elements and components.

To delete an asset or asset folder:

  • Go to your assets on the sidebar.
  • Right-click on the asset or folder.
  • Select Delete.

{warning} Deleting an asset folder will ALSO delete all assets inside that folder and its subfolders.