# Email Element Settings
To modify the settings for an element in the email hover the mouse over the element and click on the Edit icon:
This will open the settings panel for this element:
The settings available will depend on the element type.
# Common Settings
This style of setting is used to set a custom background or font color for the element. You can either pick a color from the color picker or enter the hex color code if you are looking to match a specific color.
Some elements (for example buttons and images) can be linked to external resources by setting the Link setting.
Padding is the amount of space left inside the element. You can modify the values separately for the top, left, right and bottom paddings.
Clicking on the Zero buttons will zero out that setting.