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Knowledgebase : Using The Designer
TO ADD AND EDIT A TEXT BOX: 1. Click on 'add text box' 2. Double click on the text box and type your text in: 3. Highlight your text by clicking and dragging the mouse over it. Click on the T symbol to change the size, font etc. 4. Once you are ha...
You can add and delete pages as needed when designing your book by clicking Page > Add/Delete from the top menu. 1. First select where you want the pages to be inserted. [http://www.photobookshop.com.au/img/blog/Select_Page.jpg] 2. Click on the 'Pa...
For any darker photos or photos with shadows we do recommend lightening this prior to placing your order. Photos will always print out darker than you see on your screen as there is no light behind the page. The screen also illuminates the photo making ...
To change the background, simply go to the page you want to change. [http://www.photobookshop.com.au/img/blog/Select_Page.jpg] From the bottom tabs, select Page Styles or Background. [http://www.photobookshop.com.au/img/blog/Background_Tab.jpg] ...
PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS TO CHANGE YOUR TEXT TO VERTICAL: VERTICAL RED STEPS: 1. Insert a text box 2. Type your text into the text box 3. Click out of the text box onto the page (anywhere on the page) and then click once on the text box you wi...
Select your photo, then from the right pane, second tab you will see a Colour drop down menu. You can then select Black & White or Sepia. [http://www.photobookshop.com.au/img/blog/BlackWhite.jpg]
Do you want to create a photobook but you're short on time? Follow these steps to create a photobook in 30 minutes or less. First off, the best way to save time is to choose one of the templates in the design software, e.g. Travel Collection, Wedding ...
To crop a photo: Click once on the photo and use the blue dots on the edge of the photo to change the shape. NOTE: The green dot can be used to change the angle of the photo. [http://www.photobookshop.com.au/img/blog/Crop_Shape.jpg] To change the...
Yes you can certainly add text to the spine of your photobook! To do this, click to add a text box to the page. Double click in the text box to change the text. Click somewhere else on the page, then click once on the text box. You will notice a g...
To enlarge a photo on the page without it automatically cropping, simply hold down the shift key while you drag the photo out. This will keep the original shape of the photo.
If you have photos in your project which are over 8mb or 8000x10000 pixels, you may receive the below error message when trying to upload your project. This simply means that the photo/s are too large and need to be resized in order to upload the projec...
If you would prefer a plain solid colour background, please follow the below instructions. First click on the page you want to add a plain background to. Click on the page icon in the top right hand side of the screen. Click on either the left or ri...
Please follow the instructions on how to create your cover: Our photobooks come with image wrapped hardcovers (unless you are ordering one of our Softcover Photobooks). Click on Page Styles at the bottom of the software and choose a template you like....
Although you may see your photos in your project, the software has lost the original location of these photos. This happens when the photos have been moved on your computer or your USB stick containing the photos has been removed. Don't stress, here i...
If you have lost your project there are a few things that you can do to retrieve your project. 1. Make sure you have used the user account you created the project with. Check which account you are using. 2. The project folders are stored under My Docu...
If you have lost your project on your Mac there are a few things that you can do to retrieve your project. 1. Make sure you are using the user account you created the project with. Check whether you are using PhotobookShop. 2. The project files are st...
You may need to move a project to another computer if you are having trouble connecting to our server due to your internet connection or if you have a new computer. To move your project to another computer you need to do the following: 1. Install our ...
TO CROP/MOVE THE BACKGROUND: Start by double clicking on the background of the project you are working on. [http://www.photobookshop.com.au/img/blog/back1.png] A window will appear to allow you to crop and edit the background, simply use the border...
If your photos do not get imported in order you have a couple of options. Rename each of your photos using the following convention, prior to beginning your project and importing the photos into the software: 100.jpg 101.jpg 102.jpg 103.jpg If...
The red line around the sides of the pages is where we cut the pages. We recommend keeping your photos and text at least 5mm within these lines to avoid being cut off. For all backgrounds and full photo pages, the photo/background must be stretched all th...
We recommend a photo resolution of 300dpi. If you're scanning your photos in then do not scan it higher than 300dpi because this may cause problems when uploading your photobook.
To set a default font/size please follow these instructions: 1. Add a text box on your project. 2. Type in your text and select the font and size you would like to have as your default font. 3. Highlight the text that you have placed in the text box...
Please note that PhotobookShop cannot be held responsible for images that have been taken on a camera that has not been set up by us, and used in conditions we have no control over. When a photobook is produced it is printed with many other books in the...