Creating Projects

You can create projects to share with others. You can create album pages to use in scrapbooking, make greeting cards, and create custom calendars and collages.

Creating Collages
Creating Greeting Cards
Creating Calendars
Creating Album Pages

Creating collages:

The program includes many templates that you can use to make collages with your photos.

To create a collage

1. Drag the photos for your collage into a photo tray.
2. In the task panel, select Create:

Create Project

and click Collage:

Collage

3. In the task panel, click Select Layout,

Select Layout

and choose a layout for your collage.

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4. Drag photos from the photo tray into the cells of the layout.
5. Arrange photos in the cells by selecting a cell and using any of the following options or controls:
• Fill Frame — enlarges the photo to fill the cell
• Fit to Frame — fits the entire photo in the cell
• Rotate Right or Rotate Left buttons — changes the photo orientation
• Zoom Tool — increases or decreases the size of the photo in the cell
• Pan Tool — moves the photo in the cell to show hidden areas

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Creating greeting cards:

You can use one of the many template layouts available to create special cards that contain your own photos and greetings. Just select a greeting card layout, drag pictures into the cells, add text, and print.

To create a greeting card:

1. Drag the photos for your greeting card into a photo tray.
2. In the task panel, select Create, and click Greeting Card.
3. In the task panel, click Select Layout, and choose a layout for your greeting card.
4. Drag photos from the photo tray into the cells of the layout.
5. Arrange photos in the cells by selecting a cell and using any of the following options or controls:
• Fill Frame — enlarges the photo to fill the cell
• Fit to Frame — fits the entire photo in the cell
• Rotate Right or Rotate Left buttons — changes the photo orientation
• Zoom Tool — increases or decreases the size of the photo in the cell
• Pan Tool — moves the photo in the cell to show hidden areas
6. Click in a text cell, and type your message in the Text field on the task panel.
7. To change the text format, select the text, and apply any of the following controls:
• Bold — applies bold formatting to text
• Italic — applies italic formatting to text
• Underline — underlines text
• Size drop-list — changes the text size
• Color box — changes the text color or lets you create a custom color
• Left , Center , or Right — aligns text
• Top , Middle , or Bottom — aligns text margins

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Creating calendars:

You can share your memories with others by creating a calendar that contains your own photos.

To create a calendar

1. Drag the photos for your calendar into a photo tray.
2. In the task panel, select Create, and click Calendar to open the Choose a month and year dialog box.
3. Select a month from the Month drop-list and a year from the Year drop-list, and click OK.
4. In the task panel, click Select Layout, and choose a layout for your calendar.
5. Drag photos from the photo tray into the cells of the layout.
6. Arrange photos in the cells by selecting a cell and using any of the following options or controls:
• Fill Frame — enlarges the photo to fill the cell
• Fit to Frame — fits the entire photo in the cell
• Rotate Right or Rotate Left buttons — changes the photo orientation
• Zoom Tool — increases or decreases the size of the photo in the cell
• Pan Tool — moves the photo in the cell to show hidden areas

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Creating album pages:

You can create an album page by using one of the many available template layouts. Just select an album page layout, drag pictures into the cells, add text, and then print. You’ll quickly have an array of album pages that you can use for scrapbooking, framing, or sharing with others.

To create an album page

1. Drag the photos for your album page into a photo tray.
2. In the task panel, select Create, and click Horizontal Album Page, Square Album Page, or Vertical Album Page.
3. In the task panel, click Select Layout, and choose a layout for your album page.
4. Drag photos from the photo tray into the cells of the layout.
5. Arrange photos in the cells by selecting a cell and using any of the following options or controls:
• Fill Frame — enlarges the photo to fill the cell
• Fit to Frame — fits the entire photo in the cell
• Rotate Right or Rotate Left buttons — changes the photo orientation • Zoom Tool — increases or decreases the size of the photo in the cell • Pan Tool — moves the photo in the cell to show hidden areas
6. Click in a text cell, and type your message in the Text field on the task panel.
7. To change the text format, select the text, and apply any of the following controls:
• Bold — applies bold formatting to text
• Italic — applies italic formatting to text
• Underline — underlines text
• Size drop-list — changes the text size
• Color box — changes the text color or lets you create a custom color
• Left , Center , or Right — aligns text
• Top , Middle , or Bottom — aligns text margins

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