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May 2017 Tips by Cathy Johnson
1. In the download folder make another folder called My Memories and move appropriate downloads to subfolders within this folder. You can also do this for Fonts and Outside Art.
2. Remember to back up comonent folders of My Memories.
3. My Memories has free items that go back as far as 3 years that you can download.
4. Download My Memories art using the "general" option. then you can use it in any program.
5. If you want a particular embellishment to show at the top of the folder, go to Properties, Customize, Apply.
Other tips she offered:
Use shortcut keys:
- Cntrl G--Group items
- Cntrl Shift G--Ungroups items
- Cntrl R--Removes edge around page
Another tip that day given by Linda Manson:
Take pictures of cement, gravel, grass and sand to use as backgrounds.
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USING SCRAPBOOK FACTORY
CREATE A PROJECT
1 To start a new project click on File - New – Choose a Template – Scrapbook
2 Explore Categories and Subcategories. Browse to find a template you like
3 Use Preview – Move slider bar.
4 Click on the template of your choice and then click the Finish button
Click the Picture Placeholder to Replace Graphic - Browse to find
6 Save your project after each step
7 File - Save
a First time you save you will get a Save As dialog Box
a) Indicate the folder
name in the “Save in” box
b) Name the
will Save as type:
*.sbk (this is the only choice)
Preview before you print
9 Save before you print
II TO MOVE A PICTURE
and Drop Method:
Right click on object and when the pointer becomes a 4-headed arrow, click and
drag to move OR…
2 Another method is to
select the object and move with the directional arrow keys on the keyboard
III ADD A LINE BORDER ROUND THE PICTURE
1 Click on picture to select it
2 From the Color Tab the surface type should be line
3 Change the line
weight to the desired thickness by clicking on the down arrow. Choose the
thickness from the drop down menu (this currently says None)
IV SIZE THE PICTURE
1 Click on the picture to select
2 Drag a corner handle to adjust the size. NOTE: If you use the side or middle handles
you will distort the picture
V ROTATE THE PICTURE
1 Select the picture that you want to rotate
2 Drag the Rotate handle (the one coming from the center line) in the direction you
want the picture to turn
VI CROP A PICTURE
click on image to select
Crop - Edit
a) Click one of
cropping styles and crop the graphic using any of the handles.
b) Adjust crop
Point to a handle. When pointer becomes a 2-headed arrow, click and drag handles
to adjust the crop boundaries
Move Cropped Area
a) To drag the
shape to a different area, move pointer into cropped area and when you see a
4-headed arrow, click and drag to move
b) Click OK
to return to
A PICTURE WITH ANOTHER PICTURE
1 Right click on the picture that you want to replace
2 Click replace graphic
3 Browse to find the replacement picture
on the picture and click OK
5 Your picture has been replaced. As can replace it as many times as you want
Use templates in SBF to create a scrapbook page
Background from Clipart using Photoshop Elements
Open Clipart file
Using Magic Wand tool Click on white background
Click on Inverse
Click on Cut
Click on Close and NO to the question do you want to save.
Click on New and Image from Clipboard
Click Save as and save file as a PNG file.
SBF 5 Correction for Greeting Cards
improperly in Scrapbook Factory v5.
wide cards. When the template appears on the screen and you look at the
inside of the card, it displays as a tall card.
upper left side of the screen and select Page Setup. On the Page Setup Screen
where it states Fold Type, change that to half fold wide.