How to use Tanabutr Creative Printmaker - Photobook, cards, calendar designer -
Download Software1. Tanabutr Creative Printmaker software can be downloaded from below URL. http://www.tanabutr.co.th/en/photobook-bangkok2. For first time use of software, please click “Check For Updates” in the New Project Window.
Add your photos1. Click “＋” icon and add your photos.2. You can rotate your image on the thumbnail screen. Right-click on the thumbnail image and select “Rotate”.3. Drag a thumbnail image and drop into picture box. 1 Note: When you use photos from your 3 external HD or USB disk, the photos will be disappear when drive name is changed or drive is removed. 2
How to change background image and texts4. Drag a background image from “background” tab and drop into background on the editor. 55. Click “Aa+” icon, then text box shows up. 6 Double-click on the text box for editing text. For more information, see 18 in the page 15.6. You should put your 4 objects and texts inside blue line. The area inside blue line is called safe zone (safe from trimming).
How to place full page image7. When you need full page image, place your image like example A. When you place your A. Good B. Bad image like example B along red finishing line, sometimes unneeded white area a b of the paper will show along the edge.
How to place mask and frame8. Drag & drop from Mask tab or flame tab. a b
How to change image shape9. Select your picture box. Select “circle, square or diamond shape” from “Shape” in the tab.
How to change position of displayed image 10.Double click your picture box. 10PictureEditorshows up. Grab lower right and change picture Click “OK” after change. area and position.
How to change brightness 11.Click tab. When your image is dark, check “Auto- Enhance (Perfectly 11 Clear)”. Your image will be improved. Original Image Improved image 12 12.You can change your image brightness and contrast sliding brightness bar or inputting number.
How to align images 13.Select images together by hold “Shift key” and click the images . Then right click and select “Align/Space”->”Align Top”. Images align with the top of picture box.
How to add border line 14.Select your picture box. Then select tab and put a check to the left of “Border”. You can change the line width sliding “Size slide bar” and change color from “Colour button”.
How to add drop shadow effect 15.Select your picture box. Then select tab and check “Drop Shadow” check box. Change the number of “Offset”, “Angle” and “Blur” to adjust shadow effects. Also you can adjust color of shadow.
How to add Vignette effect 16.Select your picture box. Then select tab and check “Vignette” check box. Change the number of “Size” and “Blur” to change vignette effects. Also you can change color of vignette.
How to add shape17.You can insert shape for decoration from “Insert”->”Shape”. Select ”Oval” to place circle or oval. Change color in the tab.
How to add texts18.Click “Aa+” in the position A. Text box shows up (example B). Move the text box to the preferred position like (example C). Double click the text box to edit texts. Change fonts, size, color and directions in the tab. A C B
How to change background of texts 19. If it is difficult to read texts due to the color or background, change text background color. Select your text box. Then select tab and put a check to the left of “Drop Shadow”. Change the number of “Offset”, “Angle” and “Blur” to change shadow effects. Also you can change color of shadow.
How to use text box in combination with shape 20. A:A C Select a text box and a shape box by holding the shift key down B: Right click on selected objects then select “Align/Space- >Align Centre”.B D C: Text box and shape box are aligned. D: Right click on selected objects then select “Group”. E: A sample of text and shape combination. E
Add pictures to Scrapbook 21.Select scrapbook tab, then click and click “Add”. You can add your own picture to scrapbook. Supported file format are “.JPG” or “.PNG” for transparent image.
How to duplicate the projectA B 24.A: Select your project, then click “Duplicate Project”. B:Enter your new project name. (ex： original project：xxx, duplicated project：C xxx-2). C:Select your Note: duplicated project When you insert your photo from (xxx-2), then click your external HD or USB disk, the “Open”. photo will be disappear or project can not be opened when drive name is changed or drive is removed.