The Print Shop 3.0 User Guide

The Print Shop 3.0 is designed to help you learn the software. Be sure to also check out the Video Tutorials and the Blog for additional ideas. To access the User Guide, either click on a topic to the left, choose a commonly accessed topic below, or search for a topic above.
Headline Text Tools

Changing the Headline Font

To change the Headline Font, start by Adding a Headline. 

  1. Click the Headline you want to edit, the Headlines Tab becomes active.
    Headline Tab
  2. Use the drop down box to change the font.
    Font List

    Please Note:  The available Fonts will depend on the fonts that are installed on your computer.  The screenshot above is NOT representative of Fonts that come with The Print Shop 3.0  For a full list of the fonts included with The Print Shop 3.0 please click here.

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Changing The Headlines Color

To change the Color of a Headline, start by Adding a Headline.

  1. Click the Headline you want to edit, the Headlines Tab becomes active.
    Headline Tab
  2. Use the drop down box to change the color.
    Font Color

Changing the Headline Size

To change the Size of a Headline, start by Adding a Headline. 

  1. A Headline's size is determined by its bounding box.
    Headline
  2. Click and drag on any of the dots around the edges of the bounding box to increase or decrease the size of its box.  The text inside will resize automatically.

Changing Headline Proportions

Headline proportions effect multi-line Headlines.  The effect that they create is to make selected lines of text slightly larger to add emphasis.  To add a proportion to your headline, start by Adding a Headline. Once a Headline is inserted you can set the Alignment by doing the following:

  1. Click on your Headline. 
    Note: Your Headline must have multiple lines of text for you to notice a change.
  2. On the Headlines Tab click on Proportions.
    Headline Tab
  3. Using the Proportions preview bar choose one that fits your need.
    HL Previews

An example of the effect in use is shown below.  The headline on the left is set to the default Proportions.  The one on the right is set to a different proportion.

HL Proportions


Changing the Headline Alignment

To change the the Alignment of the Headline Text, start by Adding a Headline.

  1. Click on your Headline.
  2. On the Headlines Tab click on Alignment.
    Headline Tab
  3. Using the Drop Down menu you can choose from Left, Right, Center, or Justified.

Note: The changes made to headlines are subtle since the text will always resize to the size of the text box.  The time when it will be most noticeable will be when the text is in a Vertical Direction or the Headline has multiple lines in the same box.


Changing the Headline Direction

The Direction of a headline determines if the headline appears Horizontal or Vertical.
VvH Headlines

To change the Direction of your Headline, start by Adding a Headline. Once a Headline is inserted you can set the Direction by doing the following:

  1. Click the Headline you want to edit, the Headlines Tab becomes active.Headline Tab
  2. Click on the Direction Button.
    Headline Direction
  3. Change the Direction to either Horizontal or Vertical from the drop down menu.

 


Changing the Headline Kerning

To change the Kerning of the text inside your Headline, start by Adding a Headline. Once a Headline is inserted you can set the Kerning by doing the following:

  1. Click the Headline you want to edit, the Headlines Tab becomes active.Headline Tab
  2. Click on the Kerning Button
  3. Use the slider tool that currently is set to the Default Kerning and set it to your preferred Kerning.

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