The Print Shop 3.5 User Guide

The Print Shop 3.5 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.
Creating Headline Effects

There are several effects that you can apply to you Headlines.  They are:


Headline Shape Tool

You can easily change the shape of your headline.

Shaped Headline

To apply a shape to your headline:

  1. Click the Headline you want to edit, the Headlines Tab becomes active.
  2. Click the Shape Button on the Headline Tab.
    Headline Shape Button
  3. Choose a shape from the drop down previews that you want to apply.  The Headline will automatically adjust to the shape you select.
    Headline Shape Picker

Letter Positioning

Changing the positions of the letters will adjust the height of each letter in your headline.  

Headline LPosition preview

To apply a Letter Position to your headline:

  1. Click the Headline you want to edit, the Headlines Tab becomes active.
  2. Click on the Position button on the Headline Tab.
    HLetter Positioning Button
  3. Choose a Position from the drop down previews that resembles your desired effect.  The Positioning will automatically adjust your headline.
    Headline Position Picker

3D Depth

Adjusting the 3D Depth will make the Headline appear that it is coming up off the page a bit.
3D Headline Demo

To apply this headline effect:

  1. Click the Headline you want to edit, the Headlines Tab becomes active.
  2. Click on the 3D Depth Button.
    Headline 3D Depth Button
  3. A drop down menu will appear with the following tools.
    Headline 3D Depth Tool
  • Use the Slider tool to increase or decrease the Depth
  • The Color Drop down will allow you to change the color of the depth
  • And the direction tool will allow you to change the direction of where the text appears to be coming from.

Inner Outline and Outer Outline

Inner outline and Outer outline are to add borders around the outside of the letters of your Headline Text.  As seen in the image below the white line around each letter would represent the Inner Outline and the red line around the outside of each letter would be the Outer Outline.
3D Headline Demo

  1. Click the Headline you want to edit, the Headlines Tab becomes active.
  2. Click on either the Inner or Outer Outline Button.
    H Inner Outline ButtonORH Outer Outline Button
  3. Each will have a drop down menu with the following tools.
    Outline Tools
  • Use the slider tool to increase or decrease the width of the outline.
  • Use the color drop down to change the color of the outline.

 


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