The Print Shop 4.0 User Guide

This User Guide 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.

In addition to the information available in The Print Shop 4.0 User Guide, Technical support is also available if you encounter an issue with the software. Solutions to common technical issues can be found using these links, or if necessary report a problem to our Support team.

Hover Menu for Design Elements

The Print Shop 4.0 introduces the all-new hover menu feature, which allows you to make quick changes to design elements without using The Print Shop ribbon.

Use the Hover Menu to customize the following:

NOTE: This feature is automatically enabled when you launch the program for the first time. You will need to disable this feature if you no longer want the hover menu displayed.


Clip Art Object

  1. Launch The Print Shop 4.0.
  2. Create a Blank or Template Project
  3. Insert a Clip Art Object to your Project
  4. Notice the Hover menu that is displayed when the Clip Art object is selected.TPS4_HoverMenu_ClipArt.jpg

Image Object

  1. Launch The Print Shop 4.0.
  2. Create a Blank or Template Project
  3. Insert a Image Object to your Project
  4. Notice the Hover menu that is displayed when the Image object is selected.TPS4_HoverMenu_Image.jpg

Text Object

  1. Launch The Print Shop 4.0.
  2. Create a Blank or Template Project
  3. Insert a Text Box Object to your Project
  4. Notice the Hover menu that is displayed when the Text Box object is selected.TPS4_HoverMenu_Text.jpg

Line Object

  1. Launch The Print Shop 4.0.
  2. Create a Blank or Template Project
  3. Insert a Line Object to your Project
  4. Notice the Hover menu that is displayed when the Line object is selected.TPS4_HoverMenu_LineTool.jpg

Shape Object

  1. Launch The Print Shop 4.0.
  2. Create a Blank or Template Project
  3. Insert a Shape Object to your Project
  4. Notice the Hover menu that is displayed when the Shape object is selected.TPS4_HoverMenu_Shape.jpg

Enable/Disable the Hover Menu

  1. Launch The Print Shop 4.0
  2. Proceed to the Help Menu, and select Preferences...                         TPS4_PreferencesMenu.jpg
  3. Navigate to the Visual Hints tab, and locate the last checkbox in the 'Other' sectionTPS4_HoverMenu_EnableDisable.JPG
  4. Another method to enable/disable the Hover menu is to use F-Key functions (F6 to disable; F5 to show/hide).

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