The Print Shop 4.0 User Guide
This User Guide is designed to help you learn the software.
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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.
Overview of Objects
Objects are items that you can add or
edit in your project. Some of these include text, headlines,
shapes, lines, clip art, photos, tables and page numbering.
Adding an Object
To add an object to your project, use
The available object types are:
You can also Add Effects to an
Cut, Copy, Paste
Objects can also be Cut, Copied and
Pasted into your project.
Cut (ctrl+x) moves
the selection to the Clipboard and deletes the original. The object
will remain in memory until another object is cut or copied.
Copy (ctrl+c) moves
the selection to the Clipboard, but leaves the original in
Paste (ctrl+v) places
the contents of the Clipboard into your project.
Note: Text can be copied from any
other source including other programs, but it must be pasted into a
Note: Photos and images must be
imported into the program and cannot be pasted from one program to
You can also Delete Objects by
clicking on the object once and then pressing delete on your
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