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.

Working with Custom Borders

The new Custom Border feature is exclusive to The Print Shop 4.0. This feature allows you to customize and design a border that you can add to your project. Style the border area with clip art or  images from your My Photo gallery. The Custom Border tool is perfect for photo projects, allowing you to personalize your digital photo album with a creative touch.

Adding a Custom Border

  1. Create or Open an existing project in The Print Shop 4.0.
  2. Select the Border tab available in the Print Shop ribbon.

    TPS4_Border_Ribbon.jpg

  3. Click on the Custom Border icon.

    TPS4_AddCustomBorder_Ribbon.jpg

  4. In the Custom Border Tool, select the areas that you want to customize. Notice that you can select Edges, Corners, or all Border areas.

    TPS4_SelectEdges_CustomBorder.JPG

  5. Add Clip Art or an Image from you My Photos gallery. The image below shows Clip Art that was added to the Edges.

    TPS4_SelectEdges_ClipArt.JPG

  6. Instead of adding any Clip Art or Images, you can Fill the selected area with a color of your choice.

    TPS4_CustomBorderTool_Fill.JPG

  7. Save the Custom Border to add your design to your project.

    TPS4_CustomBorder_Design.JPG

  8. Add an Image, Clip Art, or customized design to the center area.

    TPS4_CustomBorder_AddDesign.JPG

 

Deleting a Custom Border

  1. Select the Custom Border design.

    TPS4_SelectCustomBorderDesign.JPG

  2. Select the Remove Border feature available in the Border tab within The Print Shop ribbon.

    TPS4_RemoveBorder.jpg 


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