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.

Shape Text & Font Tools

Changing the Font of a Shape

To change the Font of text in a Shape, start by Adding a shape. Once a Shape is inserted you can set the Font by doing the following:

  1. Double Click on the Shape.
  2. Type in your text.
  3. On the Shapes Tab click on the Default Font.
    TPS4_TEXTFontDisplay.png
  4. Use the drop down box to set it to your preferred font.
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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 3.5 


Changing the Color of Text in a Shape

To change the Color of Text in a Shape, start by Adding a shape. Once a Shape is inserted you can set the Color by doing the following:

  1. Double Click on your Shape.
  2. Type in your text.
  3. On the Shapes Tab click on The Default Color.
    TPS4_TEXTFontDisplay.png
  4. Use the drop down box to set your preferred Color.

    TPS4_ColorPalette.jpg

    You can also use the Eye Dropper tool to select a color from anything you click on or the white and grey checkerboard color to choose a transparent color.

Changing the Size of the Text in a Shape

To change the Size of the Text in a Shape, start by Adding a shape. Once a Shape is inserted you can set the Size by doing the following:

  1. Double Click on your Shape.
  2. Type in your text.
  3. On the Shapes Tab click on The Default Size.
    TPS4_TEXTFontDisplay.png
  4. Use the drop down box to set your preferred Size.
    Font Size

Using Text Font Styles

The following text styles can be applied to your text in The Print Shop 3.0.
TPS4_FontStyles.jpg

  • BOLD: Highlights the word to make it stand out more
  • Italics - gives the words a slight tilt.  Normally to emphasize something.
  • Underline - Places a line under your text.
  • Strikethrough - Places a line Through your text to show words that have been Deleted.  These words will still Print.
  • SuperScript - Makes the word smaller and higher up on a line.
  • SubScript - Makes the word smaller and farther down on a line.

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