The Print Shop
About The Print Shop - Displays a
screen that contains copyright and version information for The
Preferences - Opens the Preferences
dialog, which allows default program settings to be customized. See
topic for more information.
Quit - Closes running projects and
New Project - Closes the current
project and opens the new project window. See the Starting a
Project topic for more information.
Open Project - Closes the current
project and opens a window for selecting and opening an existing
Recent Projects - Displays a list of
recently accessed projects. Click on a project name to open it.
Close Project - Closes the current
Save - Writes the project in its
current state to disk using the current project name and save
Save As - Writes the project in its
current state to disk in a custom location with a new name. (The
previously named project will exist separately under the original
name. This will increase the amount of disk space used.)
Save Photo Layout - Uses the objects
on the current page (photos and text boxes) to create a new page
layout that will appear in the list of layouts when adding a new
page to the project or when choosing from the Photo Layout section
of the Ribbon Tabs.
Delete Project - Allows you to select
a project to delete permanently from your hard disk.
Rename Project - Allows you to select
a project and choose a new name for it.
Print Setup - Opens the Page Setup
window. See Print
Print - Opens a print window for
printing the project or individual pages.
Export - Opens a window for exporting
the project or individual pages in various formats.
Undo - Cancels the last operation.
Redo - Reverses the effect of the undo
Cut - Removes a page object from the
page, but saves it in memory so that it may be pasted to another
Copy - Saves a page object in memory
so that it may be pasted to another location.
Paste - Places the page object stored
in memory on the current page (the object will be slightly offset
from its copied position).
Paste in Place - Places the page
object stored in memory on the current page without an offset.
Clear - Permanently deletes a page
object from the page.
Edit Object - Opens the Object
Settings window for adjustments to object size and placement. See
topic in the Shapes and Lines section for an example of what the
Object Settings window does.
Text Options - Various settings for
text on current page and throughout the project.
Delete Object - Permanently removes
the selected page object from the page.
Lock Object - Fixes the position and
size of the currently selected page object so that it cannot be
Unlock All Page Objects - Unlocks all
objects on the current page for editing.
Delete Shadow - Removes the shadow
from the selected page object.
Delete Page - Removes the currently
selected page from the project.
Find/Replace - Opens a window to
search for specific words in text boxes and replace them.
Project Properties - Displays the
Project Properties dialog. See the Project Properties topic for more
Change Project Size/Type - Opens the
Change Project Type/Size dialog, which can be used to change a
project from its current type (Banners, Brochures, Business Cards,
etc.) to a different type and/or size.
Convert to Full Avery Sheet -.Creates
an Avery template-compatible project from a single item, like a
business card. See Avery Template Support for more information.
Order - Adjusts the layer order of
objects on the current project page. See Layers.
Align - Brings objects into alignment
with each other or the page. See Aligning Objects.
Group - Fixes the position of objects
in relation to one another so that they can be moved, resized, and
rotated without changing their position relative to each other.
Ungroup - Returns a group of objects
to individual objects.
Select All - Selects all objects on
the current page.
Select All Clip Art - Same as Select
All, except that it only selects clip art on the page.
Change Background Paper - Allows you
to choose the background for the current page. See the Adding or Changing a
Background Image topic for more information.
Page Numbering - Allows page numbers
to be applied to the page with various settings.
Add Page - Creates a new page in the
project. See Adding a Page for more information.
Add Other Template Pages - Opens a
utility for adding more photos or pages from a Ready-Made Template
to the current project. For information about the FastFill option,
see the FastFill topic.
Import from My Projects - Opens a
utility for copying pages from other projects into the current
project. See Importing Pages for more
FastFill Photos - Opens a window for
choosing photos to automatically fill empty photo boxes in your
project. See the FastFill topic for more information.
Add Photo - Opens a window for
choosing a photo (jpg, bmp, png, gif, tif) to add to the current
page. See the Adding Photos topic for more
Add Clip Art - Opens a window for
selecting clip art to add to the current page. See Adding Clip
Art for more information.
Add Text - Places a text box on the
current page. See Adding Text for more information.
Add Headline - Places a headline box
on the current page. See Adding Headlines for more
Add Shape or Line - Displays a list of
shapes that can be added to the current page. See Adding Shapes
for more information.
Add Line - Displays a list of Lines
that can be added to the current page. See Line Tool
Editor for more information.
Add Online Content - Opens a window
with thumbnails of items that are available at a website with
additional templates and clip art that you can use to create
View Project - Displays a preview of
the way the project will appear in print.
Bleed Areas - Displays a list of trim
areas for different kinds of project output. See the Project
Output Preparation topic.
Dielines - Allows you to choose which
of the dieline objects to display. Dieline objects are typically
cut and fold lines or instructions. Hiding them or making them
partially transparent can make it easier to work on project
Rulers - Displays rulers along the top
and left side of the page. See Rulers.
Canvas Zoom - Choose a zoom option
from the list. Zooming in allows you to make finer adjustments to
the placement of objects. Please note that the screen view is not
representative of the high-resolution print quality pages The Print
Shop will create when exporting the project for printing.
Page Spreads - Clicking on Page
Spreads in compatible projects will display two pages side by side
like a book spread. This allows you to line objects up and even
span an object across two pages.
Previous Page - Moves back a page in
Next Page - Moves forward a page in
Check Page for Errors - Opens a
utility that checks for problems on the current page and displays a
printable list of results.
Check Project for Errors - Opens a
utility that checks for problems in the project and displays a
printable list of results.
Check Spelling - Opens a utility that
checks the project for spelling errors and suggests changes.
Project Supply List- Displays a list
of various items that have been used in the project.
Lock Page - Ensures that no changes,
additions, or deletions can be made to a page by disabling editing
functions on the page.
Print at Home - Opens the Project
Print Wizard for printing the project on a local or network
printer. See Sharing Your Project.
Export - Prepares the project to be
output to JPEG or PNG files. See Sharing Your Project.
Order Photo Album - Prepares the
project to be made into a printed and bound photo album. See Sharing Your
Order Calendar - Connects to a service
for printing pages from the project as a calendar. See Sharing Your
The Print Shop Help - Opens the help
system, which contains topics, an index, and a search function for
finding help with The Print Shop.
Check for Updates - If your computer
is connected to the Internet, this will check to see if you have
the most current version of The Print Shop.
User Guide - Opens the User Guide in
another window, a print-ready document that contains complete
information about using The Print Shop.
Browse Online Content - Opens a
website with additional templates and clip art that you can use to
Video Tutorials - Opens a website with
video tutorials about using The Print Shop, as well as other