On the business sides of things, it seems like there are always certain questions that come up relating to the CD's and Cut Outs. Some of the most common questions relate to copyright information, viewing the image and printing the image. So I thought that maybe posting information relating to each of these subjects might be a good thing. I can just refer to the posting and provide detailed instructions,so much easier than trying to describe it just using words ;). So this week, I've created a posting relating to the aspect of printing an image directly from the CD.
On Windows base machines, the autorun
application will start up immediately
and will look something like this.
To see a larger view of any of the demonstration
windows just double click on them.
Select the folder that is to be viewed
by single left clicking on it. The Helen
Folder will be used for this demonstration.
Depending on how the Windows environment
is set up on the PC, different types of windows
could be displayed. For example, this window is
displayed with the "Details" setting.
And this window is displayed with the "Icon" setting.
But "Thumbnail" is the ideal method
for displaying the folder. To change
to the "Thumbnail" method, single left click
on "View" located in the toolbar.
In the drop down window, single left click
Now the window will contain actual
image views which makes image
selection so much easier.
Use the scroll bar or the scroll wheel
on the mouse to move up and down
through the folder.
When the selected image is located
place the mouse pointer on it or single
left click on the image.
Now, just double left click on the image to be
Locate the printer icon, it should be on the
bottom right side of the window. Double
left click on it.
This launches the Windows Photo
Printing Wizard software which
is another standard application that
is available on all Windows based PC's.
|Notice the check mark that is displayed on the |
selected image. At this point, additional images
may be added to the print process. Just
scroll down or over and single left click in
the box of any additional images.
Once all images have been selected,
single left click on Next .
Different printer types may display this window
differently. But comparable components should
be displayed. Look for anything relating to
preferences or setup and single left
click on it.
The resulting window should look something like
this. Notice the tabs Layout and Paper/Quality.
Make sure that Paper/Quality is selected.
Once all the selections have been made,
single left click on OK
Single left click on Next
Notice the Number of times to use
each Picture, this selection plays
a bigger role as the different sizes
are selected. There will be more on this
| Use the scroll bar or the mouse wheel to|
navigate through the different different options.
Notice how the Print Preview window changed
with 5x7 in. cutout prints selection.
This image lends itself well to the resizing applied
by the Photo Printing Wizard. Notice that the
entire image has been resized to fit in the 3.5 x 5
And the entire image has been successfully
resized to fit in the Wallet window.
Once the size has been selected, the image
is ready to send to the printer. Single
left click on the Next button.
The print process is now complete. Single left
click on the Finish button to close the wizard.
Or if additional images need to be printed from
the folder, use the back button on the various
windows until the Picture Selection
Window has been reached.