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Tips and Tricks for use with Microspot MacDraft #7

Tips and Tricks for use with Microspot MacDraft #7:

General Use of MacDraft

How do I drag an item to the Library palette?

Hold down the Command key while you are dragging the item to the Library. The reason we have done this is because if you drag an item without the command key it automatically scrolls the document.

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Tips and Tricks for use with Microspot MacDraft #6

Tips and Tricks for use with Microspot MacDraft #6:

General Use of MacDraft

My Library has gone missing from the Library palette, how can I get it back?
This is a common occurrence if you have moved the library that you are looking for from its original saved position. It’s not a problem, as you can get it back in the library palette quite easily, using one of these two methods:

  • Locate the place where your library is on your computer in the Finder, then drag it to the MacDraft Library palette. To drag it to the Library palette you will need to make MacDraft the active window while dragging. To do this drag the item, while holding the mouse button to drag, click the F9 key, then while still holding the mouse key down move the cursor to the MacDraft window and click the F9 key again. Then move the cursor to the library palette and release the mouse button to place the library.
  • Go to the Library palette and click the gear symbol in the bottom left hand corner. Select Open Library from the pop-up menu. An Open dialog appears, locate your library and click the Open button.

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Tips and Tricks for use with Microspot MacDraft #2

Tips and Tricks for use with Microspot MacDraft #2:

General Use of MacDraft

How do I resize my images without effecting their dpi?

For years it has been our plan to bring image editing and manipulation to our users in MacDraft. In addition to all of the available editing options, the Resize palette has had an update. To be able to resize the images you can do it via its dpi, pixel size or unit size. You can lock either of these values, so that they are not affected by changes made to the others. The following is an explanation of the differences between locking the values:
– Locking the Resolution: Resizing the Units or the Pixels with the Resolution locked, will physically change the size of the image on the screen.

– Locking the Units: Resizing the Pixels or Resolution will re-sample the image decreasing or increasing the resolution. Locking the Pixels: Resizing the Units or Resolution will re-sample the image decreasing or increasing the resolution.

 

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