Description: Learn how to add background fills
you may have either created or downloaded to the Easy Palette. Also
learn how objects can be saved to the Easy Palette for future use.
This is not an in depth tutorial, it only covers the basics.
you create using this tutorial is yours to do with as you please.
A link back to this tut is appreciated but is not a requirement. The
tutorial itself along with the images herein are copyrighted to me
and all rights are reserved.
Add background fills or tiles to your Easy Palette
Download and unzip background tiles or fills to a folder on
your hard drive. Alternately save your own tiles to that folder.
In PhotoImpact, open your Easy Palette and click on the Galleries
**** Right click on the
gallery in which you would like to store your fills and then
click on Add Fill Thumbnail.
|Browse to the folder in which you extracted or saved
your background fills or tiles and double click on the first of
||In the Add to Easy Palette box that pops up and
be sure that it's being added to the correct Gallery and Tab group
before clicking on OK.
Check to see that the fill has been added to the Easy Palette.
Repeat steps **** to
**** until all the fills
you want have been added to the Easy Palette.
To use a fill from the Easy Palette on
an image simply double click on it.
Exercise: Download and extract the debisty-tutfills.zip
file provided with this tutorial to a folder on your hard drive and
add them to the Easy Palette following the instructions above.
Save objects to your Easy Palette
In PhotoImpact, open your Easy Palette and click on the Libraries
Icon and then click on the Library into which you would like
your object to be saved.
Right click on your object and Select All Objects.
Right click on your object again and Group.
||Drag your grouped object to the waiting Library
in Easy Palette. The warning as shown on the left here will pop
up, click on Yes.
||In the Add to Easy Palette box that pops up give
your object a name if you wish and be sure that it's being added
to the correct Gallery and Tab group before clicking on OK.
You'll see that your object has now been added to the Easy
To use an object from the Easy Palette
simply double click on it and then right click and choose to
Exercise: Download and extract the debisty-bucket.zip
file provided with this tutorial to a folder on your hard drive. Open
it in PhotoImpact and save it to the Easy Palette following the instructions
above. Once saved, double click on it to see what happens
Debisty Designs Tutorial Award
When you have completed this tutorial you are welcome to download
and display this award on your web page. As a courtesy, you
may wish to display your results on the PhotoImpact International Board. This award is being offered on the honour
system. Right-click on image and save to your hard drive.