replace the placeholder-pictures in the layout-editor with custom pictures

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04 May, 2016 08:49 AM

Hi, it would be great if I could replace the photo-substitute-pictures that are shown when previewing a layout I created with custom pictures. (see attachment for clarification)

Cheers, Sebastian

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Jorge Oliva on 04 May, 2016 12:57 PM

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    You can do that just press your F-2 Key (see picture) and select your custom photo

  2. 2 Posted by boehm.basti on 04 May, 2016 04:24 PM

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    And here I thought, I knew every feature of Sparkbooth...
    Thanks very much, just what I was looking for!

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Rob (ZCZ) on 04 May, 2016 04:26 PM

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    That was a new one for me too, I wondered what that feature was for (briefly)

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Joe Connell on 04 May, 2016 05:12 PM

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    What is really nice about it is when you are creating
    a layout and use the Layout Editor PREVIEW,
    the preview image now has an actual photo and
    you can save this Preview image to sent to
    your client for layout approval...
    Much better than sending out a layout with a shadow image.

    Joe Connell - SB Support

    Did you know we can Now Do BUTTONS too !!!
    a Feature no other software (today) offers
    Jut finished Dave & Busters with full 4X6 layout
    AND the Button feature... Great Package Upgrade ($$)

  5. 5 Posted by boehm.basti on 04 May, 2016 05:28 PM

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    To make this feature even better, it would be awseome if I could use 4 different photos. But I don't want to seem greedy ;-)

  6. Support Staff 6 Posted by Joe Connell on 04 May, 2016 06:19 PM

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    ahhhh... yea but it is not for using as I had suggested
    IF you need to provide 3-4 different sample photos
    for a client to preview (because bridezilla wants to see
    a different photo in each window)

    You should
    1) Preview with 1 photo and save it
    2) Change the photo preview to the next one
    3) Preview with this new one and save it
    ...yea you see where I am going with this
    4) do the same for the number of photos needed
    5) and Photoshop (crop/copy/paste) each photo box
    and make a new Preview layout for your Bridezilla

    I THINK the single photo will do for 98% of our clients
    and for those who would even use this feature (less than 10%)
    I do not think John should spend the time when we are all
    asking for THIS and THAT and THE OTHER STUFF to be added

    Sorry Sebastian... I know that sounded rude,
    but you and I both know it is how this whole preview thingy
    will even be used by the majority of SB users.

    Joe Connell - SB Support

  7. 7 Posted by boehm.basti on 04 May, 2016 08:32 PM

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    I understand. As I said, I don't want to seem greedy ;-) The feature is good enough for me as it is!

    There are issues that are more pressing to me :-)

  8. John Wu closed this discussion on 17 May, 2016 07:38 PM.

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