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  • Page 1 Photo Application Guide...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Opening Image Selected in the Browser Area from Other Applications ....46 Importing Images ....................48 Importing images with the Automation wizard ............49 Importing images using the Camera window ............55 Using the Camera window ..................58 Setting up your Canon digital camera ..............66...
  • Page 3 Printing ........................69 Custom layout printing .................... 70 Fixed photo size printing ..................84 Tiled photo printing (Borderless printing) ............... 89 Canon perforated paper printing ................95 About Canon perforated paper ................102 Starting printing ....................103 Index printing ......................107 Page Artwork .......................115...
  • Page 4: Printing With Imagebrowser

    ImageBrowser enables you to import image data captured with digital cameras or scanners into a computer and produce photo-quality printouts in a quick and easy fashion. Using ImageBrowser with a Canon BJ printer and a scanner or digital camera, you can enjoy superb-quality photo prints. Custom layout printing Index printing You can quickly reorganize the selected images.
  • Page 5 Printing with ImageBrowser Tiled photo printing (Borderless printing) Fixed photo size printing You can print images in the specified photo size. You can print images with no margins around each image, so that a single image is printed borderless along the paper edges and multiple images are arranged like tiles with no space between them (available with BJ printers that support the borderless printing feature).
  • Page 6 Printing with ImageBrowser Canon perforated paper printing You can easily make your images fit in a sheet of Canon perforated paper.
  • Page 7: Basic Operation Procedure

    Basic Operation Procedure The basic operation steps to capture, import, edit, and print photo images are summarized below. Acquiring images with a camera or scanner Capture your favorite images with your digital camera or scanner.
  • Page 8 Importing images Start ImageBrowser. Import images stored in the memory card or or the digital camera into the Camera window. ImageBrowser supports some simple image editing features. The Automation wizard provides easy means of importing images.
  • Page 9 Selecting a layout Select a layout you want to use and specify the type, orientation, and size of paper. The wizard allows you to easily choose the free layout option, the image index (list) format, or the perforated paper. * The windows shown above are from BJ S900.
  • Page 10 Page Artwork Changing the image size, trimming, and inserting of text are also easy tasks. Remember, however, you can rearrange the images or change the image size only when you have selected the Custom layout printing option.
  • Page 11 Printing The images can be printed on Canon perforated paper (such as Photo Paper Pro <PR-101S> or Glossy Photo Cards <FM-101>). Borderless printing is also supported. * Some features and paper sizes may not be supported depending on the models of printers.
  • Page 12: What Are Canon Utilities

    Canon Utilities are application softwares included in the “BJ Solution Disk” or “Setup&User’s Guide” in the CD-ROM, which is supplied with Canon BJ series printers. These utilities enable you to display, save (import) to hard disk, edit, print the images captured by digital cameras or scanners.
  • Page 13: Starting Imagebrowser

    Importing images with the Automation wizard Note The Canon ImageBrowser Auto Launch control panel allows you to specify whether ImageBrowser automatically starts or not when the digital camera is detected. When this option is not selected, ImageBrowser will not automatically launch even if the digital camera is detected.
  • Page 14 Starting ImageBrowser manually As with other applications, ImageBrowser can be started by double-clicking its icon. When you install ImageBrowser onto you computer, you can select the option to create the Canon ImageBrowser icon (alias) on the desktop. Canon ImageBrowser on the desktop Double-clicking the Canon ImageBrowser icon (alias) on the desktop will start ImageBrowser, and the initial window is displayed as shown below.
  • Page 15: Using Imagebrowser

    Using ImageBrowser This section provides an overview of ImageBrowser and its functions. • Using the Browser window • Changing the Appearance of the Browser area • Switching to the Preview Display • Changing Display Options • Organizing Images • Deleting Image •...
  • Page 16: Using The Browser Window

    This section describes the names and functions of the areas and buttons in the Browser window, the main window of ImageBrowser. (2) Browser area (1) Explorer View (7) Thumbnails (3) Control panel (5) SELECT ALL (4) CANON CAMERA (6) The number of images button button contained in the folder is displayed. Using the Browser window...
  • Page 17 This view presents the names of your hard drives and the folders contained in the hard drives. When your Canon digital camera is connected, double-click the Canon camera icon to open the Camera window, where the images stored in your digital camera are displayed.
  • Page 18 (2) REDUCE button (4) DISPLAY IMAGE button (1) SEND TO TRASH button (3) ENLARGE button (5) PRINT (1) SEND TO TRASH button Click this button to delete the selected images (image files) in the Browser area. (2) REDUCE button Click this button to reduce the size of thumbnails displayed in the Browser area. You can also use the Reduce and Enlarge commands in the View menu to change the size of thumbnails displayed in the Browser area.
  • Page 19: Changing The Appearance Of The Browser Area

    Changing the Appearance of the Browser area The Browser area of ImageBrowser presents the images and their associated information contained in the selected folder in the Explorer View. The information on the image appears. The display format can be changed. Refer to Changing Display Options.
  • Page 20 Switching to the Preview Display The selected image can be previewed. In this mode, the image is sized and displayed so that it fits in the Browser area. Select the View Mode from the View menu, and then select the Preview from the submenu that appears.
  • Page 21 Changing Display Options You can control what information about an image is displayed below the thumbnail. Select the View Settings from the View menu, and then select the information you want to display from the submenu that appears. Changing the Appearance of the Browser area...
  • Page 22: Organizing Images

    Organizing Images • Changing the location of Images • Deleting Image • Updating Information in the Browser Area Changing the location of Images To place an image to a different folder, simply drag and drop it (its thumbnail) in the Browser area onto another folder in the Explorer View.
  • Page 23 (1) Select the folder in which (2) Select the New Folder from the An untitled folder is created and its name you want to create a new File menu. can be entered. folder. To move a folder to a different location in the Explorer View, drag and drop it onto another folder. You can copy a folder to a different location by dragging it while pressing the Option key.
  • Page 24 Deleting Image To delete an image, select its thumbnail in the Browser area and click the SEND TO TRASH button. To delete a folder, select the folder in the Explorer View and click the SEND TO TRASH button. (1) Select the image you (2) Click the SEND TO (3) The selected image is deleted.
  • Page 25 Updating Information in the Browser Area When you create a new folder, or move, copy or delete an existing folder in the Finder, these changes are not reflected immediately in ImageBrowser. In cases where you have managed files or folders in the Finder or other applications, select the Refresh from the View menu to update the contents of the Browser area.
  • Page 26: Editing Image Using Image Viewer

    Editing Image Using Image Viewer To display an image in the Image viewer, click its thumbnail in the Browser area to select it and click the DISPLAY IMAGE button to run the Image viewer. Use the ENLARGE button or the REDUCE button to magnify or reduce the size of the image.
  • Page 27 Cropping Image Select the portion of the image you want to keep by mouse-dragging over it, and then click the CROP button. Area outside the selection is trimmed away. Cropped area CROP button Clicking this button will trim the area outside the selection. Editing Image Using Image Viewer...
  • Page 28 Adjusting Image Colors You can change the hue, saturation, and lightness of the image displayed in the Image viewer. Clicking the ADJUST COLOR button opens the Adjust Color dialog box, which allows you to make color adjustments. The hue, saturation, and lightness are adjustable.
  • Page 29 Saving Image after Processing The modified image file can be saved with a new name. Type in a file name and specify the file type, SAVE button and click the Save button. The iamge is Clicking this button opens the Save File window. saved as a new file.
  • Page 30: Slide Show

    Slide show You can review sequentially the selected images in the Browser area as a slide show in full screen mode. Steps Choose the Slide Show Options from the View menu. The window containing options for a slide show opens. Slide show...
  • Page 31 Specify the playing mode and options for slide show. The window allows you to specify the following options: Auto Play: When you select this option, specify the interval of image switching with the slider. Repeat Continuously: When this radio button is selected, the slide show is repeated endlessly, working as a screen saver.
  • Page 32 Select images in the Browser area you want to display as a slide show. Slide show...
  • Page 33 Select the Slide Show from the View menu. The selected images are sequentially displayed in full screen mode. The slide show terminates when the last image has been processed. Slide show...
  • Page 34 Slide show navigation buttons The following buttons are displayed when you invoke the slide show function. Deselects/ Returns to Pauses Displays Closes slide Selects first image image last image show image Marks images Returns to Displays for printing previous next image image Deselects/Selects image Clicking this button will deselect the current image (selected in the Browser area).
  • Page 35 Returns to previous image Click this button to return to the previous image. Pauses image During the auto play, click this button to suspend the slide show. Click again to resume the slide show. Displays next image The next image is displayed. Displays last image The last image is displayed.
  • Page 36: Time Tunnel

    Time Tunnel When you select the View Mode from the View menu, the Browser area changes to the Time Tunnel display mode. In this mode, the images contained in the selected folder appear in the Browser area as if you were in front of the entrance to a time tunnel. Images are allocated to the walls in order of creation date.
  • Page 37: Adding Sound To Image

    Adding Sound to Image ImageBrowser enables you to add sound (audio data) to an image file. The sound input device selected in the Sound Panel is used for recording. Steps for Recording Select the image to which you want to add sound. Select the Record from the Sound menu.
  • Page 38 To finish recording and save the sound data, click the Save button. The recorded sound data is saved as a sound file. A mark appears in the bottom left corner of the selected image (thumbnail), indicating that sound data is attached to that image file. Mark The created sound file is stored in the same folder as the image file.
  • Page 39 Sound Panel When you select the Sound Panel from the View Settings submenu in the View menu, the Sound Panel is displayed. The buttons on the Sound Panel provide convenient access to the commands in the Sound menu. Volume slider Stop Pause Record...
  • Page 40: Creating Image Files Attached To E-Mail

    Creating Image Files Attached to E-mail ImageBrowser gives you the ability to quickly edit the image selected in the Browser area and can be attached to E-mail using the wizard. Select the image you want to attach to your Email in the Browser area.
  • Page 41 In the next wizard dialog box, specify the Resize rate and the quality of JPEG data. When you click the Compress button, the calculated file size after compression is displayed at the bottom of the dialog box. Click the Next button. Creating Image Files Attached to E-mail...
  • Page 42 In this dialog box, specify the action after data compression. If you select the Start email application after closing check box, your E- mail application will automatically start upon completion of data compression. Click the Preview button to preview the image that has been compressed. Click the Finish button.
  • Page 43 A new folder called Email Images is created in which the compressed image is stored. To attach the compressed image to your E-mail message, drag and drop the thumbnail in the Browser area onto your message in your Email application. Creating Image Files Attached to E-mail...
  • Page 44: Creating Panoramic Photo Using Photostitch

    Creating Panoramic Photo Using PhotoStitch PhotoStitch is an utility program for quickly creating a panoramic photo by merging multiple images captured wth your digital camera. Select multiple images (thumbnails) in the Browser area and select the PhotoStitch from the Edit menu. Creating Panoramic Photo Using PhotoStitch...
  • Page 45 PhotoStitch starts and loads the selected images. With PhotoStitch, you can merge any number of images vertically or horizontally, producing unique posters or other photo-prints. The wide-mode merging feature is also useful when you want to create a wide panoramic photo of a building or straight-lined object with straight lines as natural as the original.
  • Page 46: Opening Image Selected In The Browser Area From Other Applications

    Opening Image Selected in the Browser Area from Other Applications ImageBrowser allows you to register other application programs. You can start the registered application programs from ImageBrowser and open the images displayed in the Browser area using those programs. Registering Application Programs Open the Preference window by selecting the Preference from the Edit menu.
  • Page 47 Click the Add button to the right of the Register Application list box. Select the application program you wish to register in the Select File dialog box that appears. Click the OK button to complete the registration. Starting a registered application program To run a registered application program, select an image in the Browser area and then select the name of the application program from the Start Application submenu in the Edit menu.
  • Page 48: Importing Images

    This section describes the functionality of ImageBrowser to import/download images from your digital camera. • Importing images with the Automation wizard • Importing images using the Camera window • Using the Camera window • Setting up your Canon digital camera...
  • Page 49: Importing Images With The Automation Wizard

    The Automation wizard takes you through all the necessary actions from importing images to printing. The wizard is invoked when one of the following conditions is met: When you turn on your Canon digital camera con- ImageBrowser starts and then the Automation wiz- nected to your computer, while ImageBrowser is not ard is invoked.
  • Page 50 Automation wizard starts When the Automation wizard starts, the following dialog box containing several options is displayed. Select Download images if you prefer the automated image downloading with the Automated wizard. See Setting the Automation wizard to download images. Importing images with the Automation wizard...
  • Page 51 When the Automation wizard shows the previous settings Your settings in the ImageBrowser Automation wizard dialog box are saved. The next time the Automation wizard starts, the ImageBrowser Automation wizard dialog box shows the previous settings as shown below: Click the Start button to use the saved sequence of actions. If you do not want to use the saved action sequence, click the Settings change button to change the saved settings.
  • Page 52: Setting The Automation Wizard To Download Images

    Setting the Automation wizard to download images Follow the steps below to download the images stored in the device connected to your computer with the Automation wizard. Steps Select the Download Images option in the ImageBrowser Automation wizard dialog box. The Change button becomes active.
  • Page 53 Select a category of images to download with the Automation wizard. Refer to the documentation of your Canon camera for more information on how to select an image depending on its use (for printing or for Email attachment). Click the OK button.
  • Page 54 Create image for Select this option to open the Create Image for Email dialog box Email (all images are automatically selected). Refer to Creating image files attached to Email for more informa- tion. Click the OK button. The Automation wizard terminates and the selected action is performed. If you click the Cancel button, the Automation wizard terminates to return to the Browser window with no action performed.
  • Page 55: Importing Images Using The Camera Window

    Note Your Canon digital camera must be connected correctly to your computer to open the Camera window using the Canon Camera button or the Canon Camera icon. Importing images using the Camera window...
  • Page 56 Steps to import images using the Camera window The images in the device are displayed in the Camera window (in thumbnail format). Refer to Using the Camera window for more information on this window. Select the folder where to save the images in the Explorer View. Refer to Changing the location of images for more information on dealing with folders, including creating a new folder.
  • Page 57 You can select multiple images by clicking desired thumbnails while pressing the Shift key. Click the DOWNLOAD button in the Camera window. The selected image(s) is imported to your computer and displayed in the Browser area. Click the close box at the upper left corner of the window. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 above to import other images.
  • Page 58: Using The Camera Window

    Using the Camera window The Camera window shows the images saved in the device connected to your computer. You can display the information on each image in the device, as well as import or print these images using the Camera window. Click an image (thumbnail) to select it.
  • Page 59 The settings can be modified. Note This button is available only when the connected device is a Canon digital camera. (2) CONNECT CAMERA button To re-establish the connection between the device and the computer and download the images in the device again, click the CONNECT CAMERA button.
  • Page 60 (4) DELETE button Click the DELETE button to delete the selected image from the device. When clicking this button, a warning message is displayed asking you to confirm the deletion. Click the OK button to completely delete the image from the device. Click the Cancel button to cancel the deletion.
  • Page 61 (6) PRINT button Click the PRINT button to print the selected images. This button works the same as the PRINT button in the Browser window. This button allows you to start custom layout printing or index printing directly from the device (images are not imported to your computer). Refer to Printing for more information on the custom layout printing and index printing.
  • Page 62 (7) ROTATE button The ROTATE button allows you to rotate a thumbnail in the Camera window. When you select a thumbnail and then click this button, a submenu appears. Select 90 degrees right to rotate the selected thumbnail 90 degrees clockwise. Select 90 degrees left to rotate the selected thumbnail 90 degrees counterclockwise.
  • Page 63 (8) UPLOAD button Use this button to export or upload an image located in a folder on your computer to the device. Clicking this button displays the dialog box where you can select an image file. When you select an image to upload in the dialog box, the following dialog box appears. Specify uploading options such as image size and resizing options, and then click the Save to Camera button to start uploading the image to the device.
  • Page 64 (9) IMAGE INFO button This button enables you to view the information on an image selected in the Camera window. Select an image in the Camera window and then click the IMAGE INFO button. The following dialog box appears. Using the Camera window...
  • Page 65 (10) SLIDE/DPOF button Click the SLIDE/DPOF button to open the Edit Slide/DPOF window. Using this window, you can modify the settings for slide shows or DPOF for your Canon Digital Camera and write the modified information to your camera. Note Only Canon digital cameras support the functions provided by this button.
  • Page 66: Setting Up Your Canon Digital Camera

    Setting up your Canon digital camera This section describes how to set up your Canon digital camera to connect to your computer. Only when your digital camera is communicating with your computer correctly, the Automation wizard is available. Double-clicking the Canon Camera icon in the Explorer View displays the Camera window.
  • Page 67 Canon ImageBrowser Auto Launch control panel The Canon ImageBrowser Auto Launch control panel is installed onto the Control Panels folder at the time of ImageBrowser installation. This control panel allows you to specify the action when a Canon camera is detected.
  • Page 68 Options group box, a dialog box that allows you to select an application program will open when a digital camera is detected. Click the close box at the upper left-hand corner of the dialog box to close the Canon ImageBrowser Auto Launch control panel. Setting up your Canon digital camera...
  • Page 69: Printing

    Printing • Custom layout printing • Fixed photo size printing • Tiled photo printing (Borderless printing) • Canon perforated paper printing • About Canon perforated paper • Starting printing • Index printing This section describes ImageBrowser's printing features. These features can be accessed by displaying the Browser window or the Camera window and clicking the Print button.
  • Page 70: Custom Layout Printing

    Custom layout printing • Selecting a layout • Page artwork Selecting a layout The layout selection wizard lets you quickly select a desired layout for printing. Steps Select the image you want to print in the Browser area, and select Layout printing from the submenu that appears when clicking the PRINT button.
  • Page 71 The Layout Options window appears and, at the same time, the layout selection wizard starts. Select the Custom layout printing radio button. Click the Next button to proceed to the next page for page setup. Custom layout printing...
  • Page 72 Click the Page setup button. The Page Setup dialog box for the printer selected in the Chooser appears. Specify the paper size and orientation. Select the Borderless Printing check box to print images with no margins. Custom layout printing...
  • Page 73 Click the OK button to complete the page setup. The page size that you specified in the Page Setup dialog box is displayed under the Paper size label in the Layout Options window. Note Note that the Page Setup and Print dialog boxes shown here are of BJ F900. The size of paper you specified in the Page Setup dialog box is displayed here.
  • Page 74 Canon perforated paper printing Click the PRINT button to start printing. Custom layout printing...
  • Page 75: Page Artwork

    Page artwork When the Custom layout printing option is selected, you can change the size and position of the images as well as perform image cropping. You can also add text information to the page. Custom layout printing...
  • Page 76 Steps to delete an image 1. Select the image you want to delete. 2. Press the Delete key on the keyboard. A frame appears around the selected image. The image is deleted. Selected image You can also delete the selected image by selecting Clear from the Edit menu.
  • Page 77: Cropping An Image

    Cropping an image Select the image you want to crop. A frame appears around the selected image. Selected image Double-click the selected image. The Clipping window appears in which the selected image is displayed. You can also open the Clipping window by selecting Clipping from the Edit menu. Custom layout printing...
  • Page 78 In the Clipping window, drag the mouse to select the clipping area. Clipping area Click the close box at the upper left corner of the window to close the Clipping window. The image after cropping is displayed in the Print window. Image after cropping Refer to Cropping an image for more information on the Clipping window and how to crop an image.
  • Page 79 Moving an image (changing the position of an image) 1. Select the image you want to move. 2. Drag the image with the mouse to move to a different A frame appears around the selected image. location. Image moved to a different location Custom layout printing...
  • Page 80 Enlarging and reducing an image (changing the size of an image) Select the image you want to enlarge or reduce. A frame appears around the selected image. Place the mouse cursor over the border of the selected image, and drag the mouse to enlarge or reduce the image. When the mouse cursor is positioned over the image border, the cursor changes into Custom layout printing...
  • Page 81: Adding Text

    Adding text Select Add Text from the Edit menu. The Add Text window appears. Select the font used. Select the font size. Specify text’s justification. Specify the font style. Available styles and effects are (from left to right): bold, italic, underlined, outline, shadow, wide space, narrow space, and color.
  • Page 82 Enter text in the text box. You can specify text attributes such as font, font style, color and justification. The entered text is inserted into the Print window according to the format specified in the Add Text window. Custom layout printing...
  • Page 83 Click the OK button. The entered text is displayed on the Print window. Page headers and image titles can also be added. Refer to Inserting text for more information on headers and titles. Custom layout printing...
  • Page 84: Fixed Photo Size Printing

    Fixed photo size printing Selecting a layout Follow the steps below when performing fixed photo size printing. Steps In the Browser area, select the image(s) to print with the fixed photo size printing option. Then select Layout printing from the submenu that appears when clicking the PRINT button.
  • Page 85 Select the Fixed photo size printing option in the Layout Options window. Click the Next button to proceed to the next page. Fixed photo size printing...
  • Page 86 Click the Page setup button. The Page Setup dialog box for the printer selected in the Chooser appears. Specify the paper size and orientation. Click the OK button to close the Page Setup dialog box and return to the Layout Options window. The size of paper you specified in the Page Setup dialog box is displayed.
  • Page 87 Select the size of the photos. Check the Automatic Clipping check box to automatically crop images so that they fit the paper of the specified size. Select the size of photos from the Photo Size pulldown menu. The Preview area on the right side of the window shows how the selected images are arranged under the current settings.
  • Page 88 Click the OK button to exit the layout selection wizard. The Print window appears where the selected images are arranged so that they fit the paper size you specified. Page Artwork When printing using the fixed photo size printing option, you cannot change the location and size of the images although the image cropping and text insertion features are available.
  • Page 89: Tiled Photo Printing (Borderless Printing)

    Tiled photo printing (Borderless printing) Selecting a layout Follow the steps below when performing tiled photo printing. Steps In the Browser area, select the image(s) to print with the Tiled photo printing option. Then select Layout printing from the submenu that appears when clicking the PRINT button. The Layout Options window appears and the layout selection wizard starts.
  • Page 90 Select Tiled photo printing option in the Layout Options window. Click the Next button to proceed to the next page. Tiled photo printing (Borderless printing)
  • Page 91 Click the Page setup button. The Page Setup dialog box for the printer selected in the Chooser appears. Specify the paper size. To specify settings for the tiled photo printing: Select the Borderless Printing check box to print images with no margins. With the tiled photo printing, the types of paper that can be selected are limited to those shown below: Tiled photo printing (Borderless printing)
  • Page 92 Click the OK button to close the Page Setup dialog box. A message box pops up, displaying the information about printing. Read the message and click the OK button. You will be returned to the Layout Options window. The size of paper you specified in the Page Setup dialog box is displayed.
  • Page 93 Specify the number of photos. Select the number of photos printed on one page from the No. of images pulldown menu. The Preview area on the right side of the window shows how the selected photos are arranged under the current settings. *For example, select 1(1x1) to print only one photo on a page.
  • Page 94 Specify paper margins (the space around the printed matter on a page) if necessary. Click the Set Photo Area button to open the Set Photo Area dialog box. In this dialog box, you can specify the top, bottom, right, and left margins. However, since the margins will be automatically calculated and set to appropriate values by the printer driver, in most cases you do not have to specify manually.
  • Page 95: Canon Perforated Paper Printing

    • Selecting a layout • Starting printing The Canon perforated paper printing feature allows you to quickly print images on Canon perforated paper. Refer to About Canon perforated paper for more information on the types of Canon perforated paper. Note Some printer models may not support the printing on Canon perforated paper.
  • Page 96: Selecting A Layout

    Follow the steps below when performing the Canon perforated paper printing. Steps In the Browser area, select the image(s) to print with the Canon perforated paper printing option. Then select Layout printing from the submenu that appears when clicking the print button.
  • Page 97 Click the Next button to proceed to the next page. Specify the type of Canon perforated paper. When you select the type of Canon perforated paper, the Preview area on the right side of the window shows how the photos are arranged under the current settings.
  • Page 98 Click the OK button. A message dialog box appears, indicating the size of Canon perforated paper you just selected in the Layout Options window. This paper size must be registered in the Page Setup dialog box that appears in the next step.
  • Page 99 Note Be sure to unselect the Borderless Printing check box when performing the Canon perforated paper printing. When this check box is selected, the Custom1 option in the Paper Size pulldown menu is disabled. Click the Custom button. A dialog box for paper registration appears.
  • Page 100 The Print window appears where the selected photos are arranged so that they fit the paper size you specified. Page Artwork When the Canon perforated paper printing option is selected, you cannot change the location and size of the images although the image cropping and text insertion features are available.
  • Page 101 Starting printing Click the PRINT button to start printing. The perforated line is displayed. Canon perforated paper printing...
  • Page 102: About Canon Perforated Paper

    This section briefly describes the Canon perforated paper. The photos printed on Canon perforated paper can easily be cut apart by along the perforated lines. This relatively thick, high glossy paper lets you print photo-quality images without blank portions around them.
  • Page 103: Starting Printing

    Starting printing Once you have completed all necessary steps for the page layout, follow the steps below to start printing. Steps Click the PRINT button. The Print dialog box of the printer selected in the Chooser appears. Starting printing...
  • Page 104 Select the type of paper used for printing. Select the type of paper you specified in the Page Setup dialog box from the Media Type pulldown menu. For example, select Photo Paper Pro when printing on the Pro Photo Card, and select Glossy Photo Paper when printing on the Photo Glossy Card.
  • Page 105 Specify a print mode. Normally, you should choose the Photo option when printing photos. If you click the Manual button, the Details button becomes active as shown below: Click the Details button to display the Detailed Setting dialog box. In this dialog box, click the Special Effects button on the left side to activate photo color correction features such as Vivid Photo and Photo Optimizer PRO.
  • Page 106 Vivid Photo If the Vivid Photo check box is selected, green and blue are printed more vividly while the color of skin tones remains intact. This feature is useful when printing photos containing grass, sky, or sea in the background. Photo Optimizer PRO If the Photo Optimizer PRO check box is selected, the color data captured by a digital camera is corrected based on the colors and tones.
  • Page 107: Index Printing

    Index printing • Printing index quickly • Previewing the page layout before printing ImageBrowser's index printing feature allows you to quickly print an index (a list of thumbnails) of the selected images. You can specify the size of the thumbnails. All of the selected images are automationallty arranged and then printed.
  • Page 108 Printing index quickly Use this printing method to quickly print the index of the selected images (thumbnails) without opening the Print window. Steps In the Browser area, select the image(s) to print with the index printing technique. Then select Index printing from the submenu that appears when clicking the PRINT button.
  • Page 109 Click the OK button to close the Page Setup dialog box. Specify the size of thumbnails. The number of pages used for printing depends on the number of selected images, the size of thumbnails specified in the Index printing window, and the size of paper specified in the Page Setup dialog box.
  • Page 110 Previewing the page layout before printing You can preview the page layout before printing an index of the selected images. Steps In the Browser area, select the image(s) to print with the index printing. Then select the Layout printing from the submenu that appears when clicking the PRINT button.
  • Page 111 Select the Index printing option. Click the Next button to proceed to the next page. Index printing...
  • Page 112 Click the Page setup button. The Page Setup dialog box for the printer selected in the Chooser appears. Specify the paper size and orientation. Click the OK button to close the Page Setup dialog box and return to the Layout Options window. The size of paper you specified in the Page Setup dialog box is displayed.
  • Page 113 Specify the size of thumbnails. You can select from the Large, Medium, and Small options. The Preview area on the right side of the window shows how the thumbnails are arranged under the current settings. Large Small Medium Click the OK button to exit the layout selection wizard. The Print window appears, showing the thumbnails that are arranged according to the current settings.
  • Page 114 Specify the Media Type and the Print Mode. Select the type of paper you specified in the Page Setup dialog box from the Media Type pulldown menu. When printing photos, usually select the Photo option for the Print Mode. Select the Text option for the Print Mode to reduce printing time, if necessary.
  • Page 115: Page Artwork

    Page Artwork • Editing the layout format • Inserting text • Cropping an image...
  • Page 116: Editing The Layout Format

    Editing the layout format • Moving an image • Changing the size of an image • Rotating an image • Deleting an image When you select the Custom layout printing option in the Layout Options dialog box, you can move, reduce and delete the images in the Print window. Editing the layout format...
  • Page 117: Moving An Image

    Moving an image In the Print window, you can move an image to a different location. When you select the Custom layout printing option in the Layout Options dialog box, you can move an image by dragging it in the Print window. Select the image you want to move in the Print window.
  • Page 118 Drag the image to move to a different location. The image that was moved. Note When you select one of the options other than the Custom layout printing, you cannot move images in the Print window. However, the display order can be changed by dragging one of the images.
  • Page 119 Changing the size of an image When you selected the Custom layout printing option in the Layout Options dialog box, you can enlarge or reduce the selected image by dragging its frame (blue line). When the mouse cursor is positioned over the image frame, the cursor changes into .
  • Page 120 Move the cursor over the frame of the image, and drag the mouse to enlarge or reduce it. When the mouse cursor is positioned over the image frame, the cursor changes into Note When you select one of the options other than the Custom layout printing, you cannot enlarge or reduce images in the Print window.
  • Page 121: Rotating An Image

    Rotating an image You can rotate the selected image by selecting the 90 degrees right, 90 degrees left, or 180 degrees option from the submenu that appears when clicking the ROTATE button. Select the image you want to rotate. The frame appears around the image. Editing the layout format...
  • Page 122 Click the ROTATE button to display a submenu, and select one of three options, 90 degrees right, 90 degrees left, and 180 degrees, as needed. According to the option you selected, the image is rotated. Note When you select one of the options other than the Custom layout printing, only the 180 degrees option is available.
  • Page 123: Deleting An Image

    Deleting an image You can delete a selected image in the Print window. However, note that the deleted image is only excluded from printing, and the original image file remains intact. Select the image you want to delete. The frame appears around the image. Selected image Editing the layout format...
  • Page 124 Press the Delete key on the keyboard. The selected image is cleared. The image disappears. You can also delete the selected image by selecting Clear from the Edit menu. Editing the layout format...
  • Page 125: Inserting Text

    Inserting text • Entering text into the page • Adding a caption to the image • Adding a header to the page Entering text into the page You can enter text anywhere in the page displayed in the Print window. The text entered in the Add Text window is displayed in the center of the Print window within the frame (blue outline rectangle), indicating the text is selected.
  • Page 126 Steps Select Add Text ofrom the Edit menu. The Add Text window appears. Specify text’s justification. Select the font size. Select the font. Specify the font style. Available styles and effects are (from left to right): bold, italic, underlined, outline, shadow, wide space, narrow space, and color.
  • Page 127 Click the OK button. The entered text is displayed in the Print window within the frame (blue). The text can be moved by dragging with the mouse. Inserting text...
  • Page 128 Adding a caption to the image You can add a caption to each of the images in the Print window. If the current layout is the Custom layout printing or the Index printing, the entered caption appears immediately below the selected image. When the current layout option is neither the Custom layout printing nor the Index printing, the entered caption is displayed in the location specified in the Edit Caption window (the alignment setting for text).
  • Page 129 Adding a header to the page You can add a header to the page. The header is displayed at the top of the printable area of the page. In the Print window, the entered header is inserted at the horizontal position specified in the Edit Header window (the justification setting for text, that is, left, center or right).
  • Page 130: Cropping An Image

    Cropping an image An image in the Print window can be cropped. This image cropping feature gives you the ability to specify the area for printing without changing the original image data. Steps Select the image you want to crop, and select Clipping from the Edit menu.
  • Page 131 Drag the mouse over the image to select the area to be cropped. Click outside the selected area to deselect it. Selected area for cropping Click the close box at the upper left corner of the Clipping window. The Clipping window is closed and the cropped image is displayed in the Print window.
  • Page 132 However, in case the current layout is the Tiled photo printing, Fixed photo size printing, or Canon perforated paper printing, cropping is restricted to the vertical clipping or horizontal clipping. This is because the height/width ratio is fixed in these three layout modes.
  • Page 133: How To Use Online Help

    How to Use Online Help ImageBrowser provides you Online Help with information about functions and operations. It contains a brief description of operational steps that you can read on the screen while operating the program.
  • Page 134: Index

    Auto Launch control panel Automatic Clipping Automatic Clipping check box Automation wizard Automation wizard dialog box Borderless printing Browser area Camera window Canon Utilities Changing display options Changing the location of images Changing the size of an image...
  • Page 135 Index Chooser Clipping window Communication settings CONNECT CAMERA button connection between the device and the computer Control panel Control Panels Create Image for Email dialog box Creating image files attached to Email Creating panoramic photos in PhotoStitch Cropping an image Cropping image Custom layout printing custom layout printing...
  • Page 136 Index Edit Caption window Edit Header window Edit menu Editing the layout format effects for slide show Enlarging and reducing an image Entering text into the page Explorer View export Fixed Photo Size Printing Fixed photo size printing image cropping IMAGE INFO button image size Importing Images...
  • Page 137 Index justification setting for text layout layout option Layout Options dialog Layout Options dialog box Layout Options window Layout printing layout selection wizard Media Type memory card Moving an image Online Help Opening the image Page artwork page layout Page Setup dialog box paper size Paper Size pulldown menu perforated line...
  • Page 138 Index perforated paper printing Photo Optimizer Pro Photo Size PhotoStitch playing mode and options for slide show Preference window preview area preview display Previewing the page layout PRINT button Print button Print dialog box Print Mode Print window Printing printing resizing ROTATE button Rotating an image...
  • Page 139 Index SETUP OPTIONS button Slide show Slide show navigation buttons SLIDE/DPOF button Sound control panel Sound menu Sound panel text insertion thumbnail area Thumbnails thumbnails tiled photo Tiled Photo Printing Tiled photo printing Time Tunnel trimming Updating the information upload an image UPLOAD button View menu View Mode...
  • Page 140 Index wizard...