Selected images frames display handles around the edge of the frame. Image-type frames display eight resize handles, which can be used to resize images on all sides.
Embellishment-type images will only show four handles. PNG, GIF, PDF and other types reserved for fixed aspect ratio type graphics will only show four handles when selected.
Drag on center handles to change the width/height of an image. On Image-type frames, they will change aspect ratio. On Embellishment-type frames, they will grow proportionally larger or smaller. Note that width and height may also be changed manually under the Frame Border editor’s General tab.
Drag on corner handles to resize both the length & width simultaneously.
To pan an image, click and drag on the center handle. If the image is larger than the frame in which is is placed, the photo will move in the direction of your mouse drag.
Use the inside gold handles to zoom the image inside the frame. Note that you cannot zoom out larger than the outermost edge of the image itself.
To rotate the entire image frame, click and drag on the rotation handle. Hold the Alt-key on your keyboard to rotate in 45 degree increments. Image rotation is also available in the Frame Border editor’s general tab.
To rotate an image within the frame, hold the Ctrl-key (Windows) or the Cmd-key (Mac) then click & drag on the rotation handle. The photo will pivot inside the frame. This is best used to slightly correct the image after zooming in, to avoid gaps between the image and the frame.
Changing between Image & Embellishment type frames
FotoFusion assumes that certain file types are always photos that may be resized out of proportion – jpg & tiff. It also assumes that other file types are clip-art decorations – png, gif, bmp or other file types that support transparency – or locked-aspect ratio by default, such as pdf.
If you need to reset a frame to another type, you can do so by right-mouse selecting the frame. Choose IMAGE > Type > and reset the frame to your choice.
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