Shown below is detailed information and a selection of screenshots taken from the Photograph Collage section from both versions of the Baby's Days system.
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The photograph collage section allows you to design and print a fantastic collage using built in clipart and the photographs that have been uploaded for any children on the system that can then be printed and displayed on a wall.
You can decide the exact size of your collage from 1 sheet of paper all the way up to 4 x 4 (16) sheets of paper in either protrait or landscape mode, allowing you to create some fantastic wall art up to 1.2m x 0.8m in size, just design, rotate and print for an amazing work of art.
A vast selection of clipart is included within this section that you can include within your collage.
Any photographs that have been uploaded to the system for any child can be used in your collage.
Clipart and photographs can be resized and rotated so that you can position them exactly where you need.
Each collage can be from 1 to 16 sheets of paper in size.
Collages are saved on your system and can be used or edited at any time in the future.
Shown below are a selection of screenshots and additional information relating to the photograph collage section on the system.
The overview page displays all the collages that have been created on the system, these collages are disaplayed within the category they were assigned to and new categories can be created.
From the overview page each collage can viewed, edited, deleted or printed.
Create a Photograph Collage
When editing or creating a new collage you must first enter a title and description for the collage, this will enable you to easily search and find the collage you are looking for in the future.
The collage is then assigned to a folder, by default there is only one folder on the system, however, multiple additional folders can be created.
You must now decide the orientation of your collage by selecting if you want your paper to be in landscape or portrait mode, and finally you select how many pages across and down your collage will be.
Import Clipart and Photographs
After clicking on the Generate Collage button your settings will be applied to the page and each sheet of paper will be displayed with a dashed line as the border of each sheet of paper, you can now proceed to add clipart and photographs to your collage.
To add clipart to your collage you click on the Clipart button, a selection of categories will appear, click on the category you are interested in, you will now see either a selection of clipart from your selected category or a selection of sub-categories, click on the sub-category you are interested in, you will now see a selection of clipart from your selected sub-category.
To add a photograph to your collage you click on the Photograph button, then select the gallery (General, Parent or Progress) and finally select where the photograph is located, all the photographs within the selected area will be displayed for all children, to filter the photographs by specific children use the filter images by option above the photographs, once you have located the photograph you want to add to your collage click on it and drag it down to your collage, this process can be repeated for multiple photographs.
Design your Photograph Collage
Once you have added your clipart and photographs to your collage you can enlarge and reduce its size by clicking and holding down the mouse in the bottom right hand corner of the item, and you can rotate by clicking and holding down the mouse in the top left hand corner.
When you have added clipart or photographs to your collage you may want to send certain clipart images and photographs to the front or back of your collage, you can do this by right clicking with your mouse on any clipart image or photograph and selecting the option to Send to Back, Send to Front, Move Back or Move Forward.
Clipart images and photographs can sit on top of each other and whatever you see on the screen is what will print on the selected number of sheets of paper.