Editing Your Photo Book

Now that you have selected your photo book it’s time for the real fun to begin. Welcome to Costco Photo Centre photo book editor where editing your photo book has never been so simple.

 

Features:

• Drag and drop technology: drag and drop your images directly into the photo book editor to place your images in that perfect spot.

• Editing tools: Use the editing tools to position you photos, zoom in/out, flip, and more…

• Preview: Preview each page individually or your entire book with our photo book preview tool.

• Change layout: Don’t like the way we’ve laid out your book? Customize your book by using the layout tab to select from our many page layouts.

 

Using the photo book editor

 

How do I add an image?

Using the arrows located on both sides of your book to navigate from page to page simply drag and drop your images into the windows that say “drag photo here” repeat this process throughout the entire book.

Hint: Use the “your albums” dropdown menu to view images from a different account


How do I edit my images?

Once you’ve added an image to your photo book, click on the edit tools tab below the photo book and select from the following list of tools

 

Pan Tool: Select the tool to position your photo.

Rotate Tool: Select the tool and click on an image to rotate.

Zoom in/out: Select the tool and click and hold to zoom in and out on a photo.

Flip horizontal: Select the tool and click to flip your image horizontally.

Flip vertical: Select the tool and click to flip your image vertically.

Colour tool: Select the tool and click on a photo to return it to its original colour
Black & white tool: Select the tool and click on a photo to make it black & white
Sepia tool: Select the tool and click on a photo to make it sepia toned.

How do I change my layout?

Changing your layout is easy; simply click on the change layout tab located below your photo book. Drag and drop the layout you would like to see onto the page. IMPORTANT: Changing a layout will delete the images and text on the page.

 

How do I add text to my photo book?

Want to add a touch of personalization to your photo book? Using the arrows located on both sides of your book to navigate from page to page merely click on the area that says “click to add caption” and use the caption tool to add text to your photo book. Make sure to click “apply” in order to apply the changes to your book.

Hint: Use the tool to align, bold or italicize your text for that extra bit of customization.

 

What do the preview, and preview book buttons in the editor do?

The preview book Button located above your photo book workspace is one of our favorite features. After clicking the “preview book” button allow the application some time to load your book and enjoy. Preview your book by using the arrows located below the book, or click and drag any corner for an interactive preview.

The preview buttons located on each side of your book allow you to preview each page individually. Note this is a representation of what the page will look like and not a print quality check.

 

How do I add or remove pages from my photo book?

To add pages to your photo book, click the "Add 2 Pages" button located below the workspace. Hardcover photo books have a maximum of 60 pages, while soft cover photo books can hold up to 100 pages.

To remove pages from your photo book, click the "Delete 2 Pages" button located below the workspace. All photo books must contain a minimum of 30 pages.