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HELPFILE ver 1.1.3- MAIN TOOLBAR OPERATIONS

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FILES


  1. Basics
  2. Other File Operations

a. Basics

Use the FILES feature to save your screen image as a png file.

Saved files may be opened for editing or you could open it as a background.

There are utilities to rename and delete files, and files may be transferred to your PC using iTunes.

These are explained more in detail below.

Tap the FILES button (1) to display to FILE options popover (2).

If you have a blank screen image (nothing to save), the options displayed allow you to open a file for editing (3), or access the file utilities (4) to rename and delete files.

You can also open a file as a background using the FILE utilities option (4).

If you are working on a new screen image, you can save it to a new file and have the file name generated automatically for you. Or, you can specify your own file name or overwrite an existing file with your screen image.

Tap (1) to quick save to a new file using a time stamp to name the file automatically. You can rename the file later.

Tap (2) if you wish to specify a file name or overwrite an existing file with your screen image.

Tap (3) to list and and select a file to open for editing. If you open a file for editing, the file replaces your current screen image. If this was not inteded, you can tap the UNDO button to recover your work.

Tap (4) for the file utilities to rename and delete a file. You can also open a file as a background with this option.

If you have recently opened a file and currently editing it, there are additions options in the popover.

Tap (1) to quick save to a new file using a time stamp to name the file automatically. In this case you are saving an edited copy of the file you have opened. The original file remains unchanged.

Tap (2) to quickly overwrite the existing file which you have opened. The existing file is overwritten with the current screen image.

Tap (3) if you wish to specify a file name or overwrite a different file with your screen image.

Tap (4) for the file utilities to rename and delete a file. You can also open a file as a background with this option.

Tap (5) for the file utilities to rename and delete a file. You can also open a file as a background with this option.

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Other File Operations

Select the FILE MANAGEMENT option in the above to obtain a list of files which you can select to:

  1. Rename
  2. Open for editing
  3. Open as a background
  4. Delete

A popover (1) appears with the list of files and options at the top.

Select a file from the list (2) and then either

  1. Tap (3) to rename the file
  2. Tap (4) to open the file either for editing or as a background
  3. Tap (5) to delete the file.
  4. Delete

If you choose to open the selcted file (1), you can then tap (2) to open a file for editing or (3) to open a file as a background.

Tap here for more information on BACKGROUNDS.