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Adding images to Photokey

Posted: Fri, 11th Dec 2009, 5:10am

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Mister B

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With my Photokey 2 lite software 100 images were included.
How do I transfer downloaded backgrounds or pictures to operate with photokey ??
Posted: Fri, 11th Dec 2009, 7:32am

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Axeman

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I'm not quite sure what your question is. You use the Import Tool to open whichever picture you like in PhotoKey. Navigate to their location in the import window, and select them to open them in Photokey. Is this what you are asking?
Posted: Fri, 11th Dec 2009, 9:03am

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Simon K Jones

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Importing is the same in PhotoKey 2 Lite and PhotoKey 3.

The images that were provided with Lite were installed to the same folder as the software itself, so you can access them there.

If you've already uninstalled Lite, simply reinstall it from your CD and you'll find the images again. It's probably worth copying or moving them to somewhere more convenient.
Posted: Sat, 12th Dec 2009, 5:18am

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Mister B

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Axeman wrote:

I'm not quite sure what your question is. You use the Import Tool to open whichever picture you like in PhotoKey. Navigate to their location in the import window, and select them to open them in Photokey. Is this what you are asking?
I've not had a problem bringing up the installed 100 backgrounds. It's a great user friendly program. The question is, how do I add backgrounds in addition to the already installed backgrounds ?? FX home was kind enough to release free Christmas time backgrounds and I downloaded them, but can't get them into the Photokey program.
Thanks Ahead of time.
Posted: Sat, 12th Dec 2009, 8:30am

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Axeman

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Well, you import any other images the exact same way. Navigate to their location on your computer, select them, and they will open in the program. I don't think there is anything unusual in the PhotoKey import system; its pretty much the same as every other program out there.

The included images don't install into PhotoKey, they are just copied to a specific location on your computer. You can navigate to anywhere else on your computer you want to, to select different images.
Posted: Fri, 15th Jan 2010, 12:22am

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photoriot

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Is there a way to select a different folder as the "default" background image folder? Without the ability to load multiple backgrounds, I am clicking way too many times to select a new background image.
Posted: Fri, 15th Jan 2010, 9:14am

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Simon K Jones

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I think the program should remember the last folder you used and open to that automatically. Also, clicking the little drop-down arrow next to the 'Add' button lists your more recent backgrounds, so that you can easily switch between different images.