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Unubis

Images Stuck

Recently after not using the Creator for a while, I have gone back to it only to find the logos I have created and when I try to make a new one I can not move the images within it. And when I import an image it puts it in the centre of the canvas and it also can not be moved. I have tried to move (drag & drop) images from the data base with no luck as well. It is as if the canvas is locked and can not be altered, even when its a newly created image. 

 

Any suggestions please?

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Are you using a MAC, or PC?

Sounds like a MAC. If so, please check that you have the most current version of the software. v7.2.9  If not, please update and see if you still have the problem.

https://www.laughingbirdsoftware.com/updates/

Let us know if you are using the latest version, and still have a problem.

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Thanks. Its ba Mac and I have downloaded the latest and its ok, but now when I'm trying to curve text but I'm after a curve not a circle it breaks the works up. It should say Chloe's Faerie Jewellery but it separates the words.

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TC7 is not really very good at circle text. Though it depends on the font. Some fonts work better than others. TC7 was never designed as a full fledged graphics editor. Some users find another program that will do circle text, then save that as a transparent png and import that image into TC7.

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Shame. The old version use to be a lot easier to use.

 

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That text circle text thing drives me nuts.First look to your own apps for a work around using a desktop publisher or other word processing applications. If it is an embedded font look for it and install it to the system fonts.The other option is to use a text generator (scroll down on page) http://www.picturetopeople.org/text_generator/others/transparent/transparent-text-generator.html

Also remember things have changed which does cause you computer to think about the process instead of just doing it.

 

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Unfortunately to me, this program is flawed and takes up too much of my time. An Apple Mac is no less of a computer than a pc and should not be considered 2nd place to design software. I have spent too many hours with this program to consider it worthy for me to use and each time I select "undo" I get a random reverse moment. Its uneconomical of my time to use this any more and shall continue my efforts with Adobe Fireworks CS5 (And old and well trusted program).

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I am a Mac user also. The circle font thing is an issue. Go for a work around and then import it from another source as an image file.

 

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Ended up using my trusted Fireworks. They came up a treat and I can modify any part of the design at will.

CFJ B:Card.jpg

Pip G P.jpg

BFC BCard.jpg

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With any logo specific type software, curved text is hard to work with, if it's even a feature.   In typography, kerning is the process of adjusting the spacing between characters in a proportional font, usually to achieve a visually pleasing result, and that's a problem when working with text.   Even in PowerPoint when you apply a text effect the Kearning can be off-- but PP actually is apply simply morphs to the text, and is some cases even those morphs can be wonky.

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