The Print Shop 4.0 User Guide

This User Guide is designed to help you learn the software. Be sure to also check out the Video Tutorials and the Blog for additional ideas. To access the User Guide, either click on a topic to the left, choose a commonly accessed topic below, or search for a topic above.

In addition to the information available in The Print Shop 4.0 User Guide, Technical support is also available if you encounter an issue with the software. Solutions to common technical issues can be found using these links, or if necessary report a problem to our Support team.


Alignment - allows you to control how text appears in a text box or shape.

Click - click once with your left mouse button.

Direction - allows you to change the font to appear vertically or horizontally.  Only available in the Headlines tool.

Default - options that are pre-set in the program.

Double Click - quickly click your left mouse button twice.

DVD - a high-capacity disc that requires a DVD-Rom or DVD-R/RW drive to function.

Font - style applied to text to give it a different look.

Mail Merge - takes contacts from your address book and inserts them into your project.  Such as putting several friends' names and addresses onto invitations.

Mouse Hover - move your mouse cursor over the item or menu, but do not click on a mouse button.

Kerning - adjusts the space between individual letters of a word.

Right Click - click once with your right mouse button.

Single Click - click once with your left mouse button.

Spacing - adjusts the vertical spacing between lines of text.


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