Photo Calendars are really cool. They also make great gifts. Photo Explosion is a great program to use to create these photo calendars. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a photo calendar in Photo Explosion. Open Photo Explosion and we will get started.
When you open your program, you will see a splash screen with options. Click the Create button on the left and then click the Calendar button. The program will open and you will see a blank screen. The first thing that you will need to do is add the photos that you want to use with the calendar. So, click the Add button at the top of your program. On the left side of your program you will see photos and folders. Select the folder with the photos that you want to use. Then click the photo and click Add at the bottom of the window. Add all of the photos that you want to use.
Next, you will need to select the template that you want to use. Click the Template button at the top of the window. On the left side of your program, you will see the different templates that are available. You can drop the box down and select the type of calendar that you want. Then select the calendar design that you want to use.
You can move the photo around the calendar by grabbing it with your mouse. You can also resize the photo by grabbing the corner of the photo. To make the photo smaller, drag the corner inward. To make it larger, drag the corner outward.
Now you will need to click the Settings button at the top of your program. Change the settings in the left panel of your program. This is the calendar settings.
Now you can customize your calendar. Click the Customize button at the top of your window. On the left side of your program you will see all of the options for customizing the calendar. You can add text to your calendar by clicking the Add/Edit Text icon. A box will pop up and you will need to type your text in that box and change your settings. You can move your text around the calendar by dragging the text with your mouse.
You can change the background too. Click the Change Background Image icon and select the background that you want to use. When you have finished, click the Output button. On the left side you will see your options. You can print the calendar, save it to your computer, or set it as your wallpaper on your desktop. Select the option of your choice.
Then you’re finished. This is a neat way to create calendars and they are great for gifts.