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Saving an Image in the
Painter 6 Image Portfolio
(or Painter 5 Objects:Floaters Palette)
written by Jinny Brown  e-mail
all images and text on this page copyright 1994 - 2001, Jinny Brown
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PAINTER 6 - Saving an image in Image Portfolio Section:

1. In the Art Materials palette, click the small triangle on the left end of the Image Portfolio's section name bar to open the section

2. Click the Layer Adjuster tool (hand with pointing index finger in the Tools palette). You'll be using this tool throughout this procedure so be sure it's active after your image is created.

3. Create your image. If it's on the Canvas, make a Selection of the image then click in the center of the Selection to lift the image to a Layer.

4. If the image you want to save in the Image Portfolio is on more than one Layer, in the Layers list, Shift-Click to highlight all of the Layers you want saved as a single image in the Image Portfolio.

5. In the Layers list, click the Group button, then click the Collapse button. Your Layers are now a single Image Layer, automatically trimmed to included only the painted areas.

6. Click the single Image Layer (click the image itself, not the Layer name in the Layers list) and drag it onto the Image Portfolio section. A colored line appears around the Image Portfolio section's upper edges  as the image is placed on the Image Portfolio.
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Click and Drag Image Over Art Materials Palette's Image Portfolio Section
7. When the Save Image window opens, give your image a unique name not already used by Painter, then click the OK button. Your image appears as an icon and its name is listed in the Image Portfolio list.
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Image Portfolio Section
Lights Up
 

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Save Image Using a
Unique Name
Icon and Image Name Appear in Image Portfolio


PAINTER 5 - Saving an image in Objects:Floaters Palette:

NOTE: Painter 5 uses two terms that are somewhat interchangeable. These are Floater Portfolio (in the Floater menu) and Objects:Floater (the palette's name).

1. Use Ctrl/Command+7 to open the Objects:Floaters palette (or from the Floater menu, choose Floater Portfolio). 

2. Click the Floater Adjuster tool (hand with pointing index finger in the Tools palette). You'll be using this tool throughout this procedure so be sure it's active after your image is created.

3. Create your image. If it's on the Canvas, make a Selection of the image then click in the center of the Selection to lift the image to a Floater.

4. If the image you want to save in the Floater Portfolio is on more than one Floater, in the Floaters list, Shift-Click to highlight all of the Floaters you want saved as a single image in the Floater Portfolio.

5. In the Floaters list, click the Group button, then click the Collapse button. Your Floaters are now a single Image Floater.

6. In the Floaters menu, click Trim to bring the Floater's edges in to include only the painted area of the Floater.

7. Click the single Image Floater (click the image itself, not the Floater name in the Floaters list) and drag it onto the Objects:Floaters palette.
A dashed-line square appears below your cursor as the image is placed on the Objects:Floaters palette.

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Click and Drag Image Over Objects:Floaters Palette
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8. When the Save Floater window opens, give your image a unique name not already used by Painter, then click the OK button. Your image appears as an icon and its name is listed in the Floaters Portfolio list.
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Dashed-line Square Appears
Save Image Using a
Unique Name
Icon and Image Name Appear in Image Portfolio

Happy Image Making! :o)

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