How can I change the
You can change the layout using the Change Layout menu button.
Click the "Change layout menu" button.
The "Layout menu" will appear. If a layout you created before is on
your screen, you will see a message telling you to save your layout.
Choose "Yes" or "No" and proceed
Choose the layout you would like to use from the "Layout menu"
After clicking "yes", you will return to the layout mode.
The Layout menu corresponds with the paper size used by your
printer. So if you do not have a printer driver installed in your
PC, or (for Windows users) you have not yet set up nor chosen your
main printer yet, or (for Macintosh users) you have not yet chosen
your printer drive at the selector dialog box, the layout function
may not work. So please choose your printer driver in the "Printer
setup" for Windows PCs and in the "Selector" for Macintosh PCs.
How can I place captured or imported images in the layout window?
Captured and imported images are automatically added to an album.
At the "Choose album" menu, if you select any of your albums, you
are able to view a list of thumbnails of only still pictures in the
Choose an album at the "Choose album" menu. Thumbnails of the album
content will appear below.
Double click the thumbnail of the image you want to place in the
layout or you can simply drag and drop it on to the layout.
How can I change the size of the image placed on the layout.
Click once on the image/picture you have placed on the layout and 4
control points will appear on the edges. You can drag any of the
points to change the size.
If you press the shift key whiles dragging the control points, you
can change the size of the image proportionally without distorting
How can I type in
You can type in text and letters with the "Edit text" button.
Click the edit text button. The edit text window appears.
Type message or letters directly in the "Text input window"
Click "OK" after you finish typing.
"Cannot find Printer driver" message kept appearing on my screen.
What should I do?
You may have to install a printer driver in your PC. So please
choose your printer driver in the "Printer setup" for Windows PCs
and in the "Selector" for Macintosh PCs.
How can I
print my images? I can't print images.
When the layout menu is in "Title", the print function is disabled.
You cannot print in the "Title" layout.
Click the "printer" button.
Follow the instruction settings of your printer and proceed with
(Please make reference to your printer's guidebook for setting up
your printer's driver.)
How can I send my images
You can only send images as mails in the HAGAKI ( Post Card) layout.
The "send mail" button does not appear in the other layouts.
Click the "Send Mail" button.
Your mail software will then be activated. The image you created
will be added to your mail as an attachment. You can then send your
mail as usual.
(For inquires about your mail software, please ask your mail
can I edit images I've placed on the layout section?
You can edit images by double clicking on it; or you can select it
and click the "edit image" button.
The editing image mode will activate and you can then edit your
How can I change the font or text I typed on the layout section?
Click on the typed object (text) you placed or typed in on the
The "Edit text" dialog window will appear and you can then make
changes to the font size and content.
How can I change the background color for the "Title" menu?
The default colors for the "Title" menu is black for Windows machine
and Blue for Macintosh machines.
When you add a layout to the movie-editing mode, the black area (in
Windows machines) or the blue area (in Macintosh machines) becomes
Where are the
layouts I have created saved?
For Windows PC users, your layouts are saved in the (Userdata)
folder inside the (HDD)-(Program Files)-(Pixela)-(Imagemixer)
For Macintosh PC users, your layouts are saved in the (Userdata)
folder inside the installed (Imagemixer) folder.
Can I use the layout I have created in other applications?
You cannot use the layout you created in other applications. You can
only use it in Image Mixer.
How can I activate the
You can activate the grid in the "create new layer" mode.
Click the "preference" button
Type in the grid width (in pixel unit)
Put a check on "Show grid"
Click OK and return to layout section.
Can I edit templates?
You cannot edit templates. Templates are the background images
Imagemixer provided you to use.