Print a contact sheet

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You can print a Contact Sheet from the Explorer window by following these steps:


Select the images you would like to print. Use the CTRL or SHIFT buttons to select several images at once.
Choose Share Images > Contact Sheet
Define the Page Options, Image Options and Page Layout. Look below for more details.




To the left you see a printed contactsheet, including header and footer lines.

Page options


Choose your print options and/or printer settings.
If you want to include a Header, Title and/or Footer, activate the checkbox and enter the text you would like to display on each page.
Select page borders. If the footer is not shown on the page, you should set the bottom border to about 25 mm.


Image options


Select the Image Information to be included in your contactsheet.
Wrap long words: Enter the number of characters after which you want to force a word wrap. All printing and export is done in HTML. Very long words can cause an image cell to become wider than the contained image, resulting in less columns displayed on the page. If you have words that are longer than your image width you might want to adjust this option to force the desired cell width.
If you are exporting screenshots or detailed images, you should Use Original Images to gain maximum quality on a high resolution printer. Use this option carefully, as you might run low on graphic resources.


Page layout


Select the paper orientation and number of columns. If not all columns are shown, then enable Wordwrap in the image options, to force the desired cell width. You can also try a smaller vertical border in the page options, or a smaller fontsize.
For a quick preview, select Refresh Preview
Once you are satisfied with the layout, select Print to send the contactsheet to your printer, or Print Preview, to first have a full preview of the created pages.


Note: you cannot make further layout modifications in the preview form.




Call HTML Indexpage instead, if you want to create a contactsheet for online viewing. Basically, the only differences to the printed contactsheets are:


1. The HTML contactsheet has no headers or footers

2. The HTML contactsheet can contain links to the original images


Printed contactsheets are stored in HTML, but removed after printing, whereas the HTML indexpages remain at the designated location.


You can also place several images onto a single sheet of paper by using the Collage feature, or the DTP tools of the CodedColor Publisher. This however creates a new image with layers, which can then be stored as a single JPEG.


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