The Image Tool control area has three menu buttons (File, View, and Edit) and a Help button. The Help button opens the On-Line Help Handbook for Image Tool. The File, View, and Edit menus are described in the following sections.
The File menu contains items for opening, saving, and printing images. Image Tool conforms to standard file choosing methods. All items on the File menu, except Save and Print One, display pinnable pop-up windows. The choices you can make depend on the type of file you are working with--multiple page or single page images.
The functions of each item are:
Open displays a window from which you choose the file for the image you want to open.
Open As displays a window from which you choose the file and file format for the image you want to open.
Save displays a window from which you can save the currently displayed image to a file.
Save As displays a window from which you choose the type, format, folder, and name of a file for saving the currently displayed image. Use this option when you want to convert an image to a different file format and file type.
Save Selection As saves the selected area to a new image file. This option is active when an area of the View window has been selected with the Selector tool from the palette.
Save Page As Image displays a window from which you can save the currently displayed page of a multiple page document as a new image file.
Print One uses the current settings of the Print window to print a single copy of the currently displayed image or page.
Print Preview displays the Print Preview window that shows how the contents of the View window will appear when printed. The Print Preview window uses dotted lines to depict the boundaries of the printed page. You can control which area of the image gets printed by dragging the image within the dotted lines.
Print displays the Print window that contains these options for controlling how the contents of the View window are printed:
Copies (number of)
Header Page (whether one should be printed)
Printer (which device)
Page Size (Letter, Legal, Ledger, A3, A4, B5)
Page Range (for multiple page documents)
Image Size (scaling)
Image Orientation (Portrait or Landscape)
Image Position (centered or specify margins)
The View menu contains image information, page overview and multiple page options.
The functions of each item are:
Image Info displays a window that contains the following information about the currently displayed image or page:
Height and Width
Number of colors (depth)
Page Overview Available only for multiple page documents, this option displays a window with a scrollable list of thumbnail renderings of each page and controls for viewing specific pages.
Page Viewing Controls sets these viewing controls for multiple page documents:
Page display Order
The page size setting affects only the view, not printing.
The Edit menu contains the following items:
Undo undoes the last usage of these tools from the palette--Flip, Rotate, Pan, or Zoom.
Palette contains the Pan, Rotate, Selector, Flip, and Zoom.
Properties displays the Properties window where you can set--
If images are viewed in color or gray scale.
The number of colors used for rendering images.
If the palette is automatically displayed when an image is opened.