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Quick Start Guide

Back Side Editing

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Usage Tips

Button Description

Background Setting

Sort of Address Book

Apply Contacts.app Change

Start-Up

Message Entry and Editing

Share (Attach to e-mail)

Create a Template

Card Creation

Image Attachment and Editing

Exporting This Card

Utilize iCloud Drive

Postcard Type Selection

Memo Attach and Edit

Select Stamp

Exclude from Print Target

Setting of Address Field

Grouping

Preferences

Edit the Image or Memo Which Became the Back of the Letter View

Font Setting

Attach an Image to Letter View

Sender Information Format

Printing the Address Book

Create Sender Information

Back side Editing for Each Card

Postcard Options

Borderless Printing

Create Address Book

Enter Text on Front Side

Honorific Title Option

Import Addresses that are Not Registered in the Group

Front Side Editing

Print

Default Honorific Title

Draw an Image on the Entire Back Side

Recipient Address Edit

Save

Customize Honorific Title

Hide the Sender's Address and Name

Sender Address Edit

Load Data

Print Scale Adjustment

Smart Group

Postcard Information Editing

Delete

Usage Tips

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Here are some tips for using postcardCafe Atelier conveniently.

Apply Contacts.app Change

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Change Contacts.app.
Click postcardCafe Atelier's "Create Address Book" button set the same conditions as before and click the "Done" button.
Since the dialogue of address book replacement is displayed, click the "Replace" button.
Note: When replacing the address book, the title, font size, other edited address and name are lost. It returns to the default.

Create a Template

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Save the contents of card creation. You can load the saved file and proceed with work.
The saved file can be used as a template.

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The address and name are fictitious.

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Utilize iCloud Drive

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Using a shared iCloud Drive, you can print on another Mac that is well-equipped with printing environment.
"postcardCafe Atelier" saves all the data. Macs used for printing do not require Contacts.app data or sender information.

Exclude from Print Target

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If you want to exclude from the print target, uncheck the "select" column of the address book. By turning off the check, it is excluded from printing targets.

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The address and name are fictitious.

Edit the Image or Memo Which Became the Back of the Letter View

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Click the "Hide Text" button in the upper right corner of the back side edit view. Temporarily hide the letter view. You can edit images and memos.
Click "Show Text" button to display letter view.

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Printing the Address Book

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Choose "Print Address Book" from the "File" menu. The print panel is displayed and you can print.
It may be necessary to adjust the scale depending on paper size and orientation. Select "Page Setup ..." from the "File" menu and change the scale.

Borderless Printing

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Depending on the type of printer, when printing on the back side with "Postcards Borderless", the borderless printing may not be performed correctly.
In this case, you need to set the appropriate paper type (photo paper etc.). For details, refer to the printer manual. Set the setting on the print panel.

Import Addresses that are Not Registered in the Group

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To take in an address that is not registered in the group, select "All Contacts".

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Draw an Image on the Entire Back Side

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To draw the captured image without bordering the entire back side, right click on the image and select "Send to Background" from the menu displayed. "Resize" in the menu can not be enlarged to the paper size.

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Hide the Sender's Address and Name

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To hide the sender information when printing, click "Hide sender information" in the front-side edit view.
This is useful when using a postcard with the sender's address printed.
Click the button for the fron-side edit view.

Smart Group

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Functions equivalent to smart group can be used.   Since macOS 13 "Ventura", this functions can no longer be used.
Contacts that match the terms described in the contacts app's note field can be imported.
Click the terms button in the "Address Select" view. A list of note fields for the contacts app will be displayed.
Select a terms from the list of notes and click the "Done" button. Contacts that match the terms are imported to the address book.

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