Batch create several cursors from images
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Tryout or Professional Edition
We recommend to learn more aboutcursors before following this tutorial
Using this feature you can Create
Several Static or Animated Cursors from existing images in one operation. This is what we call a batch
procedure. We'll perform this task using the built-in CursorWorkshop
Opening the folder containing the images in the Axialis
like all the Axialis products, contains a built-in file browser that
permits to do all kinds of file operations associated with the application.
thumbnail mode with fast preview and permits various operations on files
All the batch functions are available from
the Axialis File Browser window. That's the reason why we'll start this tutorial
by opening the folder which contains the images in this file browser, even
if those files are located in the Librarian.
must be sure the librarian is visible.
If the librarian window is not visible, check the Librarian button in
displayed. You see all the images displayed in thumbnail mode with preview.
Creating the static cursors
4. In the File Browser window, select
You can easily distinguish static images from animated images in thumbnail mode: The static images have the size and color depth displayed. The animated images have the number of frames displayed.
6. A dialog
transparency) and specify a color to make transparent.
7. When done
click OK. All the cursors are created
and added to the same folder (see below ). Names are preserved,
only the extension is changed to CUR. The Librarian is updated accordingly
Creating the animated cursors
8. In the File Browser window, select
the 5 last images in the list (animated images). Use the same method as above.
9. When the
images are selected, Right-click on one of them, a menu opens. Select
click OK. All the animated cursors
are created and added to the same folder
extension is changed to ANI. The Librarian is updated accordingly since
this is the same folder:
a look at a newly created cursor. Double-click on a animated cursor, for
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