CS5 has added one step to their shortcut hold all 4 keys down
hold down at same time to insert image
Collage/montage template Instructions for Elements
Open Elements and select and open one of the Jibz Montages.
your layers pallet…
you will notice that montage storyboards have many layers.
"W" on your keyboard to get you magic wand, Set your Tolerance to
32---check Anti-alias---check Contiguous uncheck Sample all layers.
Match your Magic Wand settings on your top bar to the image
Now grab your Magic Wand tool and click on the first window on the
template you opened.
You will see what looks like the marching ants
around the inside of the window opening showing it has been selected and
is now ready to have an image inserted (If there's no marching ants
When you are ready
to insert student pictures into the storyboard the process is very easy
we like to use shortcuts to speed up the process.
1. Open a student’s
2. Looking a your keyboard hold down "CTRL" & "A” both at
the same time (to select all)
3. Now hold down "CTRL" & "C" both at the same time
(to copy the image)
4. On your keyboard hold down all at the same time
(CTRL& shift & V) and the image pops into the box.
5. Now hold down "CTRL & T" both at the same time to
transform the image.
6. With your mouse, grab onto one of the little
boxes on your images and move the box till the image
is the correct dimension.
I know this seems long but after you do this 2 or 3 times it will only take seconds to complete a
If you have questions please feel free to email