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Aperture 3 Books Filled shapes

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Chris Shaddock Calculating status...
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How do I, when I create a book in aperture, create a fill shape. For example in 'edit layout' mode in the 'Journal" theme there are taupeish filled shapes that sit behind the photos creating a border. I can select them, move them, resize them. How do I create them or change the color?

 

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  • léonie Level 8 Level 8 (46,350 points)
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    Dec 20, 2012 1:36 PM (in response to Chris Shaddock)

    I can select them, move them, resize them. How do I create them or change the color?

    Only by patching and modifying the Aperture application bundle or creating a copy of the theme from inside the bundle and installing it in your user library. The frames are png-files built into the program (Cream_lined_frame_sm_L.png, /Cream_lined_frame_sm_P.png), controlled by property list files and reside in the folder

    /Applications/Aperture.app/Contents/Resources/Book Themes/Photo Journal/Extra Large/Frames/

     

    To change the color of the frames you would have to create a copy of the "/Applications/Aperture.app/Contents/Resources/Book Themes/Photo Journal" theme and install it in your User Library (your home folder/Library/Application Support/Aperture/Book Themes/) under a new name, then edit the png-files to your liking and use your custom theme.

     

    Regards

    Léonie

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