tap2focus

Using edit mode

Make use of tap2focus Edit Mode to create professional looking tap2focus photo from your gallery images, or, simply do some quick fix-up of your tap2focus photo.

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Moving Point of Focuses

Each point represents a photo and a focus point. When viewing a tap2focus composition, user will be shown the photo that is nearest to the point they tap. Steps to change points as following:

  1. Tap on a point to highlight it.
  2. Once highlighted, the point will be shown in green, and a 'move' icon is shown on it .
  3. To move the highlighted point, drag it to the desired location (you can only drag/move the currently highlighted point. To move other points, first tap on them to highlight them.)

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Cover Photo

Cover photo is the first photo that is shown when you open a tap2focus photo. It is also shown in the gallery view, as well as the preview image if you share the photo to Facebook or Twitter. Cover photo is also shown as the Onion Skin. Steps to set a particular point/photo as the Cover Photo:

  1. Tap on a point to highlight it.
  2. Once you have the desired point highlighted, tap on the Set as Cover toolbar button to set it as cover.
  3. A home icon will be shown on the point that is currently set as the cover photo.

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Onion Skin

The onion skin feature shows a semi-transparent overlay of the current Cover Photo on top of the currently select point/photo. This feature is useful as a visual que to align photo (during Add Photo) or to reposition points (during Moving Focus Point).

  1. Tap on the Onion Skin toolbar button to show/hide the onion skin.
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Export Photo

Exports the currently highlighted point/photo to your Camera Roll. This is useful if you want to post-process the photo with another app and/or crop the photo (by export, and then, Change Photo by choosing back this photo). Note that exporting photo this way will export a lower quality of the photo. You can only save a high quality photo to your camera roll when you are taking a new photo (by turning on the "Auto Save" the feature in settings). To export a photo:

  1. Tap on a point to highlight it.
  2. Once you have the desired point highlighted, tap on the Export Photo toolbar button to export the photo.
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Change Photo

Change/Crop the photo of the current highlighted point. This feature requires you to choose a photo from your camera roll, this allows you to import a photo that is processed by another app (filters). If you want to crop the current photo, you can always Export Photo the current photo first then, select it again from the camera roll.

  1. Tap on a point to highlight it.
  2. Once you have the desired point highlighted, tap on the Change Photo toolbar button to change the photo.
  3. In the photo picker, choose the desired photo from your camera roll/photo albums.
  4. Once you picked a photo, you will be given a chance to scale and crop it. Note that if you had turned on the Onion Skin you will have the cover photo overlaid on top of the photo, this will simplify the process of scaling/cropping the current photo accordingly.
  5. tap on the Done button to complete the changes.
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Delete Point/Photo

You can delete any additional unwanted points from the tap2focus composition using this function. Please be reminded that once you delete the point/photo, the photo will be deleted permanently, if you would like to keep a copy of the photo, consider Export Photo first. Steps to delete the photo as following:

  1. Tap on a point to highlight it.
  2. Once you have the desired point highlighted, tap on the Delete Point/Photo toolbar button to delete the photo and point.
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Add Photo

Use this feature to add a photo from your camera roll to the current tap2focus composition. You can then further Move Point to specify where is the point to show this photo.

  1. Tap on the Add Photo toolbar button to add a photo.
  2. In the photo picker, choose the desired photo from your camera roll/photo albums.
  3. Once you picked a photo, you will be given a chance to scale and crop it. Note that if you had turned on the Onion Skin you will have the cover photo overlaid on top of the photo, this will simplify the process of scaling/cropping the current photo accordingly.
  4. tap on the Done button to complete the photo selection.
  5. The photo will be added, and a point will be created for it. By default the new point for this photo will be centered on screen. Consider moving the points to specify an appropriate point to show the photo.

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