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How to Get Started: Calendars

How to Get Started: Calendars: Follow these steps to start creating your custom calendar. 

After downloading the free Mimeo Photos app in the Mac App Store, follow these steps to start creating your own custom calendar.

1. Select Your Photos

Select photos or an entire album that you would like to include in your calendar.

Pro tip: If you would like to add more photos after creating your calendar project you can easily do so by dragging and dropping photos into your project.

2. Create Your Calendar Project

Click the plus icon (+) next to My Projects and then select Calendar → Mimeo Photos.

Your new calendar project will automatically open!

3. Choose Calendar Preferences

Select the starting month, year, number of months and what day of the week your calendar will start on. You can also choose to include regional holidays.

For a list of the regions supported for holidays with Mimeo Photos, check out this article.

Note: You Can Not change your calendar year or starting month after clicking Continue

4. Toggle Autofill Preference

The autofill feature automatically places your photos throughout your calendar. By disabling autofill on the top right corner when prompted to select a theme, you will be able to place your images into the calendar layouts manually.

5. Select Your Calendar Theme

Mimeo Photos offers countless themes to pre-design your calendar with unique layouts, fonts, and colors. If you are feeling super creative, start from scratch with the blank theme.

Note: Calendar themes Can Not be changed after you click Select

6. Customize Your Calendar

Customize your calendar with additional edits, adjustments, and designs. Mimeo Photos offers countless layouts, background colors, text options, and more to create a calendar exactly to your imagination. Even try adding a photo on the back cover!

7. Add Special Events

Add special events to specific dates on your calendar with Mimeo Photos. 

  1. Select the Events button on the right-hand panel

  2. Navigate to the month of your event

  3. Click Add New Event, select the date, and add either text or an image

Note: While you can edit the size and color of your text, you cannot edit the actual date number.

8. Ordering Your Calendar

After your calendar is ready to print, select the Buy button on the top right corner. 

After inputting shipping and credit card information, you can also adjust the quantity of your order.

Looking for more information about creating custom calendars? You may find the answers to these FAQs helpful:

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