The tick marks are too close together. Edit the timeline and increase
the distance between the tick marks.
The start date and/or end date are not at the same increment as
the tick marks. For instance, if the tick marks are every decade,
the timeline dates should start and end on an even decade.
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Many other web sites also offer free clipart.
The start date should be an earlier date. For example., if the start
date is 386 and the tick marks are every century, set the start
date at 300.
No. The screen containing categories, fonts, and icons can be skipped.
Categories simply provide a way to conveniently group events. For
instance, when creating an ancient history timeline, events in Roman
history could be in red and Greek events in green so they will be
differentiated on the timeline.
You must click the check box next to the category creating a check
mark in order for the category to be included in your timeline.
Easy Timeline Creator can scale the timeline when printing
so it fits on one page. Follow these steps to print a timeline on
Select the File menu item.
Select the Print to Fit Page menu item.
At this point a check mark appears next to the Print
to Fit Page menu item. You may print or print preview to
see the timeline on one page.
Move the mouse over the clipart that you want to delete. You will
see the mouse cursor change from an arrow to a hand with a pointing
finger. Press the right mouse button. This will bring up a menu.
Click the Delete Picture menu item. Press the Yes
button on the confirmation dialog when prompted to delete the picture.
Move the mouse over the clipart image. You will see the mouse cursor
change from an arrow to a hand with a pointing finger. Press the
left mouse button and hold it down. You can move the mouse and the
image will move also. When you have moved the image to the location
you desire, release the left mouse button.
Yes, events can be moved on the timeline similar to clipart. However,
you may only move events up and down on the timeline. To move an
event, move the mouse over the event text. You will see the mouse
cursor change from an arrow to a hand with a pointing finger. Press
the left mouse button down and hold it down. You can move the mouse
up and down on the screen and the event will move up and down also.
When you have moved the event to the desired location, release the
left mouse button. Don't worry about moving the mouse left and right.
The program will only allow the event move up and down.