I bought a new laptop recently. I no longer have my SM disc as someone I let borrow it, broke it. Anyway, I called Cleverbridge (or whatever their name is) and got a link to redownload the program. I did that but multiple things are wrong with it:
1.) a bunch of the custom shapes are now missing
2.) some of my favorite fonts are gone
3.) the option to change a page to a different color by clicking on another object with the color that you want sid object doesn't work. It just makes everything white to greyish white.
Thee may be other things, but those above are the only things I've discovered so far. BTW, my new laptop is running Windows 8.
Anyone have any ideas what is going on? I HATE that SM doesn't provide a call in number but makes you do an online submission. I love the program, but don't like that kind of customer service.
Any insight is appreciated. Thanks!
Question for ya: Is this version 1 or 2?
Have you tried uninstalling and reinstall? Sometimes that helps
Also, Where did you install to? Program x86 or programs? It might have a communication issue..
And lastly, have you looked at the location on your hard drive to see if the shapes are in the SBM2.0 >Gallery>Images>Shapes
Sorry you are having these troubles..with more information we can all pitch in to help you resolve your difficulties!
We will figure this out!
Report back please!
I have version 2 and it is downloading to that x86 you mentioned. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling multiple times and am doing it again as I type this. I've been working with Gracie and have solved the missing shapes issue. I didn't have the Life Is Beautiful part of the program downloaded. However, even after doing that I'm missing one of my favorite fonts, Grilled Cheese. There may be others too but I'm not noticing them as I don't use them as frequently as I did Grilled Cheese.
As far as colorizing, it still isn't working. Neither the font colorizing using the ink dropper or the colorizing by clicking on an object of a different color and thus changing my original object to the color of the other object I clicked on. I KNOW I am doing it correctly because I can still get on my old laptop and it works just fine. Just not on my new one.
I love this program but may have to find another one if I can't fix this issue. I sure don't want to though! Thanks for any advice, suggestions that anyone can offer me.
You can maybe go to Dafonts and down load the grilled cheese again.
I feel sure there is only a small glitch, somewhere. Don't give up
'Grilled Cheese' is actually not a font that comes with Scrapbook MAX!. It sounds as though you may have had this font on your old computer and could access it through our text features - however, it is not something that comes with Scrapbook MAX!.
Scrapbook MAX! is compatible with Windows 8 (lots of our customers have it on their computers and have not had issues with Scrapbook MAX!). It sounds as though perhaps uninstalling/reinstalling is something to try. We've been communicating through email, too - I will send you a new link right away so that you can try this.
Thanks Karin. Yes, Grilled Cheese font was on my old laptop. I didn't realize it wasn't part of SM.
Well, I just got off the phone with an HP tech person and after an hour and a half, we were unable t solve my issue. I did realize this laptop is running Windows 8.1 which is different than 8.0 (which I thought I was running) so I wonder if it is a compatibility issue with 8.1. Anyone running on 8.1 and still able to use the colorization tool or does anyone know if SM is Windows 8.1 compatible?
Thanks for your help here and via e-mail. I really do appreciate it. Y'all have been very helpful in my quest to get this program working correctly on my new laptop. I just don't think it is going to though. After much help with an HP rep tonight, I'm really beginning to think it is a Windows 8.1 compatibility issue.