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Instructions for PHOTOservice

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Anleitung für die Vollversion SPECTRUM 5

Instructions for SPECTRUM 5

  1. Open the SPECTRUM_cloud via SPECTRUM 5. 
    Login with your Caparol-ID. If you don’t have any access data yet you can register for free.

  2. Click PHOTOservice and import the favoured picture via „Project Upload”.

  3. Create components for the areas you want to design later. Mark the desired components roughly in the picture (max. five components per ticket). 
    Alternatively choose a reference image from the SPECTRUM-library which will serve as basic structure for the masking and designing of your picture.

  4. Click on "Send to PHOTOservice" and pay with  PHOTOservice ticket. If you don’t have a ticket yet, you can order it via the Caparol-Shop.

  5. Within 2-3 working days you will receive an email: the prepared picture is ready for Download from the SPECTRUM_cloud. All the areas you have defined, including the grid, are prepared so that you can design your picture both in colours and materials. 

  6. Load your picture into SPECTRUM 5 and design it according to your imagination. In SPECTRUM 5 you can also adapt or add components.

Note: You can also load the prepared image in SPECTRUM_express. There you can go on designing your picture but not further prepare it.

Instructions for SPECTRUM_express

In SPECTRUM_express you can only use facades for PHOTOservice orders.

  1. Open the SPECTRUM_cloud viaSPECTRUM_express.
    Login with your Caparol-ID. If you don’t have any access data yet you can register for free.
     
  2. Click on PHOTOservice and then „new order”

  3. Step 1: Upload your own picture. Therefore click “upload” an choose a file from your computer. Please note, that the minimum resolution of your image should be at least 1920x1080px.

  4. Step 2: Choose a facade model that is close to the one in your picture. Here you will find a variety of different buildings.

  5. Step 3: Choose a facade style from the displayed façade styles. It will serve as basic structure for the masking of your picture. You can choose from classic-elegant to modern-factual.

  6. Click on „order“and pay per PHOTOservice-Ticket. If you don’t have a ticket yet, you can order it via the Caparol-Shop.
     
  7. Within 2-3 working days you will receive an email: 
    The prepared picture is ready for Download from the SPECTRUM_cloud. All the areas you have defined, including the grid, are prepared so that you can design your picture both in colours and materials..

Note: You can also load the prepared image in SPECTRUM 5. There you can design your picture but you can also adapt or add components.

Instructions for SPECTRUM 4.0

  1. Open the PHOTOservice section in SPECTRUM 4.0 under "Studio">"PHOTOservice". 

  2. Open or import the required picture.

  3. Create the areas for the individual components and mark the desired components in the picture. 

  4. Click on "Send to PHOTOservice" and enter your user data – if you have not registered yet, log in as a new user. Follow the instructions and send the photo.

  5. Within 2-3 working days the prepared picture will be available to you. All the areas you have defined, including the grid, are prepared so that you can design your picture both in colours and materials. Once your picture is ready, you receive a message by e-mail

  6. Load your picture into SPECTRUM under "Extras" > "Retrieve from PHOTOservice" by entering your user data directly in the software below.