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BuzzXplore Written Tutorials

The following written tutorials are available for BuzzXplore. Just click on the graphic or the link to be taken to the complete article. The newest articles are added to the top of the list. Enjoy!

Basic Techniques

Explore Your Designs

This tutorial will guide you through the basic step by step instructions needed to navigate the folder tree or contents pane in BuzzXplore. We recommend that you give it a try if you aren't already familiar with this process. Read Complete Article...


How to change the BuzzXplore background colors

Most of settings that change how your designs are displayed are on the BuzzXplore View Menu. The settings that change what information is displayed for your design thumbnails are in the Sewing Menu. Common things you might want to change on the Sewing Menu include Summary Information or whether to show the Hoop or Border. Also, on the Sewing Menu is the all important background color. Read Complete Article...


Writing USB Embroidery Drives using BuzzXplore

The BuzzXplore embroidery drive writing wizard makes it easy to write USB embroidery drives for use in a variety of embroidery machines. Read Complete Article...


How to Quick Launch BuzzXplore from a Folder

Here is a super fast, super easy way to launch BuzzXplore directly from a folder in Windows! On my computer, Windows Explorer is open most of the time because I use it to launch a variety of files and to browse images. However when it comes to embroidery designs, I use BuzzXplore so that the embroidery design images display in beautiful 3-D along with their sewing information. Read Complete Article...


BuzzXplore Software and your New Computer

A new computer with new operating system - it happens to us all eventually, sigh. Yes, keeping the old operating system sounds tempting, but just like ripping off a bandaid, it's better to move forward and accept the challenge with enthusiasm and the hope that it's not gonna hurt. Read Complete Article...


Using BuzzXplore Catalog Mode

If you are like most BuzzXplore Users, you will use Xplorer mode most of the time. However, BuzzXplore also includes a special Catalog Mode where the contents of multiple folders are displayed concurrently in the left contents pane. This allows you to quickly scan through a lot of designs without having to click on folder after folder. In addition, this special mode can be used to locate duplicate files that are in more than on location on your computer! Read Complete Article...


Organizing Designs Stored on Diskettes

It is a little harder to organize your designs when all they are all kept on diskettes. If your designs are a real mess and not sorted by categories, you have some work ahead of you. Read Complete Article...



General Topics

Here are some general tutorials that might also be useful for you:

How to Save Different PES File Versions

Did you know that the Buzz Tools customizing programs save to different versions of the PES format? If you are asking what does this mean, it is important if you have a PES file that will not open into your PED Basic or other software. Of course the most current native PES software (Palette or PE Design) support the various versions but other programs you use may not. Read Complete Article...