Taking the first photo of a spot
This screen helps you take the first picture of a spot and store it in an
All you need to do is shown here:
- From the Home screen, click on the button labeled "NEW SPOT" which is circled in red:
- You'll see picture of the front of the body, with different colored parts.
You can sweep the screen up to show the lower legs and feet.
Or you can sweep the screen left to show the back of the body.
Or further left to show the info screen.
Click on the body part where you have the spot. An example is circled in red:
You get this screen, which gives the name of the selected part on top of a
background of the same color as the selected patch. Click on the circled "TAKE PICTURE" button.
Your phone's camera is now activated. Position the phone about 4 inches/10 centimeters from
Click the capture button (position may depend on your phone, here circled in red) if you are happy with the image, and then the OK button that appears
An example is seen here:
- You next get to enter a name for the spot so that you can compare it to another
photo in a few months.
Touch the red circled area (left image). This pops up a keyboard (middle image). Type the
name you want for the spot, then click the green circled Done button. Last, click the
blue circled NEXT button (right image) to open up the image cropping screen.
- The next step is to crop the image so that the spot covers the center of the image. You should
see a screen that looks like this:
You should move the highlighted box around by touching the box (for example, at the red spot) and dragging
it over the spot.
If you touch and drag the white shapes at the corners (green circled), you can shrink or enlarge the highlighted box.
Resize and drag until the spot best fills the middle square of the highlighted box.
It should look like this:
When you are happy, click the CROP button (black circled). You can also rotate the image by touching the
swirl circled in yellow.
- You can now see a screen like this:
This is the image that has been saved. From here, you can
return to the Home screen (red circled button) to start a new task
or Email the photo to someone (blue circled button).
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