DTP 101 – Computer Graphics Manual CorelDraw 9
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What is an object?
In CorelDraw, an object isany item you create orimport into your document.It may be a rectangle, acircle, text, a photograph. Allwork in CorelDraw is donethrough selecting an object.Various effects can beapplied to an objectdepending on the type of object and the tool you haveselected. For this tutorial,choose the Rectangle Tooland create a rectangle. (SeeRectangle Tool tutorial in thisseries.)
Pick Tool Selection
Choose the Pick Tool fromthe Toolbox and click on therectangle. Note the 8 square"handles" that surround thesquare. These handlesindicate that the object isactive. You can resize therectangle proportionately byclicking and dragging on thecorner handles. The sidehandles resize only in onedirection.