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Welcome to CorelDRAW Essentials 2 About Corel Corporation . . . . . Registering Corel products . . . . . Corel Support Services . . . . . . Customer feedback . . . . . . . Documentation conventions . . . . Installing and uninstalling applications . Getting help . . . . . . . . . Other resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2 2 4 4 5 6 7

CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tour Terminology and concepts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 CorelDRAW Essentials application window . . . . . . . . . . . 10 CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tools . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Getting started Starting and opening drawings . . . . . . . . Exploring the basic features of CorelDRAW Essentials Working with templates . . . . . . . . . . Undoing and redoing actions . . . . . . . . Saving drawings. . . . . . . . . . . . . Closing drawings and quitting CorelDRAW Essentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 20 21 22 22 23

Working with objects Selecting objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Copying, duplicating, and deleting objects . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Positioning objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Outlining and filling objects Formatting lines and outlines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Applying uniform fills . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Adding and formatting text Adding and selecting text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Changing the appearance of text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Publishing your work
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Optimizing bitmaps for the World Wide Web . . . . . . . . . . 35 Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Saving documents as PDF files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Importing and exporting files Importing files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Exporting files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum Using the Corel Photobook application window . Using the toolbox . . . . . . . . . . . The Visual toolbar . . . . . . . . . . . Starting Corel Photobook. . . . . . . . . Creating image files . . . . . . . . . . Opening image files . . . . . . . . . . Acquiring images . . . . . . . . . . . Closing image files . . . . . . . . . . . Saving image files . . . . . . . . . . . Quitting Corel Photobook . . . . . . . . Using Corel PhotoAlbum. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 46 47 48 48 48 49 50 50 51 51

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The Corel DRAW® Essentials 2 suite is an easy-to-use, all-in-one drawing application, with powerful photo-retouching tools, that lets you learn, explore, and create professional-looking graphics projects. You can create sophisticated graphics, correct and enhance photos, lay out your project, and publish your work so others can easily access and view it. Manipulate ready-made templates for fast results. Correct common photo problems and add stunning effects. See your work in real time — and publish it in a range of file formats. Use the Quick Start manager to quickly access applications and files so you can start on special projects without delay. The CorelDRAW Essentials 2 suite contains the following applications: Ÿ CorelDRAW Essentials –– an intuitive graphics design application that gives you a more enjoyable work experience. Unique interactive tools set it apart, saving you time and making the design process easier. CorelDRAW Essentials is built and designed to help you graphics for print or for the Web. Ÿ Corel® Photobook™ –– a fast, easy, and powerful image editor for Windows®. Corel Photobook offers powerful photo retouching; objects and layers; natural-media brushes; over 130 effects, macros, and wizards; and GIF and JPEG support for the Web. Ÿ Corel® PhotoAlbum™ –– helps you locate, view, organize, and distribute image files In this section, you’ll learn about Ÿ Corel Corporation Ÿ registering Corel products Ÿ customer support Ÿ customer feedback Ÿ documentation conventions Ÿ installing and uninstalling applications Ÿ using Quick Start Ÿ getting help Ÿ other resources

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About Corel Corporation
Founded in 1985, Corel Corporation (www.corel.com) is a leading technology company specializing in content creation tools, business process management and XML-enabled enterprise solutions. The company’s goal is to give consumers and enterprise customers the ability to create, exchange and instantly interact with visual content that is always relevant, accurate, and available. Corel Corporation has its headquarters in Ottawa, Canada.

Registering Corel products
Registering Corel products is important. Registration provides you with timely access to the latest product updates, valuable information about product releases, and access to free downloads, articles, tips and tricks, and special offers. You can register when you install the application, or choose to register at a later date. You can register using the following methods: Ÿ online — you can launch online registration if you are connected to the Internet when you install the Corel graphics application. If no Internet connection is detected, a list of options displays in a dialog box. Ÿ FTP — you can complete the registration form and it will be sent automatically when an Internet connection is detected Ÿ by phone — you can call the Corel Customer Service Center nearest you For more information about registering a Corel product, visit www.corel.com/support/register.

Corel Support Services
Corel Support Services can provide you with prompt and accurate information about product features, specifications, pricing, availability, services, and technical support. Online support For information about online support services, visit www.corel.com/support. Please note, some of the services are available only in English.
Web services Corel® Knowledge Base kb.corel.com Description Allows you to read, print, and download documents that contain answers to many technical questions

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For the most up to date contact details.com/support. Contact Technical Support should you require technical assistance operating your Corel software.M. Monday to Friday. Eastern Standard Time (EST). please visit www. North America Ÿ For pricing. The hours of operation are 8:30 A. call Customer Service toll-free. Mail and fax support You can send specific customer-service questions to Corel Support Services representatives by mail or fax. purchasing.corel.corel. to 7:30 P. updates. purchasing. you can call Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-772-6735.Web services Newsgroups (peer-to-peer forums) www. To speak directly to a technician on a Pay-Per-Incident line please dial 1-877-662-6735. Canada K1Z 8R7 Fax: 1-613-761-9176 Welcome to CorelDRAW Essentials 2 3 .M. check the international support numbers page at www. general inquiries. or general inquiries about Corel products. Ÿ To speak directly to a technician on a Pay-As-You-Go line please dial 1-900-733-8780.com/support. and trial versions Telephone support For detailed information regarding telephone support services.com/newsgroups Downloads www.corel. purchasing. Ÿ Contact Customer Service for pricing. or general inquiries about Corel products. tips. and techniques with other users of Corel products Allow you to download product patches. or replacement CDs.corel.. Ontario. Corel Support Services 1600 Carling Avenue Ottawa. Outside North America Ÿ For pricing. Live telephone support for this Corel product is available as a fee-based service only.com/downloads Description Allow you to exchange information.

Customer feedback If you have any comments or suggestions about CorelDRAW Essentials 2. tips and tricks. It can present alternatives to the steps. A list of options that drops down when a user clicks the down arrow button. A note contains information that is important to the preceding steps. and product upgrade information.corel. Convention Menu } Menu command Description Click the menu item followed by the menu command. Go to www. You can check the product Web site for the latest news. 4 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 1 . Canada K1Z 8R7 Documentation conventions The table below describes important conventions used in the user guide and Help. and other benefits and uses of the procedure. list box Choose a layout style from the Layout list box. Examples Click File } Open.com or by regular mail to the address below. It can describe conditions under which the procedure can be performed. You can also launch Help by pressing F1. Creative Products Documentation Manager Corel Corporation 1600 Carling Avenue Ottawa. you can send them by email to drawsuggest@corel. Ontario. you can send them by email to drawdoc@corel. If you have any comments or suggestions about the user guide and Help. A tip contains suggestions for performing the preceding steps.com and follow the links to the product site. The status bar displays a description of each hidden object as you select it.com.

To uninstall applications 1 On the Windows taskbar. If your operating system is Windows 2000 or earlier. It lets you install and uninstall any Corel applications included in your software package. and click Run. click Start } Settings } Control Panel. It also consolidates support and third-party information. and the Corel online store. tips. 3 Follow the instructions in the installation wizard for installing and registering the application. 4 Follow the InstallShield® wizard instructions. and enable the Remove all option in the dialog box. If your operating system is Windows 2000 or earlier. Using Quick Start Quick Start lets you receive information and guidance based on the task you select. click Start on the Windows taskbar. click Start } Control Panel. To install an application 1 Close all applications. where D is the letter that corresponds to the CD drive. If the installation wizard does not start automatically. click Change/Remove. It provides easy access to recent files. 2 Insert Disc 1 in the CD drive. documentation. 3 Choose a Corel application from the list. Type D:\Setup. 2 Double-click Add/Remove programs. click the Remove button. Welcome to CorelDRAW Essentials 2 5 .Installing and uninstalling applications The application’s Installer makes it easy to install Corel applications and components.

com Ÿ Upgrade now –– links to the latest information on CorelDRAW Graphics Suite Getting help You can get help from the accompanying user guide or directly from the user interface. Ÿ Help — lets you access Help directly from the user interface and find topics using the contents topic. button. and word/phrase search tool Ÿ ToolTips — lets you access tips for using the application’s icons and buttons. and links to content from Designer. Corel Photobook.com Ÿ Help & Support –– links to the online Help systems. Corel PhotoAlbum. To use Help 1 Click Help } Help topics. To view a ToolTip. You can find topics from the Help by using the table of contents and search tool. index. position the cursor over an icon. 2 Click one of the following tabs: Ÿ Tasks –– provides several project types and loads the required CorelDRAW Essentials 2 application with the corresponding category in the template wizard Ÿ Recent documents –– lists recent files for CorelDRAW Essentials and Corel Photobook Ÿ Applications –– provides information on CorelDRAW Essentials. and the third-party applications included with CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Ÿ Tips & Tricks –– provides content. as well as to Corel support resources on www.To use Quick Start 1 Click Start } Programs } CorelDRAW Essentials 2 } Quick Start. 2 Click one of the following tabs: Ÿ Contents — lets you browse through topics in the Help 6 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 1 . You can also print a Help topic and display Help topics relevant to the task you are performing. Chapters ending with From here tables contain keywords that direct you to additional topics in the Help. or other application control. Help is available through the following tools: Ÿ User guide — provides commonly used procedures and information.corel.

To look at the training schedule or to register for a course. All Training Camps are delivered by a Corel Training Specialist. For more information about Corel Customized Training. We will help you develop a custom curriculum which is practical and relevant to the needs of your organization.corel. Corel Customized Training Ÿ Once you have Corel applications running on your computers.com/customizedtraining. Training Corel Training Events Ÿ Maximize your skills and attend a Corel® Training Camp — special intensive Training Events held throughout North America on various Corel products. tailored to the specific needs of your work environment. you can type “RGB” to display a list of relevant topics. if you are looking for information about RGB color mode.com/trainingschedule. You can also launch Help by pressing F1. Open a Help topic. You can also View Help for a dialog box Print a specific Help topic Click the Help button. click the frame you want to print. Other resources Corel has training partnerships with other firms and provides professional services for its software products. please visit: www. exercises and practical real-world projects. with hands-on instruction. our team of expert Corel Training Specialists can help you make the most of them with customized training. For example. The Corel Designer.Ÿ Index — lets you use the index to find a topic Ÿ Search — lets you search the full text of the Help for a particular word. and click Print. please visit www.corel.com Web site contains a wealth of graphics resources. Welcome to CorelDRAW Essentials 2 7 .

excite. tutorials. Designer. 8 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 1 . It contains articles.Corel Training Partners (CTP) Ÿ A Corel® Training Partner is an independent.com/trainingpartners. To find a partner near you. and other graphics resources to inspire.com Web site.designer. please visit www.com to start.com Users are encouraged to visit Corel’s Designer. Visit www. product news. free clipart. officially accredited local organization that provides training on Corel products and is located worldwide for your convenience. and illuminate. tips and tricks.corel.

text. also called a raster image A window containing available commands and settings relevant to a specific tool or task A button that opens a group of related tools or menu items bitmap Docker window flyout CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tour 9 . and newsletters An image generated from mathematical descriptions that determine the position. An image composed of grids of pixels. length. for example. logos. shape. symbol. or dots. or layer. and direction in which lines are drawn. Term object drawing vector graphic Description An element in a drawing such as an image. you should be familiar with the following terms.CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tour 2 Becoming familiar with the terminology and workspace of CorelDRAW Essentials will help you easily follow this user guide’s concepts and procedures. line. custom artwork. In this section. posters. The work you create in CorelDRAW Essentials. you’ll learn about Ÿ terminology and concepts Ÿ CorelDRAW Essentials application window Ÿ CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tools Terminology and concepts Before you get started with CorelDRAW Essentials. curve.

Term artistic text paragraph text Description A type of text to which you can apply special effects. and which can be edited in large blocks CorelDRAW Essentials application window When you launch CorelDRAW Essentials. you can apply commands to the active drawing window only. A description of its parts follows. Title bar Menu bar Property bar Toolbox Drawing window Ruler Drawing page Color palette Docker window Toolbar (standard) Status bar Document navigator Navigator 10 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 2 . The CorelDRAW Essentials application window appears below. Although more than one drawing window can be opened. The rectangle in the center of the drawing window is the drawing page where you create your drawing. the application window opens containing a drawing window. such as drop-shadows A type of text to which you can apply formatting options.

Part Menu bar Property bar Description The area containing pull-down menu options A detachable bar with commands that relate to the active tool or object. the text property bar displays commands that create and edit text. size. color. The status bar also shows the current mouse position. click Window } Toolbars } Status bar. when the text tool is active. For example. A dockable bar that contains color swatches. CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tour 11 . filling. A window containing available commands and settings relevant to a specific tool or task An area at the bottom of the application window that contains information about object properties such as type. A detachable bar that contains shortcuts to menu and other commands The area displaying the title of the currently open drawing Horizontal and vertical borders that are used to determine the size and position of objects in a drawing A floating bar with tools for creating. fill. see “To hide or display the rulers” in the Help. and resolution. and modifying objects in the drawing The area outside the drawing page bordered by the scroll bars and application controls The rectangular area inside the drawing window. It is the printable area of your work area. The area at the bottom left of the application window that contains controls for moving between pages and adding pages A button at the bottom-right corner that opens a smaller display to help you move around a drawing Toolbar Title bar Rulers Toolbox Drawing window Drawing page Color palette Docker window Status bar Document navigator Navigator To toggle between displaying and hiding the status bar. To toggle between displaying and hiding the rulers.

and moved around your screen at any time. The property bar. property bar. closed. Click this button To Start a new drawing Open a drawing Save a drawing Print a drawing Cut selected objects to the Clipboard Copy selected objects to the Clipboard Paste the Clipboard contents into a drawing Undo an action Restore an action that was undone Import a drawing 12 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 2 .CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tools Application commands are accessible through the menu bar. The property bar and Docker windows provide access to commands that relate to the active tool or current task. and Docker windows. toolbars. toolbars. and toolbox can be opened. Docker windows. The standard toolbar displays by default. Standard toolbar The standard toolbar contains buttons that are shortcuts to many of the menu commands. toolbox.

the Shape edit flyout . You can use the tools in the toolbox to create. fill. CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tour 13 . Clicking and dragging the grab handles at the end of the flyout sets the flyout in its expanded form. Clicking a flyout arrow opens a set of related tools. and modify the objects in your drawings. for example.Click this button To Export a drawing Set a zoom level Exploring the toolbox Flyouts open to display a set of related CorelDRAW Essentials tools. A small arrow in the bottom. right corner of a toolbox button indicates a flyout.

Interactive drop shadow. and Interactive transparency tools Lets you access the Outline pen and the Outline color dialog boxes. and Spiral tools Lets you access the Basic shapes. Knife. Interactive envelope. and Artistic media tools Lets you access the Graph paper. Pattern fill. and Texture fill dialog boxes Interactive tools Outline Fill 14 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 2 . Interactive contour.The following table provides descriptions of the flyouts and tools in the CorelDRAW Essentials toolbox. and Callout shapes tools Lets you access the Interactive blend. Interactive distortion. Flyouts Flyout Shape edit Curve Object Perfect Shapes™ Description Lets you access the Shape. Star shapes. Arrow shapes. and a selection of outlines of various widths Lets you access the Fill color. Fountain fill. Bézier. Flowchart shapes. and Eraser tools Lets you access the Freehand. Polygon. Interactive extrude.

The Knife tool lets you cut through objects. The Star shapes tool lets you draw ribbon objects and explosion shapes. including a hexagram. The Basic shapes tool lets you choose from a full set of shapes. The Arrow shapes tool lets you draw arrows of various shape. Sprayer. The Polygon tool lets you draw symmetrical polygons and stars. CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tour 15 . and a right-angle triangle. skew. The Artistic media tool provides access to the Brush. The Flowchart shapes tool lets you draw flowchart symbols. The Freehand tool lets you draw single line segments and curves. and Calligraphic tools. The Eraser tool lets you remove areas of your drawing. The Shape tool lets you edit the shape of objects. The Graph paper tool lets you draw a grid of lines similar to that on graph paper.Tools Tool Description The Pick tool lets you select and size. direction. The Bézier tool lets you draw curves one segment at a time. and number of heads. and rotate objects. a smiley face. The Callout shapes tool lets you draw callouts and labels. The Text tool lets you type words directly on the screen as artistic or paragraph text.

The Interactive envelope tool lets you distort an object by dragging the nodes of the envelope. The Rectangle tool lets you draw rectangles and squares. The Ellipse tool lets you draw ellipses and circles. The Interactive extrude tool lets you apply the illusion of depth to objects. The Interactive blend tool lets you blend two objects. The Interactive distortion tool lets you apply a Push or Pull distortion. The Zoom tool lets you change the magnification level in the drawing window. The Interactive contour tool lets you apply a contour to an object.Tool Description The Spiral tool lets you draw symmetrical and logarithmic spirals. a Zipper distortion. The Interactive transparency tool lets you apply transparencies to objects. The Interactive fill tool lets you apply various fills. The Interactive drop shadow tool lets you apply a drop shadow to an object. or a Twister distortion to an object. The Hand tool lets you control which part of the drawing is visible in the drawing window 16 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 2 .

and editing tools. and list boxes. You can also collapse Docker windows to save screen space. When this Docker window is open. such as command buttons. the property bar displays only text-related commands. so it can be easily moved around. formatting. An example is the Object properties Docker window. the property bar content changes depending on the tool or task. options. the property bar displays text. when you click the Text tool in the toolbox. you can keep Docker windows open while working on a document. Unlike most dialog boxes. CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tour 17 . Docker windows can be either docked or floating. In the example below. so you can readily access the commands to experiment with different effects.Property bar The property bar displays the most commonly used functions that are relevant to the active tool or to the task you’re performing. Docking a Docker window attaches it to the edge of the application window. and other properties of the object. Although it looks like a toolbar. you can click an object in the drawing window and view formatting. dimensions. For example. Undocking a Docker window detaches it from other parts of the workspace. alignment. Docker windows Docker windows display the same type of controls as a dialog box.

cursor position. fill type. and outline.Status bar The status bar displays information about selected objects (such as color. 18 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 2 . and relevant commands).

CorelDRAW Essentials lets you open existing drawings saved to a variety of file formats. A blank page gives you the freedom to specify every aspect of a drawing. see “File formats” in the Help. you’ll learn about Ÿ starting and opening drawings Ÿ exploring the basic features of CorelDRAW Essentials Ÿ working with templates Ÿ undoing and redoing actions Ÿ saving drawings Ÿ closing drawings and quitting CorelDRAW Essentials 3 Starting and opening drawings CorelDRAW Essentials lets you start a new drawing from a blank page. see “Working with templates” on page 21. For more information about using templates. In this section. or from an existing drawing. from a template. Getting started 19 . Basing a new drawing on an existing drawing lets you reuse objects and page settings. For information about the file formats you can open in CorelDRAW Essentials. To start CorelDRAW Essentials Ÿ Click Start } Programs } CorelDRAW Essentials 2 } CorelDRAW Essentials. A template provides you with a starting point and leaves the amount of customization up to you.Getting started Drawings are the work that you create and edit in CorelDRAW Essentials.

Locate the folder where the drawing is stored. clicking Layout in the list of categories. click the tab that corresponds to the template category you want. click the Preview check box. Click File } New from template. You can also open a drawing by clicking the Open button on the toolbar. The following table provides you with the basic features of CorelDRAW Essentials so that you can get started. outlines. For information on Drawing lines Drawing shapes Creating and manipulating objects See “Working with lines. Exploring the basic features of CorelDRAW Essentials CorelDRAW Essentials has a wide range of tools and capabilities to help you create drawings. and brush strokes” in the Help “Drawing shapes” in the Help “Working with objects” on page 25 and in the Help 20 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 3 . You can specify a layout style (template) by clicking Layout } Page options. To open a drawing 1 2 3 4 Click File } Open. Click Open.To start a drawing To Start a drawing from a blank page Start a drawing from a CorelDRAW Essentials template Do the following Click File } New. Click a filename. If you want to view a thumbnail of the drawing. and choose a template. and choosing a layout style from the Layout list box.

For information on Outlining and filling objects See “Outlining and filling objects” on page 29. You can choose from a wide variety of preset templates available in the application. Getting started 21 . The templates included with CorelDRAW Essentials are available under the following categories: Ÿ Stationery Ÿ Label Ÿ Envelope Ÿ Card Ÿ Calendar Ÿ Promo Use a template for drawing designs that you want to reuse. outlines. and brush strokes” and “Filling objects” in the Help “Adding and formatting text” on page 31 “Publishing your work” on page 35 Adding text to a drawing Publishing your work Working with templates A template is a set of styles and page layout settings that govern the layout and appearance of a drawing. “Working with lines.

and thumbnails to drawings so that you can find them more easily. or you can create a template based on styles you create or styles taken from other templates. Choose CDT . you can edit an existing template. Locate the folder where the template is stored. keywords. see "Working with templates" in the Help. For more information on editing and creating templates.CorelDRAW template from the Files of type list box. you can redo it. To create a new file based on a saved template 1 2 3 4 5 Click File } Open. Undoing and redoing actions You can undo the actions you perform in a drawing. 22 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 3 . Saving drawings CorelDRAW Essentials lets you save a drawing as you work. starting with the most recent action. If you don’t like the result of undoing an action. Enable the New from template check box in the Open dialog box. Double-click a template filename. CorelDRAW Essentials offers advanced options that let you assign notes.When you create a new drawing using a template. You can also undo or redo actions by clicking the Undo button or Redo button on the Standard toolbar. CorelDRAW Essentials formats the page using the template’s page layout settings and loads the template’s styles in the new file. To undo and redo actions To Undo an action Redo an action Do the following Click Edit } Undo. Click Edit } Redo. If none of the preset templates meet your requirements.

click Advanced. 4 Click Save. 3 Type a filename in the File name list box. see “Exporting files” on page 40. To save a drawing 1 Click File } Save as. and specify the settings you want in the Preferences dialog box. Getting started 23 . . however. you must save it to a file format that is supported by that application. You can also save a drawing to another version of CorelDRAW For information about file formats supported by CorelDRAW Essentials. Ÿ If you want to specify advanced settings. drawings are saved to the CorelDRAW file format (. Click Window } Close all. For information about saving files to other formats. If you want to save changes made to a previously saved drawing.By default. advanced save options let you choose other file formats as well. You can also save a drawing by clicking the Save button on the Standard toolbar. click File } Save. Ÿ If you want to save notes or keywords with the file. To close drawings To close One drawing All open drawings Do the following Click File } Close. If you are saving a drawing to use in another application.cdr). type them in the corresponding box. see “File formats” in the Help. Closing drawings and quitting CorelDRAW Essentials You can close one or all open drawings at any time before quitting CorelDRAW Essentials. 2 Locate the folder where you want to save the file.

To quit CorelDRAW Essentials Ÿ Click File } Exit. see images zooming 24 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 3 . You can also quit CorelDRAW Essentials by pressing Alt + F4. From here For more information about Finding and inserting drawing content Zooming and panning In the Help index.

You can also select all objects at once and deselect objects.Working with objects Working with objects is a central part of creating drawings. you’ll learn about Ÿ selecting objects Ÿ copying. hidden objects. and a single object in a group or a nested group. duplicating. You can select visible objects. and an “X” appears at its center. and deleting objects Ÿ positioning objects 4 Selecting objects Before you can change an object. and each object in the order in which it is created. A bounding box displays around a selected object. In this section. you must select it. Working with objects 25 .

You can also select one or more objects by dragging around the object or objects using the Pick tool. Copying. Click Edit } Select all } Objects. You can cut or copy an object to place it on the Clipboard and paste it into a drawing or another application. and click the object using the Pick tool. Press Tab until a selection box displays around the object you want to select.To select objects To select An object Multiple objects An object. Press Shift + Tab until a selection box displays around the object you want to select. The status bar displays a description of each hidden object as you select it. Duplicating is also faster than copying and pasting. and click each object you want to select. and deleting objects CorelDRAW Essentials gives you two ways to copy objects. starting with the first object created and moving toward the last object created An object. 26 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 4 . To deselect objects To deselect All objects A single object in multiple selected objects Do the following Click the Pick tool. Cutting an object to the Clipboard removes it from the drawing. starting with the last object created and moving toward the first object created All objects Do the following Click an object using the Pick tool . duplicating. and click a blank space in the drawing window. or you can duplicate an object. not the Clipboard. copying an object to the Clipboard leaves the original in the drawing. Hold down Shift. You can copy entire objects or their properties. Hold down Shift. and duplicating an object places a copy directly in the drawing window.

2 Click Edit. 2 Click Edit } Delete. You can also position objects by nudging. see "Positioning objects" in the Help. 2 Click Edit } Duplicate. Positioning objects You can position objects by dragging them to a new location. and click one of the following: Ÿ Cut Ÿ Copy You can also cut or copy an object by right-clicking the object and clicking Cut or Copy. You can also delete an object by right-clicking the object and clicking Delete. For more information. To duplicate an object 1 Select an object. you can delete it. Working with objects 27 . or by specifying their horizontal and vertical position.When you no longer need an object. To paste an object into a drawing Ÿ Click Edit } Paste. To cut or copy an object 1 Select an object. To delete an object 1 Select an object.

distributing. see aligning order sizing groups combined objects shaping.To move an object Ÿ Drag the X in the object's center to move the object to a new position in the drawing. and snapping objects changing the order of objects sizing objects grouping objects combining objects shaping objects adding three-dimensional effects to objects In the Help index. objects three-dimensional effects 28 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 4 . You can move an object to another page by dragging the object over a page number tab and then dragging over the page. From here For more information about aligning.

you can specify their color. and texture fills to objects. Outlining and filling objects 29 . and click the Outline pen You can change the outline color of a selected object by choosing a color from the color picker in the Outline pen dialog box. . you’ll learn about Ÿ formatting lines and outlines Ÿ applying uniform fills Formatting lines and outlines You can change the appearance of both lines and outlines. see the Help. as well as add fills to the inside of objects. In this section. 2 Open the Outline tool flyout dialog button . Applying uniform fills You can apply a uniform fill to objects. 3 Specify the settings you want. style. For example.Outlining and filling objects 5 CorelDRAW Essentials lets you format the outlines that surround objects. and cap style. pattern fills. Uniform fills are solid colors. You can remove a selected object's outline by opening the Outline tool flyout and clicking No outline . To specify line and outline settings 1 Select an object. corner shape. For more information. You can also apply fountain fills. width.

You can remove the fill from a selected object by opening the Fill flyout and clicking the No fill button . You can mix colors in a uniform fill by selecting a filled object. applying fills 30 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 5 . You can also fill a selected object by clicking a color on the color palette. pressing Ctrl and clicking another color on the color palette. and brush strokes applying fountain fills applying pattern fills applying texture fills working with fills In the Help index. Click the Interactive fill tool . applying pattern fills. Specify the settings you want on the property bar. From here For more information about working with lines. outlines. see lines fountain fills. and press Enter.To apply a uniform fill 1 2 3 4 Select an object. applying texture fills. Choose Uniform fill from the Fill type list box on the property bar.

You can insert a paragraph text frame inside a graphic object. Artistic text can be used to add short lines of text to which you can apply a wide range of effects. When adding paragraph text. paragraph text frames remain the same size regardless of how much text they contain. Any text that continues past the bottom-right border of the text frame is hidden until you either enlarge the text frame or link it to another text frame. and you can move or modify the text and the object independently. you must first create a text frame. Adding and selecting text There are two types of text you can add to drawings — artistic text and paragraph text. This lets you use objects as containers for text so that you can use different shapes for text frames.Adding and formatting text In this section. such as drop shadows. the text retains its shape. you’ll learn about Ÿ adding and selecting text Ÿ changing the appearance of text 6 CorelDRAW Essentials lets you use text to create documents or annotate drawings. Adding and formatting text 31 . You can add both paragraph and artistic text directly in the drawing window. You can also separate text from an object. When you do. By default. Paragraph text can be used for larger bodies of text that have greater formatting requirements.

The object is made invisible by removing its outline. Select the object using the Pick tool . and click the object when the pointer changes to an Insert in object pointer. and type. Drag in the drawing window to size the paragraph text frame. and click Arrange } Break paragraph text inside a path apart. Type inside the frame. and type. You can select entire text objects or specific characters. To modify text.Paragraph text placed inside an object. Move the pointer over the object’s outline. Add paragraph text inside an object Separate a paragraph text frame from an object 32 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 6 . To add artistic text Ÿ Click anywhere in the drawing window using the Text tool . To add paragraph text To Add paragraph text Do the following Click the Text tool . Click the Text tool. you must first select it.

To select text To select An entire text object Specific characters Do the following Click the text object using the Pick tool . strikethrough lines. Specify the character attributes you want. You can add underlines. Click Text } Format text. You can also make selected text bold. you can change the font type and size or make the text bold or italic. Click the Character tab. italic or underlined by clicking the Bold button. Drag across the text using the Text tool . or Underline button on the property bar. You can select multiple text objects by holding down Shift and clicking each text object using the Pick tool. You can also change the color of text. and dragging any selection handle. Changing the appearance of text You can enhance artistic text and paragraph text by modifying their character properties.You can adjust the size of a paragraph text frame by clicking the text frame using the Pick tool. For example. Italic button. You can change the thickness of these lines. To change character properties 1 2 3 4 Select the text. You can also change the position of text to subscript or superscript. which is useful if a drawing contains scientific notation. as well as the distance between the lines and the text. and overlines to text. Adding and formatting text 33 .

. formatting text. combining paragraph text frames text. fitting to a path text. wrapping 34 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 6 . From here For more information about aligning and spacing text editing. You can change the color of an entire text object by deselecting any text and dragging a color swatch from the color palette to the text object. aligning text. and converting text moving text fitting text to a path formatting paragraph text combining and linking paragraph text frames wrapping paragraph text around objects and text In the Help index. see text. editing text. moving text.To change the color of text 1 Select the text using the Text tool 2 Click a color on the color palette.

color range. and compare the previewed results. In this section. The Web presets are optimized for color. you can export to a GIF. To save and optimize a drawing to Web-compatible format 1 Click File } Web image optimizer. 2 Choose a speed from the Connection speed list box. image quality. PNG 8-bit.Publishing your work CorelDRAW Essentials lets you publish your work in various ways. file size. choose a Web preset. and PNG 24-bit file type. When you optimize an image for the Web. compression. or save it as an Adobe® Acrobat® PDF file. you’ll learn about Ÿ optimizing bitmaps for the World Wide Web Ÿ printing Ÿ saving documents as PDF files Optimizing bitmaps for the World Wide Web You can save objects and optimize them for the World Wide Web using the Web Image Optimizer. JPEG. You can also add and delete Web presets of your own. and smoothing. 3 Choose one of the following pane display options: Ÿ Single pane Ÿ Double-vertical panes Ÿ Double-horizontal panes Publishing your work 35 . 7 You can save objects and optimize them for the World Wide Web. dithering. You can also print your work. and compression size as well as by panning and zooming in the image. depending on the file type you choose. You can compare up to four file types by viewing their download speed.

Drag in the preview window of the original image. You can compare file types with the original image by choosing Original from the File type list box in one of the panes. Before printing a drawing. including paper size and device options. you can print one or more copies of the same drawing. Click the Save settings button for each area where you want to save the settings. Printing In CorelDRAW Essentials. Save the current configuration of settings for a preview area. Click Add Click Delete . . 36 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 7 . If you select GIF or PNG8 file formats.Ÿ Four panes 4 Keep one pane as the original image. you can modify the color palette and settings in the Convert to paletted dialog box. Save a custom preset Delete a preset Display file information below each preview window Pan to another section of the image Zoom in the preview window Enable the Preview check box. In one or more of the other panes. you can specify printer properties. customize the preset options. In the Export dialog box. Choose a magnification from the Zoom level list box. choose from the following list boxes below the preview window: Ÿ File type Ÿ Web preset You can also Edit preset settings for a single preview area Click Advanced.

To print your work Click File } Print. and printed on any platform provided that users have Adobe Acrobat or Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® installed on their computers. For example. To save a document as a PDF file 1 Click File } Publish to PDF. you can choose from three preset PDF styles. graphics. When you save a document as a PDF file. A PDF file can also be uploaded to an intranet or the World Wide Web. Publishing your work 37 . images. and clicking the Mini preview button . Click the General tab. and is best used for general document delivery. A PDF file can be viewed. If you want the copies collated. Choose a printer from the Name list box. which apply settings that are specific to that particular PDF style. Type a value in the Number of copies box. enable the Collate check box. 2 From the PDF style list box. and formatting of an original application file. shared. choose one of the following: Ÿ PDF for document distribution — enables JPEG bitmap image compression. 5 Enable one of the following options: Ÿ Current document — prints the active drawing Ÿ Current page — prints the active page Ÿ Pages — prints the pages that you specify Ÿ Documents — prints the documents that you specify Ÿ Selection — prints the objects that you have selected 1 2 3 4 You can quickly preview a print job in the Print dialog box by clicking File } Print. the resolution of the images in the PDF file will be optimized for the World Wide Web. with the PDF for the Web style. Saving documents as PDF files PDF is a file format designed to preserve fonts. These documents can be printed on a laser or desktop printer. You can save a document as a PDF file.

Ÿ PDF for the Web — enables JPEG bitmap image compression. It displays the PDF files with all the fonts. embeds fonts. and with all of the images at full resolution. 4 Type a filename in the File name box. see printing. so you can edit the file at a later date. 3 Locate the folder where you want to save the file. layout printing. From here For more information about laying out print jobs working with imposition layouts In the Help index. and compresses text for publishing the document to the World Wide Web. imposition layouts 38 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 7 . Ÿ PDF for editing –– enables LZW compression and embeds fonts.

if you disable the check box. You can import a file and place it in the active application window as an object. Choose the folder where the file is stored. To import a file into an active drawing 1 2 3 4 5 Click File } Import. all layersCorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide are combined in a single layer Importing and exporting files 39 . The imported file becomes part of the active file. In this section. Click the filename. Choose a file format from the Files of type list box.Importing and exporting files 8 CorelDRAW Essentials provides filters that convert files from one format to another when you import or export files. Enable any of the following active check boxes: Ÿ Link bitmap externally — lets you link a bitmap externally instead of embedding it in a file Ÿ Combine multi-layer bitmap — automatically merges the layers within a bitmap Ÿ Do not show filter dialog — lets you use the filter’s default settings without opening its dialog box Ÿ Maintain layers and pages — lets you maintain layers and pages when importing files. you will learn about Ÿ importing files Ÿ exporting files Importing files CorelDRAW Essentials lets you import files created in other applications.

To export a file Click File } Export. You can export a file to a selected file format. Choose a file format from the Files of type list box.6 Click Import. Multi-layered bitmaps can be imported by default. Exporting files You can export and save images to a variety of file formats that can be used in other applications. You can also export a file by saving the open file under a different name or to a different file format while leaving the open file in its existing format. Ÿ Do not show filter dialog — suppresses dialog boxes that provide other options when exporting 6 Click Export. Type a filename in the File name list box. Choose the folder where you want to save the file. 7 Click the drawing page. 1 2 3 4 5 You can also Compress a file on export Specify information about a file Do the following Choose a compression type from the Compression type list box. Special characters are replaced by characters suitable for Web-based filenames. 40 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 8 . Enable any of the following active check boxes: Ÿ Selected only — saves only the objects selected in the active drawing Ÿ Web_safe_filenames — replaces the white space in a filename with an underscore. Type any comments you want in the Notes box.

see file formats Importing and exporting files 41 . Enable any of the following active check boxes: Ÿ Selected only — saves only the objects selected in the active drawing Ÿ Web_safe_filenames — replaces the white space in a filename with an underscore. specify the options you want. see “File formats” in the Help. Not all of the options or the compression types in the Save drawing dialog are available for all file formats. Ÿ Embed fonts using TrueDoc® — lets you save fonts to the file using TrueDoc 6 Click Save. To save a file to a different format Click File } Save as. Choose a file format from the Save as type list box. For detailed information about file formats. From here For more information about file formats In the Help index. 1 2 3 4 5 You can also Specify information about a file Do the following Type any comments you want in the Notes box.Not all of the options or the compression types in the Export dialog are available for all file formats. Choose the folder where you want to save the file. If a dialog box for the export format opens. Special characters are replaced by characters suitable for Web-based filenames. Type a filename in the File name list box.

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you'll learn about Ÿ using the Corel Photobook application window Ÿ using the toolbox Ÿ using the Visual toolbar Ÿ starting Corel Photobook Ÿ creating image files Ÿ opening image file Ÿ acquiring images Ÿ closing image files Ÿ saving image files Ÿ quitting Corel Photobook Ÿ using Corel PhotoAlbum 9 Using the Corel Photobook ap pli ca tion win dow When you launch Corel Photobook. Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum 43 .Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum Corel Photobook lets you edit images. view. such as photographs or bitmaps. you can apply commands to the active image window only. and organize images. In this section. Although more than one image window can be opened. Corel PhotoAlbum lets you locate. the application window opens containing an image window.

For example. minimize. A description of its parts follows. and close the main window. move. This menu lets you restore. Menu bar Minimize. The right button. The menus are in the menu bar at the top of the window. The menus are grouped by category. the Mask menu contains commands that let you load. Maximize. which contains an X. maximize. under the title bar. size. The center button maximizes the Corel Photobook main window. edit. and remove masks.The Corel Photobook application window appears below. that opens the Control menu. and Close buttons 44 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 9 . save. The left button minimizes Corel Photobook. Part Control menu box Description The icon. located in the upper left corner of a window. The buttons located in the upper right corner of each window that are used to reduce or enlarge the window. lets you exit from Corel Photobook.

Maximize. Title bar Image window Status bar Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum 45 . or right sides of the main window. only the one in the active window is saved. Draw. Filter. Retouch. left. drag it to the location on the window and release the mouse button. It can also be allowed to float in the main window. but only the active window receives the action. View. drag it to a location on the window and release the mouse button. the ribbon under the Standard toolbar changes to show options that let you specify how you want to use the tool. and the Minimize. To move the ribbon. if you want to change the mode for freehand masking. Text. Mask. bottom. bottom. including modes.Part Standard toolbar Description The area that displays various tools used with Corel Photobook. The toolbar contains the following tools: Selector. left. To move the toolbox. Color probe. When you click a tool in the toolbox. and Close buttons. bottom. Fill. It can also be made to float on the main window. left. It can also be allowed to float in the main window. and Color swatch. Selector transform. then click the Freehand mask tool. You can display more than one image at a time. The standard toolbar is dockable at the top. To move the Standard toolbar. The ribbon is dockable at the top. The Status bar at the bottom of the main window gives a brief description of the object under the pointer. Ribbon Toolbox The toolbox contains tools that let you edit images. The toolbox is dockable at the top. You can also determine the status of Corel Photobook operations. The title bar also contains the window’s Control menu box. click the Mask tool on the toolbox. when you save an image. or right sides of the main window. The bar across the top of a window that contains the program name (Corel Photobook) or the filename. The ribbon displays options for masking. For example. or right sides of the main window. For example. drag it to the location on the window and release the mouse button. Crop. Different images appear in separate windows within the Corel Photobook main window.

” contains many of the common colors such as red. The Info window also provides color (RGB or CMYK) values or grayscale values of the area under the mouse pointer. number of objects. and white. The default palette. and moved forward or backward (in layers) on top of the base image. Opens the Image properties dialog box. deleted. depending on the image type. and focal length. called “Default Palette. Color Palette window The Color Palette is a collection of colors grouped together for easy access. If a digital camera was used. the EXIF tab may show information about the camera and image. The Object Manager contains small image buttons for selecting or deselecting each object. Corel Photobook comes with many different palettes. All objects that have been created on a base image are listed in the Object Manager window that floats on the image window.Part ToolTips Object Manager Description ToolTips display the name or function of the tool or button the pointer is over. such as aligning pixels and measuring sizes of areas within an image. size. black. and color management. This window displays information that helps you perform precise operations. aperture. This dialog box shows information about the image type. yellow. cyan. 46 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 9 . selected objects can be hidden. You can also create your own. An object that is selected appears with a highlighted background. blue. including shutter speed. grouped. green. Image info window Image properties button Using the toolbox The toolbox gives you easy access to the tools you use most to change and enhance an image. You use the Show Object Manager command on the View menu to show the Object Manager. magenta. Using the Object Manager.

Corel Photobook opens the toolbox and the tool ribbons. or on the ribbons. rotate. The Draw tool opens the Draw tool set. The Text tool lets you add text. The Color Swatch lets you select a color. The Crop tool lets you cut out unwanted portions of an image. on the toolbars. or deleting.Tool Description The Selector tool selects individual or multiple objects for transforming. Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum 47 . reshape. The Vi sual toolbar The Visual toolbar lets you easily perform tasks to complete a project without having to find tools on the menus. The Filter tool opens the Filter tool set. The Visual toolbar then leads you to the next set of available options. The View tool changes the view of an image. grouping. The Mask tool opens the Mask tool set. The Selector transform tool lets you resize. If you close the Visual toolbar. The Color probe tool lets you select an active color in the Color Swatch. or move a selected object. The Retouch tool opens the Retouch tool set. Simply click the icon or text of the task you want to perform. flip. and even shows you how to use the selected tool. The Fill tool opens the Fill tool set.

To show or hide the Vi sual toolbar Ÿ Click View } Visual toolbar. Ÿ RGB color –– a color image that stores image data in shades of red. To create a new image 1 Click File } New. also called a black-and-white image. Corel Photobook displays the amount of memory required to create the image in the bottom of the dialog box. Creating image files You can create new images in Corel Photobook. Increasing the size or resolution of the image increases the amount of memory Corel Photobook requires to create the image. If you want a background color other than white for the image. Ÿ Grayscale –– an image that stores image data in varying shades of gray. click the Color button to open the Color picker dialog box. green. 3 In the Width and Height boxes. The default image type is RGB. and blue. type the dimensions you want. Opening image files You can open image files of various formats. and the default resolution setting is 96 pixels per inch. There are three types of images you can create: Ÿ Line art –– an image that uses only black and white. 4 Click Create. also called a bi-level image. the default height is 5 inches. the default width is 4 inches. 48 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 9 . The default background color is white. choose the type of image you want. Starting Corel Photobook You can start Corel Photobook at any time. To start Corel Photobook Ÿ Click Start } Programs } CorelDRAW Essentials 2 } Corel Photobook. 2 In the Image type box.

you must first set up your device. Before you can use a scanner or digital camera with Corel Photobook. 2 Click Select source. and other data acquisition devices without requiring special drivers. choose the drive you want to use. To receive input from a TWAIN device. click the Show/hide thumbnails button. To set up a TWAIN device 1 Click File } Device setup } Scanner. Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum 49 . If you want to display thumbnails. contact the scanner manufacturer for a TWAIN driver. 1 2 3 4 Acquiring images The most common way to bring images into Corel Photobook is with a scanner or digital camera. if necessary. you must install it by following the instructions provided by the manufacturer. choose a scanner driver. A TWAIN setup dialog box displays. video grabbers.To open a file Click File } Open. From the Look in box. For help using a TWAIN interface. 2 From the Select a scan device box. Click the folder containing the file you want to open. If your scanner driver is not listed. see the documents supplied with the product. The operation of devices using TWAIN differs among manufacturers and products. type a scanner address. The TWAIN driver interface gives you access to scanners. choose the file format you want. To set up a scanner 1 Click File } Device setup } Scanner. 3 In the Scanner address box. 3 Select a TWAIN device. such as a video frame grabber or a TWAIN scanner. 6 Click Open. From the Files of type box. 5 Click the file.

If the file has never been saved and you choose the Save command. and you did not save it before closing. giving you the option of saving the file using a different format or name. To save a file Ÿ Click File } Save. Each Acquire dialog box will be different. depending on the device being used. Corel Photobook displays a message asking if you want to save the changes. If the active image file contains changes you have not saved. If the image you are working with has been edited. the Save as dialog box opens. To close a file Ÿ Click File } Close. A dialog box opens. Refer to the documentation provided by the vendors of those products. 50 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 9 .To use the TWAIN driver interface Ÿ Click File } Acquire. Corel Photobook prompts you to choose one of three options: Ÿ Yes –– saves changes to your image before closing the image window Ÿ No –– closes the image window. but does not save changes to your image Ÿ Cancel –– cancels the Close command and returns you to the current image without saving it Saving image files You can save the currently active image using the current filename with the same file type and image settings. Closing image files You can close the active image file.

Ÿ use drag-and-drop to copy. Quitting Corel Photobook You can quit Corel Photobook. and you did not save it before closing. Ÿ batch rename files or batch convert file formats. Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum 51 . Click the folder where you want to save the file. but does not save changes to your image Ÿ Cancel –– cancels the Close command and returns you to the current image without saving it Using Corel PhotoAlbum Corel PhotoAlbum is a program that helps you locate. choose the file format you want. If you have any image files open in which you have unsaved changes. Corel Photobook prompts you to save the files before the program closes. Ÿ add properties to image files that help you find them later.To save a file using a different format or name 1 2 3 4 5 6 Click File } Save as. like Windows Explorer. move. Ÿ view thumbnails of images that help you quickly identify the ones you need. To quit Corel Photobook Ÿ Click File } Exit. choose the drive you want to use. type a new filename for the image. you can Ÿ navigate to images using the familiar tree view of folders and resources. and organize image files. Corel Photobook prompts you to choose one of three options: Ÿ Yes –– saves changes to your image before closing the image window Ÿ No –– closes the image window. Click Save. In the File name box. or open files or to add items to albums. With Corel PhotoAlbum. From the Save in box. From the Save as type box. Ÿ use albums to create and maintain collections of files located anywhere on your computer or the network. If the image you are working with has been edited. view. Ÿ adjust images or open them in Corel Photobook for more extensive editing.

Ÿ Ÿ share your images by recording them to CD. From here For more information on using Corel Photobook. attaching them to emails. creating slide shows. 52 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 9 . create screen savers and desktop wallpaper for your computer. see the Help. or uploading them over the Web to a print service. To start Corel PhotoAl bum Ÿ Click Start } Programs } CorelDRAW Essentials 2 } Corel PhotoAlbum.

. . . . . . images . . . . 18 . . . . . 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Index A acquiring images . 10 17 17 12 18 13 12 20 48 B bitmaps optimizing for the Web . creating . . . . . . .27 D definitions Corel Photobook . . . . 23 . . . . 23 . . . . . . . starting . . . . . . . . CorelDRAW Essentials . . 49 22 22 31 32 quitting . Docker windows . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Index 53 . . . . . . . . . . . . creating from a template. . . . documentation conventions . . tools . . . . . . . cutting objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . toolbox . toolbox . . . 9 deleting objects deselecting . printing . . creating drawings . . . . 20 36 . . . . . . 41 . . . . . . . Corel Photobook . . . saving . . . . .23 . . . 22 . . . . . drawings closing . saving to different formats starting . standard toolbar . . . . . Visual toolbar . . Corel Photobook workspace application window . . . . . . . . . 43 CorelDRAW Essentials . . . . . . . . . . 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 . . quitting . . . . . undoing . . 20 . . . . . . . status bar . . . . . . . . 9 features . . . . . . . . . . . . .37 . . . commands redoing . . . . . actions redoing . Corel PhotoAlbum. . 23 50 22 22 2 7 7 51 52 43 51 48 43 46 47 . . information about . . . . corporate solutions training . . . . . 19 CorelDRAW Essentials workspace application window . . . . .27 Corel Corporation . . . 27 25 4 copying objects 26 . . starting from a template . publishing . . . images . . . . . . . . 20 . . . starting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 C closing drawings . . . . . . . . 35 22 . using templates with. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24 starting . property bars . . . . . . . . opening . . . . . . artistic text adding . undoing . . . . . .

. 50 . . . . . . deselecting . . cutting . . . . . . copying . . . . . . 5 5 L lines . . . . . 51 . . . . . . . creating . . . . . . . . . .27 E editing images . . . . .40 installing .39 files exporting . . . . . . . . 39 . . . . . . . . 31 32 32 32 32 27 54 . using . . . . . . . separating from an object . . . . . . . . . . . . importing files . . . . . 29 29 30 30 33 29 M moving objects. . . deleting . . . . . . 48 . . . . . adding .duplicating objects . adjusting frames automatically placing inside an object . . . 50 . . . formatting . . . specifying settings . . . . . 28 O objects applying uniform fills to . formatting lines and outlines . 39 . . . . . . . . . .49 I images acquiring. 43 39 . . . . opening . . . pasting objects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . H Help . . . . . . . 39 fills. . . . . . . moving . . . . . . . . 43 . . . . . applying to objects colors . . . . . . specifying settings for . . . 29 27 27 27 26 27 28 27 27 26 35 29 29 29 fonts specifying attributes . . . . . 6 6 6 6 48 . . . . duplicating . . . . . . . 22. . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 . . . 26 . . . . . . . . . . . . saving . . . . 29 29 29 F file formats . . . . . . . . . . closing . .40 importing . . . . . . . application . . selecting . opening images . . . pasting . . . uniform . . . . . . . . positioning . . . . PDF Index . . . exporting files. . . . optimizing bitmaps outlines . . . . . formatting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 . . . . . . P paragraph text . . . . . . editing . . 48 . . . . . . saving to different formats starting . . . . printing search .

. . . adding . . 48 19 20 48 4 2 2 7 Q Quick Start . . . . . . . . . . 2 19 22 21 R redoing actions. . . . . . . . . . . U undoing actions . . . . . character properties . . changing color . . . . . . . . . . loading . . .37 Corel Photobook . images to different formats . . . . . . . . . 37 27 35 positioning objects . . . . . . . . using. . publishing drawings 36 . registering Corel products support . using . . . . . . . . . . . underlining . . . . changing case . . . . . drawings to different formats images . . training . . . . . . . 22 2 2 terminology Corel Photobook . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . setting font attributes types of . 43 CorelDRAW Essentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . images . . . . . . training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 CorelDRAW Essentials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Index 55 . . . . . . . . TWAIN device . . . CorelDRAW Essentials drawings . . . . . . . . . . registration . . text . text frames. . support customer feedback customer service . . . PDF files. . . . . placing inside objects selecting . . . . 23 41 50 51 37 49 26 33 49 49 52 setting up scanner . . . . . . . . . . 31 31 33 34 33 32 33 33 31 33 31 7 49 50 S saving drawings . . . using driver interface starting Corel PhotoAlbum . . . . . . . . . . scanner setting up selecting objects . . .saving files . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 text . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . printing drawings . . . . . . . . . 5 6 quitting Corel Photobook . . . . . . . . . . . . TWAIN device setting up . . .24 T technical support templates . . .

. . . . . . . 2 7 56 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 5 5 W Web support Web training . . application . . . . . . . . . .uniform fills uninstalling . . . . .

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