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

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

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

Ÿ Help — lets you access Help directly from the user interface and find topics using the contents topic. Corel Photobook. 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. To use Help 1 Click Help } Help topics. To view a ToolTip.corel. and the third-party applications included with CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Ÿ Tips & Tricks –– provides content. as well as to Corel support resources on www. Corel PhotoAlbum. and links to content from Designer.To use Quick Start 1 Click Start } Programs } CorelDRAW Essentials 2 } Quick Start. You can also print a Help topic and display Help topics relevant to the task you are performing. You can find topics from the Help by using the table of contents and search tool. position the cursor over an icon. Chapters ending with From here tables contain keywords that direct you to additional topics in the Help. 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 . or other application control. button. and word/phrase search tool Ÿ ToolTips — lets you access tips for using the application’s icons and buttons.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. index.com Ÿ Help & Support –– links to the online Help systems. Help is available through the following tools: Ÿ User guide — provides commonly used procedures and information.

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

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

The work you create in CorelDRAW Essentials. length. posters.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. symbol. 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. 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 . custom artwork. logos. you should be familiar with the following terms. and newsletters An image generated from mathematical descriptions that determine the position. and direction in which lines are drawn. or dots. Term object drawing vector graphic Description An element in a drawing such as an image. In this section. text. for example. An image composed of grids of pixels. shape. or layer. line.

such as drop-shadows A type of text to which you can apply formatting options. the application window opens containing a drawing window. 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 rectangle in the center of the drawing window is the drawing page where you create your drawing.Term artistic text paragraph text Description A type of text to which you can apply special effects. A description of its parts follows. you can apply commands to the active drawing window only. and which can be edited in large blocks CorelDRAW Essentials application window When you launch CorelDRAW Essentials. Although more than one drawing window can be opened. The CorelDRAW Essentials application window appears below.

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. CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tour 11 . the text property bar displays commands that create and edit text. For example. A dockable bar that contains color swatches. fill. To toggle between displaying and hiding the rulers. when the text tool is active. 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. size. The status bar also shows the current mouse position. It is the printable area of your work area. click Window } Toolbars } Status bar. 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. filling. see “To hide or display the rulers” in the Help. 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.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. and resolution. color.

and toolbox can be opened. Standard toolbar The standard toolbar contains buttons that are shortcuts to many of the menu commands. toolbox. property bar. Docker windows. and moved around your screen at any time. The standard toolbar displays by default. toolbars. 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 . The property bar. and Docker windows. toolbars. The property bar and Docker windows provide access to commands that relate to the active tool or current task.CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tools Application commands are accessible through the menu bar.

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. You can use the tools in the toolbox to create. fill. right corner of a toolbox button indicates a flyout. for example. the Shape edit flyout . A small arrow in the bottom. 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. CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tour 13 .

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

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

The Rectangle tool lets you draw rectangles and squares. The Interactive extrude tool lets you apply the illusion of depth to objects. or a Twister distortion to an object. The Ellipse tool lets you draw ellipses and circles. The Interactive drop shadow tool lets you apply a drop shadow to an object. The Interactive blend tool lets you blend two objects. a Zipper distortion. The Interactive transparency tool lets you apply transparencies to objects.Tool Description The Spiral tool lets you draw symmetrical and logarithmic spirals. 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 . The Interactive distortion tool lets you apply a Push or Pull distortion. The Interactive envelope tool lets you distort an object by dragging the nodes of the envelope. 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. The Interactive fill tool lets you apply various fills.

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

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

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

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

outlines.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. 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. 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. Getting started 21 . “Working with lines.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. You can move an object to another page by dragging the object over a page number tab and then dragging over the page. objects three-dimensional effects 28 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 4 . From here For more information about aligning. distributing. see aligning order sizing groups combined objects shaping.

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

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

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. the text retains its shape. This lets you use objects as containers for text so that you can use different shapes for text frames. You can insert a paragraph text frame inside a graphic object. and you can move or modify the text and the object independently. Paragraph text can be used for larger bodies of text that have greater formatting requirements. Adding and formatting text 31 . Artistic text can be used to add short lines of text to which you can apply a wide range of effects. By default.Adding and formatting text In this section. you must first create a text frame. You can also separate text from an object. When adding paragraph text. such as drop shadows. 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. When you do. Adding and selecting text There are two types of text you can add to drawings — artistic text and paragraph text. You can add both paragraph and artistic text directly in the drawing window.

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

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

see text. aligning text. 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. 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. moving text.To change the color of text 1 Select the text using the Text tool 2 Click a color on the color palette. editing text. fitting to a path text. combining paragraph text frames text. wrapping 34 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 6 . formatting text. .

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

. including paper size and device options. In the Export dialog box. If you select GIF or PNG8 file formats. Before printing a drawing. you can print one or more copies of the same drawing. you can specify printer properties. Click Add Click Delete . 36 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 7 . 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.Ÿ Four panes 4 Keep one pane as the original image. Save the current configuration of settings for a preview area. Click the Save settings button for each area where you want to save the settings. 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. you can modify the color palette and settings in the Convert to paletted dialog box. Printing In CorelDRAW Essentials. customize the preset options. 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. Choose a magnification from the Zoom level list box.

and is best used for general document delivery. To save a document as a PDF file 1 Click File } Publish to PDF. If you want the copies collated. images. Type a value in the Number of copies box. Click the General tab.To print your work Click File } Print. Publishing your work 37 . 2 From the PDF style list box. When you save a document as a PDF file. enable the Collate check box. Choose a printer from the Name list box. These documents can be printed on a laser or desktop printer. A PDF file can also be uploaded to an intranet or the World Wide Web. and formatting of an original application file. Saving documents as PDF files PDF is a file format designed to preserve fonts. which apply settings that are specific to that particular PDF style. You can save a document as a PDF file. you can choose from three preset PDF styles. For example. graphics. A PDF file can be viewed. the resolution of the images in the PDF file will be optimized for the World Wide Web. 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. with the PDF for the Web style. and printed on any platform provided that users have Adobe Acrobat or Adobe® Acrobat® Reader® installed on their computers. and clicking the Mini preview button .

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

you will learn about Ÿ importing files Ÿ exporting files Importing files CorelDRAW Essentials lets you import files created in other applications.Importing and exporting files 8 CorelDRAW Essentials provides filters that convert files from one format to another when you import or export files. Choose the folder where the file is stored. In this section. if you disable the check box. The imported file becomes part of the active file. 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. all layersCorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide are combined in a single layer Importing and exporting files 39 . To import a file into an active drawing 1 2 3 4 5 Click File } Import. Choose a file format from the Files of type list box. Click the filename. You can import a file and place it in the active application window as an object.

Ÿ Do not show filter dialog — suppresses dialog boxes that provide other options when exporting 6 Click Export. 7 Click the drawing page. Choose the folder where you want to save the file. To export a file Click File } Export. Choose a file format from the Files of type list box. Type a filename in the File name list box. Type any comments you want in the Notes box. 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. 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. Exporting files You can export and save images to a variety of file formats that can be used in other applications. Multi-layered bitmaps can be imported by default.6 Click Import. You can export a file to a selected file format. 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. 40 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 8 .

For detailed information about file formats. Type a filename in the File name list box. Choose the folder where you want to save the file. If a dialog box for the export format opens. 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. From here For more information about file formats In the Help index. 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. see file formats Importing and exporting files 41 . Not all of the options or the compression types in the Save drawing dialog are available for all file formats.Not all of the options or the compression types in the Export dialog are available for all file formats. specify the options you want. see “File formats” in the Help. Choose a file format from the Save as type list box. Special characters are replaced by characters suitable for Web-based filenames. 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.

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Corel PhotoAlbum lets you locate. you can apply commands to the active image window only. and organize images. Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum 43 . 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 Corel Photobook lets you edit images. view. Although more than one image window can be opened. such as photographs or bitmaps. In this section. the application window opens containing an image window.

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

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

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

or on the ribbons. or move a selected object. The Text tool lets you add text. grouping. The Draw tool opens the Draw tool set. The Selector transform tool lets you resize. The Visual toolbar then leads you to the next set of available options. rotate. 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 Fill tool opens the Fill tool set.Tool Description The Selector tool selects individual or multiple objects for transforming. If you close the Visual toolbar. or deleting. The View tool changes the view of an image. Simply click the icon or text of the task you want to perform. The Mask tool opens the Mask tool set. Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum 47 . The Retouch tool opens the Retouch tool set. and even shows you how to use the selected tool. The Color Swatch lets you select a color. Corel Photobook opens the toolbox and the tool ribbons. on the toolbars. The Crop tool lets you cut out unwanted portions of an image. The Filter tool opens the Filter tool set. flip. The Color probe tool lets you select an active color in the Color Swatch.

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

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

If the image you are working with has been edited. and you did not save it before closing. A dialog box opens. Refer to the documentation provided by the vendors of those products. Each Acquire dialog box will be different. 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. depending on the device being used. To save a file Ÿ Click File } Save. To close a file Ÿ Click File } Close. Corel Photobook displays a message asking if you want to save the changes. 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. If the file has never been saved and you choose the Save command. If the active image file contains changes you have not saved. the Save as dialog box opens.To use the TWAIN driver interface Ÿ Click File } Acquire. giving you the option of saving the file using a different format or name. Closing image files You can close the active image file. 50 CorelDRAW Essentials 2 Getting Started User Guide: Chapter 9 .

Quitting Corel Photobook You can quit Corel Photobook. move. choose the drive you want to use. Ÿ batch rename files or batch convert file formats. 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.To save a file using a different format or name 1 2 3 4 5 6 Click File } Save as. If you have any image files open in which you have unsaved changes. To quit Corel Photobook Ÿ Click File } Exit. like Windows Explorer. Ÿ use albums to create and maintain collections of files located anywhere on your computer or the network. 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. you can Ÿ navigate to images using the familiar tree view of folders and resources. view. In the File name box. type a new filename for the image. If the image you are working with has been edited. From the Save in box. Corel Photobook prompts you to save the files before the program closes. Ÿ view thumbnails of images that help you quickly identify the ones you need. choose the file format you want. With Corel PhotoAlbum. Ÿ use drag-and-drop to copy. Click Save. Using Corel Photobook and Corel PhotoAlbum 51 . and organize image files. Ÿ add properties to image files that help you find them later. Ÿ adjust images or open them in Corel Photobook for more extensive editing. Click the folder where you want to save the file. and you did not save it before closing. From the Save as type box. or open files or to add items to albums.

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

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

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

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

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