All Tips

All Tips

November 10, 2017

Setting the Drawing Scale

Graphics

To draw real-world distances to scale without using large pages, right-click a ruler, and click Ruler Setup. Next, click the Edit Scale button in the Options dialog box, and enter a higher value in the World Distance box. Learn more...

October 12, 2017

Choosing Images for Texture Synthesis

Digital Art

You can synthesize a texture from an image or from brushstrokes in a Corel Painter document. When choosing a source image, you may find the following tips helpful. Use images that have some repeating similarity across the image (like...

October 12, 2017

Using Texture Synthesis

Digital Art

Texture synthesis works by picking up small square ’tiles’ from a source image and placing them into a new image (like a jigsaw puzzle) with some adjustment so that neighboring tiles match. The tiles tend to give a seamless...

October 12, 2017

Aligning Selections to Curves

Digital Art

When painting with a selection brush, you can automatically align brushstrokes to a path. An example of a selection aligned to a curve. To align selection brushstrokes to a curve Open or create a document. Click the Quick Curve tool in...

October 12, 2017

Using Page Sorter view to manage pages

Graphics

Page Sorter view lets you manage pages while viewing the page contents. You can change the order of pages as well as copy, add, rename, and delete pages. To manage pages in Page Sorter view: Click View > Page Sorter View Perform a...

October 12, 2017

Highlighting What’s New

Graphics

Check out what’s new since you last upgraded CorelDRAW Graphics Suite by clicking Help > Highlight What’s New, and choosing a version. New and enhanced features appear highlighted.    ...

October 12, 2017

Customizing Bullets

Graphics

You can customize bullets by changing their size, position, and distance from text. 1. Using the Text tool , select the paragraph text. 2. In the Object Properties docker (Window > Dockers > Object properties), click the...

October 12, 2017

Applying Transformations to Objects

Graphics

Use the Transformations docker in CorelDRAW to position, rotate, scale, mirror, and skew objects with ease and precision. You can transform selected objects, and you can transform copies of the selected objects, leaving the original...

September 5, 2017

Cloning with Thick Paint brushes

Digital Art

Turn a Thick Paint brush into a cloner by clicking the Clone Color button  in the Color panel (Window > Color Panels > Color) and start painting. If you are not satisfied with the appearance of the brushstrokes, try the...

September 5, 2017

Improving Thick Paint performance

Digital Art

Thick Paint brushes offer a natural-media experience with the look and feel of thick paint and traditional impasto. To improve the performance of Thick Paint brushes, try the following: 1. In the toolbox, click the Grabber tool . Click...

August 23, 2017

Rotating and skewing objects

Graphics

Quickly rotate or skew an object or a group of objects by dragging handles in the drawing window.  Using the Pick tool , click the object twice to display the rotation and skew handles, and do the following: To rotate the object, drag...

August 23, 2017

Editing fills and outlines

Graphics

Do you need to edit quickly the fill or outline of a selected object in CorelDRAW? Just double-click a color swatch on the status bar, which appears at the bottom of the application window. Double-click the Fill color swatch to bring...

August 23, 2017

Displaying the Outline tool in the toolbox

Graphics

The Outline tool  in the toolbox opens a flyout that gives you quick access to items such as the Outline pen dialog box and Outline color dialog box. If the Outline tool is not in the toolbox, you can easily add it. To add the Outline...

August 23, 2017

Creating a selection group

Graphics

Selection groups let you select specific objects simultaneously without grouping them. Selection groups are associated with numbers from 0 to 9 and are saved with the document. When you press the number associated with a selection...

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