Graphic Design Tips

GRAPHIC DESIGN TIPS

Accessing color variants in CorelDRAW

To access different shades or tints of a color, just point to a color swatch on a color palette, and hold down the left mouse button until a color palette appears. Learn more about choosing colors in the...

Inserting placeholder text

When you are designing a flyer, brochure or any other project containing blocks of text with CorelDRAW, placeholder text can help you make quick decisions about the layout.   Using the Text tool , drag to...

Adjusting the interline spacing

You can change the vertical space between lines of text, which is also known as “leading” or “interline spacing.” To adjust the interline spacing Using the Text tool , select the...

Creating custom color palettes

Custom color palettes are collections of colors or color styles that help you organize and store colors. They can include colors or color styles from any color model, including spot colors, or any color...

Splitting objects along a Bézier curve

Use the Knife tool to split an object along a Bézier curve. In the toolbox, click the Knife tool . Click the Bézier mode button on the property bar. Click where you want to start cutting the object, and then...

Setting the Drawing Scale

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...

Using Page Sorter view to manage pages

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 >...

Highlighting What’s New

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.    ...

Customizing Bullets

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...

Applying Transformations to Objects

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...

Rotating and skewing objects

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:...

Editing fills and outlines

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...