Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Corel Tutorial

Tutorial:

1. Introduction of CorelDRAW Tutorial

This tutor covers the tools and steps for creating a one-page brochure. The lessons teach you how to work with bitmaps, text, fills, and special effects, as well as publish your work to the Internet.

We recommend that you complete the lessons in the order they are presented; however, you can skip a lesson or return to the main menu to begin a different lesson at any time.

Go to Lesson One. In this lesson, you learn how to specify the layout and settings of the document, so that you can create graphics for the brochure.

This lesson teaches you how to

  • set the page size
  • apply a background color
  • save your work

2. Create New Corel File

If the CorelDRAW Application Window is empty, click File, New to start a new drawing.

You can customize your page layout and setup by changing the attributes in the Options dialog box.

  • Click Layout menu, Page Setup.
  • In the Options dialog box, enable the Portrait button.
  • In the Width box, type 6.0.
  • In the Height box, type 9.0.
  • Click the Save Custom Page button.
  • In the Save Custom Page Type As box, type a name for the custom page.
  • Click OK.
  • In the Options dialog box, click OK.

3. Create Background Page

You can add a background color to the page.

  • Click Tools menu, Options.
  • In the list of categories, double-click Document, Page, and click Background.
  • Enable the Solid button.
  • Click the Color Picker, and click the Other button.
  • From the Model list box, choose CMYK.
  • In the C box, type 0.
  • In the M box, type 0.
  • In the Y box, type 0.
  • In the K box, type 90.
  • Click OK.
  • In the Options dialog box, click OK.

4. Save File

You can save the file to safeguard your drawing.

  • Click File menu, Save As.
  • From the Save In list box, choose the location where you want to save the file.
  • Double-click the directory in which you want to save the file.
  • In the File Name box, type a filename.
  • Click Save.

5. Import File and Object

In this lesson, you learn how to import files and objects, create shapes, manipulate objects, and use the Spiral and Free Skew tools.

This lesson teaches you how to

  • import files
  • use guidelines
  • add objects
  • change colors
  • rotate and mirror objects
  • draw simple objects
  • use the Spiral tool
  • use the Free Skew tool

Next: Sample of Drawing

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