Thursday, June 19, 2008

Work With Text

In this lesson, you learn how to work with text.
This lesson teaches you how to add Artistic text to your drawing use the Freehand tool fit text to a defined path Artistic and Paragraph Text
If you are starting with this lesson, open the lesson3.cdr sample file in the Program Files/Corel/Graphics10/Tutors/Draw/Html_docs/htmlpics directory; otherwise, continue working with the file you created in Lesson two.

You can add Artistic and Paragraph text to your drawings. In this lesson, you work with Artistic text.

1. Click the Text tool.
Lets you enter words directly on the screen as Artistic text, or in frames as Paragraph text.
2. Click the top left of the Drawing Page.
3. In the Font Size list box on the Property Bar, type 44.
4. From the Font list box on the Property Bar, choose Times New Roman.
5. Type "Carpe Diem".
6. Click the Pick tool.
Lets you select, move, and resize objects using the mouse.
7. Drag the text to position it at the top of the Drawing Page.

Add Compass
You can add the letter "N" to define north on the compass.
1. Click the Text tool.
2. Click in the bottom left corner of the Drawing Page, above the compass.
3. In the Font Size list box on the Property Bar, type 32.
4. From the Font list box on the Property Bar, choose Times New Roman.
5. Type the letter "N".
6. Click the Pick tool.
7. Drag the letter above the vertical point on the compass.
8. Marquee-select both the compass and the letter "N", and choose Arrange, Group

Next: Add Lorem to Brochures

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