Corel Draw
Introduction


Outcomes

Participants will learn how to become familiar to the CorelDRAW interface and tools in order to create various drawings. They will start with the basics of drawing shapes, reshaping, and moving within the document. Then, a progressive method is used to ramp up participant's skills to demonstrate how to create special effects, import clipart, and transform objects. Participants will also benefit in applying tips and tricks that are mentioned in the step-by-step exercises and page margins.

Prerequisites

Windows (95/98/NT 4) introduction, or equivalent knowledge.

What should you be familiar with?

Experience with a word-processor and/or presentation software.
Experience with other desk-top publishing applications is recommended, but not essential


Session Length

1 Day, 9:00am to 4:30pm

Location

This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session



          Introduction
          What is CorelDRAW
          Course Objectives
          How to Use the Manual
          How to Install the Exercise Files

          Getting Started

          Using the Mouse
          Exploring the CorelDRAW Screen
          Getting Assistance
          Opening a Document
          Saving Documents
          Setting Up the Page
          Undoing Mistakes
          Switching Between Documents
          Closing a Document
          Creating a New Document

          Moving Around and Viewing Drawings

          Moving Around the Current Page
          Viewing Modes
          Inserting and Deleting Pages
          Changing Pages

          Selecting & Manipulating Objects

          Selecting and Deselecting Objects
          Moving Objects
          Copying and Deleting Objects
          Deleting Objects
          Sizing Objects


          Using Symbols and Clipart
          Adding Symbols
          Adding Clipart


          Transforming Objects
          Mirroring Objects
          Rotating and Skewing Objects
          Using the Transformation Docker


          Special Effects
          Fitting Text to a Path
          Drawing With the Artistic Media Tool
          Using the Lens Effect
          Adding Perspectives
          Using PowerClips
          Applying Presets
          Applying Drop Shadows
          Drawing and Shaping Objects
          Drawing and Shaping Tools
          The Freehand Tool
          Drawing Lines and Polylines
          Drawing Freehand Polygons
          Using the Polygon Tool
          Reshaping Lines and Polylines
          Drawing Curves
          Reshaping Curves
          Drawing Rectangles
          Drawing Circles

          Arranging Objects

          Arranging Objects
          Grouping and Ungrouping Objects
          Using Guidelines
          Using Snap To
          Aligning Objects

          Working with Text

          The Text Tool
          Creating Artistic Text
          Editing Text
          Formatting Text
          Setting Text Options
          Creating Paragraph Text
          Choosing Paragraph Options
          Setting Indents Using the Ruler
          Importing Text
          Using the Spell Checker
          The Outline Tool
          Choosing Outline Thicknesses
          Choosing Outline Colors
          The Fill Tool
          Copying Attributes


          Exporting Drawings
          Exporting Drawings

          Printing

          Printing a Document
          Choosing Print Options

          Appendix

          The Final Assignment
          Keyboard Shortcuts
          Section Questionnaire Answers
          Web resources



Performance-based objectives
  • Open, close, switch between, and save CorelDRAW documents.
  • Use various techniques to zoom and move around objects.
  • Customize and insert/delete pages.
  • Move, copy, clone, delete, and size objects.
  • Draw lines, polylines, polygons, rectangles, and circles.
  • Use the Shape tool to reshape curves and lines.
  • Group, ungroup, use guidelines, snaps, and align objects with each other.
  • Work with Artistic and Paragraph text.
  • Assign outlines and special fills to objects.
  • Incorporate symbols and clipart into the document.
  • Mirror, rotate, skew, and size using the Transformation docker.
  • Fit text to path and draw with the Artistic Media tool.
  • Apply Lens, Perspective, PowerClips, Presets, and Drop Shadow special effects.
  • Export objects into other Window applications.
  • Print and choose print options.



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