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CorelDraw 10 for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide by Steve Schwartz, Phyllis Davis

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Copying Objects

There are two ways to copy an object: copy it to the Windows Clipboard (and then paste it into the document) or duplicate it. The result is the same, but the amount of computing power used for the two procedures is different.

If you copy an object to the Clipboard, you can then paste it into the current page or other pages in your CorelDraw document. It will also be available for pasting into other Windows programs. For example, you could paste a rectangle or star copied from CorelDraw into a Microsoft Word document. However, copying and pasting an object—especially a complex one—can tie up your computer.

CorelDraw's Duplicate command bypasses the Clipboard, making it a faster operation. In addition, you can specify exactly where ...

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