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CorelDRAW® X5 The Official Guide by Gary David Bouton

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CHAPTER 7 Measuring and Drawing Helpers

More than likely, a project you are beginning is composed to a specific page size. Within the design you’ve envisioned, you have graphics that need to be aligned, spaced, and proportioned to exact dimensions. Moreover, you might need to label what you’ve designed, adding callouts and even the dimensions of parts of a sketch so manufacturing can order the right size of packaging. Today is your lucky day: CorelDRAW not only has more ways of measuring objects than you can shake a stick at, but it also makes it easy for users of all skill levels to turn out professional, tightly composed pieces. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to measure, scale measurements, align objects, work with guidelines, create your ...

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