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CorelDRAW X5 The Official Guide by Gary David Bouton

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CHAPTER 9 Moving, Scaling, Rotating: Basic Transformations

Often when you create or import an object, it’s not exactly where you want it on the page. Or it might be an inch away from where you want it, and a little too large. The object might also be rotated a few degrees off from where you want it to be—you get the picture. This chapter covers the common—and not so common—techniques to use in CorelDRAW for transforming objects, from the manual approach to pinpoint-precise numerical entry. You’ll soon have the skills and know the steps for composing elements on a page the way you want them, and then you can stop cursing at the cursor.

Basic Object Selection

You choose the Pick tool from the toolbox and then click an object to move, scale, or ...

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