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CorelDRAW X7: The Official Guide, 11th Edition by Gary David Bouton

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Understanding and Working with Pixel-Based Images in CorelDRAW

You’ll occasionally want to set aside the Bézier pen tool and fountain fill. Your layout for a brochure, for example, is all done, and now you want to add a photograph of your product. The good news is that CorelDRAW can import just about any bitmap file you have. Whether a photo from your camera, a scan of a photo, or a painting you created in PHOTO-PAINT–you can crop, rotate, and perform enhancements on it within CorelDRAW. This chapter takes you first through the structure of pixel-based images (bitmaps). You’ll learn how you can get them to print well, what you can and cannot do with them, their special properties, and the difference between this type of graphic and vector ...

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