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

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5

Creating Basic Shapes and Applying Transformations

You have to begin somewhere with the DRAW part of CorelDRAW–and this is the chapter. The creative process within this program usually follows: you build objects that you then customize and refine through fancy fills and elegant outlines covered in later chapters. Therefore, you need to know the steps to create simple geometric shapes and the basic editing moves to create exactly the shape you want to fill and stroke.

 

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Using the Rectangle Tool and Property Bar

The Rectangle tool is simple ...

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