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CorelDRAW X8: The Official Guide, 12th Edition by Gary David Bouton

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9    Editing Objects, Rearranging Paths, and Using Boolean Ops

Let’s say you’ve drawn an object and you’re fairly pleased with it, except for that little corner that you couldn’t draw just right. This chapter shows you various techniques to massage that almost-perfect shape into exactly the shape you envisioned. Because every object you draw on a page can be broken down into rectangles, ovals, path segments, and so on, this chapter covers the tools and features for doing exactly this: breaking down shapes, combining them, subtracting a little of this, adding a little of that. Often, arriving at a design of your dreams can be realized by creating an approximation of the shapes you seek. Then, with a pull and a tug here and there, erasing a tiny ...

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