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Is there a good free replacement for the “Foliage” brush in Corel's Bob Ross “Mystic Mountain” toolset?

I recently acquired a copy of Corel Essentials 6 from the Bob Ross Humble Bundle as well as what was billed as the "Corel Painter Essentials Mystic Mountain Essentials Brush Pack". Much to my chagrin, ...
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Made packaging design in Photoshop but now need it in Corel Draw

The printer we're working with says that a Photoshop file can't be printed and need a CDR file. The resolution of my PSD file is 300dpi, but he says it's blurry. What should I do ?
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Corel Draw X7: Some objects corrupt EPS File Exported, is there any reason?

In my process here I need some outputs as EPS files. But when export that, the EPS file is corrupted, not displays anything and not opens in any app (and even errors in Illustrator.) I found that ...
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Is there a way to make Illustrator preserve path's curvature when removing anchor points like Corel DRAW

While refining a vector in CorelDRAW when a node removed from line, it preserves it's curvature (a much as possible), but when removing anchors on Illustrator paths, it destroys the curvature. Any ...
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How to create new toolbar hairline in coreldraw

I have created new toolbar (Tools -> customization -> command bars -> i created new tool and drop the icons there). With the new toolbar i have add the regular tools which need. No hairline, Hairline, ...
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How to have sharpen edges when pasting to Corel PHOTO-PAINT

When I paste a vectorial from CorelDRAW or an image from another Corel PHOTO-PAINT image to Corel PHOTO-PAINT it automatically smooth edges when I press Enter. I post here an example: How I can keep ...
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How to apply scale with image in coreldraw

I have created a visiting card size design. And now i want to increase its size to 10feet. But the problem is some it has text and object i have given hairline to it. The hairline thickness to every ...
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Exported TIFF files inconsistent color from CorelDRAW versions

When I export a TIFF file from CorelDRAW X7 the result in CorelDRAW is different when I export from CorelDRAW X4. Why does this happen? What can I do about it?
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Why is print different from Corel X5 than from PDF - Same file

I have Corel Draw X5 and I have some files which print differently from Corel and the PDF which was created by the same Corel program. I am not worried about the screen look but they do all look the ...
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Any way or macro available for converting RGB TO CMYK mode

Any way or macro available for converting RGB TO CMYK mode for fill and outline at single click. I have to follow this steps Edit -> find and replace -> replace object -> replace a color model or ...
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Problems exporting CorelDraw X7 file to JPG

When I export the CorelDraw X7 file to JPG I am getting an extra margin to the right and left of my graphic file. Any suggestions on how to get rid of this?
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Spaces aren't showing on text in illustrator from converted CorelDraw file

My goal I am saving CorelDraw files as AI files, and bringing them into Adobe Illustrator. I am then a text element. My issue When I'm creating a text element, spaces have no width, so "hello world"...
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How to change set of color by another CorelDraw

I need to change set of colors by another one in CorelDraw. For example: I have red shapes and I need to change all red color by same green colors.
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Responsive design in CorelDraw 2019

How do you do responsive web design in CorelDraw 2019 (or earlier)? Some programs (like Affinity Designer, Sketch, Adobe XD) have specialized features like a constraint system, that allows a ...
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Why does a font like Veneer slow down Corel Draw and InDesign?

I am using a font called Veneer. It works fine in Illustrator, but it slows down InDesign (2020) and Corel Draw 2019. If I zoom in, pan, or move the text, the latter programs freeze for a minute ...
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Corel DRAW row number

can someone help me with this problem in corel? i have a table with 16 rows (2 pages, left and right because of the binding), and i need to insert on the first column on each row a number starting ...
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Exporting files for print in the wrong size

I design and print, and work with small subjects "Printing on Lego" so as small as 8mm. I export in eps and pdf files for print. I need dimensions to be perfect so when setting a size in my work ...
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Conversion from CMYK to RGB - everything becomes greener (sometimes)

I am working with a publisher (Oxford University Press) and they require images to be supplied as CMYK. That's ok - Colour accuracy isn't 100% important. I prepare my figures using RGB, then convert ...
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How do I copy shape tool nodes to another object?

I'm trying to copy the shape tool I used to reshape an object and use it on another object. e.g.: I have a square object then I used shape tool to reshape it into a circle now I want to get another ...
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How to import an EPS file to CorelDraw?

I need to import an EPS file got from a free website. It contains an EPS file. When imported in CorelDraw, I'm not getting a similar result as form the original file. I tried to convert in PDF and ...
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.cdr to .ai conversions

I create drawings in CorelDraw that often need to be saved a .ai and passed on to others. I'm using CD 2017. I've been doing this for a while without problems, but lately the conversion have become ...
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Why fountain fill color changes on rotation

I use CorelDraw but have an issue regarding fountain fill. I have created a visiting card and given it a fountain fill. I created the visiting card vertically and send to an online printers. They ...
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Do the Import and export features from CDR to PSD, and AI convert well?

CDR if your wondering is CorelDraw file format. I saw on there website that you can import and export CDR to PSD, and AI. How good are the import and export features? Does the quality stay the same?
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Accidentally deleted my custom color palette and need to retrieve it

I work in CorelDraw CS2 on a PC and just accidentally deleted my color palette on the right side of my project page. It has all custom colors I've added over the years for projects and is actually a ...
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How to convert psd file to cdr file?

I created a logo in photoshop for my website but my marketing manager want a cdr file. So I want to know is there any simple method to convert a psd file into cdr file?
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How Do I Cut A Hole In An Image In Corel Draw?

I want to cut a hole out of an image. When using Corel Draw I want to be able to draw some lines on the image to make a shape, select the inner part of the shape and delete it from the image leaving ...
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Macro to export separate elements to separate png images in CorelDraw 17

Is there any macro to automate the export of multiple objects from CorelDraw 17 to separate png files as shown in the attached pic? I have exported different objects as separate pngs hundreds of ...
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How to change the page orientation?

I'm having difficulty changing the page orientation of one page from landscape to portrait, while keeping other pages as landscape. Is there anyway that this could be done?
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CorelDRAW X6 16.0 underline not printed

I am designing a simple text document with some bolded and underlined text but when I print it the underline on one part of the text is not printed. The font size of the text is 6.315pt. The text in ...
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How to create a shadow like this corel?

With flat designs trending across the board in the graphic designing community, there have been some amazing and subtle effects out there... One of those effects is a simple shadow like the one in ...
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How do I draw a circle with dots on corel draw?

If you look at the design closely, you would see some basic shapes with dotted points. How do I create it on Corel?
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Remove vertical lines in table in coreldraw

I'm creating a sign up list in coreldraw, it's a table with 3 columns and 15 rows. How do I remove the vertical lines in the table while keeping only the horizontal lines?
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How to resolve a problem with exporting in CorelDraw?

When I'm working in CorelDraw and my paper size is A4 (it's shows in the left upper corner) I keep the size of my poster into the limits of my borders/paper. Meanwhile, I have nothing changed in the ...
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Progressive line width increase in corel draw

I would like to know if it is possible to draw a line in corel draw with variable width. I need to draw a line which is 1 px at the beginning and then grows progressively to 3 px at the end. The line ...
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converted vector image doesnt show correctly in corel draw

Im having some issues converting my image to a vector image my png Im following this guide which uses inkscape to convert it. after saving I have my svg file opening this in chrome looks good. ...
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Is Adobe Illustrator too heavy for handling complex EPSs?

I am used to downloading realistic, complex vectors from Shutterstock to edit and use in compositons. The files are not necessarily large in terms of drive size (8Mb or so), but some of them are so ...
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Convert a photo of a stone wall in basic vector shapes of stone?

How can i use a this photo for example and transform that into something like the second example ? I only need the basic shapes of the stones in the wall. I'm working with corel draw but examples anda ...
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How to automate the file arranging for plotter to make it efficient and faster in Corel Draw 16+ [duplicate]

i need automate the file puzzling for plotter, so im looking for a macros for Corel 16+, to get the puzzling done automatically and efficiently. In the past i puzzled it manually and spent a lot of ...
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How to make a screenshot from Corel 2017, without converting through my monitor color profile?

My goal is to (temporarily at least) get reliable colour values on screen and in my screenshots, in CorelDRAW 2017 on windows. If I screengrab and paste into eg GIMP, the colours shift. I think what ...
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Problem converting color from RGB to CMYK for print

I designed a poster in CorelDraw X5 for printing purposes. I was told by the Printshop guy to use colors only in CMYK. For the most part I did, I don't know why I missed it but I used one color in RGB....
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Is there any way to convert 'AI' and 'EPS' to corel draw format (.cdr)?

Is there any way to convert 'AI' and 'EPS' to corel draw format (.cdr)? My client want to rework from their existing AI and EPS to corel draw.
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Converting a file from Corel draw 7 to Corel draw 6

I have a version Corel draw 7 downloaded on my computer. I have done a project and saved it as a cdr. The problem is at tafe we have Corel draw 6. I would like to know how I can save this file and ...
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Corel Draw X8 text in table wrong direction?

I'm using Corel Draw X8 and I want to create a table with 3 columns and a bunch of rows. But as soon as I click inside the table, as well as when I type something in any of the table cells, the text ...
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Gujarati font for Corel draw

I'm using Corel draw. Recently when I try to type in our local language "Gujarati" via Google Input tools or font installation with Gujarati fonts, the typed text is not showing joined words and ...
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Exporting SVG from Corel Draw - SVG stays distorted

Don't fully understand why, but some of my SVG files that I export are distorted. I am creating two fonts, and are having trouble especially with closed shapes like 8 and 0, but also with h - which is ...
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Which is better for an Invitations designer Corel Draw or Illistrator? Or are they pretty close to the same? [closed]

I am an aspiring designer. I want to make event invitations and stationary for weddings and such. Which of these programs would be better? And why? What are the major differences? Also, can you use ...
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How to convert PSD file to CDR with all layers and vectors?

I have a huge problem. I made a design for a packaging with Adobe Photoshop. Now the printer wants to have the design in CDR and not in PSD. I have already converted the PSD to AI and then opened ...
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Vector and engraving help

I'm new to working with inkscape and Corel Draw. I will engrave the exported files using a CnC controlled machine. The issue I am having: using Corel's contour tool, it's fine. It fills the vector ...
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What file format should I export in to allow my .ai files to be opened in CorelDraw?

My client's printer guy works in CorelDraw. I work in Illustrator. He needs to open the file in CorelDraw for printing. In what format should I export the files so he can open those in Corel with no ...
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How can I merge two Corel Draw files

I want to print PVC card on a Matica XID8100 retransfer printer However, I'm facing two issues: I have list of 60+ cards with the front side in one .CDR file and back side in a separate .CDR file. ...