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How to run GMS macros in CorelDraw on Mac

I have a macros used in CorelDraw on window but got a macbook hence i'm looking for a proper place where GMS macros should be placed? I tried to follow the path such in the Windows C:\Users\user\...
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Draw a horizontal line with just a click using Adobe Photoshop

I am looking to find a way to draw a horizontal line of full page width on a PNG file with a single click. Thing is I am trying to draw a lot of lines and if I've to click and drag it becomes ...
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Which program do I use for multi-page document with master elements

I have been searching for this for a long time but I can't seem to find an answer. So I would like to ask the community. I have been using Corel Draw for years and I found it to be amazing. But every ...
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In CorelDRAW, how do I select “relative corner scaling” for all rectangles in a completed illustration?

In CorelDRAW (Home & Student X8), I have made an illustration which contains many rectangles with rounded corners. I now wish to resize the illustration while preserving the "relative corner ...
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CorelDRAW Font List shortcut not working

I have added a shortcut for Font List(Ctrl+shift+F) but it won't work unless opening Options (Ctrl+Alt+F) and closing it, after that i can select my text and use the shortcut to change the font
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Link coreldraw characteristics

Is there any option to "link" paragraph content and characteristics something similar to object style posted an example where i have to copy some contents from left to the empty right side
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to make Illustrator preserve path's curvature when removing anchor points like Corel DRAW

When refining a vector in CorelDRAW and node(s) get removed from it, CorelDRAW preserves vector's curvature (as much as possible), but when removing anchor points on Illustrator paths, it destroys the ...
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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. ...
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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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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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How can I Rotate and scale at the same time (both together) in Illustrator?

In Corel Draw when you double-click on objects and press shift key, you can do rotate and scale both together. and if you repeat this action you can make some parametric design. how can I do this ...
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What CorelDraw Effect or Tool is Used to Achieve Transparency

I am new to CorelDraw in that I come from the Adobe world. At the moment, I am working with a CorelDraw file that has several brush-like Symbols. These Symbols are styled, but I cannot see how. ...
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Converting CorelDraw Files to Adobe In-Design CS6 Files

I am new to doing vector graphics and am currently facing the following issue. I have several (20-30) files created in CorelDraw X7 17.3 that need to be converted to Adobe In-Design. The reason for ...
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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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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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How to make scaled arrows for flowcharts?

I am not sure if this is a right place to ask my question. I need to make multiple flow charts with scaled arrows. For instance, (refer figure) A is any material and it is Converted into B and C ...
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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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How to insert rectangles into a logo made out of letters in CorelDRAW

I just started to work with CorelDraw and would appreciate your help. I work for a company which is illuminating logos. We are manually inserting little rectangle shapes (these are the LED lights) ...
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Import PDF in CorelDraw2017 with image inside wrong [closed]

I received a pdf from a company which needs to see it in Corel Draw 2017. So I can see the pdf as per the below image. and for me it's perfect! But when I import the pdf into Corel Draw 2017 I see ...
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CorelDRAW - Remove a portion of a letter

I have a project in CorelDRAW that requires a change to the font. The font used has the letter "i" written as | and I need to turn it into i. How it has been done in the past is someone put a white ...
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How to select color range in CorelDraw?

How to select color range in CorelDraw? I want to select a specific colored object and delete it. I don't need to replace the color, just specify the color I need, highlight it and delete it. Is ...
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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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Why is an .eps made in Illustrator glitched when I open it in CorelDraw?

I have download a .zip file that contains an .eps and an .ai file from a free website. When I imported them into CorelDraw x6, I get these glitches in the image, and it looks nothing like the example ....
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Connecting multiple selected nodes (B-spline) - Corel Draw

I'm trying to achieve a smooth path much like you would see as a trend line on a graph. I have maybe 500+ lines where I only need the path/line to use the top nodes of each line. How can I do do this? ...