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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. ...
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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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how to import a mathematical equation in Corel Draw X5

I have a problem I could not solve. I am doing a poster in Corel Draw X5, and as it is a physics poster, I need to put mathematical equations in it. The Corel built in text editor is just completely ...
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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? ...
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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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coreldraw X5: multiple transparancy gradients

Is there quick and easy (non destructive) way to get multiple transparency gradients on one object? For example I want a black-white gradient from bottom to top as well as top to bottom, or variants ...
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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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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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Exporting from Corel: file format field list is empty

I have a problem when exporting any file from Corel. When I try to choose a format, the list appears blank. Is there anything I can do?
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Easy numbering a figure of multiple drawings

I'm looking for a simple way to number seperate drawings within a figure, made in CorelDraw X8. The figure has 12 separate drawings (objects, see image). Or is this only possible manually?
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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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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 to make wrap ribbon

How can i achieve this wrap ribbon shape in coreldraw In Adobe Illustrator with the help of 3d we can rotate and make it. But is it possible to make in coreldraw. Manual with pen tool convert to ...
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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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Is Biovia Draw in any way a substitute for CorelDraw?

My employer just "upgraded" my computer, and in place of CorelDraw has installed Biovia Draw. As far as I can tell this is a program designed for creating chemistry graphics. I use Corel for things ...
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How to remove (trim) text from a shape in Corel Draw?

I have a simple shape and with that a text converted. I want to trim the converted text to that shape so that I can see the blue color i.e transparent. Whats the problem with it? Why its not ...
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Why font change after converting

I have a free font. When i click on convert curve the font changes. In the original font and after converting the font why its changes. I tried to weld and intersect. I have coreldraw 12 and ...
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Correcting colors for logos on Business cards

I am designing business cards in Illustrator, however my printers use Corel Draw and some of the logos do not show up on their side. They mention 'overprinting', but I do not know what that means. ...
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Best way to resize book in different size?

I have some 120 pages 2-colour books (with line diagrams and some grayscale pictures) designed in Coreldraw and Indesign in a specific size (8.5" x 11"). I have to now redesign the book in a smaller ...
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Importing shortcuts from CorelDRAW to Illustrator

I'm a user of CorelDRAW since x5. To make some things faster, I'm using Adobe Illustrator with Corel now. Since I have a lot of experience with Corel, it becomes usual to do everything with shortcuts ...
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Photo Pop out or Stand out in front of background [closed]

could someone tell me how I would make a photo standout or popout in front of a background, I have corel x3 and adobe photoshop 5.0 Thank you in advance
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Corel Draw - Join two nodes to erase a vector line to vinyl cut

I'm somewhat new to Corel Draw and I have an image (see below) which I want to cut with a vinyl cutter. It includes the dielines that the cutter will cut but I had to do some modifications and I want ...
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Looking for Linked Files in Illustrator .ai file imported into CorelDraw

I am trying to check for linked files in a .ai file that I am opening in CorelDraw. From what I can tell is always strips them out. Is this always the case? I tried both import and open and neither ...
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How to export a picture with guidelines from CorelDraw?

Can I export a picture with guidelines from CorelDraw? Those dashed lines are all is guidelines, created by dragging from the left ruler. I want to export this whole file and include those ...
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How can I calculate the center of mass/gravity for vector objects?

I'm making a mobile (in the Calder sense) by laser-cutting from a vector file (Corel Draw). I have a set of outlines that will be the individual pieces. Is there a way in Corel (or some other ...
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Where to find function definitions for Corel Draw X6?

Is there, and if so, could somebody please point me to, an online resource for the Corel Draw Object Model? Something similar to the Object Browser within Corel Draw, that contains a complete listing ...
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Why the size of the file is so heavy

I have a single line text matter and the file size is 15.5Mb may i know the reason behind it. There is no image or no vector shape just a simple plane text. Why the file size is so heavy. file size
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Create a Table of Contents in Corel Draw?

Is there any way to create a table of contents for the catalog I am designing in Corel Draw X6 ?
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Corel: color profiles and print specs for print

I use CorelDraw X3 to make designs of flexes of different sizes like 6'x3', 20'x10', 28'x10.2', 12'x6' and 15'x3' and whenever I send my files to printing press to print it get print very dull colors. ...
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How can I protect my job from a client publishing it elsewhere?

I am designing a brochure of 1,872 pages for a client. This client is asking me provide him with a copy of the job. I am 100% sure if I provide a copy this job is gone. He will print it elsewhere. ...
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CorelDRAW X8: How to increase the number of colors in my color palette?

I really need more colors to pick from. Right now I use the color hue cube to get more colors. I was wondering if there's any way to increase the number of colors/add more colors in the RGB palette ...
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Why font get italic

I'm run a dual boot with Windows XP and Windows 7. I'm using CorelDraw. I do not have problem using XP fonts, but when I make a design and try to open in Windows 7's Arial Black font, it always ...
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How can I justify paragraph text in Corel Draw and make the bottom line aligned right (not left)?

It seems that Corel Draw just fully ignores this variant having these justification options: None Left Right Center Full Justify Force Justify Full Justify could have had the desired option of Left ...
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Is there a way to convert Corel Draw files from version 11 to X3?

Is there a way to convert Corel Draw version 11 files to version X3 files? I have files in Corel Draw 11 to be converted to the X3 version.
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How can I save an Inkscape drawing so it can be opened in CorelDRAW without losing layer information?

Is there a way to save an Inkscape drawing so the layer information will not be removed? When I save the drawing as plain SVG and try to open it again in Inkscape, all layers are gone.
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Set font size in pixels in Corel Draw x7

im using Corel Draw x7 and need to use font size in pixels instead of points. Is there any way to do that? Thank you
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Illustrator effects appearing incorrect when opening in CorelDraw?

Can anyone tell me why effects to text done in Illustrator are not opening properly on CorelDraw C6?
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Export Corel in Photoshop

I have a site design in cdr format. How can I divide the design into pieces in Corel Draw? Can I export cdr file in psd or other format that is useful in Photoshop?
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How was this wavy line text effect made?

How was this wavy line text effect made? What is this effect called?
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How to keep track of the degree value given to a skew transformation?

I am using a font that does not have an italic or bold versions. To simulate italic, I am typing the text, clicking over it, selecting and draging the top-middle point to the right, thus changing the ...
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Trim lines for vinyl cutting

I have created an image for a door consisting of vector based (AI) emoticon balls in InDesign on a Mac. The supplier doing the print and installation is having an issue where hidden lines are also ...
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The AI File is not redering correctly in CorelDraw

I usually do my graphical work on Adobe Illustrator. The printers in my area work on CorelDraw, so I have to convert my Ai file to CDR for final Delivery. Here's the logo I created in Adobe ...
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How do I make colours consistent between different programs?

Ever since Windows 10 big update about a week a ago I am having some issues with colour between different programs, namely Photoshop (CS6) and Corel Draw (X7). (Illustrator is the same as Photoshop) ...