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APCORL8 - Corel Draw 8.0

Students will learn the basic skills necessary to help them use CorelDRAW, such as creating documents; drawing, selecting, and modifying objects; working with text, and using special effects.

KEYWORDS: Mouse, Drawing, Objects, Shaping, Spell Checker, Outlining, Fill Tool, Symbols, Clipart, Special Effects, Exporting, Printing, Chart, Flyer, Certificate, Logo, Letterhead, Card

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  • Working knowledge of Windows (end-user)

Detailed Class Syllabus

Getting Started

Using the Mouse
Exploring the CorelDRAW Screen
Getting Assistance
Opening a Document
Saving Documents
Setting Up the Page
Undoing Mistakes
Switching Between Documents
Creating a New document

Moving Around and Viewing Drawings

Moving Around the Current Page
Viewing Modes
Inserting and Deleting Pages
Changing Pages

Selecting and Manipulating Objects

Selecting and Deselecting Objects
Moving Objects
Copying and Deleting Objects
Deleting Objects

Drawing and Shaping Objects

Drawing and Shaping Tools
Using the Freehand Tool
Drawing Lines and Polylines
Drawing Polygons
Using the Polygon Tool
Reshaping Lines and Polylines
Drawing Curves
Reshaping Curves
Drawing Rectangles
Drawing Circles

Arranging Objects

Arranging Objects
Grouping and Ungrouping Objects
Using Guidelines
Using Snap To
Aligning Objects

Working with Text

The Text Tool
Creating Artistic Text
Editing Text
Formatting Text
Setting Text Options
Creating Paragraph Text
Choosing Paragraph Options
Setting Indents Using the Ruler
Importing Text
Using the Spell Checker

Outlining & Filling Objects

The Outline Tool
Choosing Outline Thicknesses
Choosing Outline Colors
Using Fill Tool
Copying Attributes
Setting Outline and Fill Defaults

Using Symbols and Clipart

Adding Symbols
Adding Clipart
Modifying Clipart

Transforming Objects

Mirroring Objects
Rotating and Skewing Objects
Transform Roll-Up

Special Effects

Fitting Text to a Path
Extruding an Object
Blending Two Objects
Using the Lens Effect
Apply Presets
Applying Drop Shadows

Exporting Drawings

Exporting to Graphic Formats
Copy and Pasting Into Other Applications


Print Options
Print Previewing

Additional Self-check Exercises

Drawing Shapes
Drawing and Organizational Chart
Producing a Flyer
Creating a Certificate
Designing a Business Logo, Letterhead, and Card

Keyboard Shortcuts