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CorelDRAW X3 Service Pack 1 Details

Corel releashed the first service pack for CorelDRAW X3 about ten days ago. User reactions have been somewhat mixed so far. Of course, there are always the complaints that a particular user’s biggest annoyance did not get fixed. I know that I’ve found a couple of little things that I …

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Corel and the RAW Deal

I first started taking photos in RAW format in late 2004. I loved how the RAW format would retain all of the detail seen by the camera’s sensor. The problem was that my preferred image editor, Corel PHOTO-PAINT didn’t support the RAW format. This meant I had to use the …

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Sublimation and CorelDRAW

One of the things I really like about CorelDRAW is that it can be used to create so many different things. Many of the most exciting products involve sublimation. First, let’s talk very briefly about sublimation. Sublimation generally involve a fairly standard Epson ink jet printer. Rather than using the …

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CorelDRAW X3 Service Pack 1

Corel has released CorelDRAW X3 Service Pack 1. It is designed to work with all currently released languages. I will post details of what has been fixed in a few days. You can download the service pack directly from Corel’s Web site. It is 28 MB in size.

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Enlarging Photos with PhotoZoom Professional

Have you tried to enlarge a photo in your favorite image editor? The results often leave a lot to be desired. The problem is that the image editor has to create data that doesn’t exist. If you are doubling the dimensions of the image, it will need four times as …

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Protect Your Computer

It seems like I am the person that many of my friends and family turn to for solving computer problems. Of course, I know that many of you also consider my input valuable. Probably the most common questions and problems over the past couple of years have been about computer …

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Automate Your Logins

How many Web sites do you visit each day that require you to log in? If you’re like me, the number is fairly large. Some sites allow you to make up your own user name and password while others assign them for you. What about those long forms that always …

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Digital Art Standards Provides Guidance for Artwork

Several years ago I was teaching a course at the ASI show in Chicago and I got a question that just kind of stuck with me. “What format should I use to export my artwork so that it works?” It sounds like a simple enough question and I gave a …

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New Tileable Bitmap Fills

One of the most powerful features in CorelDRAW is the vast array of fill types that are available. Not all users explore them in depth and they are really missing out. One of the coolest fill types is the Bitmap Pattern Fills. CorelDRAW installs a number of patterns for immediate …

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Plug-Ins Page Updated

When I was busy writing CorelDRAW X3 Unleashed, I made myself a to-do list for when the book was shipping. The list kept growing and growing as time went by. Now that the book is shipping, I’ve started to attack the list. One of my top priorities was to update …

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Corel Corporation Going Public…Again

In August 2003, Vector Capital purchased all outstanding shares of Corel Corporation and took it private. Since that time, they polished up the company and claimed that it was profitable again. Vector is well known for taking struggling companies private, fixing the problems and then taking them public again. If …

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Utilities Updated for CorelDRAW X3

Alex Vakulenko is the most prolific developer of add-ons for CorelDRAW. He has been really busy getting all of his add-ons updated to work with CorelDRAW X3. If you haven’t checked them out lately, now is a good time to see all the add-ons that are available. Oberon Fit Objects …

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CorelDRAW X3 Special Deals

A few days ago I told you about a special deal if you purchased CorelDRAW X3. At the time, it wasn’t clear if the deal was available everywhere. Now I’ve got some clarification. It is available from Amazon (see links below). This means you can get the boxed upgrade for …

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ROMCat Updated with Great New Features

How many of you use ROMCat to search your clipart? This great little utility has been around for over ten years and has helped millions of users find the images they need. The author has had some great ideas for new features and just never found the time to get …

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More Templates Released in CorelDRAW Format and More

Back in August I told you that StockLayouts had released a number of their templates in CorelDRAW format. These templates bring a great value to the designer. Not only do they provide attractive layouts that just need to have text inserted, they also include relevant stock photos. Quite often the …

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CorelDRAW X3 Clipart is Improved

Sometimes there is a benefit to being considered media. I write a lot about Corel’s products and that means I often get software before it is available to the general public. Today I received copies of the “bonus” discs that come with the boxed version of CorelDRAW X3. I’ll do …

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CorelDRAW X3 Graphics Suite is Coming

It should come as no surprise that a new version of the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is coming. It has been two long years since the last update and thus the longest gap between releases. Corel also was facing the release of a version holding a number considered unlucky by many. …

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New Author, New Tutorials

We’d like to welcome a new author to the Graphics Unleashed Web site. Richard Reilly is well-known in the screen printing industry for his great designs. Many people simply know him as Fluid. We’ve already got five of his tutorials on the site and more are coming soon. His goal …

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Strip the Extra Size from Your Graphics

Do you know that every digital photo you take has some extra data that isn’t used on the Web? Or that files sometimes have color management data that isn’t used on the Web? This extra data simply makes files larger. The extra size makes them download slower and uses more …

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