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CorelDraw.com or Cnews?

Corel Launched Coreldraw.com in May 2007. Many new faces and names showed up, excited by the new resource for CorelDRAW users. New... relative to what? The Cnews Newsgroups.Corel's Cnews Newsgroup Server has been in existence for perhaps 10-15 years. However,...

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wOxxOm Zoom Out from Center Macro

If the "crazy zooming" drives you up the wall in CorelDRAW X3 (I think it does this in CorelDRAW ver. 12 too), install this macro and assign your F3 key to run it.Then when you "back out" from your document by pressing F3, the document will always be centered on...

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wOxxOm Multipage Export to Bitmaps

If you ever need to export multiple pages out of Draw to a bitmap format, this macro will be very handy. The options for exporting your pages are comprehensive!Here's more info, including a screen shot of the dialog.Definitely worth having this one...

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wOxxOm Save Old Version

Some of you might use multiple versions of CorelDraw, or interact with others who do.Let's say you are working with X3. Wellll... you should be right? 🙂 Upgrade here...Another artist sends you a file made in an older version. You work on their file and send it...

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Spam – new and even more useless

We're all familiar with spam - whether they're pitches for weight loss, male "enhancement", or other solutions to problems we never knew we had.Today, I got a new style of spam message that defies any kind of purpose. Just random words. What is going on?- - - - - -...

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Emerging markets for Software

Microsoft is hoping this program and others will help the company reach more of the 5 billion people who have yet to benefit from the PC revolution.OK... what can Corel learn from this? Initial "mind share" is everything.Set aside pricing for the moment, whether...

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Large Format CMYK Swatches

Is it Orange Red... or Red Orange? Let's face it: the stakes are high when printing to large format output. If the colors are off, it's a major expense. Not only in materials, but in time too.When colors are a little off on a digital color copier, you can adjust...

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Crazy work ethic, or old age setting in?

I'll admit that I look at a computer screen about 14-18 hours per day. So when my right forearm started feeling like limp spaghetti, and the tips of my fingers started to tingle, I sensed something was awry.After reading about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, it looks like...

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How to install and launch a VBA Macro

In some ways, I think VBA macros are big part of CorelDRAW's future. Often times, a technical solution that many Corelians have yearned for - sometimes for years - can be provided by other CorelDRAW users directly.Perhaps there's a feature or function you wished...

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NEW Delete Small Objects Macro

Hello,Here is a cool VBA Macro for CorelDRAW. I dropped the raw code into a GMS file, and added a test CDR for you to try the macro ( CDR is ver 12+)Not sure if the macro works in 12 though - it does in X3.http://pdflearning.com/extra/deletesmallobjects.zipJeff...

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Let’s Get This Party Started!

Here we go...If you've seen my writings in the Corel Newsgroups, you know that I'm not shy about "writing my mind".What kind of things will you find here? Anything and everything.If you walk away inspired, motivated, or have a new awareness of reality, then this...

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