How can I use Corel Draw

Installer for digital content & additional components

Replace these manuals PANTONE solid to process guide coated and PANTONE solid to process guide coated Euro.

Corel provides support for the CMYK simulation values ​​in these two manuals. The PANTONE library called PANTONE solid to process coated EURO contains the updated values ​​of the PANTONE color bridge coated EUROManual.

Note on the North American version of PANTONE color bridge coated: If you choose PANTONE colors from the PANTONE solid coated- , PANTONE solid uncoated- or PANTONE solid mat-Choose libraries, the resulting CMYK values ​​are consistent with those in PANTONE color bridge coated. Note: The data in PANTONE solid to process guide coated and PANTONE solid to process guide coated EURO are not supported in this version.

The following links provide more information on Pantone's latest manuals:

PANTONE color bridge coated http://www.pantone.com

PANTONE color bridge coated EURO http://www.pantone.co.uk

Pantone recently released the 2006 edition of the manual PANTONE® pastel formula guide coated / uncoated with 28 new colors and the manual PANTONE® metallic formula guide coated issued with 97 new colors. Here is an overview of the updates to these products:

  • 97 new metallic colors for a total of 301 brilliant colors (plus 48%)
  • 28 new pastel shades for a total of 154 colors (plus 23%)

Color management

  • With the option Load from profile disk you can select a WCS profile even if WCS is not the current CMM; however, the profile is not used.
  • Some color profile names can be misread by the color management dialog and displayed without a model or manufacturer. However, the profile still works correctly.
  • Windows Vista only: Changes made to the color management are only reflected in the color palettes when the mouse pointer is moved over them.

print

  • If files containing shadows, PowerClips or color gradients are incorrectly cached or printed out on GDI or non-PostScript printers, you can toggle the INI switch manually to correct the problem. To do this, proceed as follows:
  1. To change the value in the INI file in the installation folder, navigate to Graphics14 / config and open corelprn.ini.
  2. Enter in the section [Config] the number 0 For UseDelayRender key a.
  3. Navigate to Documents and settings / USERNAME / Application data / Corel / Graphics14 / User Config, Open corelprn.ini, and set the INI switch in the section [Config] on 0 (UseDelayRender key = 0). You may need to reset the workspace. To do this, hold the key when starting the application F8 pressed.

CorelDRAW X4

File I / O

  • If you take advantage of the new Unicode compatibility in CorelDRAW X4, all application text (e.g. layer names, object names, etc.) from previous versions will display correctly. You must first ensure that the appropriate language support is installed on your system. Before opening a file that was created in an earlier version running on an operating system with a different code page, make sure that the to open the correct code page is set. If you z. For example, if you created a CorelDRAW 11 file on a Japanese operating system and are now opening the file in CorelDRAW X4 on an English operating system, you must set the code page to 932.
  • If you open CDR / DES files that were created in Corel DESIGNER Professional SG or Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite 12 that contain unsupported objects (such as radius and diameter dimensions, or legends), you will receive a warning message. These objects appear locked while you are working in CorelDRAW X4. You have the option to unlock the objects and convert them to grouped objects. However, you should not do this if you want to save the file again and want to keep Corel DESIGNER Professional SG or Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite 12 functionality. In this case, leave the objects locked.
  • When saved shadows are saved in earlier file formats, the saved shadows are converted into lens objects. The appearance of the object is retained, but it can no longer be edited as a drop shadow.
  • Advanced outline styles from Corel DESIGNER Technical Suite 12 are preserved in .DES files that are opened and saved in CorelDRAW X4.
  • If you save a file back in previous version formats, the local guide layer will be locked when you open it in the previous version of the application.

text

  • For multi-language support under Windows XP you have to log in as administrator and carry out the following steps: Click in the Control panel on Date, time, language and regional settings. click on Regional and language options. Click the tab Extended. Select in the area Language for programs that do not support Unicode select a language from the list box. Then install the required keyboard or input method editor.
  • For multi-language support under Windows Vista you have to log in as administrator and carry out the following steps: Click in the Control panel under Time, language and region on Change keyboards and input methods. click on Change keyboards.
  • Text fitted and mirrored to objects is converted to curves when saved in CorelDRAW 12.0 and earlier versions.
  • Mirrored paragraph text (excluding text that is mirrored both horizontally and vertically) is converted to curves when saved in CorelDRAW 13.0 and earlier.

Sketchbook

  • The sketchbook docker has been removed from the standard user interface; to access it, it must be over Tools> Customization be adjusted.
  • If you install CorelDRAW X4 on a system that already has CorelDRAW 11 and / or CorelDRAW 10 installed, this will affect the search functionality of the earlier versions. Searching in CorelDRAW 11 or 10 results in an empty list in the window search result. This can be avoided by changing the following registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ COREL \ CorelSearch \ CorelDRAW14. Replace the dynamic value with the absolute language ID (for example, if you are searching in German, you must enter the path from .. \ Languages ​​\ \ Programs \ Search.idx on ... \ Languages ​​\ DE \ Programs \ Search.idx) to change.

In CorelDRAW X4, you can copy the contents of the CD to another directory and continue to use the sketchbook functions. To use this functionality with the sketchbook, do the following:

For CGS X3 content:

  1. In the directory of your choice, create a folder with the name you see on the label of the content CD (for example, in the case of the CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X3 CD, this would be “CGX3_CLPART”).
  2. Copy the entire contents of the CD, including the file volinfo.txt, in this folder.
  3. Replace the path in the HKEY_LOCAL_Machine \ Software \ Corel \ Media \ Corel GRAPHICS X3 Clipart (Disk2) registry key with the path to the folder you created in step 1.
  4. Replace the path in the HKEY_LOCAL_Machine \ Software \ Corel \ Media \ Corel GRAPHICS X3 Photos (Disk3) registry key with the path to the folder you created in step 1.
    You can now browse your photos and items without using the content CDs.

For CGS X4 content:

  1. Create a folder in the desired location with the same name as the volume label on the DVD (CGX4_PGRM).
  2. Highlight the folder Extras on the DVD and copy the entire folder (including subfolders) into the folder CGX4_PGRM; be sure to keep the folder structure of the folder Extras to maintain.
  3. Replace the path in the HKEY_LOCAL_Machine \ Software \ Corel \ Media \ Corel GRAPHICS X4 registry key with the path to the folder you created in step 1.

You can now browse your photos and items without using the content CDs.

Corel PHOTO-PAINT X4

File I / O

  • EXIF data are not retained when saved in CPT or TIF
  • If earlier version .cpt files (version 9 or earlier) are opened on systems that do not have the same font and language support as when the files were created, font attributes such as color and size may be changed to the default font attributes of the standard system.

power

  • If you are using the Cutout Editor for large images, make sure that the available memory (actual or virtual) is at least three times that of the image.

Web functions

  • To use the QuickTimeVR function in PHOTO-PAINT, you must have QuickTime (version 6.x.) installed on the system.
  • To preview rollovers in Corel PHOTO-PAINT, you must temporarily disable the automatic pop-up blocker in Windows XP with Service Pack 2.
  • Audio effects for a rollover status on Internet pages are not supported in Netscape Navigator.

Bitstream® Font Navigator

  • If you installed Bitstream Font Navigator with an earlier version of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite and created font groups and font catalogs, these will be displayed in the Bitstream Font Navigator installed with this version. If you uninstall the previous version of Bitstream Font Navigator, these font groups and font catalogs will be removed. You will then need to recreate them in the version of Bitstream Font Navigator installed with this product.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications

To use Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications in CorelDRAW X4 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT X4, Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications 6.4 must be installed. Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications 6.4 is part of the installation of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4 as a utility program and is used when the installation option default installed.

VBA programming guide for CorelDRAW X4

The VBA programming guide for CorelDRAW X4 can be used to automate tasks and create custom solutions. If you installed CorelDRAW with the installation option default or Custom installed, which included VBA, the instructions are available via a link in CorelDRAW Help or via the menu begin CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4 is available.

Update macros from CorelDRAW X3 to CorelDRAW X4

To ensure that a macro written for CorelDRAW X3 can also be used in CorelDRAW X4, you may need to change the name of the class, method, or property, or change the parameters for the macro.

GMS folder in the user profile directory

GMS files are usually stored in the GMS folders under CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4 \ Draw and CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4 \ CorelPHOTO-PAINT. If the user does not have write access to these folders, the GMS folders are saved in the user's Draw and CorelPHOTO-PAINT folders.

How to use the add-ins as a user with restricted rights in Windows XP / Vista

Proceed as follows to use add-ins for a standard user account (example: Corel PHOTO-PAINT):

Log in to the system on which you want to run the add-in with administrator rights.
Run regsvr32.exe for the add-in. This will add the required class IDs and registry keys that only an administrator can create.
Run regedit.exe out. Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USER / Software / Corel / CorelDraw / 14.0 / Corel PHOTO-PAINT / Addins.
Select the key for your addin (e.g. PhotoPaint.Addin1).
Do you click in the menu Registration on command Export registration file. Activate the option Selected branch, enter in the dialog box Filename Enter a name and click to save.
Log in to the standard user account and run regedit.exe out.
Do you click in the menu Registration on command Import registration file, select the .reg file exported in step 5 and click to open.
You should now be able to run the add-in from this account.

Trial, Academic and OEM versions

Our Trial, Academic, and OEM versions may not contain all of the components of a full version. Components that do not exist are e.g. B. Corel applications, special features, third-party utilities, and additional content files. However, references to these components may be found in the application and documentation.

Technical support

Technical support is not available for OEM, White Box, Jewel Case (CD only), Trial, or Academic versions of Corel products. You can find more information at www.corel.de/support.

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