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CorelDRAW 12 Beyond the Basics

with Mark Swift

Video: prerequisite

Learn CorelDRAW's unique tools, including the artistic media tool, the lens docker, and the interactive blend tool.
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  1. 20m 13s
    1. prerequisite
      1m 50s
    2. what's in the box
      2m 53s
    3. vector vs. bitmap
      5m 35s
    4. workspace 201
      9m 55s
  2. 21m 21s
    1. rulers
      8m 25s
    2. nudge
      4m 26s
    3. guidelines
      5m 16s
    4. grid
      3m 14s
  3. 1h 20m
    1. rectangle tool
      5m 30s
    2. ellipse tool
      4m 21s
    3. polygons
      8m 47s
    4. freehand tool
      4m 31s
    5. bezier
      4m 53s
    6. pen tool
      3m 19s
    7. polyline tool
      2m 37s
    8. tracing by hand
      7m 52s
    9. nodes and lines
      10m 51s
    10. graph paper
      4m 4s
    11. spirals
      2m 25s
    12. perfect shapes
      3m 39s
    13. dimension tool
      4m 2s
    14. artistic media 1
      8m 53s
    15. artistic media 2
      4m 23s
  4. 9m 24s
    1. viewing your work
      9m 24s
  5. 13m 7s
    1. transformations
      13m 7s
  6. 18m 17s
    1. find, replace, undo
      10m 32s
    2. duplication
      5m 53s
    3. barcodes
      1m 52s
  7. 6m 52s
    1. grouping and combining
      6m 52s
  8. 4m 57s
    1. order
      4m 57s
  9. 6m 13s
    1. arrange locking
      6m 13s
  10. 23m 47s
    1. knife tool
      2m 50s
    2. eraser tool
      4m 46s
    3. smudge brush
      3m 45s
    4. roughen brush
      2m 8s
    5. virtual segment delete
      1m 32s
    6. weld
      1m 37s
    7. intersect
      4m 6s
    8. trim
    9. newer shaping
      2m 9s
  11. 1h 22m
    1. color theory
      19m 7s
    2. outlines
      16m 25s
    3. fountain fills
      6m 51s
    4. pattern fills
      8m 18s
    5. texture fills
      8m 32s
    6. postscript fills
      3m 53s
    7. mesh fill
      9m 51s
    8. color palettes
      10m 0s
  12. 5m 15s
    1. symbols
      5m 15s
  13. 1h 13m
    1. blends 1
      8m 5s
    2. blends 2
      14m 53s
    3. contour
      5m 10s
    4. distortion
      8m 13s
    5. envelopes
      3m 25s
    6. extrude
      7m 17s
    7. drop shadow
      3m 42s
    8. transparency
      4m 17s
    9. lens docker
      8m 44s
    10. perspective
      4m 29s
    11. powerclips
      5m 0s
  14. 38m 27s
    1. artistic text
      8m 53s
    2. paragraph text
      7m 18s
    3. text on a path
      3m 14s
    4. text effects
      19m 2s
  15. 1h 9m
    1. general
      3m 54s
    2. display
      1m 4s
    3. edit
      3m 41s
    4. snaps, dynamic guides
      2m 26s
    5. warnings, save
      4m 19s
    6. VBA options
      6m 16s
    7. plug-ins
      3m 46s
    8. text
      11m 26s
    9. toolbox
      5m 3s
    10. customization
      16m 25s
    11. document
      5m 56s
    12. global
      4m 19s
    13. C.A.R.M.
      1m 0s
  16. 36m 1s
    1. recording script
      9m 31s
    2. editing script
      19m 35s
    3. undo docker
      1m 57s
    4. adding a macro button
      4m 58s
  17. 10m 51s
    1. object properties
      1m 31s
    2. object data docker
      2m 56s
    3. link manager
      2m 54s
    4. scrapbook
      3m 30s
  18. 5m 24s
    1. templates
      1m 36s
    2. versions
      1m 37s
    3. revert
      1m 19s
    4. acquire and info
  19. 11m 6s
    1. working with PDF
      9m 10s
    2. PDF-X
      1m 56s
  20. 25m 13s
    1. print merge
      8m 22s
    2. print tiling
      7m 12s
    3. color separations
      3m 37s
    4. registration marks
      2m 9s
    5. imposition layout
      3m 53s
  21. 3m 6s
    1. preflighting
      3m 6s

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CorelDRAW 12 Beyond the Basics
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In CorelDRAW 12 Beyond the Basics with Mark Swift, you'll take an in-depth look at the features, options, and offerings of this amazing application. You'll learn to use a bevy of CorelDRAW's unique tools such as the artistic media tool, the lens docker, and the interactive blend tool. You'll also get a thorough look at artistic text, recording and editing macros, working with PDFs in DRAW, and you'll find out how to customize the interface to best suit your needs. Following Mark Swift's expert instruction will quickly get you up to speed with the advanced features of this latest version of CorelDRAW.

Note: this product was previously named Advanced CorelDRAW 12

Topics include:
  • Artistic media
  • Transformations
  • Working with barocodes
  • Fountain, pattern, texture and Postscript fills
  • Creating text and graphics effects
  • Using symbols
  • Customizing Tools menu
  • Recording scripting and macros
  • Working with PDF
  • Prepress
  • Pre-Flight engines


- Well, here we are back again to take a look at CorelDraw 12, and this time we're gonna go into a lot more detail. We're gonna cover every feature inside of this application and we're gonna look at every button and every switch. My hopes in doing so is to give you, those of you who have been using CorelDraw for a long time, an opportunity to see all of the tools, some of which you may never have dabbled wiith because you didn't know exactly how they worked. This title assusmes that you've already viewed the training that comes with CorelDraw 12.

There's a companion CD that has been created in partnership with Corel and That includes two hours of training. This training is very basic. It covers a few of the drawing tools and a few of the concepts that are necessary in order to create vector illustrations. It touches briefly on Photo Paint. It touches briefly on Rave, and it spends several minutes looking at the new features that have been included with CorelDraw12. If you are new to vector illustrations or new to CorelDraw, it's mandatory that you watch those videos first.

The information contained in that two-hour training will not be repeated here inside the advanced training. If you're currently using a previous version of CorelDraw, say version nine, 10 or 11, and you're viewing this video now just to pick up some new tips and tricks that are applicable to older versions, that would mean you haven't viewed the two-hour training video. If you that that will be beneficial to you, again, because that information won't be repeated here, you can find it online at

That's L-Y-N-D-A dot com Lynda has generously made it available to everyone so that you can get the maximum value out of this advanced training without repeating any of the information that was included in the two-hour segment.

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