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Moving and adding pages

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Video: Moving and adding pages

The wonderful thing about CorelDRAW is you can have multiple pages to one document. That means that you can ultimately create magazine layouts, multi-page brochures; in fact, that's what you're looking at right now. This is a multi-page document. We call this a scrollbar, and just to the left of the scrollbar, you'll see three little dots here in X5. In earlier versions, you wouldn't necessarily see the dots. But just hover until you see the double-ended arrow, click, and drag, and look at that; you can resize the scrollbar, revealing more of the page tabs. It's quite handy. Or, I personally prefer to work with a single page.

Moving and adding pages

The wonderful thing about CorelDRAW is you can have multiple pages to one document. That means that you can ultimately create magazine layouts, multi-page brochures; in fact, that's what you're looking at right now. This is a multi-page document. We call this a scrollbar, and just to the left of the scrollbar, you'll see three little dots here in X5. In earlier versions, you wouldn't necessarily see the dots. But just hover until you see the double-ended arrow, click, and drag, and look at that; you can resize the scrollbar, revealing more of the page tabs. It's quite handy. Or, I personally prefer to work with a single page.

And of course, the page run is always highlighted, so I'll move down; that will slowly highlight. We can move through all of the pages in the document by using the inner arrow, and you'll notice I'm now on page 5 of 36, 6, and so on. Multiple click, and away you go. Same with the other way; move to the front, or move to the back of the document. You can actually double-click right in the middle here where the numbers are. Double-click, and type in a page number you want to go to. Click OK, and there you go; automatically you've moved to that page.

If you don't still have it open from our last lesson, I'd like you to go ahead and open the test file we created, test1.cdr. Click Open; now we're going to add some pages, so I'm just going to do plus, plus, and plus; add some pages. Now, in an earlier vision of CorelDRAW, the little plus doesn't become available unless you're actually at the end or the front of the file. Just keep that in mind if you're in an earlier version. Now, I can right-click on any page tab. Right-click, and Rename.

Rename, and I'll call this Front Page. Now I'll Rename the last page. Right-click, Rename, and call that Back Page. Now, I've done this for a reason. The reason why is I've found so many times, I've named the page with a number, or some form of relevance as to where it should be within the document, and then inevitably, I change it. Click, and drag, and look at this; I can reposition where that page goes within my document, changing the order of pages, and then, well of course, the page name doesn't make any sense.

So I highly recommend, when you name a page, call it a useful name. Click OK, and that's what I've done; I've called it a Useful Name. So a name that means something about the page; not so much where the page should sit within the document. Now remember, you can right-click, and you can delete a page; you can right-click, and duplicate a page if you wanted to. If I right-click, and insert a page after -- notice Page 2, I inserted after the page I had selected.

Well, there are a number of things that you can do here, of course. I'd like for you to play around with all of these, remembering there's always more than one way to do something in CorelDRAW. So under Layout, you can also perform all of the same tasks you can as right-clicking on a tab. So go ahead, open up your test1 file, and play around with adding, deleting, renaming, copying pages, and so on.

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CorelDRAW Essential Training

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  1. 5m 5s
    1. Welcome
      1m 21s
    2. Using the exercise files
      3m 44s
  2. 7m 27s
    1. The CorelDRAW interface
      36s
    2. Working with new documents
      3m 45s
    3. Exploring new document advanced options
      3m 6s
  3. 14m 55s
    1. Moving and adding pages
      3m 25s
    2. Understanding page setup
      6m 47s
    3. Arranging dockers
      4m 43s
  4. 19m 59s
    1. Importing files
      3m 51s
    2. Using Corel CONNECT
      12m 23s
    3. Exporting files
      3m 45s
  5. 10m 0s
    1. Working with zooming
      5m 8s
    2. Understanding page views
      4m 52s
  6. 37m 1s
    1. Using the Pick tool
      4m 1s
    2. Selecting objects
      4m 50s
    3. Moving objects
      6m 59s
    4. Sizing objects
      5m 56s
    5. Mirroring objects
      6m 2s
    6. Rotating objects
      5m 33s
    7. Skewing objects
      3m 40s
  7. 12m 54s
    1. Working with Undo and Redo
      5m 2s
    2. Understanding the stacking order
      7m 52s
  8. 1h 6m
    1. Understanding the drawing tools
      8m 35s
    2. Working with the Rectangle tool
      6m 54s
    3. Adding rectangles to a business card
      5m 22s
    4. Working with the Ellipse tool
      4m 23s
    5. Adding ellipses, pies, and arcs
      4m 4s
    6. Working with the Polygon tool
      2m 50s
    7. Adding a multipoint polygon
      2m 12s
    8. Working with the Spiral tool
      5m 5s
    9. Adding a shadowed spiral
      2m 7s
    10. Working with the Graph paper tool
      5m 55s
    11. Adding unique graph shapes
      9m 23s
    12. Working with Perfect Shapes
      6m 34s
    13. Adding a shadowed arrow shape
      2m 44s
  9. 15m 3s
    1. Understanding artistic text
      6m 42s
    2. Adding artistic text
      8m 21s
  10. 40m 22s
    1. Aligning objects
      6m 34s
    2. Understanding duplication
      6m 55s
    3. Working with distribution
      5m 6s
    4. Building an amplifier face
      15m 14s
    5. Aligning text and spacing objects
      6m 33s
  11. 14m 26s
    1. Understanding Group and Ungroup
      7m 9s
    2. Working with Combine and Break Apart
      7m 17s
  12. 38m 25s
    1. Coloring objects and using Uniform fill
      8m 44s
    2. Using the Fountain fill
      4m 56s
    3. Understanding the Color palette and the Document palette
      9m 11s
    4. Working with the Interactive fill tool
      8m 22s
    5. Using the eyedropper tools
      7m 12s
  13. 19m 26s
    1. Using Convert To Curves and Outline Properties
      9m 45s
    2. Understanding advanced Outline Properties
      9m 41s
  14. 17m 57s
    1. Exploring methods of working with Weld, Trim, and Intersect
      8m 38s
    2. Exploring examples using Weld, Trim, and Intersect
      9m 19s
  15. 32s
    1. Goodbye
      32s

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