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Screen Printing Graphics & Design talking SHOP CorelDRAW X7: An Update An expert look at CorelDRAW design software's newest graphics suite features. By Richard Reilly, Contributing Writer t CorelDRAW X7's redesigned welcome screen makes it easier to navigate all of the software's available resources and features. The new Font Playground docker introduces an easier way to browse, experiment and choose the perfect font. Grouping a document's Color Styles into a Color Harmony makes it quick and easy to produce iterative designs with varying color schemes. A Color Harmony combines two or more color styles into a hue-based relationship. You can then modify them collectively, altering color composition of your artwork in one step. his year marks the 25th anniversary of CorelDRAW, along with the highly anticipated release of its most current version, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7. This suite includes CorelDRAW X7, the core application for vector art and multipage documents; Corel PHOTOPAINT, the pixel-based companion for raster image editing and design; Corel PowerTRACE for raster-to-vector conversion; Corel CAPTURE, a utility for capturing images on your computer screen; and Corel CONNECT, a browser-based application that allows access to online digital content, fonts, the new Content Exchange, and your personal archives on your computer and local networks. Corel CONNECT comes integrated in both CorelDRAW and PHOTO-PAINT with dockers and trays, as well as a standalone version. Finally, Corel Website Creator offers a fast and easy platform for building, designing and maintaining websites. Supporting applications included with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X7 include Bitstream Font Navigator for managing fonts, Barcode Wizard, Duplexing Wizard, Concept Share, What the Font and Photo Zoom Pro 3. Digital content of more than 10,000 high-quality clip art images, 2,000 photos, more than 1,000 fonts, 600-plus professionally designed templates and more round out the suite. There also are more than five hours of training videos that can be accessed from the new Hints docker. This latest version of the popular graphics suite was released March 27 and includes one of the biggest comprehensive updates thus far. The user interface has been updated with a more efficient and cleaner look. Users also are presented with much easier access for total customization to fit their particular design needs. Workspace presets now include a "lite" option June/July 2014 | Impressions 65

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Impressions - June/July 2014
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First Impressions
From the Show Director
Product Gallery
ISS Conferences
Printing Profits
Cool Kids
Back to School
Shop Spotlight
Embroidery Design & Digitizing
Embroidery Production
Screen Printing Production
Screen Printing Graphics & Design
Screen Printing Technique
Online Directory
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Impressions - June/July 2014