CorelDraw offers so many options and
features to start creating graphics.
While you are working, use the menus
even though most menu features are
available from the Property Bar.
When you open a menu, you are
exposed to everything in the menu,
and discover features you have not
If you use menus, pay attention to
the keyboard shortcuts for the
features you select. Shortcuts are
listed on the right side of menu
items. Learning shortcuts in this
way means you are only learning the
shortcuts for the features you use
most often … very efficient. Hint:
Pressing the F1 Key will bring up
specific help for many features - a
There are many hidden menus within
CorelDraw. Right-click on everything
in the beginning to see what menu
may pop up. Many are great time
savers and may assist your drawing
Choose your favourite Tool.
Set your right click mouse key to
your favourite tool. At QuickSmart
Signs all our systems are right
mouse set to ZOOM. This helps
with fast Zoom In and Zoom Out to
cross check our vector lines. Very
Double Click Tools
A double click on the Pick Tool
will select all of the objects on
the current visible page.
Double click on the Shape Tool to
automatically launch the Node Edit
Double click on the Rectangle Tool
to automatically create a rectangle
to act as a page frame.