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CorelDRAW 8 for Windows Visual Quickstart Guide

CorelDRAW 8 for Windows Visual Quickstart Guide
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CorelDRAW 8 for Windows Visual Quickstart Guide
by Phyllis Davis
Paperback - 306 pages 1st edition (January 15, 1998)
Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0201696614
Dimensions (in inches): 0.64 x 8.94 x 7.00


Book Description: Takes an easy, visual approach to teaching CorelDRAW, where pictures guide you through the software and show you what to do. Covers CorelDRAW 8.

From the Publisher: This easy-access reference guide teaches beginners how to create sophisticated, professional-quality graphics. The step-by-step approach reinforces beginning skills, such as creating shapes and drawing lines and curves. It moves on to more advanced skills, such as working with color and fills, text and type, special effects, and clip art. Users quickly master the basics and work with undocumented tips and tricks to create eye-catching special effects.

Customer Reviews
Reviewer: A reader from Texas
I grasp computer concepts very quickly and have worked with some desktop publishing programs, but had never worked with a "professional" graphics program before. This book, however, was excellent; within an hour I was up and running and very comfortable using both the program and the book. Would recommend highly. Now I wish the author would write one for Corel PhotoPaint (hint, hint).

Reviewer: A reader from New Jersey
This book is exactly what the Visual QuickStart Series is all about - concise, illustrated explanations of most of the features you'll need to be up and running with minimal effort. Ms. Davis' enthusiasm and expertise with CorelDraw 8 makes the book a pleasure to read and work with. Although I use the Macintosh version of the program (there are several interface differences), this book for Windows was exactly what I needed to start using the prgram to create a newsletter for work. I'm brand new to these types of programs, and after struggling through the Bible and Real-World books on Illustrator and PageMaker, this book was a welcome and mercifully brief grand slam. You can skip most of the first 40 or so pages if you are not new to desktop design/publishing, and get right to working with the impressive tools in the program. For me, though, they were a godsend.





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