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Exporting Drawings

You can export your drawings in a format that enables them to be read by another program or used on a Web page. Just create the drawing and export it using the appropriate file format, such as .tif, .pct, .jpg, or .gif.

To export a drawing:

1.
Open the drawing you want to export.

2.
Choose File > Export or press .

The Export dialog box appears (Figure 2.14).

Figure 2.14. Using options in the Export dialog box, you can export a CorelDraw drawing or selected objects from the drawing.


3.
Navigate to the folder where you want store the drawing, and then enter a name in the File name text box.

4.
Choose a file type for the exported drawing by clicking the down arrow beside the Files of type drop-down list.

5.
Optional: To export only a portion of the drawing, select the object(s) and make sure that the Selected only check box is checked. (If you haven't pre-selected a portion of the drawing, this option isn't presented.)

6.
Click the Export button.

7.
Optional: If you chose a bitmap file type (such as JPEG or TIFF) as the export format, the Bitmap Export dialog appears (Figure 2.15).

Figure 2.15. When exporting a drawing as a bitmap file, you can change the image's size and resolution.


In this dialog box, you can set the number of colors for the exported graphic, the image size, and the resolution. Make any necessary changes, and click OK to export the file to the chosen format.


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