Corel Designer application window

When you launch Corel DESIGNER, the application window opens, containing a drawing window. The rectangle in the center of the drawing window is the drawing page where you create your drawing. Although more than one drawing window can be opened, you can apply commands to the active drawing window only.

The Corel DESIGNER application window appears below. A description of its parts follows.

Title bar.

Menu bar Toolbox

Ruler

Toolbar

Drawing page

Drawing window —

Title bar.

Ruler

Toolbar

Menu bar Toolbox

Drawing page

Drawing window —

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Property bar

Docker

Color palette

Navigator

Property bar

Docker

Color palette

Navigator

Menu bar

The area containing pull-down menu

options

Property bar

A detachable bar that contains properties of

the active tool or object. For example, when

the text tool is active, the text property bar

displays commands that create and edit text.

Toolbar

A detachable bar that contains shortcuts to

menu and other commands

Title bar

The area displaying the title of the currently

open drawing

Rulers

Horizontal and vertical borders that are used

to determine the size and position of objects

in a drawing

Toolbox

A floating bar with tools for creating and

modifying objects in the drawing

Drawing window

The area outside the drawing page bordered

by the scroll bars and application controls

Drawing page

The rectangular area inside the drawing

window. It is the printable area of your work

area.

docker

A window containing available commands

and settings relevant to a specific tool or task

Color palette

A dockable bar that contains color swatches

Status bar

An area at the bottom of the application

window that contains information about

object properties such as type, size, and

resolution. The status bar also shows the

current mouse position.

Document navigator

The area at the bottom left of the drawing

window that contains controls for moving

between pages and adding pages

Navigator A button at the bottom-right corner of the drawing window that opens a smaller display to help you move around a drawing

^ To toggle between displaying and hiding the status bar, click View > Toolbars > Status bar.

To toggle between displaying and hiding the rulers, see "To hide or display the rulers" on page 237.

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