Applying and removing envelopes

You can apply an envelope to an object to shape the object. You can also apply an envelope to an object with an envelope. Remove envelopes one at a time, starting with the one you applied most recently.

Clockwise from the top-left, the four envelope editing modes: Straight Line, Single Arc, Double Arc, Unconstrained.

Clockwise from the top-left, the four envelope editing modes: Straight Line, Single Arc, Double Arc, Unconstrained.

Corel Draw Envelopes

To apply an envelope

1 Open the Interactive Tools flyout, and click the Interactive Envelope tool.

2 Select the object to which you want to apply an envelope.

3 Click one of the following buttons on the Property Bar to indicate the editing mode you want:

• Straight Line

• Unconstrained

4 Drag a node to change the shape of the envelope.

5 Repeat steps 3 and 4 until the envelope is the shape you want.

• You can apply envelopes to Paragraph text frames and Artistic text.

• By pressing ESC when you're dragging the Interactive Envelope tool, you return the object to its state prior to dragging.

To apply an envelope with an envelope

1 Open the Interactive Tools flyout, and click the Interactive Envelope tool.

2 Select the object to which you want to apply another envelope.

& 3 Click the Add New Envelope button on the Property Bar. 4 Follow steps 3 to 5 from the previous procedure.

To remove an envelope

1 Using the Pick tool, select the object that has the envelope you want to remove.

2 Click Effects, Clear Envelope.

• Before clearing an envelope, you have to remove any effects that were applied to the object after you applied the envelope.

• You can also remove an envelope with the Interactive Envelope tool by clicking the Clear Envelope button on the Property Bar.

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