Sizing objects using the mouse

The easiest way to size objects is to drag the corner handles of the selection box using the mouse. CorelDRAW displays the object's outline while you drag, so that you can preview the effects of the new size.

You can use the corner selection handles to increase or decrease an object's size proportionally.

You can use the corner selection handles to increase or decrease an object's size proportionally.

To size an object using the mouse

1 Select the object with the Pick tool.

2 Drag one of the corner selection handles — inward to decrease the size of the object, or outward to increase it.

To size an object from its center

1 Select the object with the Pick tool.

2 Hold down SHIFT, and drag one of the corner selection handles.

• To increase the size of an object in increments of 100%, hold down CTRL while dragging a handle.

• To increase the object's size in increments of 100% from its center, hold down CTRL + SHIFT while dragging a handle.

• To size the object horizontally and vertically at the same time, hold down ALT when you drag a corner handle.

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