Table of contents

Welcome to Corel Paint Shop Pro 1

What's in this user guide 1

What's new in Corel Paint Shop Pro 1

Installing and uninstalling Corel Paint Shop Pro 3

Starting and exiting Corel Paint Shop Pro 4

Registering Corel products 5

Updating Corel products 5

Corel Support Services 6

About Corel Corporation 6

Workflow tips 7

Get photos 8

Adjust 8

Retouch and restore 8

Create collages 8

Add text and graphics 9

Apply effects 9

Print and share 9

Learning how to use Corel Paint Shop Pro 11

Documentation conventions 11

Using the Learning Center palette 12

Using the Help system 14

Workspace tour 15

Exploring the workspace 15

Using palettes 16

Using toolbars 18

Using tools 18

Getting started with Corel Paint Shop Pro 25

Getting photos into Corel Paint Shop Pro 25

Opening and closing images 26

Saving images 27

Browsing through image folders 30

Zooming and panning 31

Cutting, copying, and pasting 33

Undoing and redoing actions 35

Deleting images 36

Adjusting images 37

Rotating images 37

Cropping images 38

Straightening images 40

Correcting photographic perspective 41

Making basic photo adjustments 42

Removing digital photo noise 45

Resizing images 46

Retouching and restoring images 47

Removing red-eye 47

Applying cosmetic corrections 48

Removing scratches 50

Removing flaws and objects 51

Erasing image areas 54

Working with selections 57

Creating selections 57

Hiding and viewing the selection marquee 61

Modifying selections 62

Inverting and clearing selections 63

Working with layers 65

Understanding layers 65

Using layers with photos 66

Using the Layers palette 68

Renaming layers 69

Viewing layers 70

Changing the order of layers in an image 71

Moving layers on the canvas 72

Working with colors and materials 73

Using the Materials palette 73

Choosing colors by using the Color Picker 76

Applying effects 79

Choosing effects 79

Applying photo effects 82

Adding picture frames 83

Using the Picture Tube tool 85

Warping images 87

Working with text 89

Applying text 89

Editing text 91

Printing and e-mailing images 95

Printing images 95

Creating layouts 99

E-mailing images 100

Index 101

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