To arrange two paragraphs side by side

1 Click the paragraph you want to position to the right. 2 Click Format Paragraph properties. If the Details button is displayed, click Details. 4 Type a value in the In from left box to move the paragraph in from the left margin, and click Apply. 5 Select the paragraph you want to position to the left. 6 Type a value in the In from right box to move the paragraph in from the right margin, and click Apply. 8 Choose None from the Line break list box. can a so arrange two paragraphs side by side...

Finding and replacing tags

You can search a publication for occurrences of paragraph, character, or frame tags. You can replace tags that have been applied in a publication. For example, you can replace a character tag with a paragraph tag, and a paragraph tag with a character tag. However, you can only replace a frame tag with another frame tag. You can apply a character or paragraph tag to text in a publication. For example, you can apply a character tag to each occurrence of your company's name throughout a...

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This first line of text is tight tracking. The second line of text is loose tracking. You can adjust the tracking of normal text and words in justified text. You can set an automatic character spacing value. You can also adjust tracking values. 2 Click Format Paragraph properties. 5 From the Type list box in the Character tracking area, choose one of the following When you set the tracking for a paragraph, only the selected paragraph is affected. You can also set...

Using Cascading Style Sheets

Instead of mapping HTML tags, you can customize the HTML conversion by applying a Cascading Style Sheet to a publication, chapter, or page. You can also publish a page using a Cascading Style Sheet layout. When you apply a Cascading Style Sheet to an HTML document, the document uses the Cascading Style Sheet to define its style formatting. You choose which Cascading Style Sheet to apply to an HTML document and what portion of the document uses the Cascading Style Sheet. You can also create an...

To insert bar code objects

1 Select the frame you want to add a bar code to. 3 Click Corel BARCODE 10 from the Object type list. 4 Follow the steps provided by the Corel BARCODE wizard. t Bar codes generated by the Corel BARCODE wizard are OLE objects and as such cannot be rotated in Corel Ventura. You can click Back at any time to make changes to a previous step. You can edit a bar code object by double-clicking the bar code and following the steps provided by the Corel BARCODE wizard.

Whats new in Corel Ventura

Corel Ventura has new and enhanced features that let you create professional-looking publications. The following table shows the new features and what they do. Lets you make interface items transparent, including the menu bar, toolbars, and dockers Lets you select from more than 50 new bitmap effects Lets you match colors between various devices, such as scanners, digital cameras, printers, and monitors. You can access this feature by clicking Tools Color management. Lets you specify one-to-one...

Setting picture display

When bitmaps are output to paper or film they are represented by a dense pattern of dots called a halftone screen. You can adjust the screen settings of individual grayscale images. By default, frames use the publication's picture display settings, however, you can control the resolution and memory settings for a bitmap in a frame. The resolution and memory size settings work in combination and they work best when they are increased or decreased together. For information about setting picture...

Working with color trapping

Trapping intentionally overlaps colors so that minor problems with the alignment of printing plates are not noticed. To overlap colors and create color trapping, one color must overprint the other. Overprinting works best when the top color is much darker than the underlying color otherwise, an undesirable third color may result for example, cyan over yellow may result in a green object . You can choose to preserve overprint settings if you want to trap objects in a document. You can set...

Adding symbols and special characters

Corel Ventura allows you to insert symbols and special characters in text. Symbols are characters that are neither numbers nor letters for example, special characters are typographic characters for example, copyright , or em and en dashes . Most fonts contain a mixture of symbols and special characters that you can use in addition to the letters, numbers, symbols, and punctuation marks available on your keyboard. Some fonts may not include the same characters as others. The ANSI character set...

Creating hyperlinks in an HTML document

Hyperlinks are spots within the publication that allow you to link to another part of the publication or to link to another document on the Web. If you are creating a hyperlink to another part of the same Corel Ventura publication, then you need to create a marker. A marker acts as a target for the hyperlink For more information about creating markers, see To insert a crossreference to a page or chapter on page 296. You can create a hyperlink using an Internet URL, an e-mail address, a file, or...

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The first line of text is proper kerning. The second line of text is poor kerning. Tracking and kerning settings are specific to each publication. Your tracking and kerning settings only change how the font is displayed. They do not change the actual font. You can also import the kerning and tracking values from other publications. Kerning is used to adjust the spacing between pairs of characters. For example WA, when they appear next to one another in a given...

Printing and saving the shortcut keys list

Corel Ventura lets you print a list of shortcut keys. You can also save a list of the shortcut keys to a file format that applications such as word processors or spreadsheets can open. 2 In the Workspace category, double-click Customize, and click Commands. 2 In the Workspace category, double-click Customize, and click Commands. 6 Choose the drive and directory in which you want to save the file. 7 Type a filename in the File name box.

Inserting and displaying footnotes

Footnotes can be inserted in any text, frame, or table in a publication. When you insert a footnote in a publication, a mark displays where you insert the footnote. This mark can be a number or a mark of your choosing. For more information about numbering styles, see Specifying and customizing footnote or endnote numbering styles on page 334. You must then add reference text to accompany the footnote, such as the publication source of a citation. This is an example of how footnotes display on a...

Optimizing PDF files

You can optimize PDF files for different versions of Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can select a compatibility depending upon what kind of viewer the recipients have. In Corel Ventura, you can select one of three compatibilities Adobe Acrobat 3.0, Adobe Acrobat 4.0 or PDF X-1. Different compatibilities have different options for example, the bleed option is only available for Adobe Acrobat 4.0 and PDF X-1. To optimize viewing of a PDF document on the Web, you can linearize a PDF...

Fixing formatting errors

You can fix formatting errors that occur in frames, tables, or pages that contain text. A red X displays if you try to apply formatting to the text that makes it unable to fit in the frame, table, or page or to flow to a new frame, table, or page. You can fix the formatting error manually or you can let Corel Ventura fix the error for you. Some typical formatting errors include the paragraph formatting does not allow the text to fit or to break a single, large object or a number of smaller...

Grouping and layering frames or graphic objects

You can group an unlimited number of frames or graphic objects. You can also ungroup frames or graphic objects. This is an example of a single object created from three graphic objects. Once you have grouped frames or graphic objects, you can select a single frame or graphic object within the group to make changes to the single item without changing other items in the group. You can change the layering order of a frame or graphic object, or you can reverse the layering order of multiple frames...

Inserting text in headers and footers

You can add text to a header or footer. Text that is added in page tag view, will appear on each page with that page tag applied. Text that is added to a header or footer in page layout view will only appear on that page. You can insert the current chapter and page number in headers and footers. When you do this, Corel Ventura inserts a code that will automatically update the chapter or page number if a chapter or page changes position in the publication. For more information about chapter and...

Autonumbering paragraphs formatted with tags

You can automatically number paragraphs using preset or custom styles. The paragraph numbering begins with the start number you specify. You can use a break tag if you want to restart the numbering or create two or more lists of automatically numbered paragraphs in the same chapter. This is an example of automatically numbered tag-formatted paragraphs. You can stop and restart autonumbering at a specific position. You can also update autonumbering.

To change interline spacing using a custom format

If the Details button is displayed, click Details. 4 Type a value in the Inter-line box. Change interline spacing to fit a larger than normal font Add space above a paragraph only if the paragraph is at the top of a column or frame Enable the Grow inter-line space to fit check box. Enable the Add above space at column top check box. Enable the Above space only at column top check box. You can change the unit of measurement by right-clicking in a dialog box...

Numbering chapters and pages

You can apply page numbers to a chapter. You can insert a single page or chapter number in a publication. You can also insert a page number using a tag. 1 Click Publication Chapter properties. 3 Choose a numbering style from the Initial chapter list box in the Counters area. Start a chapter with a specific page If you change the numbering style or rearrange the publication, page numbers are automatically updated. However, you can also manually update the page numbering in a publication. For...

Creating and displaying headers and footers

With larger publications, headers and footers provide a good way to help your readers keep track of where they are. Even in short publications, headers and footers can display tides, chapter names, page numbers, dates, times, company logos, and publication names. This is an example of headers and footers. Headers and footers must be enabled for a page tag before you can create them on a page. By default, Corel Ventura enables headers and footers on each page tag and each page, and automatically...

To create an index file

1 Click Publication Table of contents index. 3 Type a title for the index in the Title box. 5 Type a name for the chapter in which to place your index in the Chapter box. If a chapter already exists, choose the chapter's name from the Chapter list box. 6 Type a name for the index file in the File box. By default, the chapter's file name will be the same as the index title. You do not have to create an index file before inserting index entries. The index entries are added to the default index...

Applying pattern fills

You can apply two-color, full-color, or bitmap pattern fills to the inside of frames, graphic objects, and text. A two-color pattern fill is composed of only the two colors you choose. A full-color pattern fill is a more complex vector graphic that can be composed of lines and fills. A bitmap pattern fill is a bitmap, and its complexity is determined by its size, image resolution, and bit depth. You can also create a custom two-color pattern fill, or create a pattern fill from an imported...

To create a bulleted list using a custom bullet format

1 Select the paragraphs that will comprise the list. 2 Click Format Paragraph properties. If the Details button is displayed, click Details. 4 Choose Bullet character from the Effect type list box. 5 Select the font that contains the symbol you want to use as a bullet. Common fonts for bullets include the Symbol and Wingdings fonts. 6 Choose a bullet character from the Character list box. Change the spacing between the bullet and text following the bullet Change the color of the bullet...

Moving and rotating frames or graphic objects

You can move frames or graphic objects. You can also nudge frames or graphic objects. The nudge distance determines how far a selected frame or graphic object will move when you press an arrow key. You can adjust the nudge distance. You can also choose different settings for horizontal and vertical nudging. You can rotate a frame or graphic object. This is an example of the rotation of an object. This is an example of the rotation of an object. 1 Select a frame or graphic object. 3 Click the...

Printing printers marks

Printer's marks lets you print information on a page about how a work should be printed. You can set crop fold marks, bleed limits, and registration marks print composite crop fold marks, color calibration marks, and densitometer scales and include page numbers and file information, such as the job name and date. You can also specify the position of the printer's marks on the page. The available printer's marks are as follows Crop fold marks represent the size of the paper and print at the...

To enable the gamut alarm

1 Click Tools Color management. 3 Enable the Highlight display colors out of printer gamut If you want to show CMYK in percentages, enable the Show CMYK in percentages check box. Change the warning color of the gamut alarm Enable the Map spot colors into CMYK gamut check box. Open the Warning color picker, and click a color. Display simulation of a composite printer output Display simulation of a color separations printer output Display simulation of a separations printer on a composite printer...

Working with imposition layouts

Working with imposition layouts lets you print more than one page of a document on each sheet of paper. You can choose a preset imposition layout to create documents such as magazines and books to print on a commercial printing press produce documents that involve cutting or folding, such as mailing labels, business cards, pamphlets, or greeting cards or print multiple thumbnails of a document on one page. You can also edit a preset imposition layout to create your own layout. You can select a...

Importing tags and stylesheets

You can import tags from another publication, including publications created in previous versions of Corel Ventura. When you import tags, you can either import individual tags, one at a time, or you can import a stylesheet. A stylesheet contains all of the tags used in a publication. For example, every page, paragraph, frame, character, and rule tag is contained in the stylesheet. When you create a publication, a default stylesheet with default tags is created for it. As you create other tags,...

Adding joining and deleting nodes

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If you can't shape the path to the desired shape by moving the existing nodes, you can add nodes to a path. You can also remove unwanted nodes to smooth the shape of an object. You can select the nodes that you want to remove yourself, or you can automatically remove unnecessary nodes within a specified distance of each other. You can close an open path by joining its two end nodes. You can also split a curve object. You can make nodes smooth, cusped, or symmetrical. 1 Select a curve object...