In a recent post I described the shortcut keys for arranging objects in CorelDraw, as well as listed the whole number of shortcuts. Today I will share a quick tip for using shortcuts with Pick Tool in CorelDraw, and will tell you where you can find the whole list of shortcuts in your CorelDraw. Learn more at a jump:
Knowing Shortcuts for Pick Tool will help you in creating symmetric images, as it is very handy in symmetrically rotatingand flipping objects.
To draw a square out of a rectanlge and a circle out of an oval hold Ctrl:
To scale an object 2 times, drag its corner holding Ctrl:
To flip the object, drag its side holding Ctrl:
To rotate object 15 degrees, set the centre of rotation (click on object and move the centre), and rotate it holding Ctrl:
To symmetrically make the object wider, drag its side holding Shift:
To rotate the object around its centre and at the same time change its size, rotate it holding Shift:
To resize object keeping its centre in the same place, drag the scales holding Shift:
So, to see the whole list of Shurtcut keys, go to Tools => Options [Ctrl+J]:
Choose Customization => Commands in the left docker:
Select Shortcut Keys among the tabs on the right, and click View All on the bottom:
So here you will see the whole list of shortcut keys in CorelDraw:
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