Custom web-to-print patterns

05/03/2009

All the custom patterns you used in CorelDRAW are retained in the file after you’ve saved it. This means that custom patterns (two-color, full-color or bitmap) can be used in web-to-print templates.

Example

Web-to-print dummytext/

Lets use a custom full-color pattern on a variable text field in a web-to-print template.

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Learn how to create custom two color, full color and bitmap patterns in CorelDRAW.

CorelDRAW fill tool/

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Select the dummy text in your template file, click on CorelDRAW Fill tool in the toolbox menu on the left and choose Pattern Fill… icon.

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CorelDRAW pattern fill dialog/

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This brings up the Pattern Fill pop-up window. Choose your custom web to print pattern, adjust the settings and click OK. Download the full-color pattern file we used in this example.

Upload the web-to-print template

Web-to-print pattern fill dummy text/

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The result should be similar to this.

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Custom pattern web-to-print template/

Save the template file, upload it in your catalog and test it. The variable text frame in the uploaded template retains the custom pattern assigned to it.

Test the web-to-print template used in this example.

Download the FREE CorelDRAW template file.

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