PART I: CorelDRAW X5 Essentials; Chapter 1. What's New in CorelDRAW X5; Chapter 2. Exploring Your Workspace; Chapter 3. CorelDRAW's Ins and Outs: Importing, Exporting, and Saving Design Work; Chapter 4. Navigation and Page Setup; Chapter 5. The X5 Test DrivePART II: Getting Started with CorelDRAW X5; Chapter 6. Working with Single- and Multi-Page Documents; Chapter 7. Measuring and Drawing Helpers; Chapter 8. Creating Basic Shapes, Applying Transformations; Chapter 9. Moving, Scaling, Rotating: Basic Transformations; PART III: Working with Object Tools; Chapter 10. Drawing and Editing Objects; Chapter 11. Editing Objects; Part IV: Working with Text; Chapter 12. Getting Artistic with Text; Chapter 13. Typography Rules and Conventions; Chapter 14. Getting Your Words Perfect; Part V: Attributes for Objects and Lines; Chapter 15. Filling Objects; Chapter 16. Outline Attributes; Chapter 17. Digital Color Theory Put to Practice; Part VI: Creating the Illusion of 3D Objects; Chapter 18. Working with Perspective; Chapter 19. Extruding Objects;Part VII: Creating Special Effects; Chapter 20. Envelope and Distortion Effects; Chapter 21. Blends and Contours; Chapter 22. Lens Effects, Transparency, Shadows, Glows, and Bevels; Part VIII: The Bitmap Side of Corel Graphics Suite; Chapter 23. Bitmap Boot Camp: Working with Photographs; Chapter 24. Advanced Photography Techniques with CorelDRAW; Chapter 25. An Introduction to PHOTO-PAINT; Chapter 26. PHOTO-PAINT Effects and Advanced Editing; Part IX: Thinking Outside of the (Tool) Box; Chapter 27. Printing: Professional Output; Chapter 28. Basic HTML Page Layout and Publishing; Index
Gary David Bouton has used CorelDRAW professionally for more than 15 years and is the author of six books covering previous versions. He was a 1992 finalist in the CorelDRAW World Design Contest. A former advertising art director, Gary has received four international awards in design and desktop publishing and has written several other guides on digital graphics, including Xara Xtreme 5: The Official Guide.