• #29: Macro - "Space Between Centers".

    What is Space Between Centers? Space Between Centers is a macro that can distribute selected objects such that the objects have a specified distance (horizontal or vertical) between their centers. See Space Between Centers in use: https://youtu.be/Af...
    • Fri, Aug 21 2020
  • #28 - Macro - Quick Export

    What is Quick Export? Quick Export can quickly export content in .JPG or .PNG format with a minimum of drama. It can export all content, or only selected content. It can determine the dimensions of the exported bitmap from the dimensions of the cont...
    • Wed, Jun 24 2020
  • #27 - Macro - "Windowpaner"

    What is Windowpaner? Windowpaner can divide a rectangular area into an array of smaller rectangular areas, using margins and gutters specified by the user.  Based on that array of rectangular areas, the macro can create rectangles, or lines, or ...
    • Tue, Mar 24 2020
  • #26 - Macro - "Circles on Curve Ends"

    What is Circles on Curve Ends? Circles on Curve Ends is a macro that creates circular ellipses located at the Start and End nodes of selected open Curve shapes. It can work on multiple selected Curve shapes in a single operation. Options are ava...
    • Fri, Feb 28 2020
  • #25 - Macro - "Match Vectors"

    What is Match Vectors? Match Vectors is a macro that allows a range of selected shapes to be moved, rotated and scaled based on the relative position, orientation, and size of two two-node lines specified by the user. These two-node lines are referre...
    • Sun, Feb 16 2020
  • #24 - Macro - "Doc Metadata to Clipboard"

    What is Doc Metadata to Clipboard? Doc Metadata to Clipboard is a macro that can get various document metadata strings (e.g., Subject, Author, Copyright) and copy them to the Windows Clipboard. These metadata strings can be viewed and edited in the D...
    • Mon, Feb 10 2020
  • #23 - Macro - "Convert to Palette"

    What is Convert to Palette? Convert to Palette is a macro that can convert the Outline colors and Fill colors (Uniform Fill and Fountain Fill) of selected objects to a specified palette. The macro also addresses content inside Groups and inside Power...
    • Mon, Dec 30 2019
  • #22 - Macro - "Duplicator"

    What is Duplicator? Duplicator is a macro that can duplicate one or more selected objects, and arrange the duplicate content in specified ways relative to the original objects. The Step & Repeat capability positions the first duplicate relative t...
    • Fri, Dec 27 2019
  • #21: Macro - "Adjust Objects; Retain Positions" (AORP).

    What is Adjust Objects; Retain Positions? Adjust Objects; Retain Positions (AORP) is a macro that allows one of a number of adjustments to be applied to objects in the active selection range. The adjustment can be carried out individually on each obj...
    • Wed, Dec 25 2019
  • #20: Macro - "Fit Page to Content".

    What is Fit Page to Content? Fit Page to Content is a macro that changes the size of the current page to fit specified content, and moves all content horizontally and/or vertically to put the specified content at the correct position relative to...
    • Mon, Dec 23 2019
  • #19: Fit Objects to Path - Fixing the Docker in 2018 and 2019.

    Fit Objects to Path? Fit Objects to Path is a CorelDRAW extension that can be used to fit objects to a path. This extension could be purchased through "Get More" for CorelDRAW X8. CorelDRAW 2018 and CorelDRAW 2019 include Fit Objects to Path "in the ...
    • Tue, Dec 17 2019
  • #18: Macro - "Undo Marker".

    What is Undo Marker? Undo Marker is a macro that adds an entry to the Undo list. The entry includes the time at which it was created. This can be used to "mark your spot" with something that is easier to find visually when looking at the drop-down Un...
    • Thu, Dec 5 2019
  • #17: Macro - "Guides Distance".

    What is Guides Distance? Guides Distance is a macro that displays the distance between two selected parallel guidelines. This allows a pair of guidelines to be used as a measuring tool. The units used for the displayed distance can be controlled...
    • Sat, Nov 30 2019
  • #16: Macro - "Bounding Rectangles".

    What is Bounding Rectangles? Bounding Rectangles is a macro that can create rectangles that bound selected objects. It can create a single bounding rectangle that bounds all selected objects, or it can create a bounding rectangle for each of multiple...
    • Sun, Oct 27 2019
  • #15 - Macro - "Saved View Areas"

    What is Saved View Areas? Saved View Areas is a macro that can get the information about the area that is being viewed in the active window, and then store that information in the document. In this post, I'll refer to that stored information as a Sav...
    • Sun, Oct 27 2019
  • #14 - Macro - "Zoom to Selection Plus"

    What is Zoom to Selection Plus? Zoom to Selection Plus is a macro that can zoom (change the view) in a variety of ways, and does so based on the current selection. It can: zoom to selected nodes of one or more Curves zoom to selected lines of a Text...
    • Sat, Sep 28 2019
  • #13 - Macro - "Mover"

    What is Mover? Mover is a macro that can move selected objects by specified horizontal and/or vertical distances. It can optionally duplicate selected objects and move the duplicates. Those are operations that can be done using standard tools in Core...
    • Sun, Jul 21 2019
  • #12 - Macro - "Circles on Curves"

    What is Circles on Curves? Circles on Curves is a macro that, at its most basic, creates circles, with the location of those circles based in part on the outlines of selected curve shapes.The size of the circles is specified by the user. The location...
    • Sat, Jul 20 2019
  • #11: Macro - "Space Between".

    What is Space Between? Space Between is a macro that can distribute selected objects such that the objects have a specified distance (horizontal or vertical) between them. It can also - by specifying a negative value for distance - distribute selecte...
    • Thu, Jul 11 2019
  • #10: Macro - "New from Template Browse".

    What is New from Template Browse? New from Template Browse is a macro that allows one to perform a "new from template" operation after browsing to select the .CDT or .CDR file to use as a template. This macro uses CorelDRAW's CorelScriptTools.GetFile...
    • Thu, Jun 27 2019
  • #9: Macro - "Range Kerner".

    What is Range Kerner? Range Kerner is a macro that can apply a specified value of range kerning to a selected textrange. It also shows the current range kerning value for a selected textrange, and can load that value into a ComboBox in preparation fo...
    • Sat, Jun 1 2019
  • #8: Macro - "Offsetter".

    What is Offsetter? Offsetter is a macro that can offset a guideline or a two-node line by a specified distance. In this context, "offset" means moving the line - or creating a duplicate of the line - a specified distance in a direction that is at a r...
    • Sun, May 26 2019
  • #7: Macros for Quick Access to Dockers.

    Dockers. Dockers are an important part of the CorelDRAW user interface. Although there are a number of ways of arranging them, many users find it useful to have multiple dockers in the same area. At any given time, one docker is visible, and the othe...
    • Wed, May 22 2019
  • #6: Macro - "Rotator".

    What is Rotator? Rotator is a macro for rotating selected objects. One can of course rotate objects natively in CorelDRAW, but this macro offers some additional features. These include: Showing more decimal places for the angle (the Transformations ...
    • Sun, May 5 2019
  • #5: Workspace Customization - User Menus.

    What is a User Menu? In an earlier post (#2: Workspace Customization - Using a VBA macro sub as a Command), I noted that there are many Commands - found in Options>Workspace>Customization>Commands - that can be used with CorelDRAW's workspac...
    • Sun, Apr 14 2019