Drawing Polygons and Stars in Corel Draw Graphic Suite

Drawing polygons and stars in Corel Draw Graphic Suite, this gives the users access to draw polygons and stars, there are two types of stars, the perfect and complex. Perfect stars are traditional looking stars which have five (5) points (sides/heads) and can have a fill applied to it entire shape while Complex stars have intersecting with as many points (sides/heads) defined by the users (designer) and produce original results with a fill applied.

Drawing Polygons and Stars in Corel Draw Graphic SuiteHow to insert Polygons Shapes in Corel Draw

  • Open Corel Draw Application
  • In the toolbox, click the Polygon tool below Ellipse tool (circle tool)
  • ¬†Hold down the left button on the mouse and drag in the drawing window until the polygon size you wish to draw appears.

How to insert Stars Shapes in Corel Draw

  • Open Corel Draw Application
  • In the toolbox, click the Polygon tool flyout arrow, select star tool
  • ¬†Hold down the left button on the mouse and drag in the drawing window until the star size you wish to draw appears.

Note: You can modify polygons and stars. That is, you can change the number of sides on a polygon and the number of points on a star, and you can also sharpen the points of a star.

All this can be done with the help of Shape tool to reshape polygons and stars (complex and perfect stars). Below are guilds on how to reshape the polygons and stars shapes in corel draw graphic suite.

Steps to Modify Polygons Shapes

  • To change the number of sides of a polygon, select the polygon you insert, type in the value of your choice in the Points or sides box on the property bar below toolbar and press Enter key from the computer keyboard.
  • To Reshape a polygon into a star, select the polygon, click on the Shape tool and drag a node on the polygon until the star shape is formed.

Steps to Modify Stars Shapes

  • Change the number of points on a star, select the star you insert, type a value in the Points or sides box on the property bar below the toolbar and press enter key from the computer keyboard.
  • To sharpen star points, select the star and type a value in the sharpness box on the property bar below the toolbar.
  • How to Reshape a star, select the star, click the Shape tool and drag a node on the star (Note, the star will start changing to different shape).

Also See

Corel Draw Menus and Environment

Corel Draw Graphic Suite Tutor

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