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  1. Thread: Fill question

    by chuckpa
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    Fill question

    Does anyone remember a recent tutorial or forum posting that covered how to apply bi-directional fills to a single object (e.g., vertical linear plus horizontal linear)?

    Thanks.
  2. Thread: Sparkle Gel 2

    by chuckpa
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    Sparkle Gel 2

    Gary's sparkle gel tutorial got me looking at variations on that theme.

    I found that Dmitry's SPRAY utiliy could be used for some interesting gel text effects.
  3. Thread: Metalic fill?

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    Re: Metalic fill?

    My two cents. (Or shillings if you are on the other side of the big pond.)
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    Re: Part of ellipses

    Another way using ClipView
  5. Thread: More baby fun

    by chuckpa
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    More baby fun

    Bright little fellow, isn't he?
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    Wide-eyed youth

    I think this is the way Gary must have looked the first time he saw Xara.
  7. Thread: shadows

    by chuckpa
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    Re: shadows

    Another solution using three elements: the outlines, the cloth fold, the shadow. The shadow has a linear gradient applied and is positioned just under the cloth fold. Outlines are on top.

    Hope...
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    Re: a life on the ocean waves

    Seagull: "Out of curiousity, any idea how long it took?"

    As I recall, it was a project that evolved over several weeks. The ship was the easy part. Getting the sky, ocean, and waves as realistic...
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    Re: a life on the ocean waves

    Seagull: "One of the members signature is "take it once is plagarism, take it twice is research". Post your xara file so I can research it please."

    Research to your heart's content. File enclosed...
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    Re: a life on the ocean waves

    Did I create the ship drawing in Xara? You bet! It's the only way to fly.

    I've done some other nautical work with xara in the past. See link below.
    ...
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    Re: a life on the ocean waves

    Hey, have all the continents been discovered yet?
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    Re: Glass in Xara Challenge

    You are right Albacore. Kudo's are definitely in order for Egg.

    You can find his excellent tutorial at:

    http://www.xaraxone.com/guest/guest17/index.htm


    Love the glass work.
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    Glass in Xara Challenge

    In the Ice Cube Challeng, Gary and others have been discussing the difficulties associated with drawing glass. True, it is not easy. However, sometmes the best technique is to NOT draw the glass but...
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    Re: Drawings of some tools...

    Eighteenth century tool of war.
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    Re: Drawings of some tools...

    Wider is better.
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    Re: Drawings of some tools...

    I'm surprised no one thought of one of the basics.
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    Re: Drawings of some tools...

    I've really enjoyed "Tool Time" with Xara Xtreme. I'm surprised at the number of people that have responded to this topic.

    I guess I'll have to make a contribution myself.
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    Re: Rectangle with scalloped corners

    Before subtracting the circles from the rectangle, either group them or join them.
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    Re: Rectangle with scalloped corners

    Make sure snap to objects is selected and the circle has not been converted to an editable shape.

    "Grab" the circle near its center and drag it close to the corner of the rectangle. It will snap...
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    Re: Drawing details in eyes

    The quickshape tool also works well for drawing details of the iris.
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    Re: exporting .png images

    Found the problem. Internet Explorer does not natively support the multiple levels of transparency (alpha channel) offered as an export option in Xara Xtreme. However, there are HTML coding work...
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    Re: exporting .png images

    Very strange. I get the same artifact in Internet Explorer. Interestingly, the problem does not occur when PNG images are imported dinto Microsoft Word documents or PowerPoint Presentations.

    Is...
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    Xara Xtreme Update

    Quick question.

    Will the recently announced Xtreme update be included on the CD's we've ordered? Will I have to download the update after I've installed my CD version of Xara Xtreme?
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    Re: Sneak peak of what's coming from Xara

    Charles, Gary:

    Your sneak peak overview looks great. Have you developed a complete features list for Xara Xtreme?
  25. Thread: XaraX1 Upgrade

    by chuckpa
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    Xara.com has an upgrade for XaraX1 on its...

    Xara.com has an upgrade for XaraX1 on its download page (XaraX1 1.1d). I have XaraX1 version 1.1c CD. Do I need to install this upgrade?
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