Corel DRAW 12 is a vector illustration program. Images are displayed on the computer screen as pixels. How the program treats the pixels is determined by whether the image is defined as a vector or a bitmap. A bitmap file defines the position, color and size of each pixel. A vector program defines a line of pixels and treats them as a single object. To change an object in a bitmap, you must change all the pixels, so if a red box on a blue background needs to be smaller, you have to re-create a smaller red box and change the pixels where the box was to the blue background. When you have a vector image, you redefine the size and location of the lines. Each object is independent of the others and can be manipulated as needed. To make your work easier, Corel Corporation has added a few bitmap manipulation tools in DRAW and includes its bitmap manipulation program, Corel Photo Paint, when you purchase Corel DRAW.
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