CorelDRAW 9 Features Click on a thumbnail to enlarge it. Use your browser’s ‘BACK’ button to return to this review when done. Color and Color Management Features Multiple On-screen Color Palettes: CorelDRAW 9 can display multiple Color Palettes, giving users choice, speed, and flexibility when customizing their workspace. Users can view more than one Color Palette using the Color Palette Browser window or the Color Palettes menu in the Windows menu and enabling the check box beside the palettes they wish to view. Palettes can be unchecked at any time. Users can also set the default palette according to their preference. New Color Palettes: New Color Palettes have been included in The CorelDRAW 9 Graphics Suite. They are: PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM Coated, PANTONE MATCHING SYSTEM Uncoated, PANTONE Hexachrome Coated, PANTONE Hexachrome Uncoated, PANTONE Metallic Colors, PANTONE Pastel Colors Coated, PANTONE Pastel Colors Uncoated, HKS Color Palettes. Enhanced Uniform Fill Dialog Box: The Uniform Fill dialog box has been enhanced to let users click tabs when switching between options in the dialog box. For quick navigation, a Name list box has been added to provide users with a complete list of all colors in the fixed Color Palettes. Also, the Add To Palette button in the Uniform Fill dialog box lets users add selected colors to open custom palettes. Users also have the option to change color models in the Color Harmonies viewer in CorelDRAW 9, and can move each handle on the Color Wheel individually to create new harmonies. Choice of Internal RGB Space: Users can customize the internal RGB space in which colors are managed. This will increase color consistency between Corel and third-party applications. Several choices of internal RGB profiles are included. Embedded ICC Profiles: ICC profiles may be embedded in various file formats, such as CPT, CDR., and TIF, file formats. Users can also extract color profiles from images with embedded profiles. This gives users greater control over the color management process between applications. Apply ICC Profile: By specifying a source ICC profile in CorelDRAW 9, users can convert images that do not contain embedded ICC profiles into the RGB space of the application. Professional Output Features The Professional Output features in the CorelDRAW 9 Graphics Suite include Publish to PDF, Encapsulated PostScript Export, and Printing Features. 1. Publish to PDF–The new Publish to PDF features in CorelDRAW 9 are designed to let users create a PDF identical to their original file. This gives users increased publishing flexibility. Options in Publish to PDF include downsampling and compression options, bookmark and hyperlink options, job ticketing capabilities, font embedding, subsetting, and color management options. The CorelDRAW 9 Graphics Suite now features a streamlined user interface with many easy-to-use enhancements. CorelDRAW 9 now contains many of the bitmap effects features used in Corel PHOTO-PAINT. They include the following: Source.