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Alpha Transparency from CorelDraw

You can create some lovely drop shadow effects in Corel Draw and with a little extra trickery, bring them into PowerPoint as alpha-masked bitmap images.

Here's the drill in Draw 11 ...

First, be sure you've installed Service Pack 1, downloadable from www.corel.com
You can't export alpha transparent images directly without it.

Start Draw and for this example, create some text, format and size it to taste and add a drop shadow using the interactive shadow tool. Make sure you've selected both the text and the shadow, then:

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Alpha Transparency from CorelDraw
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Last update 07 June, 2011
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