Can Photoshop Import CorelDraw files..???

Discussion in 'Photoshop' started by B Roberts, Jan 13, 2005.

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    B Roberts Guest

    Can anyone tell me how I can import a CorelDraw file (extension "cdr")
    with having layers ("objects" in CorelDraw) ?

    Do I have to export a certain way from CorelDraw?

    Any help would be appreciated
    B Roberts, Jan 13, 2005
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    SpaceGirl Guest

    You can probably do it through Illustrator, then save them as
    Illustrator files (which PS will happily open). CDR files are vector
    files, and PhotoShop only supports a very limited number of vector
    formats (after all, it is a photo editing package, not an illustration


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    Scruff Guest

    Yes, this is how I do it!
    Scruff, Jan 13, 2005
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    jrzyguy Guest

    I do this a lot at work...and find that the best way is to save over to
    illustrator and only THEN will photoshop recognize the vector shapes....or
    you have the option to copy and paste as paths.

    Unfortunately going from Corel to PS has never been a quick an easy task (at
    least for me). If there are some clever ways i would love to find out
    jrzyguy, Jan 15, 2005
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