When you launch CorelDRAW Essentials, the application window opens containing a drawing window. The rectangle in the center of the drawing window is the drawing page where you create your drawing. Although more than one drawing window can be opened, you can apply commands to the active drawing window only.
The CorelDRAW Essentials application window appears below. A description of its parts follows
To toggle between displaying and hiding the status bar, click Win dow -> Toolbars -> Status bar.
To toggle between displaying and hiding the rulers, see “To hide or display the rulers” in the Help.
CorelDRAW Essentials workspace tools
Application commands are accessible through the menu bar, toolbars, toolbox, property bar, and Docker windows. The property bar and Docker windows provide access to commands that relate to the active tool or current task. The property bar, Docker windows, toolbars, and toolbox can be opened, closed, and moved around your screen at any time.
The standard toolbar contains buttons that are shortcuts to many of the menu commands.
The standard toolbar displays by default.
Exploring the toolbox
Flyouts open to display a set of related CorelDRAW Essentials tools. A small arrow in the bottom, right corner of a toolbox button indicates a flyout; for example, the Shape edit flyout . Click ing a flyout ar row opens a set of re lated tools. Click ing and drag ging the grab han dles at the end of the flyout sets the flyout in its ex panded form.
You can use the tools in the toolbox to create, fill, and modify the objects in your drawings.