We've recently released free updates to both the Xtreme 5 and Xtreme Pro 5 CD and the Web Designer download. You can download the patches using the Update Program option in the help menu:
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MAGIX-Xara Bundle Offer
If you're interested in creating videos for your site, then there's just one day left in our current Xara-MAGIX bundle offer. Xara Web Designer + MAGIX Video Easy for just $59, saving $30 on the normal price if bought separately. Ends 21st December.
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"It's as close as you'll come to handing your Photoshop mock-up to a coder and saying "make that into a live site"."
"Xara Xtreme is a particularly strong contender for this visual design approach."
And from readers of the new Xara Xtreme Guide:
“Whether you're a novice or power user, you're bound to gain informative and useful insight into the depth of the program. It's definitely worth its weight in paper and worth every moment of your time.” JM Casey (NEPA)
“For nearly 10 years I have used Xtreme or one of it's predecessors. I highly recommend Gary Bouton's book for getting to know the ins and outs of Xtreme quickly and enjoying every moment.” Billy J. Taylor
Did you know that you can make a Quickshape polygon into an ellipse by double-clicking on its center.
Scaling Filled Objects
To scale or move an object without changing its fill, just tap the - key on the numeric keypad after you have started dragging.
To make a copy of an object, drag the object and simply press the right mouse button where you want the copy. To make the copy aligned vertically, horizontally or diagonally with the original, hold the Ctrl key while dragging.
How do you normally cut, copy & paste?