Welcome to the first edition of The Outsider for 2008, we wish you all a happy and successful New Year. We're planning some interesting developments for you on the Xara front this year.
One of the benefits of our association with MAGIX is their large international translation team. The result is that the MAGIX branded version of Xara Xtreme is now available in multiple languages (see below right). ESD versions and 30 day trials have just been released, and the translation work continues with Xara Xtreme Pro now available in retail stores in Germany for the first time - we expect to roll out other language versions through this year.
In this month's edition:
Visit the Xara graphics forums to discuss or find answers to your graphics needs. Our pick of top talk this month:
In all versions of Xtreme you can use Ctrl+W in the Text tool to swap the case of the character after the cursor (and in 3.2 the case of a selected region).
New in 3.2. We've added the ability to push the fill within a shape: either just drag anywhere on the fill arrow - the whole arrow moves - or hold down Shift while dragging anywhere on the fill. So now with a single click-drag you can set the start, end and angle, and with another click reposition the fill.
New in 3.2. We're introduced some handy shortcuts for common symbols: Ctrl+Alt+C for ©, +R for ®, +T for ™ and +B for a • bullet.
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