The latest news, offers and tutorials from Xara

In this month's edition...

  • Bullet lists are a pretty common requirement in any document or website, so current Xara Designer titles offer some comprehensive list controls. We take a closer look in this month's Featured Tutorial. Owners of all Designer titles should also check out the Featured Movie which explores the Screen Capture utility in the Utilities menu.

  • We've just announced updates to both Web Designer Premium and Designer Pro X under our 365 day Update Service (see Other News below). So if you are still using v11 or older then this is a perfect moment to take advantage of our current upgrade offers on both Web Designer Premium and Designer Pro X, see the Featured Offers below.

  • Also don't miss Inspirational Art, another great selection of recent images, mainly from the Art Gallery forum on TalkGraphics.
Inspirational Art // Art Mix 19

A selection of recent work from the TalkGraphics Art Gallery forum by Denis Sazhin, Rik Datta & Gary Bouton, Paul Saumure and Andrew Wrigley - Find out more

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Featured Tutorial // Bullet Lists

An in depth look at bullet and number lists

Other News
Visit the Xara graphics forums to discuss or find answers to your graphics needs.

Our pick of Top Talk this month:
  • Rik's latest number puzzle in Off Topic definitely requires some lateral thinking. With that warning in mind, you can join in here - just don't blame us if you don't like the answer! For a more graphical challenge you can always rely on the Scribble Challenge, there are some very inventive entries this month.

  • Thank you Egg and Rik for your Google map pin illustrations (you can download the xar files here, Rik's includes a mini-tutorial).

    If you've created graphics you'd like to share with the wider Xara community then TalkGraphics is the perfect place to do it!
Movie // The Xara Screen Capture Utility

If you need a screen capture then Print Screen often serves the purpose. But sometimes you need something a bit more clever - for example when you want to capture the mouse pointer. All the current Designer titles include a Screen Capture utility that can solve the problem. Discover what it can do for you in the latest movie in our YouTube channel.

Why not subscribe to our channel while you're there.

Other News

Web Designer & Designer Pro Updates
We've just released an update to Web Designer Premium and Designer Pro as part of our 365 day Update Service.
Pro What's New
Pro Updated Release Notes
WD What's New
WD Updated Release Notes
The Update Service

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Hints & Tips

Solid Drag vs Outline Drag
Xara offers solid interactive drag and resize. But if you have a really complicated drawing or a slow machine it can sometimes be better to just show outlines rather than solid drag. This is easy to do. While dragging an object just tap the Tab key. Now all drag, resize and rotate actions show outline only. Simply do the same again to switch back to solid drag.

Press Reviews

Photo & Graphic Designer 365 gets the BuyIt! award from Computer Active (issue 482).

"As an all-round graphics program, it excels at every level."

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