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Coral Interview Questions and Answers

By Umesh Singh
Last update: 28 Mar 2019, 17 Questions
Coral Interview Questions

Most Frequently Asked Coral Interview Questions

1. How will you use the Eraser Tool?

The eraser tool is used for erasing or removing the part of an object. You can use Eraser tool for creating logo. When we use this tool for removing an unwanted part from an object, it automatically closes the path after the portion is removed or erased.

2. How will you trace a logo in CorelDraw?

CorelDraw has updated its raster to vector trace feature to make it easier and faster for graphic designers to create logos. You can use Pen tool for tracing good quality logo.

3. Is it possible to combine shapes in CorelDraw?

Yes. You can use the Weld Tool to merge shapes and objects. Lot of designers use this tool for creating new designs.

4. How many types of perfect shapes are there in CorelDraw? Explain each type.

There are five types of perfect shapes:

  • Basic Shape : This is used to draw basic shapes. You can select a shape from the library and drag in the drawing window until the shape is of the desired size.
  • Arrow Shape : This is used to draw arrows of various size and directions. You can select an arrow size and direction from the library and drag in the drawing window until the arrow is the same size as you want.
  • Flowchart Shape : These can be used to draw flowcharts.
  • Banner Shape : Use this shape type to draw ribbon and explosion shapes.
  • Callout Shape : You can use this tool for drawing speech bubbles.
5. How is Rectangle different from 3-Point Rectangle Tool?

Rectangle Tool : Used for creating a basic rectangle or square shapes.

3-Point Rectangle Tool : This is used for dragging and drawing the width & height of the rectangle. You can make a variety of patterns using this tool.

6. Why is Fountain Fill used? How many types of Fountain Fill are there?

By clicking the "fountain fill" option, you can apply a preset design on an object. You can also add color to the fountain fill by dragging a color of your choice from the palette.

There are four types of Fountain Fill:

  • Linear fountain fill : This is the default fountain fill style. It is useful for rectangular shading to suggest lighting on a 3D object or a dimensional plane.
  • Radial fountain fill : This is used for round shading. It can also change color in concentric circles.
  • Conical fountain fill : This is used for changing color in conical shapes. You can produce a unique and strongly shaded transition between colors.
  • Square fountain fill : This type of fill produces a four-pointed star-burst effect. It brings a dialog box from which you can select the gradient fill by merging colors.
7. Why is Extrude tool used? It is used to create rendered designs with depth. This tool’s features enable designers to rotate objects and apply depth to a single object. A unique feature of this tool is to extend objects and create 3-dimensional effects.
8. Why is Blend tool used?

This tool creates a series of shapes by blending two objects. You can adjust the number and color of blending objects. You can also use this tool to apply special effects on objects and modify them in different ways.

9. What is a Pen Tool? How can you use this tool for tracing an image in CorelDraw? Found in the curves flyout in the toolbox, the Pen tool is the key tool for designing logos and patterns. Use Pen tool to draw curve segment by clicking where you want to place the first node and then drag it all the way to where you want next node. Using the Pen tool you can draw curves and trace images.
10. What is the importance of Tab in text formatting?

You can use Tab for setting tab distance, alignment and trailing character. This tool is used for making calendars. This tool ensures the equal distance between numbers or characters.

11. How is Paragraph Text Tool different from Artistic Text tool?

There are two types of Text tools - Paragraph Text and Artistic Text.

Paragraph Text tool

  • Used for creating text frames or text objects by taking help of text tool properties.
  • No text limit.
  • You cannot apply other effects in paragraph text.

Artistic Text

  • Used for creating short text lines such as headlines.
  • There are text limitations and you cannot add more than 2 lines.
  • You can effect but that too comes with limitations
12. What is Extract Sub- Path?

Extract Sub-Path is used when you have two pieces of content, and you need to combine them into one piece. You need to click on the shape tool for editing the nodes of both content pieces and for creating a new piece from those two pieces. Clicking on nodes will select all nodes on that sub-path, and you will be able to move, scale or rotate them.

13. What are the different uses of the Knife Tool?

Knife Tool can be used to slice an object and split it into two separate objects such that both segments can be treated as single objects. You can also use the knife tool for creating a freehand cut line.

14. Why is Interactive Fill Tool used?

Create a fill dynamically by using markers in the property bar and drawing window for changing the angle, color and midpoint.

15. What are the uses of Texture Fill, Uniform Fill and Mesh Fill tools?

Texture Fill is used to apply preset texture fills to object for creating the illusion of a variety of textures.

Uniform Fill is used to choose a solid color for any object by using color palettes or color blends.

Mesh Fill is used to fill an object by blending colors arranged over a mesh grid.

16. How is Outline Color different from Outline Pen?

Outline color is used to select the outline color by using color palettes and viewers.

Outline Pen fixes the outline properties such as thickness, shape, and type.

17. Give a brief account of all the key tools in CorelDraw.

Here are some of the important tools:

Drop Shadow Tool: Used for applying shadows below or behind an object.

Distort Tool: Used for transforming an object by applying Push, Pull, Twister or Zipper effects.

Contour Tool: Used for applying concentric shapes that radiate in or out of an object.

Edit Anchor Tool used for modifying the anchor points of an object. Right-angle Round Connector Tool used for drawing a right angle with rounded corners for connecting objects.