View Full Version : Internal boundary in Corel Draw

Mark Ward
09-04-2017, 8:11 AM
I have an image and I want to create an internal boundary to it. I've done the external boundary and contour to offset it a bit and I want to do the same fore the inside of the image but just don't know how. There is no internal boudary tool so wondered what the best method would be. Corel support replied and just said there is no tool, so they were no help in suggesting how to achieve what I need to.
Just to note that the internal part of the image is different to the outside so just setting the contour to a minus doesn't work.

Mike Null
09-04-2017, 8:23 AM
Is it an image you can post?

Mark Ward
09-04-2017, 9:02 AM
Is it an image you can post?
It isn't this actual image but similar idea:
So it's easy enough to do a boundary and then offset contour around the edge but the internal is where I'm stumped.

John Lifer
09-04-2017, 10:47 AM
Trace it..... Doesn't take that long. Any you REALLY need the practice if you haven't done any. :D

This took about 5 minutes

Mark Ward
09-04-2017, 10:54 AM
You mean as in Bitmap > Trace Image?

Steve Clarkson
09-04-2017, 10:59 AM
Would Smart Fill work?

Mark Ward
09-04-2017, 11:07 AM
Would Smart Fill work?
You sir are a good man, yes that's done what I need! :cool: