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  • Smart Duplication

    Smart Duplication allows you to quickly duplicate objects vertically or horizontally, and control the spacing between them. To start, click on the Smart Duplicate button on the selector tool toolbar t...

  • How to enable or disable 'Make groups be transparent as a whole'.

    Make groups be transparent as a whole Designer Pro+ When applying transparency to a group, by default Designer Pro+ will apply it to the group as if it were one object. If you turn this option off, Xa...

  • Resizing, Rotating and Skewing Shapes using the handles

    Resizing To resize your object, select it and drag the handles Click the lock aspect ratio button to lock the aspect ratio when resizing. Rotating Click on the top rotate handle, and drag to rotate. A...

  • Headers

    Note: These are available to Designer Pro+ from 20.5 onwards. Headers are Smart layouts that position themselves at the top of the page, and make themselves repeating.  They will also, where possible,...

  • I'm receiving permission denied when trying to export my image

    This can happen because either Xara doesn't have enough permissions to write to the directory you are trying to export to, or there is something prevent Xara from doing so. 1) Try closing the program,...

  • Combining or splitting your website project files

    Combining your files Your project file (.WEB/.XAR) should contain all your pages within your website or document. If you have all your pages as separate .web/.xar files, this will make it very difficu...

  • Xara EasyCut

    What is Xara EasyCut? EasyCut is a powerful photo background remover and a cut down version of our Xara Photo & Graphic Designer. Easily remove backgrounds from any photo to create high quality images...

  • Xara EasyEnhance

    What is Xara EasyEnhance? EasyEnhance turns your photos into artistic masterpieces. Use the Live Effect tool with a wide range of 64 filters to create unique paintings. To enhance the original photo, ...

  • What is Xara Cloud?

    Xara Cloud is a new service offered by Xara as a powerful addition to your copy of Web Designer, Photo & Graphic Designer, Page & Layout Designer or Designer Pro.  It offers an ultra-simple way to edi...

  • Stretching, scaling and Smart Transform

    By default, if you select an image or text and drag any of the handles it will scale the image or text within. You can override this behaviour by holding down ALT and dragging a handle, which will str...