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  • My Xar files are not displaying as thumbnails in Windows explorer

    If the saved .xar/.web files do not show a thumbnail previewing the file then the DLL responsible for this can be manually registered to resolve this problem. The DLL file will be present in the progr...

  • Do new object get most recent attributes?

    All designer products have give new objects most recent attributes enabled by default.  This option is controlled from within the General tab of Page options. When you draw a new object it takes on th...

  • Why is the text within templates not in English?

    Body text in any of the templates is placeholder text to show the aesthetics of the text in the template, select this text with the text tool and replace the text with your own text http://en.wikipedi...

  • The warning 'Spurious internal error has occurred' is displayed.

    This information also relates to the error An unknown PNG error has occured. Please try recovering the file using the ExpandXar exe available from here If this does not recover the file, then please s...

  • I receive the message Internal Program Error 1420.k.no.ar when adding or deleting a page

    The Internal Program Error 1420.k.no.ar or similar message can occur when attempting to add, duplicate or remove pages. The error is caused by a rogue navbar state being present on one or more of your...

  • Why are the edges of my image blurred?

    If you export an image, you could encounter one of the following problems with the image: The edges are blurred. A white line appears on the edges. The edges are not sharp and appear blurred. The imag...

  • Combining shapes

    The Combine shapes option (select the objects, right click and choose Combine shapes) provides you with a range of advanced options to combine shapes to make new shapes, such as adding, cutting, or sl...

  • Is there a way to nudge graphics using grid snapping?

    Nudge size This applies when moving objects using the arrow? keys on the keyboard Nudge modifiers To modify the nudge distance, use these key combinations while using the arrow keys: Ctrl nudge 5 time...

  • How do I cut a slice out of my shape?

    You can use any shape as a cut out for another shape. Place one shape over the other, select both, and from the Arrange menu, select Combine Shapes > Subtract Shapes or use the keyboard shortcut ( Ctr...

  • How do I apply a Bitmap Fill to a shape?

    A bitmap fill can be applied by selecting the fill tool, selecting the shape and then selecting 'Bitmap' fill from the top toolbar. From there you can drag and drop your own photo onto of the fill to ...