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Old 02-08-2012, 17:29
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Default Send text from external program to Corel Draw

I'm needing to be able to send text from a Windows program to CorelDraw (sending along the font, size, options) and have CorelDraw generate an EPS file for production and a .jpg for preview.

Is this possible?
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Does the other program support some type of automation like VBA? I send information from Outlook and Excel to CorelDRAW via VBA. It really is going to depend on the other program you are using.

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Hi.
One idea off the top of my head would be to use a program like Macro Express.
Like Shelby said it would helpful to know what the program that you are getting the data from is capable of.

Another alternative, and something I do a lot in my daily automation, is to have CorelDraw read a text string that is inside the clipboard. Draw can open a new file and create it based on the text string that vba can split apart into a set of commands.
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