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    Smoothing out the pixels?

    Hey up: Recently I've been starting concepts in Corel Draw or Autocad then bringing them into PS. But this leaves perfect 1-0 edges, and I'm still looking for a half decent way to smooth off those pixelated edges. Running round with a blur tool works ok, but not great (depending on the amount of edge to cover) - there must be a better way?

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    Smoothing out the pixels?
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    Well you have an option of one of the many blur filters for one. Gaussian blur might be your best bet.

    There might be a way to export your CD files to a Photoshop recognizable format without losing your vector paths. Google would be your best bet on that though, I don't know anything about Draw.
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    Hmm.. Thanks - hadn't thought of that. An EPS or something might just do it!

    So far I've just been copy+pasting it into PS and it makes it a bitmap.
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    might also be down to dpi of the original image. anything around 150-300 should work a little better than the stock standard 72dpi. you will always find limits to your zoom/resizing when working with bitmap based images, but as AdamR said, export any vectors as an EPS and youll be laughing
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    export the coreldraw as a png or jpeg. png files hold transparencies. should fix the problem unless if you want to keep the paths then save as an eps instead.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stoph View Post
    vectors as an EPS and youll be laughing
    Thankyou for the gift of laughter
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