Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information

By previewing raw camera files in various ways, you can evaluate the color and tone adjustments you make. For example, you can rotate images, pan to a new area, zoom in or out, and choose how to display the processed image in the preview window.

You can obtain information about the color mode, size, and resolution of a raw camera file. In addition, you can obtain information about the camera and camera settings used when the photo was taken.


To preview a raw camera file

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Click File CorelDRAW onestep Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information Import.
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Select the raw camera file or files that you want to import, and click Import.
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In the Camera Raw Lab, perform a task from the following table.

To
Do the following
Pan to another area of an image
Using the Pan tool CorelDRAW pgx pan tool Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information, drag the image until the area that you want to see is visible.
Zoom in and out
Using the Zoom in tool CorelDRAW pgx zoomin tool Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information or Zoom out tool CorelDRAW pgx zoomout tool Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information, click in the preview window.

You can also zoom in and out by dragging the Zoom slider.
Fit an image in the preview window
Click the Zoom to fit CorelDRAW pgx zoom fit button Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information button.
Display an image at its actual size
Click the 100% CorelDRAW pgx zoom100 button Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information button.
View the corrected image in a single preview window
Click the Full preview button CorelDRAW pgx full preview Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information.
View the corrected image in one window and the original image in another window
Click the Before and after full preview button CorelDRAW pgx before full preview Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information.
View the image in one window with a divider between the original and corrected versions
Click the Before and after split preview button CorelDRAW pgx bef split preview Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information. Move your pointer over the dashed divider line, and drag to move the divider to another area of the image.


To obtain information about a raw camera file

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Click File CorelDRAW onestep Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information Import.
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Select the raw camera file or files that you want to import, and click Import.
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In the Camera Raw Lab, click the Properties tab, and view any of the properties that are available for the selected raw camera file, such as color space, camera manufacturer and model, focal length, exposure time, and ISO speed ratings.

Previewing raw camera files and obtaining image information