CorelDRAW Developers Explain Custom Add-Ons
Well, this isn't a feature that has been heavily promoted by Corel and that's really too bad. CorelDRAW X4 allows any developer to create a custom add-on and/or a custom Docker. Prior to CorelDRAW X4, add-on features didn't always mesh completely with the program. By putting the add-on in a custom Docker, there is really no way to tell that the feature wasn't built-in to the product. For novice users, this also make it easier to work with add-ons.
I'll warn you, the information on this feature is a bit technical and is geared towards developers. But I think it is worth reading by all users, even if you never plan on developing your own. It will describe to you what is possible and I'm excited about all the cool new stuff we'll see down the road.
So, follow along as Henrik Wagenaar explains the process of creating a custom add-on and/or a custom Docker. Look carefully and you'll see a cool example of a Docker for custom tables that you can download. If you regularly visit the MacroMonster.com site, you'll know that several cool custom Dockers are already available and Jeff has told me about several more that are in the works. I'll certainly cover some of the best in my Macro Monday posts.