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Corel Painter (RIF)

Imported Corel Painter (RIF) files retain information such as floating objects, which makes the files much larger than GIF or JPEG files. Corel Painter files can be opened for editing, resizing, and adjusting floaters.


To import a Corel Painter file

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1.
 
Click File Photo Paint onestep Corel Painter (RIF) Import.
The File Photo Paint onestep Corel Painter (RIF) Import command lets you place the file as an object in the active image. If you want to open a RIFF file as an image, click File Photo Paint onestep Corel Painter (RIF) Open.
2.
 
Locate the folder in which the file is stored.
3.
 
Do one of the following:
(Windows Vista) Choose RIFF – Painter (*.rif) from the list box next to the File name box.
(Windows XP) Choose RIFF – Painter from the Files of type list box.
4.
 
Click the filename.
5.
 
Click Import.
6.
 
Click the image window.

You can also
Resample a graphic while importing
Crop a graphic while importing
For more information, see “To crop an image while importing.”


Corel Painter (RIF) technical notes

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Vector shapes are not preserved in the imported file.
 
Text and annotations are not preserved.
 
Bitmap layers are imported as objects.
 
Layer masks are retained as clip masks.
 
Liquid Ink, Watercolor, Digital Watercolor, and plug-in layers are imported as RGB objects.
 
Mosaics and tesselations are imported as RGB objects.
 
Image slicing is not retained.

Corel Painter (RIF)