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Back Minus Front

While trying to trim the object those are overlapped, this command takes front and back order into consideration and removes the front object from the back one when clicked on "Back Minus Front".

1. Open Corel Draw.

2. Select Rectangle tool and draw a rectangle. Select Ellipse tool and draw the circle so as to overlap the part of the rectangle.

3. You need to select both of the object to activate this command. Double click on the Pick Tool to select both the objects.

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4. Go to Arrange > Shaping > Shaping

5. This will open the docker i.e. the dialogue box fixed to the right of the desktop. Select "Back minus Front" from the drop down. Click Apply.

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6. In this case the rectangle is considered as back and the ellipse is considered as front.

7. As a definition goes, this will remove front from the back.

8. It means the overlapped elliptical part will be removed or trimmed from the rectangle.

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