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Micrografx

(Micrografx, Inc., Richardson, TX) A software company founded in 1982 by Paul and George Grayson that specialized in graphics software. With its award-winning Designer drawing program, which has been widely used by technical illustrators, Micrografx was the first company to bring the graphics tools commonly found on the Mac to the Windows platform. Providing full-featured and sophisticated graphics products, the company was acquired by Corel in late 2001. See Corel DESIGNER.
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Each of the 160 photographs was edited using Photomagic version 1.0 (Micrografx, Allen, TX), such that only the head and small portions of the upper torso of the monkeys remained visible on a white background, thereby affording observers no information as to the housing condition (single or social) or body position of the monkey visible in each photo (image size was approximately 400 x 370 pixels).
Students find a number of images to accompany a poem or text and they can then alter them to suit their text using PaintShop Pro and Micrografx Windows Draw (don't worry, they're easy to use!).
Richard's own business career includes time as president and CEO of software company Micrografx, and he also founded Visual Software and ITAL Computers.
MacWrite, Paint Shop, CorelDRAW, Photoshop, Illustrator, Micrografx, OpenOffice.org, Visio, Lotus 1-2-3, Access, Paradox, Outlook, and Yahoo!
SmartDraw documents can be exported to numerous file formats such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, JPG, HTML, PNG, TIFF, GIF, BMP, Windows Meta File, Enhanced Meta File, Adobe Illustrator, and MicroGrafx Draw.
Between 1996 and 2000 he was president and chief executive of Micrografx, a US software company which he sold to Corel in 2000.
Most recently served as chairman and CEO of Micrografx. Had served as SVP of finance and strategic planning at 3dfx Interactive Inc., and as VP of strategic marketing and CFO at STB Systems Inc.
According to the announcement, this acquisition advances key aspects of Corel's growth strategy and builds upon its recently announced plans to acquire Micrografx, Inc.
agreed to buy Micrografx of Dallas, Texas, in an all stock transaction valued at US$32 million.