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Quarkxpress 6

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ISBN-10: 076452593X

ISBN-13: 9780764525933

Edition: 2003

Authors: Barbara Assadi, Galen Gruman

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QuarkXPress is an integrated publishing package. This text covers the essentials that the beginning to intermediate user needs to learn about all the major tools for layout, text editing, special effects, Web page development, and printing.
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Book details

List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/22/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Is QuarkXPress Too High-End for Me?
How to Use This Book
How This Book Is Organized
Icons Used in This Book
Where to Go from Here
Getting Started
Introducing QuarkXPress
The Big Picture
A Familiar Interface
The Tool and Measurements Palettes
Have It Your Way
Creating Your First Project
The View Menu
Palettes: Here, There, and Everywhere!
A Myriad of Mouse Pointers
Boxes and Text Unite!
Revisiting Text Box Tools
Building Text Boxes
Filling the Text Box with Text
More about Word-Processor Files
Synchronizing Text
A Picture Is Worth
Building Boxes for Pictures
Pick a Format, Any Format
Pouring In the Picture
Making the Graphics Fit
Managing Graphics
Getting Tricky with Boxes
Running Around
Rotating Boxes
Adding Style and Substance
You've Got Real Style
Paragraph versus Character Styles
Styling Your Style Sheets
Altering Styles
Importing Styles
Working with Special Characters
Special Characters
Typographic Characters
Accented and Foreign Characters
Special Punctuation
Working with Symbols
Devil in the Details
Replacing and Correcting Text
Setting Tabs
Getting Copy to Fit
Winning the Spelling Bee
Hyphenating the Right Way
Preserving Readability
Undos and Redos
A Touch of Color
Heading off to Color Class
Creating Color
Applying Color
Understanding XTensions
Getting Started with XTensions
Managing XTensions
Acquiring XTensions
Outputting Projects
Setting Up a Printer
Printing Options in QuarkXPress
Printing Color Separations
Printing to a File
Using Print Styles
Working with Service Bureaus
Collecting for Output
Exporting Layouts as PDF Files
Creating PDF Files Directly in QuarkXPress
The Picasso Factor
Using QuarkXPress as an Illustration Tool
Using Lines
Converting Text into Boxes
Merging Boxes
Grouping Items
Changing the Shape of Items
Creating Masks for Pictures by Using Clipping Paths
Other Controls for Managing Items
Using Guidelines for Page Layout
Saving QuarkXPress Pages as Pictures
Working with Items in Layers
Warped Images
Two Ways to Warp
Adjusting the Appearance of Printed Pictures
Text as Art
Special Type Effects in QuarkXPress
Other Special Effects with Type
Tips for Using Text as Art
Going Long and Linking
Building Books and Standardized Layouts
Planning Your Book
Creating and Opening Books
Using the Book Palette
Making Lists and Indexes
Planning a List
Creating an Index
Taking QuarkXPress to the Web
Web Projects: An Overview
Web Layouts and Projects
Getting Your Site Up and Running
Prepping Layouts for the Web
Exporting Your Web Pages
To XML or Not to XML
Guru in Training
Customizing QuarkXPress
Understanding Global and Local Controls
Setting Application Preferences
Setting Print and Web Layout Preferences
Changing Default Settings
The Part of Tens
The Ten Most Common Mistakes
Using Too Many Fonts
Not Trying Out the New Features
Putting Too Much on a Page
Overdoing the Design
Not Consulting a Designer
Not Using Master Pages
Not Using Smart Quotes and Dashes
Forgetting to Check Spelling
Not Talking with Your Commercial Printer
Not Giving the Service Bureau Every File
More Than Ten Terms to Know
Typography Terms
Layout Terms
Graphics Terms
Color Terms
Production Terms
Web Publishing Terms
Other QuarkXPress Terms