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QuarkXPress Class in Boston October 26, 2020 Introduction

QuarkXPress Training Class - Introduction

Mon, Oct 26 2020 to
Tue, Oct 27 2020
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn MA 01801

2012-05-01 14:32:47 $995.00

This introductory-level QuarkXPress class will get you creating and editing page layouts effectively and efficiently. An overview of QuarkXPress basics, text and typography, and page elements are among the topics covered. You also discover how to perform advanced layout construction, deal with pictures, and export to PDF in this QuarkXPress course.

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QuarkXPress Basics

  • Creating a project
  • Examining the Tools palette
  • Creating guides
  • Working with items
  • Creating boxes
  • Using ShapeMaker
  • Entering text
  • Importing text
  • Formatting text
  • Importing a picture
  • Modifying picture size
  • Running text around a picture
  • Managing imported pictures
  • Controlling stacking order
  • Spacing and aligning items
  • Working with layers
  • Creating colors
  • Applying colors to text and pictures
  • Applying colors to frames and boxes
  • Creating a blend
  • Editing a color
  • Creating a table
  • Adding text
  • Linking cells
  • Adding a picture
  • Adding and deleting rows and columns
  • Editing a table
  • Importing a table
  • Printing basics

Advanced Layout Construction using QuarkXPress

  • Working with master pages
  • Creating automatic page numbers
  • Separating layouts into sections
  • Creating a new library
  • Adding an entry to a library
  • Deconstructing a project
  • Saving as a template
  • Working with palette groups
  • Creating palette sets for text and images
  • Using XTensions software
  • Creating a character style sheet
  • Creating a paragraph style sheet
  • Applying a style sheet
  • Editing a style sheet
  • Adjusting leading
  • Adjusting space before and after paragraphs
  • Using baseline shift
  • Using hanging characters
  • Adjusting tracking and kerning
  • Inserting glyphs
  • Inserting special characters
  • Working with OpenType
  • Setting tabs numerically
  • Setting tabs visually
  • Applying rules and drop caps
  • Controlling hyphenation and justification

QuarkXPress Page Elements

  • Using the automatic text box
  • Linking text boxes
  • Rerouting and breaking links
  • Drawing with The Bezier Pen tool
  • Drawing a Bézier box
  • Working with points, handles and segments
  • Using an embedded clipping path
  • Using a clipping path for runaround
  • Creating and modifying a clipping path
  • Using an embedded alpha channel
  • Applying Vista adjustments and filters
  • Exporting a picture with Vista effects
  • PSD Import
  • Exporting a Quark layout as a PDF
  • Adding hyperlinks
  • Exporting a layout with PDF/X verification
  • Printing Options