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QuarkXPress Training Class - Introduction

QuarkXPress Introduction Class Length: 2 days

This QuarkXPress course will have you up and running with in two days! Learn how to use this popular page layout application to design flyers, brochures, magazines and other materials. This course focuses on making you productive and knowledgeable, and is good for both designers and production personnel. This class is updated for the most recent version of QuarkXPress. Contact AGI about this QuarkXPress training class.

QuarkXPress Training Class - Introduction Course Dates

All classes in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you.
All online classes are led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
QuarkXPress Training Class - Introduction


American Graphics Institute
New York
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training New York
21 W 46th St.
New York, NY 10036
2018-07-02 14:59:11 $995.00
QuarkXPress Training Class - Introduction


American Graphics Institute
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Philadelphia
101 West Elm St.
Philadelphia - Conshohocken, PA 19428
2018-07-02 14:59:11 $995.00
QuarkXPress Training Class - Introduction


American Graphics Institute
Live instructor-led class online
2018-07-02 14:59:11 $995.00
QuarkXPress Training Class - Introduction


American Graphics Institute
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Boston - Woburn, MA 01801
2018-07-02 14:59:11 $995.00

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



QuarkXPress Training Class Level I Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the QuarkXPress software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it at from the QuarkXPress website.

QuarkXPress Training Class - Introduction, Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this Quark class developed by the Certified Instructors at AGI.


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AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience, and also work in our consulting practice areas and as practicing professionals. For Federal agencies, American Graphics Institute classes are offered under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y.

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"Not many places offer Quark XPress training and I'm glad the class with AGI was so good. Greg..." - Sheila B

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