5121 readersQuark has done an excellent job of explaining each new feature in QuarkXPress 9 here. I’ve copied their explanation of the new Linkster feature below, but Quark also has a 21-second video that demonstrates how it works here. ———————————————————– Linkster Unlink and Relink Text Boxes Without Overflow Linkster® lets you unlink text boxes without causing
8441 readersWhile the digital publishing and typography features of QuarkXPress 9 get the bulk of attention, it also offers a handful of productivity and layout features that users have been asking for. In this session we'll go over some of these new features and talk about how they can help you work smarter and faster. Topics
8425 readersQuark has several brief videos that show how some of the new layout automation features work in QuarkXPress 9.5. Specifically, ImageGrid lets you import and automatically build catalogs of images, including captions containing file name, resolution and format; Conditional Styles automatically apply formatting to text based on its content; and Callouts lets you attach free-floating items
6613 readersNorth Atlantic Publishing Systems’ CopyFlow Gold ($495) is an XTension for QuarkXPress and a plug-in for InDesign or Illustrator that automates importing and exporting text and pictures in layouts. To use it, you manually or automatically label each text box you want to export and CopyFlow exports all the text into one text file, with or
18334 readers Dan Logan is the product manager for QuarkXPress 9, and he’s also an excellent presenter! Watch the recording of his one-hour presentation on “QuarkXPress 9: Automatic text formatting with Conditional Styles” any time, here. For those unfamiliar with this new feature, it’s a way to automatically format text, based on the structure of the text surrounding
8445 readersBack in InDesign CS3 Text Variables were introduced. Amongst a number of things we can use them to automatically generate running headers at the top of book or report pages, by placing a text variable placeholder on the master page that automatically inserts text formatted with a pre-allocated paragraph style.
3025 readersOne of the cool new features of Adobe InDesign CS6 is the auto-size feature for text boxes. It’s useful for those of us who prefer to keep our layouts neat & tidy. But it also has another very functional feature; ensuring gradients applied to text appear the way you expect them to. As InDesignSecrets points out:
17765 readersIn Macworld UK, Michael Burns wrote helpful decriptions of 18 of the new features in QuarkXPress 9. Their editors have graciously allowed us to publish a few, including the one below. Be sure to catch all of them in “QuarkXPress 9 Expert Tips” here. ———————— Anchoring callouts If you create a callout, in the form of a box or
9044 readersSmarter long documents with Callouts and Bullets & Numbers Work faster and smarter with Callouts and Bullets & Numbers in QuarkXPress 9. In this session we'l... From: QuarkXPress9 Views: 2291 8 ratings Time: 25:02 More in Science & Technology
4890 readersBecause of the difference in the height of uppercase letters in each font (Cap Height), and the difference in the height of the tallest glyph (“Ascent”, which isn’t always an uppercase letter), the position of the first baseline of text in a text frame/box is unpredictable. This can be a problem when you have several
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