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QuarkXPress 6 Bible

QuarkXPress 6 Bible

Galen Gruman, Barbara Assadi, Rick LePage (Foreword by)

ISBN: 978-0-764-54115-5

Aug 2003

1024 pages

Select type: Paperback

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* Cross-platform coverage for Mac and Windows versions; covers the long-awaited upgrade of QuarkXPress, which will be compatible with Mac OS X
* Written from the perspective of the real-world designer or production specialist, this book uses visual examples to explain how to use the program in the context of real work
* Addresses all significant aspects of QuarkXPress, including color print-ing, online publishing, workflow considerations, cross-platform exchange, source file preparation, printed output, and much more
* Covers new features and tools for publishing to print, Web, and mobile devices
* Includes a Quick Start section to get readers up and running by creating an actual project, plus an all-new tear-out reference card
* QuarkXPress has been by far the world's leading page composition tool since the early 1990s, with an installed base estimated at more than three million

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QuarkXPress QuickStart.

Part I: Welcome to QuarkXPress.

Chapter 1: Introducing QuarkXPress.

Chapter 2: Taking a Tour of QuarkXPress.

Chapter 3: Setting Preferences and Defaults.

Chapter 4: Managing Files.

Part II: Layout for Print.

Chapter 5: Creating a New Project.

Chapter 6: Working with Items.

Chapter 7: Working with Pages.

Chapter 8: Working with Layers.

Chapter 9: Working with Layouts.

Part III: Text.

Chapter 10: Working with Text Files.

Chapter 11: Flowing Text.

Chapter 12: Editing Text.

Chapter 13: Using XPress Tags.

Part IV: Typography.

Chapter 14: Setting Character Attributes.

Chapter 15: Setting Paragraph Attributes.

Chapter 16: Fine-Tuning Spacing.

Chapter 17: Special Typographic Techniques.

Chapter 18: Tabs and Tables.

Part V: Graphics.

Chapter 19: Working with Graphics Files.

Chapter 20: Modifying Graphics.

Chapter 21: Working with Clipping Paths.

Chapter 22: Combining Text and Graphics.

Part VI: Illustrations.

Chapter 23: Drawing Tools.

Chapter 24: Creating Illustrations.

Chapter 25: Creating Composite Illustrations.

Part VII: Color.

Chapter 26: Creating and Applying Colors.

Chapter 27: Color Management.

Chapter 28: Trapping.

Part VIII: Managing Projects.

Chapter 29: Communicating in a Workgroup.

Chapter 30: Using Style Sheets Effectively.

Chapter 31: Using Libraries and Templates Effectively.

Chapter 32: Using Long Document Features.

Part IX: Print Output.

Chapter 33: Printing Projects.

Chapter 34: Working with a Service Bureau.

Chapter 35: Exporting Projects as PDF Files.

Part X: Interactive and Web Publishing.

Chapter 36: Preparing for Web Publishing.

Chapter 37: Creating Basic Web Projects.

Chapter 38: Creating Interactive Projects.

Part XI: Going Beyond the Program.

Chapter 39: Using XTensions.

Chapter 40: Scripting QuarkXPress.

Part XII: Introduction to Publishing.

Chapter 41: The Publishing Environment

Chapter 42: Layout Theory and Practice

Chapter 43: Typography Theory and Practice

Chapter 44: Using Special Characters

Chapter 45: Color Fundamentals

Part XIII: Appendixes

Appendix A: Installing or Upgrading QuarkXPress

Appendix B: Mac OS X for QuarkXPress Users

Appendix C: The QuarkXPress Central Web Site

Appendix D: QuarkXPress 6 Keyboard Shortcuts


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