Synopses & Reviews
When it comes to page-layout design, QuarkXPresss is the undisputedworldwide leader. But even leaders must adapt to change or riskobsolescence. QuarkXPress 5 proves up to the challenge, facing the newmillennium with new tools and a redefined mission: Create a document onceand publish it anywhere. Whether you're a page-layout novice or an old handlooking to learn new tricks, there's no better or faster introduction tothis revamped classic than QuarkXPress 5 for Windows and Macintosh:Visual QuickStart Guide.
The patented Visual QuickStart format makes it easy to learn version5's essential tools and features. Step-by-step directions and helpfulscreenshots walk you through each task; page tabs turn the book into aindispensable quick-reference guide for beginners and pros alike.QuarkXPress 5: VQS starts with a guided tour of the interface,contextual menus, and other tools, then covers everything you need to knowabout page layout and design, including new table and Layers features. Onceyou have a solid grounding in the basics, you can move on to more advancedtopics, such as exporting your document as a Web page or XML, addinghyperlinks, and using version 5's expanded scripting features (includingAppleScript and Color Management System XTensions).
The bestselling QuarkXPress guide, now cross-platform and revised for version 5. This visual, step-by-step guide to the powerful features and layout capabilities of QuarkXPress 5 covers both the Windows and Macintosh platforms. Fully updated to cover new features including enhanced user interface and Web scripting.
If you're like most designers and publishers who work with QuarkXPress, you've been waiting a long time for this release. In fact, you're probably one of the last people on your block to start using Mac OS X or Windows XP because you've been waiting for your most important application--QuarkXPress--to offer native support for either. Well, the wait is finally over, and here to get you up to speed on it quickly and easily is QuarkXPress 6 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide. In these pages, best-selling authors and veteran educators Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas use task-based, step-by-step instruction and loads of visual aids to provide a soup-to-nuts grounding in QuarkXPress 6, including all that's new in this ground-breaking release: project files containing multiple layouts, Synchronized Text, improved table creation, and more. Progressing from the basics of planning and designing layouts, working with text, and creating and importing graphics to more advanced topics like exporting documents as Web pages and adding hyperlinks, this indispensable reference covers it all.
About the Author
Design pros Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas wrote the previous best-selling editions of this title, as well as Visual QuickStart Guides to Illustrator, Photoshop, LiveMotion, and Painter. The pair has also taught at Pratt Manhattan, Cooper Union School of Art, the New School Computer Instruction Center, and Parsons School of Design.
Table of Contents
1. The Basics.
3. Get Around.
4. Text Input.
5. Text Flow.
10. Multiple Items.
11. Pictures and Text.
13. Style Sheets.
14. Master Pages.
17. Search & Replace.
19. Web Documents.
23. Print Output.
Appendix A: Special Characters.
Appendix B: Keyboard Shortcuts.