Real World QuarkXPress 5: For Macintosh and Windows

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Peachpit Press, 2002 - Computers - 991 pages
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David Blatner's friendly, easy-to-read style has turned this book (formerly known as The QuarkXPress Book) into the world's number-one best-selling reference on QuarkXPress. At many design firms and schools it's considered required reading. If you're a beginner,this book will help you get up to speed fast. And if you're an advanced user, Blatner's tips,tricks,and techniques will turn you into a raging, inexorable QuarkXPress speed demon.

When you buy this book, you also get access to the members-only Real World QuarkXPress Web site, where you can find the hottest tips, latest updates,and coolest downloads.

Real World QuarkXPress 5 offers a collection of tips and tricks, a full overview of the program, and in-depth discussions of core concepts behind using QuarkXPress in the real world of deadlines and production workflow. David Blatner begins with a 30 minute step-by-step beginners guide to learning QuarkXPress. From there, readers will learn about the structure of Quark from the ground up. Topics covered include: Quark basics (working with menus, palettes, and dialog boxes), building a document; creating and exporting HTML Web pages, including interactive rollovers; building tables with the new Table tool; managing the Layers palette; assigning hyperlinks; collecting fonts and color profiles; working with character styles; and extending Quark's power and flexibility by using AppleScripts.

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Contents

Introduction
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Learn QuarkXPress in 30 Minutes
9
QuarkXPress Basics
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About the author (2002)

David Blatner is a Seattle-based graphic arts consultant specializing in QuarkXPress and Photoshop. He is the author or co-author of a number of books from Peachpit Press, including The QuarkXPress Book, Real World Photoshop, Real World Scanning and Halftones, and Real World QuarkImmedia. He speaks at conferences and seminars around North America and Japan, including Seybold, Macworld, The Photoshop Conference, and The QuarkXPress Conference.

David can provide in-house seminars at your company on subjects such as "QuarkXPress and Photoshop Tips and Tricks" and "Getting Your QuarkXPress Documents Online."

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