QuarkXpress 6 Bible

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QuarkXpress 6 Bible

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QuarkXpress 6 Bible
* 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.
From the Back Cover
“Galen and Barbara show you how to make the most of QuarkXPress’s proven power!”
– Tim Banister, QuarkXPress product manager, Quark Inc.If QuarkXPress 6 can do it, you can do it too…

Whether you’ve been eagerly awaiting the Mac OS® X-compatible version of QuarkXPress or you’re ready to take the Windows® version for a spin, you’ll find everything you need in this comprehensive guide. Unlock the power of new editing tools, style sheets, and type techniques, and start publishing to the Web and mobile devices as well as print. The QuickStart tutorial lets you create a project right away, while special sections on scripting and publishing will make you a QuarkXPress pro.

Inside, you’ll find complete coverage of QuarkXPress 6

  • Create PDF files without needing additional software
  • Combine multiple print and Web layouts in the same project
  • Experiment fearlessly with the new multiple undo/redo capability
  • Synchronize text across your documents – automatically
  • Convert print files to HTML format
  • Create two-position rollovers and cascading menus for interactive Web pages
  • Work with full-resolution previews for maximum accuracy
  • Take advantage of PostScript Level 3 features such as DeviceN for composite workflows and SmoothShading for blends
  • Find immediate answers among the hundreds of tips, fully referenced shortcuts, and expert techniques supplied by leading designers
  • Make production easier with layer locking, paste in place, and more context menus
  • Gain more control over Web text display through CSS font families
  • Use Mac OS X and Windows 2000/XP for the ultimate publishing environment

    About the Author

    Galen Gruman is principal at The Zango Group, an editorial and marketing consulting firm, and senior editorial associate at BayCreative, a creative consultancy, as well as editorial director at Emerge Media, publisher of IT Wireless. He has also been editor of Macworld and M-Business, executive editor of Upside, West Coast bureau chief of Computerworld, and vice president of content for ThirdAge.com. He is coauthor of 13 other books on desktop publishing. He led one of the first successful conversions of a national magazine to desktop publishing in 1986 and has covered publishing technology since then for several publications, including the trade weekly InfoWorld, for which he began writing in 1986, and Macworld, whose staff he joined in 1991. Originally a newspaper reporter in Los Angeles, Gruman got caught by the production-technology bug in 1979 and hasn’t recovered.Barbara Assadi is a principal at BayCreative LLC, a San Francisco-based marketing and advertising agency that develops custom publishing, marketing, and advertising collateral and services for a wide range of companies. Prior to cofounding that company, she was creative programs manager at Oracle Corporation, where she managed the creation, design, and production of the company’s annual report and product marketing collateral. She previously held similar positions at Quark and Pacific Life Insurance, and also served as manager of Macworld‘s online and syndicated content. She was an early pioneer in desktop publishing technology, especially as applied to corporate communications, and evaluated publishing tools for the trade weekly InfoWorld from 1988 to 1996. Assadi has cowritten eight other books on QuarkXPress and has edited others on similar topics.

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    • Series: Bible (Book 65)
    • Paperback: 1024 pages
    • Publisher: Visual; 1 edition (August 1, 2003)
    • Language: English
    • ISBN-10: 0764541153
    • ISBN-13: 978-0764541155
    • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 2.1 x 9.2 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 3.4 pounds