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QuarkXpress Introduction

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Introduction

QuarkXpress is a professional desktop-publishing (DTP) package. Copywriters and graphic designers use it to create technical and marketing documents in all kinds of industries. 

Objectives

To give the trainees the skills to create publications incorporating multiple stories and illustrations. 

Designed for

This course is designed for users with little or no previous experience of QuarkXpress. Users should have a good knowledge of the Windows environment and experience of using the keyboard and the mouse. 

Duration

One day 

Topics

  • Overview of Features
  • Creating and Saving a Document
  • Page Set-Up
  • Printing
  • The Help Menu
  • Measurement Palette,
  • Styles
  • The XPress Text Box
  • The “BOX” Concept of Page Layout
  • Linking & Unlinking Text Box’s
  • Changing the Style of Text
  • Cut, Copy & Paste
  • Find & Replace
  • Spell Checker
  • Drop Caps
  • Colours
  • Inserting Picture Box’s
  • Using Lines
  • Text on Paths
  • Modifying Box’s Using Nodes
  • Freehand & Bezier Box’s
  • Kerning
  • Interline Spacing
  • Frames
  • Runarounds
  • Manipulating Photographs within Box’s
  • Converting Text to Picture Box’s
  • Rulers & Guidelines
  • Using Multiple Pages
  • Master Pages
  • Pantone Colours & the Colour Palette
  • Aligning Text to an Angle

Follow-up

QuarkXpress Advanced – One day 

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    £495 per head

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    £130 per head

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    £70 per head

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