QuarkXPress 6 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide (Visual QuickStart Guides)

QuarkXPress 6 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide (Visual QuickStart Guides)

by ElaineWeinmann (Author), PeterLourekas (Author)

Synopsis

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.

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 568
Edition: 1
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Published: 30 Jul 2003

ISBN 10: 0321205480
ISBN 13: 9780321205483
Book Overview:

Offering native support for both Mac OS X and Windows XP--and a slew of new features to leverage the power of both--the leading page-layout program, QuarkXPress 6, has finally caught up with the next-generation operating systems, and this handy Visual QuickStart Guide offers the quickest way to begin working with it. In these pages, best-selling authors and veteran educators Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourek as use task-based, step-by-step instruction and loads of visual aids to provide a solid base of skills in QuarkXPress 6, including all that's new in this ground-breaking release: layoutspaces (which allow multiple layouts to exist within a single project); Synchronized Text (which lets users share content between layouts within a project so that when Synchronized Text is edited in one place, all corresponding text is simultaneously updated), 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 likeexporting documents as Web pages and adding hyperlinks, this indispensable reference covers it all.


Author Bio

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.