QuarkXPress Level 1

2 Day

Description

In this introductory QuarkXPress class you will learn how to create and edit page layouts effectively and efficiently.This course will have you up and running with QuarkXPress in two days! Learn how to use this popular page layout application. This course focuses on making you productive and knowledgeable, and is good for both designers and production personnel. 

What you’ll learn in this training course

  • Creating QuarkXPress projects 
  • Using tools and guides 
  • Text, images, colors and tables 
  • Advanced layout construction 
  • Adding and formatting text and typography 
  • Working with page elements 
  • Working with pictures, clipping paths, adjustments and filters  
  • Generating PDF output

Audience for this training course

This course is designed for and both designers and production personnel who have little to no prior experiences with QuarkXPress.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 04, 2017

$995.00
2 Day    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

  • QuarkXPress Basics
    • Creating a project
    • Examining the Tools palette
    • Creating guides
    • Working with items
    • Creating boxes
    • Using ShapeMaker
    • Entering text
    • Importing text
    • Formatting text
    • Importing a picture
    • Modifying picture size
    • Running text around a picture
    • Managing imported pictures
    • Controlling stacking order
    • Spacing and aligning items
    • Working with layers
    • Creating colors
    • Applying colors to text and pictures
    • Applying colors to frames and boxes
    • Creating a blend
    • Editing a color
    • Creating a table
    • Adding text
    • Linking cells
    • Adding a picture
    • Adding and deleting rows and columns
    • Editing a table
    • Importing a table
    • Printing basics
  • Advanced Layout Construction
    • Working with master pages
    • Creating automatic page numbers
    • Separating layouts into sections
    • Creating a new library
    • Adding an entry to a library
    • Deconstructing a project
    • Saving as a template
    • Working with palette groups
    • Creating palette sets for text and images
    • Using XTensions software
  • Text and Typography
    • Creating a character style sheet
    • Creating a paragraph style sheet
    • Applying a style sheet
    • Editing a style sheet
    • Adjusting leading
    • Adjusting space before and after paragraphs
    • Using baseline shift
    • Using hanging characters
    • Adjusting tracking and kerning
    • Inserting glyphs
    • Inserting special characters
    • Working with OpenType
    • Setting tabs numerically
    • Setting tabs visually
    • Applying rules and drop caps
    • Hyphenation and justification
  • Page Elements
    • Using the automatic text box
    • Linking text boxes
    • Rerouting and breaking links
    • Drawing with The Bezier Pen tool
    • Drawing a Bézier box
    • Points, handles and segments
  • Advanced Pictures
    • Embedded clipping path
    • Clipping path for runaround
    • Creating and modifying clipping paths
    • Embedded alpha channel
    • Vista adjustments and filters
    • Exporting a picture with Vista effects
    • PSD Import
  • PDF Output
    • Exporting a Quark layout as a PDF
    • Adding hyperlinks
    • Exporting a layout with PDF/X verification

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 04, 2017

$995.00
2 Day    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer's operating system. Students should also have basic word processing skills, such as copying and pasting text, formatting type, and so on.

 

We recommend that you have the QuarkXPress software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it at from theQuarkXPress website.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 04, 2017

$995.00
2 Day    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date

Course Comments

 

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 04, 2017

$995.00
2 Day    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date