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QuarkXpress - Advanced

SquareOne Training
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2 days
United Kingdom
Next available date: Contact for info - United Kingdom
Company-Specific / In-House

Course description


QuarkXpress - Advanced (In-House)

This course is an in-depth introduction to page layout using QuarkXpress, the industry standard application. Delegates are guided through a wide variety of techniques used for creating anything from business cards up to multi page presentations.

Suitability - Who should attend?


Good Mac or PC skills

Training Course Content

Creating a New Document

  • Xtension management
  • Customising preferences

Views – AdvancedText & typography

  • Setting a baseline grid
  • Locking text to a grid
  • Aligning within a grid
  • Kerning/tracking edit
  • Customising the flex space

H & J's

  • Creating & applying H & J's
  • Non-breaking hyphens
  • Hyphenation exceptions
  • Find/change & search criteria

Text flow

  • Advanced run-around
  • Running text around embedded paths
  • Alpha channels & none white areas
  • Running text round all sides

Bezier Boxes & Lines

  • Drawing Bezier lines/boxes
  • Editing points & segments
  • Changing boxes to Bezier items
  • Drawing freehand lines/boxes
  • Text paths
  • Aligning text on a path
  • Items – Advanced
  • Creating picture boxes from text
  • Merge/split items
  • Changing item content
  • Flipping asymmetrical items
  • Document management

Style Sheets – AdvancedMaster Pages-Advanced

  • Creating an index
  • Lists & tables of content
  • Creating books

Colour – Advanced

  • Features of spot & process models
  • Using libraries for colour swatches
  • Colour management basics
  • Colour management preferences
  • The profile manager
  • Using the profile palette

Introduction to Trapping

  • Trapping preferences
  • Trapping exceptions colour by colour
  • Trapping exceptions item by item

Pre-press Checks

  • Font/picture usage
  • Colour separation
  • Collect for output
  • Proof printing
  • Creating crop/cut marks
  • Page set-up options
  • Print options
  • Capturing print settings
  • Print styles


In-House training option - delivered nationwide in the UK

This course is delivered in-house and can be tailored to meet the particular requirements of your organisation.  SquareOne is happy to use client-specific examples for delegates to ensure that the course is as interesting and relevant as possible.

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SquareOne Training

SquareOne Training is an internationally renowned IT Training company who create inspiring, motivational and cost effective training services which bring about tangible improvements in productivity. They specialise in providing classroom courses, Microsoft upgrade training, IT consultancy and large-scale rollout support...

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SquareOne Training

2 Tower Road
CH41 1FN Birkenhead

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