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QuarkXPress Training Course | Intermediate Level

Price

£99.00

(£118.80 incl. VAT)

Duration

1 Day

Location

Online Virtual Classroom

Overview

So...you've been on the Introductory level QuarkXPress training course and now it's time to develop your skills? Or maybe you've had no formal training but have been using QuarkXPress for a while and feel there are things you're missing out on?

Either way, this could well be the course you're looking for. This Intermediate QuarkXPress training course consists entirely of hands-on practical work using a series of exercises designed to help you refine your knowledge of QuarkXPress.

Dates

  • Wednesday 22nd April 2020 | 09:30 - 16:30

Who should attend?

Ideally, you should have attended the Introductory QuarkXPress training course and/or have had plenty of hands-on practice using the software before attending this course.

Contact us to run this QuarkXPress training course or a customised version of it on your own premises for just £415+vat per day for up to two people. Add just £75+vat each for additional person. Price is inclusive of course reference notes and email support but exclusive of the trainer's travel and overnight accommodation costs where required.

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Course Content

What you can expect to learn on this QuarkXPress training course:

QuarkXPress Defaults Reviewed

  • QuarkXPress Application and Document Defaults
  • Customising the Default Style Sheet, Colour Palette, and H&J Profiles

Master Pages Reviewed

  • Setting Up Master Pages in QuarkXPress
  • Creating Additional Master Pages
  • Linking the Text in Additional Master Pages to the Flow of the Default Master Page
  • Trouble-shooting Master Pages

Advanced Page Layout Controls

  • Paragraph & Character Style Sheets Reviewed – Creating, Editing & Applying
  • Using the Automatic Text Box
  • The Library Palette
  • The Document Layout Palette
  • Creating New H&J (Hyphenation & Justification) Profiles for use in QuarkXPress Documents
  • Copy-Fitting
  • Copy-Fitting Using the Baseline Grid

All About Béziers

  • What is a Bézier Path?
  • Creating Curved Lines and Boxes
  • Controlling the Shape of Curves
  • Corner, Smooth and Symmetrical Points
  • Straight and Curved Segments
  • Changing the Shapes of Curves

 

 

Transforming Items by Merging, Splitting and Converting

  • Using Text as a Picture Box
  • Understanding the Different Merge Options
  • Understanding the Split Commands
  • Using the Merge and Split Commands for Creative Graphic Effects

Creative Graphics Using Picture Effects

  • Using Image Adjustment
  • Special Picture Effects

Clipping Paths

  • QuarkXPress Support for Embedded Clipping Paths
  • Creating an Internal QuarkXPress Clipping Path
  • Editing Clipping Paths
  • Running Text Around Clipping Paths

Custom Dashes & Stripes

  • Creating and Editing Dash Styles
  • Creating and Editing Stripe Styles
  • Applying Custom Dash and Stripe Styles

Using the Append Command

  • Appending Colours, Stylesheets, H&Js, Dashes & Stripes, Lists etc from one QuarkXPress Document to another

 

Printing & Output

  • Creating a Print Style
  • Printing Using a Print Style
  • Printing Colour Separations
  • Creating PDF Output from QuarkXPress
  • Some Common Output Problems explained – Fonts, Picture Formats & Mac/PC issues