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QuarkXPress Training Course | Long Print Layouts



(£118.80 incl. VAT)


1 Day


Online Virtual Classroom


On this QuarkXPress training course you'll learn about combining multiple Quark Print Layouts into a Book; building a Table of Contents and other Lists across all of the Layouts in the Book; adding Indexes and Cross References; and everything else you need to create professionally published and typeset content.


  • Thursday 1st January 1970 | 09:30 - 16:30
  • This course is scheduled according to demand, please contact us to arrange a date.

Who should attend?

This QuarkXPress training course is one of three one-day Extensions to the Foundation Level QuarkXPress training course and is designed for those who need to create longer print documents, such as books or manuals, using QuarkXPress.
You'll need to have attended the QuarkXPress Foundation Level training course first, or at least be familiar with everything that's included in it before attending this, or any of the other Extension courses.

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 Project Defaults
  • Customising Style Sheet, Colour Palette, H&J Profiles and other default settings

Working with Multiple Master Pages

  • Creating Multiple Master Pages
  • Linking the Text in Additional Master Pages to the Flow of the Default A Master Page
  • Trouble-shooting Master Pages

Advanced Page Layout Controls

  • Creating, Editing & Applying Paragraph & Character Style Sheets
  • Understanding and Using Conditional Styles
  • Using the Automatic Text Box
  • The Library Palette
  • The Page Layout Palette
  • Creating and Editing H&Js (Hyphenation & Justification Profiles)
  • Copy-Fitting
  • Copy-Fitting Using Grid Styles

Preparing Text for Importing to QuarkXPress

  • How QuarkXPress Supports Paragraph Styles Used in a Word-Processor
  • Pre-Tagging Text in a Word Processor
  • Using the XTags Xtension


  • Adding Clickable Hyperlinks for PDF Output (or other eBook formats)

Using the Append Command

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

Creating a Table of Contents and Other Lists

  • Defining a New List Type
  • Specifying the Paragraph Style Sheets to Include in a List
  • Building a List
  • Formatting a List

Building a QuarkXPress Book File

Linking QuarkXPress Documents using the Book Feature

  • Adding Layouts to the Book
  • Re-arranging the Layouts in a Book
  • Assigning a Master Layout
  • Synchronising the Book
  • Printing a Book

Adding an Index

  • Planning an Index
  • Inserting Index Markers in the Text
  • Building an Index
  • Formatting an Index