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Training QuarkXPress 8 / Advanced – 1 day

Class overview :

In this advanced QuarkXPress training class, you will use QuarkXPress to produce more professional-looking layouts. As you begin this QuarkXPress training class, you should already have a basic understanding of how QuarkXPress works. You may be able to create simple layouts and perform basic tasks, but find that is not enough to effectively work within a more professional, fast-paced environment.

Class goals :

– Learn to create graphic effects using Bezier paths, transparency, drop shadows, alpha masks, and picture effects.
– Learn to create type effects so that body text and display type enhance the layout’s design.
– Learn to lay out pages efficiently.
– Learn to control type color so that the densities of text blocks are modified as desired.
– Learn to apply color management techniques so that colors on the screen and the output match as accurately as possible.
– Examine different techniques for managing long documents.

Content of Training QuarkXPress 8 / Advanced

  1. Creating Graphic Effects
    1. Draw Bezier Paths
    2. Reshape a Picture Box
    3. Combine Bezier Shapes
    4. Silhouette Pictures
    5. Apply Transparency and Drop Shadow Effects
    6. Apply an Alpha Mask
    7. Apply Picture Effects
  2. Creating Type Effects
    1. Create Drop Caps
    2. Reverse Type with a Style Sheet
    3. Typeset Numbers
    4. Create a Type Mask
    5. Flow Type on a Path
    6. Create a Type Shadow
  3. Laying Out Pages
    1. Organize Design Elements in Libraries
    2. Share Content
    3. Step-and-Repeat Items
    4. Adjust Spacing Between Items
    5. Manipulate Grouped Items
    6. Layer Items
  4. Typesetting Layouts
    1. Choose Appropriate Typefaces
    2. Choose Appropriate Leading
    3. Set Justification Options
    4. Hyphenate Text
    5. Track Type
    6. Kern Type
    7. Embed Fonts in EPS Files
  5. Applying Color Management
    1. Determine the Usage of Color Management
    2. Set Up Color Management
    3. Change Image Profiles
    4. Choose Color Settings for Output
  6. Managing Long Documents
    1. Change Type Formatting Automatically
    2. Section a Document
    3. Create a List
    4. Index Documents
    5. Create a Book
QuarkXPress 7 / Advanced
Training QuarkXPress 7 / Advanced

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …


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1180 Bruxelles

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