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QuarkXpress - New User (In-House)

SquareOne Training
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Length: 2 days
Location: Nationwide
Next available date: Please enquire to discuss - Nationwide

QuarkXpress - New User (In-House)

QuarkXpress - New User In-House Training

QuarkXpress - New User In-House - 2-day course in document design and layout

This QuarkXpress - New User In-House Training provides a comprehensive outline of the Quark page layout application.

SquareOne has designed the in-house course course in line with the industry requirements, focusing on the core elements as well as the latest additions to the interface.
Covering all relevant commands and functions, it will equip delegates with the skills to:

  • Setup pages
  • Work with text & images
  • Use colour
  • Working with frames & shapes
  • Create multi-page documents

By the end of the course, delegates will know all they need to know about using QuarkXpress to produce highly effective, print-ready layouts.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This QuarkXpress - New User In-House is for suitable for those who are new to Quark and want to improve their skills in designing professional layouts.

Training Course Content

Course content typically includes:

Introduction

  • About QuarkXpress and page layout
  • Working with documents and projects
  • Using the interface
  • Setting basic preferences

Setting up Pages

  • Creating a new document
  • Choosing document settings
  • Working with margins, columns and gutters
  • Working with bleed
  • Using rulers and guides
  • Working with the zero point
  • Navigation and magnification
  • Using undo commands

Working with Text

  • Creating text frames
  • Importing, typing and pasting text
  • Dealing with text overflow - link and unlink
  • Using the measurements palette
  • Basic character formatting
  • Basic paragraph formatting
  • Working with tabs
  • Using the style sheet panel
  • Basic character style sheets
  • Basic paragraph level style sheets
  • Applying and editing style sheets

Working with Images

  • About image file types
  • CMYK vs RGB
  • Creating image frames
  • Importing images
  • Moving and resizing images
  • Rotating images within a frame
  • Flipping images within a frame
  • Wrapping text around an image
  • Text wrap options

Using Colour

  • Colour overview and considerations for print
  • Mixing colours
  • Storing colours
  • Editing existing colours
  • Using colour blends
  • Adding colour - background, text and frame
  • Choosing Pantone colours
  • Converting spot to process

Working with Frames and Shapes

  • Creating basic shapes
  • Working with the line tools
  • Creating custom shapes
  • Editing shape paths
  • Copy and paste items
  • Adding borders to frames and shapes
  • Transforming objects
  • Grouping and ungrouping objects
  • Dealing with object stacking
  • Adding a drop shadow effect
  • Using the step and repeat command
  • Using the space and align command

Working with Tables

  • Using the table tool
  • Choosing table options
  • Adding content to a table
  • Editing table borders and cells

Creating Multi-Page Documents

  • Setting up a facing page file
  • Using multiple single pages
  • Working with the pages palette
  • Navigating pages
  • Adding, deleting and moving pages
  • Using master pages
  • Applying and editing masters
  • Using auto page numbering

Saving and Printing

  • Saving a Quark document
  • Checking image and font usage
  • Collecting a project for print

Expenses

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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