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QuarkXPress Power Shortcuts: Productivity Shortcuts for QuarkXPress 4 and 5

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QuarkXPress Power Shortcuts: Productivity Shortcuts for QuarkXPress 4 and 5


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  • Copyright 2002
  • Dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 176
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-2433-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-2433-5

Creativity has its place, but when you're up against a deadline, it's speed that counts. A model of efficiency,QuarkXPress Power Shortcuts is a comprehensive guide to all of the known time-saving key-stroke shortcuts in the last two versions of QuarkXPress. Written by acclaimed Quark expert David Blatner, this compact, economical, no-frills book is packed from cover to cover with key-stroke combos that speed up everyday tasks and make using QuarkXPress easier. Organized by menu and topics, the book includes mouse equivalents for both Macintosh and Windows users. Plus, you get key-stroke combos for hidden Easter eggs, power workflow tips, and more. With QuarkXPress Power Shortcuts, the answers you need to increase productivity are right at your fingertips.

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Table of Contents


Using This Book. Windows versus Macintosh. Get a Macro Program. First Steps in Cutting Corners.


Tool Palette. Measurements Palette. Document Layout Palette. Style Sheets Palette. Colors Palette. Book Palette. Hyperlinks Palette. Layers Palette. Other Palettes. General Palette Tricks.


The XPress Environment. Selecting Items. Dialog Boxes. Tabs and Rulers.


File Menu. Edit Menu. Style Menu. Item Menu. Page Menu. View Menu. Utilities Menu.


Scrolling. Moving Selected Items. Zooming and Magnification.


Moving Through Text. Selecting Text. Deleting Text. Character Formats. Paragraph Formats. Special Formatting Characters. Find/Change Characters.

Pictures and Lines.

Changing the Picture. Modifying Boxes. Bézier Editing. Importing Pictures. Lines.

Easter Eggs.

Hidden Featurettes.

Function Keys.

Context-Sensitive Menus.

Special Characters.

Zapf Dingbats Fonts.

The ANSI Character Set.

Ten Best-Kept Secrets.



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