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QuarkXPress 7 New Features

with Jay Nelson

Video: Welcome

How to take advantage of QuarkXpress 7's new features to vastly improve page layouts.
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  1. 49m 1s
    1. Welcome
    2. Setting up for exercise files
      5m 38s
    3. Single layout
      1m 42s
    4. Appending layouts from other projects
      3m 1s
    5. Identifying layers by color
      2m 15s
    6. Proofing output onscreen
      4m 40s
    7. New display technology: XDraw
      1m 54s
    8. Enhanced item locking
      2m 45s
    9. Maintaining picture attributes
      2m 22s
    10. Text case conversion
      1m 2s
    11. Space and align enhancements
      4m 26s
    12. Palette management
      9m 54s
    13. Multiple windows
      4m 34s
    14. Measurements palette
      3m 51s
  2. 38m 15s
    1. Transparency
      14m 29s
    2. Alpha channels
      11m 55s
    3. Drop shadows
      11m 51s
  3. 27m 23s
    1. Editing images with QuarkVista pt. 1
      13m 49s
    2. Editing images with QuarkVista pt. 2
      13m 34s
  4. 38m 26s
    1. Hyphenation, ligatures and transparency
      11m 26s
    2. What is OpenType?
      5m 6s
    3. The OpenType user interface
      6m 23s
    4. Glyphs
      10m 15s
    5. Invisibles and special characters
      5m 16s
  5. 11m 31s
    1. Table enhancements
      11m 31s
  6. 43m 27s
    1. Integration with Photoshop
      12m 14s
    2. Advanced Photoshop integration
      12m 5s
    3. Integration with PDF
      4m 34s
    4. Integration with Microsoft Excel
      6m 43s
    5. Integration with Flash
      7m 51s
  7. 35m 0s
    1. Synchronized items
      13m 11s
    2. Composition Zones
      13m 29s
    3. Shared layouts
      8m 20s
  8. 25m 46s
    1. Understanding JDF and Quark Job Jackets
      4m 8s
    2. Understanding the Quark Job Jackets interface
      8m 38s
    3. Using Job Tickets
      9m 10s
    4. Automatic color management
      2m 55s
    5. For more information
  9. 37m 8s
    1. Print dialog box enhancements
      12m 53s
    2. Printing with an RGB workflow
      1m 40s
    3. Output styles
      6m 14s
    4. Exporting PDFs and PDF/X support
      10m 5s
    5. Embedding fonts in EPS files
      3m 18s
    6. Variable data printing (PPML)
      1m 35s
    7. Backward compatibility
      1m 23s
  10. 4m 31s
    1. Getting Help
      2m 45s
    2. Goodbye
      1m 46s

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QuarkXPress 7 New Features
Video duration: 0s 5h 10m Intermediate


QuarkXPress 7 is the most significant update ever to Quark's page layout application. In QuarkXPress 7 New Features, Jay Nelson, editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly, expertly shows you how to take advantage of the program's new features to vastly improve your page layouts. Keeping designers in mind, Jay explains every interface change and uses real-world examples to demonstrate how to use each new feature. He covers everything from working with transparency, drop shadows, and OpenType fonts, to editing native Photoshop documents, applying picture effects, sharing content and layouts in real time, and enjoying truly automatic color management. Exercise files accompany the training videos, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Topics include:
  • Interface changes Transparency and drop shadows Advanced support of OpenType fonts Picture Effects and editing Photoshop files Sharing content and layouts in real time Automatic color management Professional PDF output The power and simplicity of Quark Job Jackets


Hello. My name is Jay Nelson. I'm the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. I'll be your guide for this QuarkXPress 7 New Features training video. In it we'll cover all of the features in QuarkXPress 7, including the interface enhancements, how to take advantage of the new transparency and drop shadow features, image editing and adding effects to pictures, improvements to typography, a much for interesting tables feature. We'll cover how QuarkXPress integrates with other applications and file formats such as Photoshop, Excel, PDF, and Flash.

We'll explore the new collaboration features such as shared content, composition zones and shared layouts. We'll explore using the new Quark Job Jackets. We'll look at the dramatic new output improvements and then I'll mention some other sources for getting information about QuarkXPress 7. So relax, and I hope you enjoy spending this time with me and QuarkXPress 7.

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