Deleting items


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Deleting items

It may seem odd to have a movie on deleting items, but in QuarkXPress you can delete the content, the item or both, and there are multiple ways to do that. If you want to delete an item, the whole item, you select the Item tool and then click on the item you want to delete. Then you can either press the Delete key on your keyboard, like that or, I'll select this one, you can press Command+K on Mac or Ctrl+K on Windows and it also goes away. Now why on earth would there be a key command to delete an item, when you've already got a Delete key in your keyboard? Well, that's just an efficiency enhancement.

So, let's say you have the Text Content tool or the Picture Content tool and you click, say, on a picture box. If I had the Delete key, it's going to delete the content and not the box itself. If I want to delete the whole thing at once, that's where Command+K or Ctrl+K comes in. Now, I remember this because Command+K to me means Command Kill. When you really want to ...

Deleting items
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Deleting items provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jay Nelson as part of the QuarkXPress 8 Essential Training

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Design
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QuarkXPress
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