Importing text


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Importing text

Well, it's certainly possible to type all the text you need into the QuarkXPress. More often than not, you will be receiving a text file from somebody and being asked to import it into a QuarkXPress layout. In QuarkXPress 8 you have several ways of getting that text into your layout. One way would be to simply copy the text from the word processing document and paste it into a new text box in QuarkXPress. Up until recently, the only other approach was to create a text box and then import the text using Quark's Import filters. The QuarkXPress 8 has a third way now and that's to drag-and-drop from your text document right onto the QuarkXPress page.

Let's start with that approach. I am going to switch to a text editor and select some texts in here and then drag-and-drop it onto the pasteboard. Quark built a nice little text box for me, formatted the text using the Normal style sheet and then put the text in there. That can be handy in some workflows, but usually you will be impo...

Importing text
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Importing text 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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