Inserting typographic special effects


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Inserting typographic special effects

QuarkXPress has a wide variety of effects that you can apply to text. The ones I want to highlight in this movie include drop shadows, making true fractions and true prices using drop caps, and then Greeking text, so that it appears as gray bars instead of text, when you are looking at it on the screen. If you are looking at the Petstumes Project, we'll just click on the Magazine Spreads layout and as we see the cover here, there are some opportunities to apply effects to some of this text. Right off the bat, I think it'd be fun to have a drop shadow on the Petworld nameplate here.

So I simply click on the text-box, go to the Measurements palette, and the very last tab is the Drop Shadow tab. If we just click the Apply Drop Shadow button over here, it applies the default settings for a Drop Shadow in QuarkXPress. We'll select to see what those are. Multiply Drop Shadow means do you want the drop shadow to be added on top of what's behind it or replace what's behind it? In...

Inserting typographic special effects
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Inserting typographic special effects 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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