Making boxes and lines


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Making boxes and lines

Creating boxes on a QuarkXPress page to put text in and to put pictures in, and then reshaping those boxes and giving them attributes such as colors and frames is basic to how you use QuarkXPress. Let's look at how you make those boxes, put text or pictures into them, adjust their shapes, and control their default behavior. To begin with, let's just create a new project, and accept whatever size it wants to put in there. If you know you want to create a text- box, all you need to do is click on the Text tool there, drag out a box, and begin typing.

If you want to create a picture-box, grab the Picture Box tool, drag out a box, and then you can either double-click it to go and insert a picture in it that's on your desktop, or somewhere else on your computer, or you can drag pictures in from various places such as Adobe Bridge, the desktop iPhoto, pretty much anywhere you can drag and drop a picture, you can drag it right into this box. Same is true with text in this text box b...

Making boxes and lines
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Making boxes and lines 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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