Working with pictures


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Working with pictures

Moving, cropping, resizing, rotating and skewing pictures in QuarkXPress 8 is dramatically easier than it was in previous versions. You can do just about all of it without taking your hands off your mouse or your keyboard. I am going to import a picture right now into QuarkXPress from the Finder and as I drag it on it creates a picture box for me and you will notice that it switches to the Picture Content tool. Now my preferred way of working is to type the V key to get the Item tool real quick, drag it into the position I want, change its Preview Resolution from Low Resolution to Full Resolution, so I see everything that I'm working with and then now I feel comfortable with cropping the picture and resizing it and rotating it.

To crop it, you just drag the little handles in from the outside edge. You can drag the corners or the sides. You can also rotate the picture, which you may have noticed when this icon became a little curled arrow. Just click and drag outside any corner to r...

Working with pictures
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Working with pictures 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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