Shared Content is a feature that’s been available in QuarkXPress since version 6, but is often overlooked. continue reading excerpt
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Some publishers are stumped when asked to retrieve material from old editions. Unlike web content, printed copy doesn’t always go through a CMS, and the only final version may be the one on the page. If you’re sitting on an archive of InDesign or QuarkXPress documents, it can be difficult and time-consuming to answer questions [...]
A common layout requirement is to create a table based on an imported Excel spreadsheet but styled to match the rest of a publication. What’s especially annoying is to get a table finished only to find the supplied data has changed. This can be avoided by maintaining a link between the original Excel file and your Quark or InDesign document. Read the full article in MacUser Vol 25 No 18, on sale now.
For layout artists, the bane of corporate reports and technical reviews is the presentation of data. But most graphs aren’t complicated to create, so why spend time fiddling with Excel when you can draw them far more elegantly yourself? Read the full article in MacUser Vol 25 No 16, on sale now.
No, it’s not a policy announcement from UKIP, it’s a tutorial on the new hanging punctuation options in QuarkXPress 8. In MacUser Vol 25 No 12, on sale now.
Adobe PDF is a superbly flexible file format that’s become the norm for sharing documents. It’s also increasingly dominant as a way of delivering desktop publishing (DTP) jobs to print shops, but the plethora of output options has many users questioning whether it really makes things easier. Find out how to get it right every time in MacUser Vol 25 No 12, on sale now.
Like so many other everyday tasks, printing documents is something your Mac setup can handle as a matter of course. Whether you use a laser for high speed and crisp text, or an inkjet for photorealistic colour, today’s desktop printers are amazingly capable. Even so, the time will come when you need to go beyond [...]