Quark Xpress Training

quark-logo1Become an expert with world-renowned publishing software QuarkXPress in less than a week!
Our power packed package brings true value to your investment and we assure you of assistance even after training. We believe in sharing expertise and building long lasting relationship for mutual benefits.
We understand how critical is it for you to know the software break points and quick fixes to avoid loss in production so we offer key troubleshooting tips & techniques.

Benefits:

  • Highly custom training to best suit your needs
  • Covers Digital Publishing for iPAD along with designing Blio eBooks & ePub eBooks
  • 2 months after training support at no extra cost (Limited period offer)
  • 2 months free technical assistance to ensure optimum software use

QuarkXPress: Standard Training Syllabus

(Segment - I)

QuarkXPress Basics

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•    Layout basics
•    Creating a project
•    Tools palette overview
•    Creating guides & working with items
•    Creating boxes with standard box tools & Bezier tool
•    Creating custom shapes using ShapeMaker
•    Entering & Importing text
•    Formatting text
•    Importing & Modifying a picture
•    Running text around a picture
•    Controlling stacking order
•    Spacing and aligning items
•    Working with layers
•    Creating colors
•    Applying colors to text and pictures
•    Applying colors to frames and boxes
•    Creating a blend
•    Editing a color
•    Working with a table
•    Linking cells & adding pictures in table cells
•    Adding and deleting rows and columns
•    Importing excel data into a table
•    Printing basics

Advanced Layout Construction

•    Working with master pages
•    Creating automatic page numbers
•    Separating layouts into sections
•    Creating a new library
•    Adding Items to a library
•    Saving as a template
•    Working with palette groups
•    Down saving

Text and Typography

•    Creating a character style sheet
•    Creating a paragraph style sheet
•    Applying a style sheetQXP9Image
•    Editing a style sheet
•    Adjusting leading
•    Adjusting space before and after paragraphs
•    Using baseline shift
•    Working with hanging characters
•    Setting tracking and kerning
•    Inserting glyphs
•    Inserting special characters
•    Working with OpenType
•    Setting Tabs
•    Applying rules and drop caps
•    Controlling hyphenation and justification

Page Elements

•    Using the automatic text box
•    Linking text boxes
•    Rerouting and breaking links
•    Drawing with The Bezier Pen tool
•    Working with points, handles and segments

Advanced Pictures

•    Using an embedded clipping path
•    Using a clipping path for runaround
•    Creating and modifying a clipping path
•    Modifying pictures
•    Saving imported pictures
•    Adding hyperlinks

Output Options

•    Exporting a layout as a PDF/PS
•    Exporting as EPS

Preference Overview

•    Setting preferences for display
•    Setting preferences for text & images
•    Setting preferences for color management
•    Setting preferences for Print, Web & Interactive layouts

(Segment - II)

Long-Document Features

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•    Creating a book
•    Working with chapters
•    Synchronizing book resources
•    Building a TOC using List
•    Creating Index
•    Building a formatted index

Transparency and Drop Shadows

•    Applying transparency to items, groups & text
•    Modifying transparency
•    Applying drop shadow to an item, text
•    Creating a drop shadow for an text
•    Modifying drop shadow

Color Management Overview

•    Previewing color
•    Configuring color management settings

Shared Content

•    Adding a layout to a project
•    Creating a split view and a new window
•    Synchronizing a picture between layouts
•    Synchronizing text between layouts

Composition Zones

•    Creating a Composition Zones item
•    Working with Composition Zones usage
•    Linking to a composition layout

Job Jackets BasicsQXP8Image

•    Creating a project from a Job Ticket template
•    Appling a Job Ticket template to a project
•    Evaluating a layout
•    Sharing a Job Jackets file
•    Examining a Job Jackets file
•    Adding and moving resources
•    Adding a rule set
•    Adding a layout definition

Web Layouts

•    Creating hyperlinks
•    Centering the web page
•    Applying Roll overs
•    Creating a Form
•    Creating a menu

Interactive Layouts

•    Working with buttons
•    Working with Image Sequence
•    Creating interactive menu objects
•    Configuring the mouse-over effects
•    Configuring user events
•    Adding animations
•    Working with Video Player
•    Working with Scripts

Layout Automation

•    Creating bullet and numbering styles
•    Working with Outline styles
•    Creating callouts and callout anchors
•    Working with callout styles
•    Creating and applying a conditional style
•    Using conditional style markers

Digital Publishing

•    Adding interactive content to a Blio layout
•    Creating a Reflow view
•    Adding pages and items
•    Tagging content
•    Adding a Blio TOC
•    Adding eBook metadata
•    Exporting an ePUB e-book
•    Testing an ePUB e-book

Designing Digital Magazine for iPAD

•    Adding Interactive content to iPAD Layout
•    Exporting as .zave format
•    Setting up Quark Issue Previewer & iOS simulator
•    Preview the magazine in iOS Simulator

Troubleshooting Tips & Techniques

•    Installation issues & troubleshooting
•    Launch issues & troubleshooting
•    Printing issues & troubleshooting

Pricing

  • Segment I at $599
  • Segment II at $599

The complete package (Segment I & Segment II) is priced at $999 $900 (Save $200 $300 by buying complete package )

Currently we offer an introductory discount of 10% for the complete package! Limited Availability.