QuarkXPress 9: Level 1


  • April 26, 2017
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm


You will use QuarkXPress 9 to set up and lay out single-page and multiple-page documents.



This course is intended for professional and prospective layout designers and technicians with no experience using QuarkXPress, who need to learn to use QuarkXPress to lay out publications. They have basic word processing skills and may already use Illustrator and Photoshop.

Prerequisites: Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer’s operating system. They should also have basic word processing skills, such as copying and pasting text, formatting type, and so on.



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Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • get started with a QuarkXPress project.
  • add text and graphics to a layout.
  • typeset text in a QuarkXPress layout.
  • create tables to present text and graphics in a layout.
  • enhance the appearance of content in a layout.
  • finalize a document for output.



Lesson 1: Getting Started with a QuarkXPress Project

Topic 1A: Explore the QuarkXPress Interface

Topic 1B: Set Up a Layout


Lesson 2: Adding Content to a Layout

Topic 2A: Add Text

Topic 2B: Place Graphics


Lesson 3: Typesetting

Topic 3A: Flow Text

Topic 3B: Format Paragraphs

Topic 3C: Use Style Sheets


Lesson 4: Presenting Text and Graphics in Tables

Topic 4A: Create Tables

Topic 4B: Modify Tables


Lesson 5: Enhancing a Layout

Topic 5A: Apply Colors

Topic 5B: Set Item Properties

Topic 5C: Check Spelling

Topic 5D: Arrange Items

Topic 5E: Convert Text to Boxes


Lesson 6: Finalizing a Document for Output

Topic 6A: Check Usage of Assets

Topic 6B: Export a Layout

Topic 6C: Print a Layout

Topic 6D: Collect for Output

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