Publisher description for Quark Prepress : desktop production for graphics professionals / Robert Virkus.


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Counter Learn to use QuarkXPress like a professional… This practical guide to using the Macintosh version 3.2 of QuarkXPress shows you how to create pressworthy electronic files ready to be sent to the imagesetter. The focus throughout the book is on realizing the true prepress potential of QuarkXPress-to prepare film to the exacting standards required for high-quality printing. Among the important topics covered: Using Cartesian coordinates to design and assemble documents that conform to a rigorous page geometry Effectively managing text files and the changing roles and responsibilities of the people who prepare them Preparing QuarkXPress style sheets for maximum typographic consistency and efficiency in a high-volume production setting Using Quark's EfiColor XTension for sophisticated color calibration and management Using Adobe Photoshop and Efi Cachet for the professional color correction of continuous-tone images Mastering QuarkXPress's advanced tools for color trapping, making separations, and printing with process colors Developing dependable procedures for working with service bureaus and other suppliers of imagesetting

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: QuarkXPress (Computer file)Desktop publishing