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