Table of content of all Masterclass tricks

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Table of content of all Masterclass tricks

Postby Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 18 Aug 2014, 08:21

Hi all,

we have been asked numerous times whether we have a table of content for all tips and tricks mentioned in the QuarkXPress Masterclass Webinars.

I have gone through the first two and here's a list of all tips & tricks (in English):

Style sheets (English):
▪ Quickly define a new style sheet: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=4m12s
▪ What’s different in a style sheet (“+“ shows): http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=5m23s
▪ Find text and change to style sheet: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=6m45s
▪ Update style sheet definition with local changes: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=9m35s
▪ Apply style sheets to existing text using „Next Style“: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=10m3s
▪ Sharing style sheets with others: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=11m31s
▪ Insert automatic page breaks: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=13m14s
▪ Create alternating lines in a tab separated table: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=15m26s
▪ Apply several style sheets automatically based on content: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=18m59s
▪ Remove characters using Find/Change: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=52ms

Item Styles (English):
• Create boxes that automatically positions in columns: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=25m59s
• Make items consistent: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=29m30s
• Create drop shadow styles: http://youtu.be/6ywITBpq8C4?t=34m2s

Typography (English):
• Can I safely use the bold button? http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=2m38s
• Use logos instead of characters and have them running with text: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=5m27s
• Add glyphs to favorites to easily add them again: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=9m13s
• Format fractions properly: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=14m30s
• How to see what features an OpenType offers: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=15m23s
• Don’t use a hyphen as a minus symbol: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=16m20s
• Why to use em-spaces as indents and not absolute numbers: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=18m32s
• The difference about kerning and tracking: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=21m48s
• How to remove manual kerning: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=23m18s
• How to automatically kern two 1’s (like in 11): http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=24m3s
• Where you can use swashes: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=26m25s
• How to control when tracking should break ligatures: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=28m28s
• Go for alternative ampersand: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=29m24s
• Apply ordinals (“1st“, “2nd“) automatically: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=30m15s
• Fake small caps vs. proper small caps: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=30m27s

Language & Hyphenation (English):
• Correct hyphenation by language: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=3m40s
• Change all text in a project to another language: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=4m31s
• What does this invisible character stand for? http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=8m21s
• Stop URLs from being hyphenated and automatically break at certain points: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=10m41s
• How to quickly find all text overflows: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=12m47s

Other (English):
• Quickly cut/copy boxes while having content tool activated: http://youtu.be/m23OwlAjWss?t=6m11s

Enjoy!
Matthias
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