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by medialog
19 May 2015, 06:38
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: How to apply "pure" Style Sheet to a paragraph?
Replies: 7
Views: 11221

Re: How to apply "pure" Style Sheet to a paragraph?

yes, you can do this by scripting (I don't have the syntax for style sheet. Alternatively, you can try something like: tell application "QuarkXPress" activate tell selection set style of every word of every paragraph to {on styles:{bold}} #set style of word 1 of every paragraph to {off styles:{itali...
by medialog
18 May 2015, 10:24
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Dialog box / bringing Commando+M etc, back)
Replies: 2
Views: 6801

Re: Dialog box / bringing Commando+M etc, back)

Actually, I have discovered that the problem could lie with:
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set a to left of bounds of current box

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Althought a dialog box returns this as (for example) "20 mm", there seems to be no way to convert this to a string or int
by medialog
18 May 2015, 08:59
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: Dialog box / bringing Commando+M etc, back)
Replies: 2
Views: 6801

Dialog box / bringing Commando+M etc, back)

Hi I am making applescript to bring back Commando+M , Command + F etc that has disappeared in >= 10. Adding a script and have a shortcut for it works 'good enough', but it would be best to have a 'decent dialog box' I was looking at https://www.bluem.net/en/mac/pashua/ to create that, but I can not ...
by medialog
18 May 2015, 08:58
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: AppleScript
Topic: How to apply "pure" Style Sheet to a paragraph?
Replies: 7
Views: 11221

Re: How to apply "pure" Style Sheet to a paragraph?

This has changed from version to version ( because of paragraph styles and character styles). You can try this: 1) Make a new style for the selected paragraph (while it is selected) 2) Choose this style for the selected paragraph 3) Select the 'original' style ... or 1) Make a new style 2) Duplicate...
by medialog
18 May 2015, 06:35
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Anyone else having Command+M withdrawal symptoms in ver. 10?
Replies: 3
Views: 6418

Re: Anyone else having Command+M withdrawal symptoms in ver.

I still work in Quark 9.5 (even after buying 10) since this is very irritating. It is much faster to work with a dialog box that is centered on the screen, then one at the bottom (with small text that might be difficult to see for 'not so jung people'. And while we are at it.... Commando + F (text f...
by medialog
18 May 2015, 05:48
Forum: QuarkXPress 2015: General
Topic: Details in the interface
Replies: 14
Views: 7831

Re: Details in the interface

+100

Also: I need the cmd-M measurement / specifications box / palette back. ... This is the reason I still use 9.5 even after buying 10.5

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