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by Binky
20 Oct 2008, 16:09
Forum: Sofa Threads
Topic: You couldn't make this up
Replies: 13
Views: 1018

You couldn't make this up

I like the customers who provide you their camera ready ad as a 72dpi jpg. Then when you tell them to give you a press-ready PDF they find someone to convert their jpg to a PDF and send that to you. Now, what am I supposed to do with that?! Hmmmm.... I replied to this but my contribution disappeare...
by Binky
15 Oct 2008, 09:27
Forum: Sofa Threads
Topic: QuarK??????
Replies: 6
Views: 519

QuarK??????

Helloeverybody, Quark install version 8, it seems to me a cheap copy ofAdobe, has many errors and I better switch to mud, there can useInDesign and interacts well with flash, illustrator, photoshop, nowdeparted new applications for web pages like adobe flex 3, very easy touse, they recommend it to ...
by Binky
05 Oct 2008, 04:50
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: QXP8: The manual that should have been...
Replies: 6
Views: 699

QXP8: The manual that should have been...

So it is gonna be a printed manual available for purchase on Quark Store? The indication so far is that after all of the work has been done to create the manual for QXP 8 .... there are no plans at this time to go the last step and commit it to paper. This really is a shame because of all of the ob...
by Binky
22 Sep 2008, 05:58
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: General
Topic: QXP 8Crash, crash, crash.
Replies: 43
Views: 1627

QXP 8Crash, crash, crash.

This is to answer my own question. After many crashes trying to open files in both Quark 7.5 and in 8, I trashed all the preference files and restarted and all seems to work at the moment. I wish to thank Sirish Nair at Quark for his quick email to discuss my problem. Seems most Quark problems can ...
by Binky
15 Sep 2008, 07:59
Forum: Sofa Threads
Topic: MacSpeech Dictate on QXP 7 or QXP 8 ???
Replies: 2
Views: 351

MacSpeech Dictate on QXP 7 or QXP 8 ???

I have a copy of MacSpeech Dictate coming.It says on the website that it works with QuarkXPress.Has anyone actually experienced the thrill of using MacSpeech Dictate in conjunction with a recent version of QXP ???Binky
by Binky
14 Sep 2008, 04:00
Forum: Sofa Threads
Topic: What do you love about Quark 8?
Replies: 9
Views: 534

What do you love about Quark 8?

I would like to know what your loving about Quark 8? My would be..... The new tools and short cuts to them I can now see the picture resolution of imported images displayed in the measurements bar. Drag and drop Overall performance and stability is a marked improvement in my view Any others you can...
by Binky
12 Sep 2008, 17:24
Forum: Sofa Threads
Topic: I'm off to the dark side...
Replies: 2
Views: 250

I'm off to the dark side...

Last Tuesday, I was sitting at my desk waiting for Quark 7 to produce a medium res PDF file of an 8 page document to send to a client to proof. It had some not overly large .psd files in, but was running on a maxed out iMac 2.8. It took 1hr 12mins, creating a postscript file of 615Mb and a PDF of 9...
by Binky
12 Sep 2008, 17:03
Forum: QuarkXPress 8, 9 & 10: General
Topic: quark has gone kaput
Replies: 4
Views: 111

quark has gone kaput

I copied my entire laptop harddrive (Mac G4 Powerbook, OS10.4.11) onto an external drive yesterday, to have a backup in case ofemergency. Today I cannot open any quark document, or launch the application. I get the "quark has quit unexpectedly" message. Help! Thank you And did you use Carbon Copy C...
by Binky
10 Sep 2008, 14:52
Forum: Sofa Threads
Topic: CONSUMER BEWARE!
Replies: 9
Views: 564

CONSUMER BEWARE!

QuarkXPress installation process as... intricate... interactive... andpotentially challenging, rather than "insanely complicated". OK so somewhere between the two. have you considered a career in politics? Anyway it seems I have 4 serials for quark8 so I'll treat it as a bonus for my trouble http:/...
by Binky
09 Sep 2008, 08:10
Forum: Sofa Threads
Topic: CONSUMER BEWARE!
Replies: 9
Views: 564

CONSUMER BEWARE!

I don't think this is atypical, I'm half way through the same process! Upgrade to 7 get 8 free, go on the web give out credit card details to cover the shipping and licensing, there seemed no way to register a second copy using the same e-mail address!. A month after Binky gets his quark8 I ring to...

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