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voulastaur
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corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by voulastaur » 07 Dec 2017, 04:10

Hello guys,
Can you solve me some questions. In my new job i work with corel and photoshop and now for a newspaper project i make it at QX17. As i see it can open pdf files and with convert to native it can be edited and the text and the curves. With pdf from corel this is not happening, yes i can convert the image but with text i cant do something, just move it is in a box like outline but neither with curves can't do something. They are like seperate images all the boxes that created after convert.
Another issue how i save from corel to open as picture in qx177? if i save *eps wherever i use drop shadow in corel, at qx17 shows up with lines, and if i have made 2 pages at corel they saved and the 2 of them.
So I input only pdf to qx17 from corel?
With that option i made a big file in qx17? and in a page of news paper maybe i use a lot of picture that i can input them from A4 the original size to A6. the picture size reduced when i make it smaller at qx17?? or at finally i export a pdf page 1gb :D :D :D
That small problem i have to issue before i start my newspaprer, and many others that appeared in the work

Thank you a lot

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Re: corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by max.peter » 07 Dec 2017, 05:25

You can try other file formats for saving/exporting from CorelDraw: tiff. jpeg, png. All of these can be handled by QXP.
For text you can try also to copy from CorelDraw, then to paste as native objects in QXP.
If you want to export as eps from CorelDraw, use the transparency option in Export dialog box, then you can add drop shadows directly in QXP.
Related to the QXP's file size: QXP does not store the images in the structure of the file, but keeps a link to the locations of the inserted pictures on your HDD, so the file size is not big. As I can remember, CorelDraw has also the option to add a link to an image when importing it.
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Re: corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by voulastaur » 07 Dec 2017, 09:03

thanks a lot for your answer. So for the file sizes, when i export from qx17 to pdf and have used big images files with big dimension and at quark i reduse the dimensions, at the export pdf files the final size is has to be wit h the big import image to quark or with the small dimensions i give at quark. i you can understand what i say

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Re: corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by max.peter » 07 Dec 2017, 10:35

QXP does export to PDF with the images you imported. If these images have big sizes, the final PDF will have a bigger size as well.
The imported images in QXP are not modified and do not exist two versions of each image, one small and one big, but a single version.

The size of the exported PDF from QXP depends also on options and standards you have set in the Export dialog box. For high quality the resulting PDF file is bigger than the file created with low quality option.

I hope understood well your questions. If not, please let me know.
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Re: corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by Jiri Melnicky » 07 Dec 2017, 10:59

You still have the option of converting a PDF in photoshop to 600 DPI, merge layers, save as a TIFF LZW (lossless compression) bitmap, and import into QuarkXPress. I guarantee 100% success. When creating a PDF from Quark, enter 600 DPI resolution. The result will be sharp even on high quality paper.
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Re: corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by A Palaniappan (Quark) » 08 Dec 2017, 04:58

Hi,

Thank you for contacting Quark and sharing the feedback.

The drop shadow created by Corel Draw is written like patterns in PDF and it can be observed when you open in Illustrator.

For other convert to native issue it seems the images and the texts were flattened due to which it is not converting.

Kindly try with different compression methods and resolution as suggested by jiri.

If you have any file specific issue, kindly mail to apalaniappan@quark.com with the issue description to analyze the issue.

Thanks
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Re: corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by voulastaur » 12 Dec 2017, 04:21

Jiri Melnicky wrote:You still have the option of converting a PDF in photoshop to 600 DPI, merge layers, save as a TIFF LZW (lossless compression) bitmap, and import into QuarkXPress. I guarantee 100% success. When creating a PDF from Quark, enter 600 DPI resolution. The result will be sharp even on high quality paper.

So about closing pdf from Quark, I close at pdfx1a, you tell me at compression dialog that is by hand 300 - 300 - 1200 to close how? 300 - 300 - 600? And i have good quality even at an illustration paper and at a copy paper 80gr?
And the other thing you say to close pdf from photoshop. You mean if i creat a poster with layers at photoshop to close at pdf 600 dpi. You mean to ghange the image size at 600 dpi and then to close pdf x-1a at 300 - 300 - 1200? is that will make more bigger file?

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Re: corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by Jiri Melnicky » 12 Dec 2017, 06:31

Corel when exporting to PDF: Compression type: ZIP, Bitmap downsampling = none (do not tick any box). Open a PDF in Photoshop. Depends on the softness of graphics - 300 DPIs will be enough for the poster. 600 DPI for fine text, fine graphics. Save to TIFF LZW. Import TIFF to QuarkXPress. This is how I work in our company in the case of PDFs from different advertisers – each PDF will be opened in photoshop at 600 DPI and will be imported into Quark in TIFF format. From Quark, we create a PDF at a resolution of 600 DPI (quality guaranteed).
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Re: corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by voulastaur » 12 Dec 2017, 07:59

[quote="Jiri Melnicky"]Corel when exporting

Thank you very much Jiri. Why at TIFF lzw, what is that, i put none there. Also, When you open a pdf to photoshop and you put 600dpi to open , with that way don;t you spoil the quality of the image?

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Re: corel draw and quarkxpress2017

Post by Jiri Melnicky » 12 Dec 2017, 08:24

If you have the option to save to TIFF LZW, use this option - the TIFF LZW file will always be smaller and will be of the same quality as the "ordinary" TIFF. At 600 DPI you do not have to worry about losing quality. Of course this is true if you do not increase the picture in the Quark for 200% :). Then you can observe the deterioration of the quality especially in small texts.
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