Most QX2017 XTensions will work in QX2018

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Most QX2017 XTensions will work in QX2018

Post by Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 20 Mar 2018, 08:34

Hi all,

as we have been asked several times:
Technically QuarkXPress 2017 and 2018 share the same XTensions interface (like QuarkXPress 2015 and 2016 did).

So in theory all 2017 XT should run in QX2018.

I can think of two exceptions:
1) The XT developer put a hard check against major version number into the XTension. I know a few did with QX2015/2016. Main reason for them to do that back then was QA (quality). Of course this could also be a business decision.
2) The XT provides or makes use of features that have drastically changed in QX2018. Think of file format. Or if your XT was to support a higher zoom factor.

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Re: Most QX2017 XTensions will work in QX2018

Post by shaun » 15 May 2018, 04:56

FontAgent extension for 2017 works in 2018.

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