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mguenther - who has written 70 posts on Planet Quark.

Both an engineer and a layout artist, Matthias bridges the gap between technology and people. - Before joining Quark, Matthias pioneered print, Web, and multimedia products for multiple German publishing companies. Since 1997 he has played a central role in shaping Quark’s desktop and enterprise software. Starting 2003 Matthias has focused on Quark's interactive and digital publishing solutions. He is an active participant in design and publishing communities and represents Quark in the Ghent PDF Workgroup. - Matthias is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences worldwide, helping both individual designers and large organizations to uncover the possibilities and implications of digital publishing, including the business considerations, design and technology implications, and business capabilities offered by digital design and publishing tools. - Since February 2014 Matthias heads Quark's Desktop Publishing business unit and is therefore responsible for QuarkXPress.

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Stunning effects using gradients in QuarkXPress 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017


See an example how to create a stunning 3D or airbrush effect using solely objects in QuarkXPress 2017.

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Happy 30th birthday, QuarkXPress

Friday, March 31, 2017


Happy birthday, QuarkXPress.

30 years today.
30 days younger than Illustrator.
1.5 years before Photoshop.

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QuarkXPress 2017 is a single bundle… sorry what?

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


QuarkXPress 2017 on MacOS is a single bundle. Learn what that means, what advantages this has and what that means when you install XTensions or Scripts.

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Create as many apps as you want – for free, from your Desktop?

Monday, March 6, 2017


QuarkXPress 2017 allows you to create apps from your Desktop, no system or log-in needed.
Just create a digital layout (or convert from print) and export – or add stunning interactivity to it first. After a while you’ll receive the iOS apps (.ipa) on your Desktop.
And even better, you can do that without any additional costs (provided that you have QuarkXPress 2017 and an Apple Developer Account).

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