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mguenther - who has written 54 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. Follow me here: Twitter & Forums

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Help to build the QuarkXPress wishlist!

Friday, July 1, 2016

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In 2014 Quark asked all users of QuarkXPress to rank the wishlist. The result of the ranking drove the development of QuarkXPress 2015 and 2016. For example, PDF/X-4, larger page size, footnotes/endnotes, multi-color gradients and color picker (eyedropper tool) had been ranked in the TOP 20 and therefore were built into the last two versions.

Quark will conduct a new ranking survey soon, so please help build the wishlist today.

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New QuarkXPress Document Converter removes Pasteboard XT and Web layouts

Monday, June 20, 2016

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To open documents created in QuarkXPress 3, 4, 5 or 6 in newer versions of QuarkXPress you need QuarkXPress Document Converter. Now there’s another reason why QuarkXPress Document Converter comes in handy: It can remove references to Pasteboard XT and delete Web layouts and Interactive layouts in documents created in QuarkXPress 7, 8 and 9.

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New author: Holger Bartsch

Monday, June 13, 2016

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Please allow me to introduce Holger Bartsch as a new author for planetquark.com: http://www.planetquark.com/author/holger-bartsch/ Holger works as a freelance IT consultant for publishers and ad agencies. Before that he worked as an IT manager in an agency for corporate publishing, as a system integrator for editorial systems and as a trainer for Desktop applications and […]

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New Guide “Digital Publishing with QuarkXPress 2016”

Friday, June 10, 2016

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New Manual describing how to create app content for native apps, ebooks in the EPUB2 and EPUB3 format (reflow and fixed-layout) and HTML5 Publications.

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