Tag Archive | "tables"

QuarkXPress 10 Keeps Formatting when Updating Excel Tables

Monday, November 18, 2013


One of the new features in QuarkXPress 10 is that tables imported from Excel and formatted in QuarkXPress can now maintain the QuarkXPress formatting when the Excel table is updated. The trick is to NOT include any of the Excel formatting when you first import the table — you can include the geometry, but then […]

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Tips for Resizing Columns and Rows in Tables in QuarkXPress

Tuesday, March 13, 2012


When you change the width of a column in a table in QuarkXPress, one of two things happen: either the entire table changes width to accommodate the new column width, or the table stays the same width while the other columns adapt to the change. To resize one column or row while maintaining the widths […]

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Unlink an Excel Table in QuarkXPress

Monday, July 12, 2010

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I have a table that I imported from Excel, and since I have made many changes to this table in QuarkXPress I do not want it to be linked to the Excel file any longer. Is there some way to unlink this table? The answer is simple, if not obvious: To break the link with […]

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Use Excel Tables in QuarkXPress

Wednesday, March 24, 2010


In QuarkXPress 6.1 and above, you can import a spreadsheet from Microsoft Excel as a table, optionally maintaining the formatting from the spreadsheet. The table keeps a dynamic link to the original Excel spreadsheet, so when the spreadsheet changes, you can instantly update the data in the QuarkXPress table. To update the table, or to […]

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