JoDrop 4 ($59) is an XTension for QuarkXPress 6 or 7 that adds several helpful features:
- you can drag and drop text and pictures from the desktop into a QuarkXPress layout
- you can drag a folder of hi-res images onto a layout and it will swap them for low-res images that have the same names
- it can flag RGB or Lab images
- you can name picture boxes from the Modify dialog box
- and export a list of image names and paths
Jay Nelson is the editorial director of PlanetQuark.com, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at Lynda.com, as well as the training videos Quark includes in the box with QuarkXPress 7 . In addition, Jay writes regularly for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines and speaks at industry events.