Macintosh Fkeys & QuarkXPress

Some applications use function keys to perform commands. For example, QuarkXPress uses F10 to show/hide the Page Layout (or Document Layout) palette, F11 to show/hide the Style Sheets palette, and F12 to show/hide the Colors palette.

Macintosh Fkeys & QuarkXPressIn Mac OS X 10.4, those Fkeys are commandeered by the operating system to control Exposé and Dashboard.

To give those Fkeys back to QuarkXPress, choose Apple menu> System Preferences> Dashboard & Exposé.

In the Keyboard Shortcuts area, assign a modifier key to those features. Adding the Control key may be a good option for you: Control-F9, Control-F10, etc.