Total Integration’s Smart XT ($299) is an XTension for QuarkXPress 6 that lets you generate full-resolution PDFs from QuarkXPress documents that have pre-separated DCS files imported into them.
The resulting composite PDF can then be output by any PDF output workflow.
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.