All About TeXTractor

Last week, I wrote about TeXTractor, an XTension that answers a request I’ve heard many times from QuarkXPress users: “How do I export all the text from all the text boxes in a document?”

TeXTractor’s been around for a long time, and now that it’s compatible with even the newest versions of QuarkXPress, Tami Stodghill wrote a lengthy “how to” for TeXTractor at X-Ray magazine online:

If you’re interested in TeXTractor, you’ll definitely want to read about how it works.

Jay Nelson is the editorial director of, and the editor and publisher of Design Tools Monthly. He’s also the author of the QuarkXPress 8 and QuarkXPress 7 training titles at, 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.