When cropping, scaling or rotating a picture within its box, a semi-opaque overlay of the area being cropped by the box appears outside the box. That way you can see what part of the picture is being cropped.
Now you see it…
To temporarily dismiss it, hold down the Command/Ctrl key.
Now you don’t!
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.