In QuarkXPress versions prior to 8, you had to Group multiple items before you could rotate them together.
But in QuarkXPress 8, you can rotate multiple items without having to Group them: just select the items you want to rotate, then click and drag just outside a corner handle of any item.
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.