Longtime Mac users may not remember that many helpful commands are immediately available by Control-clicking on an item, or on a blank area of a document. (Two-button mouse users can right-click instead.)
If you’re not in the habit of Control-clicking, give it a try. Some of the most surprising (and universally useful) commands are available from the contextual menu that appears when you Control-click on a blank area: Export to PDF, for example…
Below is an example of what you may see when you Control-click on a text box.
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.