QuarkXPress lets you to drag the origin (zero) point of its rulers to anywhere on your document page. That way, you can measure the location of one item in relation to another.
To restore the ruler origin to its original position, option-click the square where the rulers meet. That’s it!
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.