In QuarkXPress 7 and above, you can align items three ways: relative to each other, relative to the page, or relative to the spread. This makes it easy to align a group or an item to the edge, corner or center of the page or spread.
The Space/Align control can be found in two locations: in the Item menu, and as its own tab in the Measurements palette. Note that because the Measurements palette is context-sensitive, the Space/Align tab will only appear when you have two or more items selected on the page:
If you frequently use the Space/Align controls, notice that each one has its own keyboard shortcut, as shown in the Item> Space/Align menu:
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