you should know
These are just some core concepts for your review of Chapter
What is a layout plan?
Layout plans are done in pencil and paper and are basically
the non technical thumbnails of what the design
will look like.
What 6 questions should you need answers to prior to implementing
What is the size of the material on which your document
will be reproduced? How big will the margins be? How many
columns or panels will each page feature? What will be
the ink colors? Which elements will be in which colors?
What are the printers specifications regarding trim
sizes, bleed sizes and where the material folds?
Why would you want to create a sketch of your brochure?
It assists in organizing your thoughts and assist you
in answering the 6 basic questions that you should know
before creating your document.
What is the Modify dialog box used for?
The modify dialog box is used to change the values such
as runaround, number of columns (in text boxes), border
for both text and picture boxes.
What is the Section Command?
The section command is Quarks way of segregating larger
documents into individual parts.
How do you know a page has had the Section Command applied
Within the document layout palette, the page number will
have an asterisks ( ) accompanying the page number.
Which features are more likely to be used in a Book layout?
Automatic text boxes, column features, automatic page
numbering, master page elements.
What is a Master Page?
A master page is a page that contains all of the items
common to each page which is then used to create blank
pages within your document.
Why would you create Master Pages?
By creating master pages for each layout style, you may
apply master pages to each of the pages according to your
layout plan and avoid having to recreate all the elements
on those pages.
How many Master Pages can you have?
Up to 127 individual Master Pages.
What are two ways to view Master Pages?
Go to View and select Document Layout Palette. Then double
click on the desired master page within the document layout
palette. Or, go to Page and select desired master page
from the Display submenu.
What are Rulers used for?
Rulers are used for a visual reference for measuring and
sizing items and enable you to position those items according
to your page origin. They are also the source of creating
guides on your document.
How do you display/hide Rulers?
Choose View, hide/show Rulers or control/command R.
What are the three parts of the Ruler?
The three parts of the ruler are the horizontal ruler,
the vertical ruler and the ruler origin.
What is each part of the Ruler used for?
Horizontal Ruler is the ruler that runs horizontally across
Vertical Ruler is the ruler that runs vertically across
Ruler of Origin, is located at the top intersection of
the horizontal and vertical rulers. It is used to set
the start point of both the vertical and horizontal
ruler. To change the start point of the rulers, simply
click in the Ruler of Origin and drag to the location
you want the rulers to start at.
What are the three types of Guides?
Margin, Ruler and Column Guides.
What are Margin Guides and what are they used for?
Margin Guides are set when you initially create a new
document. They can only be changed by applying a new master
guide from a master page.
What are Ruler Guides and what are they used for?
Ruler Guides are created by dragging from either the Horizontal
or Vertical Ruler to create a guide for placing design
What are Column Guides and what are they used for?
Column Guides appear within text boxes where more than
one column has been specified.
What is the Measurement palette?
The measurement palette changes according to which design
element you have selected. It places items more precisely
than using manual methods.
Three Review Questions.
I have compiled various questions from the assigned reading.
The answers to these questions will be posted here during
exam time. You may select up to 10 of the questions to
only stipulation is that ALL QUESTIONS MUST BE COMPLETED
USING QUARK. Please try to apply what you have learned
in each lesson to your file.
if you desire, for one extra credit point each; answer
How do you rename Master Pages?
How do you create a Master Page?
How do you delete a Master Page?
How do you apply a Master Page to an existing page?
What are Master Page Items?
How do you change a Master Page Guide?
In the General Preferences Dialog Box, what does the keep
changes mean in regards to Master Pages?
In the General Preferences Dialog Box, what does the delete
changes mean in regards to Master Pages?
What five numeric formats does the Section Command dialog
How does Quark change your ruler increments?
What does each side of the measurement palette represent?
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you with your Design Review as well as creating your design
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