College of Lake County  
Introduction to Quark XPress 4.0 for the PC
Important Dates
Feb. 22, 2002 Quiz Review
Design Review Due!
March 15, 2002
Midterm Review
April 12, 2002
Quiz Review
May 10, 2002 Final Review
March 1, 2002 Quiz 1
March 22 , 2002 Midterm
April 19 , 2002 Quiz 2
Project One Due!
May 17, 2002 Finals
Project Two Due!

Things you should know
These are just some concepts for your review of Chapter 5.

1. What are the Line Tools used for?
The line tools are used primarily for creating objects which behave independently from text.

2. What does Quark consider a straight line to be?
A straight line is considered any line that connects two or more points without wavering.

3. What are Béiser curves composed of?
Béiser curves are composed of both curved and straight line segments and various types of shapes controlling their shape.

4. What is an Orthogonal Line?
An orthogonal line is a fancy name for creating a perfectly straight vertical or horizontal line.

5. What palette would you use to modify a line?
The measurements palette.

6. What is Line Style?
Line style is the type of line. Single, double, triple, etc…

7. What dialog box is used to change the color and shade of a line?
From the Item Menu select Modify.

8. What are Béiser lines made up of?
Béiser lines may consist of symmetrical points, smooth points, and corner points, which are joined by either curved or straight segments.

9. What is the difference between Serif and Sans serif?
Serif is a term that describes the thin lines (often referred to as tails)that end the main stroke of a character. Serif describes characters that include thin strokes, and sans serif describes characters that do not have the strokes.

10. As the computer utilizes proportional spacing, how many spaces should there be between sentences?
One space except when using fonts such as courier or other monospaced fonts.

11. What is a first line indent?
A first line indent is when the first line of text is set further in than the rest of the paragraph.

12. What is word spacing?
The physical space between words.

13. What is Leading?
Otherwise known as line spacing, it refers to the space between the baselines of text in a paragraph.

14. What is Paragraph spacing?
The space between paragraphs.

15. What is Column Width?
The measure of horizontal space your paragraph may occupy.

16. How do you create a Text box?
Select any of the text box tools from the Tool palette. Click and drag on your page with your mouse till your text box is the desired size.

17. What is a Text Box Frame?
A Text box frame is the actual perimeter that surrounds and encloses it.

18. Text formatting is done using which tool?
The content tool.

19. Where is the Split Command located?
In the item menu

20. What does the term blend refer to within Quark XPress?
The effect of blending colors within a single shape, making this feature more a function of color rather than drawing.

Chapter Five 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 answer.

The 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.

Now if you desire, for one extra credit point each; answer the following:

1. What is a Symmetrical point?

2. What does a Symmetrical point look like?

3. What is a Smooth point?

4. What does a Smooth point look like?

5. What is a Corner point?nt.

6. What does a Corner point look like?

7. What is an Open path?

8. What is a Closed path?

9. What is a Compound path?

10. When does the Merge Tool become available?

11. Name each of the Merge commands.

12. What happens when you split outside paths using the Split command?

13. What happens when you split all paths using the Split command?

14. What is one limitation of converting text to text boxes?

15. What are the different Blend styles?

Internet Field Trips
In order to understand design I have several web sites that I would love for you to check out. They will help you with your Design Review as well as creating your “design needs” document.

This is a great article on how alignment can impact design
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