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 core concepts for your review of Chapter 7.

1. How do you create a picture box?
Use any of the picture box creation tools and click and drag to create your picture box.

2. What are the steps to importing a picture?
Select the picture box. Choose file Get picture. Select the file from the dialog box that appears. Click Open.

3. What are the names of the seven picture box tools?
Rectangle, Rounded-corner, Oval, Concave-corner, Beveled-corner, Freehand, Bezier.

4. What is a Bitmap?
A bitmap file is a file format that contains dot patterns measured in resolution values.

5. What is Resolution?
Resolution is the measure of do detail that displays and prints your digital image.

6. What are the names of the Bitmap formats that Quark supports?
Bitmap files (BMP, RLE, DIB), PCX files, GIF files, Windows Metafile (WMF), TIFF files (TIF) Mac Pict files (PICT), Scitex CT files (SCT, CT), JPEG files (JPG), Kodak photoCD (PCD).

7. What does EPS stand for?
Encapsulated post script.

8. What is the standard for for printing and preparing images for postscript printers?
Encapsulated postscript

9. Why would you have a header in an EPS image?
So that it could display a representation of what the file contains.

10. Are headers bitmap or vector images?
They are bitmap images

11. Why would you eliminate a header in an EPS file?
In order to reduces the overall size of EPS files.

12. What does CMYK stand for?
Cyan (blue), magenta (red), yellow, and black.

13. What does the term grayscale mean?
Grayscale color divides a single color into 256 individual shades, none of which necessarily is gray.Grayscale color is simply a standardized method of measuring the shades of a single color, and it is commonly used in reproducing single-color digital images in print, such as black and white photographs.

14. What are the standard color models in the digital image world?
CMYK, Red Green Blue (RGB), Hue Saturation Brightness (HSB), Luminescence values A and B (LAB).

15. What is a color model?
A color model represents the way in which a bitmap’s color is measured.

16. What is spot color?
Spot color are premixed ink printing colors that may reproduce certain parts or all of your digital image.

17. What palette can you set the origin across and origin down?
Measurement palette.

18. How do you enable a temporary item tool?
Hold down the control or command (macintosh) key.

19. How can you ensure that your picture box or text box will move in a straight horizontal or vertical line?
By holding down the shift key as you move the item either vertically or horizontally .

20. What is a nudge key?
Any of the arrow keys on your keyboard.

21. What does the angle field do within the Modify Box dialog?
The angle field is used to rotate picture or text boxes and their content 360 degrees.

22. What is the range of values that the Skew can accept?
From -75 to +75 degrees.

23. What values would you put in the skew field to make the item skew left?
Negative values

24. What values would you put in the skew field to make the item skew right?
Positive values

25. What dialog box would you use to change the background color of a text or picture box?
Modify Box dialog.

Chapter Seven 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 does the Snap to Guides (under the View menu) do?

2. When you “nudge” a text or picture box, how far are moving it?

3. How do you move a text or picture box 0.1 points?

4. When using the Modify Box dialog the origins fields use which corner for referencing placement?

5. What values would you put in the angle field to make the item move clockwise?

6. What values would you put in the angle field to make the item move counter clockwise?

7. What does the skew option do within the Modify Box dialog?

8. What are two ways to apply a shade to a picture or text box?

9. What is the minimum and maximum values for a corner radius?

10. True or False, you can independently change/modify a pictures content from the box it lives in.

11. What does the terms Flipping and Flopping mean?

12. What does the Usage dialog box provide?

13. What are the two ways to suppress a picture from printing?

14. What is the difference between linking and embedding pictures in Quark?

15. What does the abbreviation PB mean within the Usage dialog box?

16. A picture can be in three different states; what are they?

17. Why should all of your pictures be OK prior to printing?

18. In the Usage dialog box what will the update button do?

19. In the Usage dialog box what will the show button do?

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 quick article on how typography can impact readability
as well as tips on getting your piece printed.
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