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Old 05-29-2006, 05:29 AM   #21
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I've found that full justification is not acceptable to my standards, even when on a wide measure. If you make the measure wide enough that the justification works, then it is too wide for ease of reading.
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Old 06-05-2006, 07:05 AM   #22
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Has anyone serious looked over Quark's transparency? It blows InDesign away. Also Composition Zones will multiply our workflow speed by a factor of 50% since we can now team up on documents....so much for "downtime" Talk about innovation...ID is looking long in the tooth and rumor is Quark 7.1 is going to take it to another level much sooner than people think....this is fun. BTW: Universal Binary Quark is blazing!
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Old 06-15-2006, 09:58 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by PeterArnel
Howard its the same in the uk....
The majority of both magazines and newspapers in both the UK and Australia are now produced in InDesign, I'm told. The rate of switching for publications in the USA is also high, though it may not be quite as extreme (I don't know).

However, the broader printing market is different, of course. And the question of current sales versus installed base is also different.

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Old 06-27-2006, 07:21 AM   #24
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Hi Shane,

>> "QuarkXPress 7 is disappointingly slow compared to the previous version when I
>> tested it both on Intel and PowerPC Macs. On average, Quark 7 ran about half as >> fast as version 6.5, and in some tests, the difference was even more dramatic."

With testing QuarkXPress 7 release on Windows XP, Mac OS X (PowerPC and Universal (Beta)) i cannot agree with this statement from Galen Gruman. Importing of pictures, full previews of TIFF and EPS, layouting, zooming, scrolling, these every day tasks all feel very fast (still faster than Indesign CS2, except calculation of High resolutin previews), especially in the Universal version on Intel Macs. And this is although the quality of display (anti aliased text and graphics) is much improved and text even looks better than in Indesign CS2.
Text reflow seems to have performance issues, that's correct. I guess this is because of the new Unicode support.

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