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Old 09-24-2006, 02:59 PM   #7
Shane Stanley
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A lot of people have swopped to Indesign, stating the obvious reason that's it cheaper than Quark.
I reckon that's one of the worst reasons a person could have, given that the cost of the box is such a small percentage of job costs.

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I work for a printers and the Indesign jobs that we have coming in need a lot more work than a Quark job to get them to rip properly.
That's not altogether uncommon. I think there are a couple of reasons.

One is that Quark has been around for a long time, with very little in the way of changes, so people know where the bodies are buried. There's an enormous body of knowledge of what to do and what not to do with QXP.

The other is due to the fact that InDesign is more powerful and has a lot more options. It's a lot easier to press the wrong button in the cockpit of an airliner than it is in a car.

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