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Hey all— Looking for suggestions for layout programs.  I have the old version of QuarkXpress, but need something OSX compatible so I can use color mgmt. stuff.  Any suggestions?  I’d rather not spring for the new Quark.  Anyone used Illustrator and liked it? 

I’m doing basic layout- 11×17 (more or less), image boxes, text boxes.  Pretty simple.

Any suggestions much appreciated.

by [a former member] at 2005-10-02 10:23:32 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) Dubai , United Arab Emirates | Bookmark | | Report spam→

If you are familiar with X-Press you might as well want to take a look at Adobe In Design which does the same thing.

Martin


by [former member] | 02 Oct 2005 11:10 | New York City, United States | | Report spam→
Cool.  I was trying to decide between Pagemaker and InDesign.  Does one have an advantage over the other?

Stefan


by [former member] | 02 Oct 2005 11:10 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates | | Report spam→
Hm, I always worked with X-Press. Never tried PageMaker. And don’t know anybody within the graphic-design/layout world who uses it. Most still use X-Press, the rest now uses In Design. PageMaker is like the starter version of a layout prgoramm. But if you only do basic stuff it should be fine.


by [former member] | 02 Oct 2005 11:10 | New York City, United States | | Report spam→
Just figured out Pagemaker only works in Classic.  So that’s that. It’s between xpress and indesign.

sz


by [former member] | 02 Oct 2005 12:10 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates | | Report spam→
I find Indesign, once you are familar with other adobe programs relatively easy to use.

by Sarah Race | 02 Oct 2005 17:10 | Vancouver, Canada | | Report spam→
Hey… have u ever tried adobe Pagemaker… its really cool

by Altaf Qadri | 03 Oct 2005 05:10 | Kashmir, India | | Report spam→
here is an article comparing x-press with in design

http://www.creativepro.com/story/feature/19851.html


by [former member] | 03 Oct 2005 07:10 | New York City, United States | | Report spam→

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