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XChange International announce availabiity of FullMeasure XTfor QuarkXPress v7 and Universal Binary support (December 12, 2006)
DMN Newswire--2006-12-12--XChange International, the source for extended technology worldwide, are pleased to announce the release of FullMeasure XT v4 for QuarkXPress v7. FullMeasure XT is a powerful control palette that gives you instant access to more than 160 functions, attributes and tools right at your fingertips. The FullMeasure strip is organised into 12 panels that comprise text and paragraph formats, rule settings, picture information, item and frame settings, document preferences, table functions, guide management, item alignments, search tools and value conversions.
FullMeasure allows you to view and change dozens of attributes?no more travelling through menus, opening dialogues or squinting at screens cluttered with palettes. It can also be configured to be context-sensitive, meaning that its panels switch automatically to present only the information relevant to the current context. In addition, you get many tools otherwise unavailable in QuarkXPress, such as box reference points, functions for redefining style sheets, character and paragraph count, nudge controls, complete picture information, keyboard shortcuts and more.
New to FullMeasure 4.0 is the ability to search for item attributes, including box dimensions, background colour, shade and opacity, suppression status, offsets, text columns, frame style, picture format, resolution, colour model and status.
Unique FullMeasure Tools:
? Complete Picture Information and Linking Tools: picture name and full path, reveal picture/folder in Finder, open picture with creator or any application you choose, file size, colour model (RGB, CMYK, etc.), format (EPS, TIFF, etc.), picture compression, picture suppression, resolution and effective resolution, update picture, link status, embedded EPS fonts/colours.
? Update All Modified Pictures: in one step, updates all pictures that have a 'Modified' status.
? Picture Alignments: aligns picture to the top/left/right/bottom side of the picture box.
? Redefine Style Sheet: redefines the current style sheet incorporating local formats.
? Remove Local Formats: reverts paragraph or character settings to those specified by the style sheet.
? Case Conversion: changes the text case to sentence case, title case, all lowercase or all uppercase.
? Fit Box to Text: shortens or expands the text box to fit tight to the text inside.
? Character, Word and Paragraph Count.
? Keyboard Shortcuts: allows you to set keyboard shortcuts for several FullMeasure functions.
? Up/Down Controls: allows you to increase/decrease any field value using Up/Down buttons.
? Font Menu: includes at the top a list of fonts used in the document.
? Add Guide at Baseline: adds a page guide along the baseline of the selected text.
? Apply Insets to All Boxes: globally applies the same box insets to the entire document.
? Remove All Tabs: removes all paragraph tabs in one step.
? Rules Panel: allows you to set paragraph rules and modify all settings.
? Table Panel: allows you to quickly access common table functions.
? Find Panel: searches for item and picture attributes in the entire document.
? Reference Points: allows you to specify item coordinates and dimensions relative to any reference point (top-right of the box, centre, etc.). This allows you to increase the box width by its centre point, for example.
? Nudge Controls: gives you buttons for moving items up/down/left/right by any custom amount that you specify.
? Convert Measurements Between Units: allows you to convert measurements between inches, picas, points, millimeters, centimeters, ciceros, agates and pixels.
? Guide Placement: allows you to view the exact position of all horizontal and vertical guides.
? Delete All Guides: deletes all horizontal or vertical guides at once.
? Step and Repeat Guides: allows you to place guides numerically. You can also step and repeat guides.
? View Slider: allows you to change the document view percentage using a slider.
? Add Custom Views: allows you to save any document view.
FullMeasure 4.0 requires QuarkXPress 7.0x and OS X 10.4.2 or later.
Older versions of FullMeasure also support QuarkXPress 6, 5 and 4, as well as Mac OS 9.
FullMeasure XT is available now through XChange International. To order, or for more information, users can visit www.xchangeuk.com, or call on +44(0)20 7490 4455 during UK business hours. Email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
XChange are a leading supplier of desktop graphic and publishing applications, QuarkXTension® technology; Adobe InDesign®, Acrobat® and Photoshop® Plug-ins® and other design and publishing utilities. XChange offer extended technology products from across the world specific to the graphic design, print and publishing industries and make them available to an extensive user base via their printed catalogue or online at their web site. The company are headquartered in Central London and also offer specialist training on many of the solutions they sell.
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