How to create a Skewed Textbox Without Skewed Text in QuarkXPress

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How to create a Skewed Textbox Without Skewed Text in QuarkXPress

To create a skewed text box, follow these steps.

  1. Draw a rectangular text box.
  2. Go to Item > Modify. In the Box tab of the Modify dialog  set the skew value to 15 degrees.
  3. Go to the Text tab and enter the Text skew as -15 degrees (If the box is skewed 15 degrees, enter negative 15 to return the text to a non-skewed text rendering).
  4. If you want multiple columns, you can use Step & Repeat to make several copies of the box and link them. Since the boxes are independent you can re-size them, and they will retain their original shapes. You can also use the Column feature to sub-divide the single skewed shape.
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  • Topic #: 30026-1063
  • Date Created: 11/20/2012
  • Last Modified Since: 09/05/2016
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