Error Bad File Format pops up while opening legacy files in QuarkXPress 10/2015/ 2016

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Error "Bad File Format" pops up while opening legacy files in QuarkXPress 10/2015/ 2016

Title: Unable to open legacy files in QuarkXPress 10/2015/ 2016, alert ‘Bad File Format’ pops up  

Applies toQuarkXPress 10, 2015 and 2016.

Background:

The legacy files or projects contains hyphenation exceptions and custom frame data. If that project is opened and saved with Keep Project Settings option , it does not open in QuarkXPress 10/ 2015/ 2016. The problem occurs with reading the custom frame data or hyphenation exceptions in the projects.


Solution:
To open legacy files in QuarkXPress 10/2015/ 2016 without any alert follow below steps:
  1. Open the Project in QuarkXPress 7/ 8/ 9.
  2. Preferences mismatch alert pops up.
  3. Choose "Use XPress Preferences" option and save the project. (Refer to the screenshot)
  4. Now, open the project in QuarkXPress 10/ 2015/ 2016 without any alert.



 
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Topic Information
  • Topic #: 30026-4161
  • Date Created: 09/30/2016
  • Last Modified Since: 10/05/2016
  • Viewed: 78
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