QXPMarkz 2024 Release Notes

February 5, 2024
What's New
  • Added support for QuarkXPress 2024
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for sizing of some JPEGs
  • Fix for some Footnotes not converting
  • Fix for preview of first Cell in a Table

May 30, 2023
What's New
  • Added a preference to swith between Actual page numbers or Printed page numbers

February 9, 2023
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for black colorization of Bitmap images
  • Fix for Kanji text in legacy QuarkXPress documents
  • Fix for InDesign Scripts

December 8, 2022
What's New
  • Support for QuarkXPress 2023 files
  • Support for sending to Affinity Publisher v2
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for some QuarkXPress 10 documents being reported as corrupt
  • Fix for crash on macOS 10.13 and older
  • Fixed Transparency Blend for images in QuarkXPress 2017 and newer

October 19, 2022
  • Script support for Adobe InDesign 2023

June 28, 2022
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for crash on macOS 10.13 and older

June 1, 2022
  • Improved UI interaction while processing conversions
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for possible Activation failure when using Active Directory
  • Fix for processing strokes on text
  • Fix for handling FirstLine Indent as a Percentage

April 11, 2022
  • Improved Table conversions
  • Added an information Processing Error Log
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for crash caused when processing some JPEG images
  • Resolved an issue with text attributes being applied incorrectly in some cases
  • Fixes for some gradient types not converting properly
  • Fix for exporting stories when the text boxes have the same location

February 28, 2022
  • FREE for Subscription Licenses
  • CHARGEABLE for Perpetual Licenses
What's New
  • Support for QuarkXPress 2022 added

February 15, 2022
  • Improved Table conversions
  • Added an information Processing Error Log
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for crash caused when processing some JPEG images
  • Resolved an issue with text attributes being applied incorrectly in some cases
  • Fixes for some gradient types not converting properly

November 29, 2021
What's New
  • Script for Adobe InDesign 2022
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for spacing not being preserved when text is copied from a converted file
  • Fixes for responding to Activation Failures

September 10, 2021
What's New
  • QuarkXPress Library (.qxl) files can now be converted
  • Improved handling of Paragraph Rules
  • The Lo-Res Previews are now deleted after opening the document in the 3rd party application when using the “Open in” buttons or the QXPImport Script from within InDesign
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for updating preferences UI after resetting preferences
  • Resolved an invalid error response when using the QXPImport Script
  • Fix for special characters in filenames when using the QXPImport Script
  • Fix for linking to Excel file from within a Table
  • Resolved issue with incorrectly applying Flip to a Box rather than Content
  • Fix for setting Runaround on a Box rather than the Picture
  • Fixed an issue with converting Grouped Boxes that have Runarounds
  • Resolved issue that would sometimes prevent recognition of Align to Grid
  • Fixes for Excel data in Tables
  • Fix for "Space Between Same Para Styles" sometimes being set to zero

June 1, 2021
  • Improved preview for "Fit Spread in Window"
  • Improved QXPImport Script to better validate convertible files
  • Implemented Hyperlinks for QuarkXPress files
  • Allow for exporting without an enclosing folder
  • Improved presentation of Preferences Window
  • Added a preference setting for the default path used in Open and Save Dialogs
  • Fix for outputting the lo-res previews as the proper file format
  • Added support for QuarkXPress Baseline Grid settings
  • Rotated Text Boxes now work in both the preview as well as the IDML export
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed issue that caused QXPImport Script File menu option to be missing in foreign language InDesign
  • Fixes for UI on macOS 11.0 (Big Sur)
  • Resolved issue causing incorrect color counts
  • Fix for intermittent crash when switching layouts
  • Fix for some Page Margins being off by 0.5 pts
  • Corrected positioning of Grouped boxes in preview
  • Resolved crash on Manual Runarounds
  • Corrected issue with Margin settings from QuarkXPress files
  • Fix for some tables not being converted
  • Resolved issue with some image previews not displaying correctly
  • Fixed text chains for QuarkXPress 3 through 5 files
  • Fix for Hyperlinks with a Shared Destination
  • Fix for Paragraph Rule set to 0% Opacity causing Underline
  • Fix for Paragraph Style assignment off by 1 in QuarkXPress 4 thru 6 files
  • Fix to honor the Lo-Res Preview settings when using IDML Automation
  • Fix for QuarkXPress files which use Emoji fonts
  • Resolved an issue with Tables in Groups being deleted from the Preview and Conversion
  • Corrected Character Stroke using zero weight incorrectly set to Black
  • Added support for OpenType SmallCaps
  • Corrected setting the Language of a Paragraph
  • Fix for handling QuarkXPress grouped and rotated items
  • Fix for outputting the lo-res previews as the proper file format
  • Fix for manually set Leading values

November 19, 2020
What's New
  • Universal macOS Binary for Apple silicon support
  • Select text directly from the Document View [License Required]
  • "Check for Updates…" menu item added
  • Improved Activation error reporting
  • Improved Drop Shadows in Preview
  • Improved Ovals in Preview
  • Improved honoring Suppression checkbox in Auto-closing alert
  • Stories Export now handles variable data
Bug Fixes
  • Intermittent lock up of preview window and cannot close it
  • Fix for unhandled color channel in some EPS files
  • Fix for unknown color data
  • Fix for crash on Stories Export
  • Fixed bug that caused Font Properties to not be written to IDML

October 9, 2020
  • Improved the QXPImport Script to recognize QuarkXPress files without a file extension
  • Use +/- values in the zoom combo box to zoom in and out
  • Added a page number combo box to allow quickly scrolling to any page
  • The Thumbnail Previews can now be moved to any edge of the Document View
  • Modified so the About Window does not show under the Window menu when open
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for Colorized Bitmaps
  • Fix for crash caused by some hyperlinks in the document
  • Corrected MasterPage Names for QuarkXPress 7 documents
  • Fix for properly position the Document Inspector Panel on Window resize
  • Resolved an issue with handling 2-byte East Asian fonts in QuarkXPress 3 documents
  • Fix for some preview data stored as Indexed Color causing a crash
  • Fix for retaining PageBreaks from the original QuarkXPress document
  • Resolved an issue which caused QuarkXPress document wihtout Master Pages to fail to convert
  • Fix for Missing Leaders in QuarkXPress 9 and older documents

June 24, 2020
  • Improved support of QuarkXPress 2019 and 2020 tables
  • Improved License state reporting when using the "Convert to IDML..." feature
  • Improved progress updates while reading and converting the QuarkXPress document
  • Improvements to runaround calculations
Bug Fixes
  • Fix for duplicate Master Page items in Previews
  • Fix for Master Page items in IDML export
  • Fix to ensure that Previews can be canceled
  • Fix for applying the correct language to the exported IDML
  • Resolved issue with "Open in" functions when the file path contains a quotation mark
  • Fix for item z-index order when items are grouped
  • Resolved an issue with converting Multi-Ink Colors

June 3, 2020
What's New
  • Initial Release, Huzzah!