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How to Convert QuarkXPress to INDD CS5.5 via InDesign Plugin

Markzware’s file conversion technology gives users the ability to convert QuarkXPress files into InDesign files. This article shows you how to convert QuarkXPress to INDD CS5.5, using Markzware’s InDesign plugin, Q2ID:

Ever need to make changes to content in a QXP document? Markzware’s Q2ID conversion software makes it easy to import QuarkXPress into InDesign, avoiding hours of reconstructing document details.

Markzware is dedicated to offering superior print, publishing and graphic arts solutions to our clients. Markzware’s Q2ID data conversion plugins can open QuarkXPress content within InDesign files for Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 workflows!

Q2ID is an Adobe InDesign plugin with features for handling fast, effective document conversion. See how to get QXP content into an INDD document, as shown in this demonstration video:

How to Convert QuarkXPress to INDD CS5.5 via InDesign Plugin


You can integrate Markzware‘s Q2ID conversion software into a print, publishing, or graphic arts workflow and use it to batch convert QuarkXPress files to InDesign for Adobe Creative Suite 5.5.

How to Convert QuarkXPress to INDD CS5.5, with InDesign Plugin, Q2ID:
• Click “Markzware” in the InDesign Menu Bar and select “Convert QuarkXPress® Document…” from the Q2ID fly-out menu.
• Select the QuarkXPress file to convert and click Open. A conversion progress bar appears and the QuarkXPress layout appears rebuilt in InDesign.
• Save, close and reopen the new InDesign file.
• Remap any missing fonts or images via the InDesign dialog.
• Re-save the new InDesign document.

When a desktop publishing file user converts QuarkXPress files, the process needs to be efficient. With Q2ID, you can convert multiple QXP documents, in a few clicks.

Q2ID for InDesign’s Benefits:
• allows users to move QuarkXPress content into an INDD document.
• recovers a QXP file in InDesign, without the original design application.
• saves time, money and labor, since the QuarkXPress document does not have to be re-created.

With conversion-optimizing technology, Q2ID offers convenient data conversion options. This plugin for InDesign can add batch conversion capability to your workflow, increasing up-time and reducing waste.

InDesign Plugin Menu to
Convert QuarkXPress to INDD CS5.5:

Some features in Q2ID are:
1. Convert QuarkXPress® Document… – Clicking on this menu item will bring up an Open File window asking you to locate the QuarkXPress file you would like to convert.
2. Help… – Clicking this will bring up a small window with a few options.
When you select the Help… menu item, a small window appears with:
• the version number of Q2ID you are running.
• link to the Q2ID online manual, which opens your default web browser and takes you to the online Q2ID manual.
• link to the Markzware Tech Support Request Form, which opens your default web browser and takes you to the Markzware Online Technical Support Form.
3. Conversion progress bar – helps you to track your file conversion.

Q2ID can ensure quality Quark to InDesign data conversion. One of the best things about file conversion with Q2ID is that it is easy to do.

Markzware‘s Q2ID can import QuarkXPress details into InDesign, including:
• tables and page positioning
• blends, colors, images, and layers
• text attributes, runarounds, and linked text boxes

Conversion software enables users to better collaborate, by getting content into an editable file format. Q2ID delivers consistent, high-quality file conversion that can benefit printers and desktop publishers.

You need to get your content into the file format that best supports the workflow. Q2ID provides all the professional features needed for QuarkXPress to InDesign file conversion.

Buy Q2ID
The Q2ID Bundle Subscription includes plugins for InDesign CC-CC 2015 (Creative Cloud), as well as for CS5-CS6 (Adobe Creative Suite), for Macintosh and Windows platforms. The subscription allows access to all of these plugins, plus free updates throughout the subscription term. You can buy the Q2ID Bundle Subscription, via the Q2ID page. See more conversion tools on the Markzware Products page.

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How to Convert QuarkXPress to INDD CS5.5 via InDesign Plugin