The New Big Three: QuarkXPress, PageMaker, and InDesign (PG/KT)

XPress, PageMaker, and InDesign share most of the same capabilities, but each has a distinctive working style, and each of them has individual strengths and weaknesses.

General Approach

Although these programs evolved by copying features from each other, each has strengths and weaknesses, and all manage to retain their own feel and working style.

Initial default settings.

InDesign has the best settings right out of the box, possibly because being newer, it has less legacy rubbish to sustain. But software engineers and marketing experts set the defaults, and every user needs to review—and ...

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