Desktop publishing software giant
plans to use next month’s
trade show in New York to unveil QuarkCopyDesk Special Edition (SE).
is a stand-alone text processing and editing application designed to meet the needs of professional writers and editors, according to Quark. Quark indicates that the new application provides users with control over textual elements without the overhead needed by a full suite of design and production tools.
QuarkCopyDesk SE will require Mac OS 7.6.1 or later, a PowerPC-based Mac; CD-ROM drive; 8MB of free RAM and 14MB free HD space. Adobe Type Manager is also required for the accurate display of Type 1 fonts.
Developed for copy editors, copywriters, reporters, researchers, stringers and other users who depend on text editing applications, QuarkCopyDesk SE sports features including:
Work and print in WYSIWYG, Galley, or Full-Screen views
View text as it will appear in the QuarkXPress layout in WYSIWYG view
Specify screen fonts for optimum readability and fast screen redraw in Galley and Full-Screen views
View line counts and actual line breaks in Galley view
Add and edit “sticky” notes and enclose them within the article
Copy and paste text between notes and article text
Print notes with article text
Open, view, and edit notes in QuarkXPress
Monitor story length according to words, lines, or column depth
Display underset/overset amounts by words, lines, or column depth
Import and export text in Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, and XPress Tags formats
runs from March 12 – 14, 2001. It takes place at the New York Marriott Marquis in New York City. For more information about QuarkCopyDesk SE, please visit
Quark Inc.’s Web site.