Q – Glossary of Print and Design Terms

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Quark Express (commonly Quark)Industry standard, Mac-based page make-up software, particularly strong handling graphics within a page and its colour management features
Quarter Screen ImageAn image occupying one quarter of the area of a Web page
Quarto1. Sheet folded twice, making pages one-fourth the size of the original sheet. A quarto makes an 8-page signature.2. Book made from quarto sheets, traditionally measuring about 9” x 12′