Supports the data import from databases

Xdata brings the full layout, design, typographic and picture publishing power of QuarkXPress to bear on all your data-driven repetitive publishing tasks:
catalogs, directories, form letters, financial summaries, tables, labels, lists of all sorts, and more.

Completely integrated with Quark XPress, Xdata automatically formats data exported from your Macintosh or PC database and spreadsheet applications, or downloaded from your corporate information systems XData freeing you from endless manual formatting. Xdata can also import related pictures (of any type supported by XPress) into boxes anchored in the textual data.

Xdata 7 & 8 supports all unicode standards like UTF-8.

Control your design and layouts

Use XPress's typographic controls for each variable field and for any intervening text, to get just the right look for your data.

Xdata has a powerful English-like scripting language. You can put any field from your data source in any order in the text flow, force page breaks, generate headers/footers, apply master pages as needed--and lots more.

Control your content

Use Xdata's scripting language to build simple or complex rules for including or excluding fields, pictures and static text. And there are no limits on your data: records and fields can be as many and as long as you need.



Xdata is perfect for:

  • product catalogs
  • financial and legal reports
  • conference guides
  • abstracts
  • real estate guides
  • trader and swap magazine
  • classified advertising
  • timetables
  • phone books
  • course listings
  • TV guides
  • much more

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