Use one of the following methods to disable the Welcome Screen

  1. Go to Window > Welcome Screen.

  2. Check the option Don't show again.


  1. Go to the following location Hard Drive > Applications > QuarkXPress 8 > XTensions folder

  2. Move the Welcome Screen.xnt file to XTensions disabled folder

  3. Relaunch QuarkXPress

Note: If you want to load the Welcome Screen XTension in QuarkXPress 7 on Macintosh, you can download it from the following location:


The Welcome Screen loads into QuarkXPress via a QuarkXTension, You can either turn the Welcome Screen off in the QuarkXPress user interface or disable the Welcome Screen XTension.