In QuarkXPress 10.x, user can set the default tool preferences for the layout directly from the boxes.

Set default Tool Preferences

  1. Create an object (Picture / Text / No Content tool) using any of the drawing tool
  2. Set the properties of box like Frame width, Box colour etc.
  3. Navigate to Edit > Set Tool Preferences From Selected
  4. select any of the below sub menu as per the requirement:

  • For Current Layout: Itsaves the tool preferences only for current layout on which user is working
  • For New Print Layouts: It saves tool preferences for all the new layouts created after this setup

Restore Default Tool Preferences

Select the box and navigate to Edit menu > Restore Tool Preferences to Defaults and further select the sub menu as per the requirement.