No, this behavior will be the same as it was in all previous versions of QuarkXPress. However, you can create auto text boxes on existing or new master pages by linking a text box to the default linked text box icon in the upper-left corner of the master page.



Background:

The Automatic Text Box is a Master Page item that allows automatically linked text boxes to flow from page to page for a multipage string of text. The normal point in layout construction to turn this on is when you first create the layout.