Applies to: QuarkXPress 2017 & 2018

The Word Filter in QuarkXPress 2018 allows Word documents to be imported from, or exported to, in .docx format. The deprecated format .doc is not supported.

To import a Word document:

  1. Choose File > Import

  2. The Import dialog displays.

  3. Choose Word Document (*.DOCM;*.DOCX;*.DOTM;*.DOTX)) from the Files of type drop-down menu. Select the Word file you wish to import.

  4. Specify the Word filter settings:

    • Check Convert Quotes to convert any quotes in the Word document to the format specified in Preferences (Edit > Preferences > Application > Input Settings). (Checked by default.)

    • Check Include Style Sheets to includes any style sheets that the imported Word document contains.

    • Check Include Footnotes to include any footnotes that the imported Word document contains. (Checked by default.)

    • Check Include as Static Footnotes to include any footnotes that the imported Word document contains as plain text footnotes. If this box is not checked the footnotes will be imported as dynamic QuarkXPress footnotes. (Unchecked by default.)

    • Check Include Tables to includes any tables that the imported Word document contains. The tables will be imported as legacy tables, allowing you to edit them in QuarkXPress.

    • Check Include Hyperlinks to includes any hyperlinks that the imported Word document contains. (Checked by default.)

    • Check Include Inline Pictures to includes any inline pictures that the imported Word document contains. (Checked by default.)