Converting text to boxes

To convert the selected character or characters into a Bézier box, choose an option from the Item > Text to Box submenu.

To convert selected text to unanchored Bézier boxes, choose Item > Convert Text to Boxes > Unanchored.

To convert selected text to anchored Bézier boxes, choose Item > Convert Text to Boxes > Anchored.

To convert the entire contents of a text box or multiple text boxes to unanchored Bézier boxes, choose Item > Convert Text to Boxes > Convert Entire Box.

For more information, see “Understanding Bézier shapes” and “Using anchored boxes.”

Note: In versions 8 and later of QuarkXPress, you can convert more than one line of text at a time to boxes.

Parent topic: Text and typography

Converting text to boxes