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Minicalendar Text Framing and Background Shading (QuarkXPress 2017 and above)

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The generally available text background shading and framing options are expanded for MiniCalendars to provide the additional possibilities of creating, modifying, deleting or keeping objects located at the position of each date, thus allowing the easy creation of MiniCalendars such as:

 

 

At the top of the text background shading and framing options dialog, is a radio group that lets you choose the type of framing that you wish to apply.

 

 

The 5 options are:

 

TextUse this option to frame or shade textually days of a MiniCalendar, as shown in the left-most example above, where the frame/shade of each date depends on the number's textual width which will vary depending on the font size and the actual number being framed/shaded. more details
Box CreateUse this option to frame or shade days of a MiniCalendar, by creating fixed-size shaded and or framed rectangular boxes, as shown in the second example from the left, above. more details.
Box KeepUse this option to highlight days of a MiniCalendar, by keeping (ie. not deleting) any object located at the specified date's position in the GridTemplate on a particular layer, as shown in the third example from the left, above. more details.
Box ModifyUse this option to highlight days of a MiniCalendar, by modifying the frame and background attributes of boxes located at the specified date's position in the GridTemplate on a particular layer, as shown in the right-most example, above. more details.
Box DeleteUse this option to highlight days of a MiniCalendar, by deleting any object located at the specified date's position in the GridTemplate on a particular layer, as shown in the third example from the left, above. more details.

 

The on layer and delete others settings are used for the box keep, box modify, and box delete options.

 

See also: advanced text formatting.