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Quark Announces Pubs-XML Accelerator Version 4

New Version of Quark’s COTS Solution Allows any Microsoft Word User to Author Intelligence Community Standard (ICS) and Now Supports Pubs-XML v5

Denver, CO - 6/29/2011 - Quark Inc. today announced Pubs-XML Accelerator, the fourth generation of Quark’s commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) publishing solution for the intelligence community. Pubs-XML Accelerator plugs into Quark XML AuthorTM for Microsoft Word to allow any Microsoft Word user to encode XML content for classification, declassification, handling, and dissemination and readies the content for delivery to XML, HTML, PDF, and Microsoft Word formats. The new version of Pubs-XML Accelerator supports Pubs-XML v5, the XML data encoding specification for intelligence publications.

User Group Featuring Marie Rundquist
Pubs-XML Accelerator was introduced at the Quark XML Author and Pubs-XML Accelerator User Group Meeting held recently in Washington, DC. Featured presenter Marie Rundquist, government contractor for the Department of Energy (DOE) and President of North Fork Technical Solutions, shared her best practices for “Writing for Discoverability.” Rundquist has leveraged Quark XML Author to increase the findability of her client’s content by 400 percent.

Quark XML Author Pubs-XML Accelerator
With just mouse clicks, Quark XML Author and Pubs-XML Accelerator allow users to assign document-level metadata to specific content for topical assertions and source citations or add security markup to sensitive documentation. The new version of Pubs- XML Accelerator adds:

Support for Pubs-XML v5, including:

  • New document root structure – Intel Doc now replaces report, article, and analytical packet
  • Support for Atomic Energy dissemination controls
  • Support for Controlled Vocabulary Enumeration (CVE) documents
  • Support for 12/10 CAPCO updates, Information Resource Metadata (IRM), Need to Know (NTK), ISM v5
Productivity and flexibility advancements, including:
  • 206 Sourcing
  • Support for Microsoft Word 2003, 2007, and 2010
  • Increased performance for large documents
  • Integration with MathType and support for MathML and inline equations
  • Support for multiple mixed content types in table cells

For more information visit http://www.quark.com/Products/Quark_Pubs-XML_Accelerator/Default.aspx.

Quark XML Author for Microsoft Word
Quark XML Author is an add-in to Microsoft Word that allows anyone using Microsoft Word to easily create structured XML content without knowledge of XML and little or no training. The familiar, simple, and full-featured user interface makes it possible for anyone – not just technical experts – to use Microsoft Word to create valid XML-based content components that can be published to a variety of print and digital media.

Quark XML Author offers off-the-shelf integration with leading content management systems such as Microsoft SharePoint®, EMC® Documentum®, and IBM® FileNet® Content Manager. These integrations allow analysts to access common features of the CMS directly from within Word, as well as collaboration beyond Word commenting and change tracking through the use of formal workflows.

About Quark
Quark Inc. (www.quark.com) is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organizations in more than 160 countries. Two decades ago, our flagship product — QuarkXPress — changed the course of traditional publishing. For more than 25 years, Quark has built on its knowledge and experience in design and publishing to provide software solutions that support collaborative workflows and automated publishing across multiple channels. Today, Quark is revolutionizing publishing again by setting new standards in XML-based publishing across print, the Web, and digital media, as well as by helping owners and employees of small and mid-sized businesses promote their products and services easily, professionally, and affordably. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately held.

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Contact: Sarah Rector, Quark Inc., srector@quark.com, 303-894-3753