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App Studio Step-by-step

Quick reference to publishing to the iPad with App Studio.

This page is intended as a springboard to the other resources that will be required at each step of the process. Please take the time to read A Guide to App Studio before utilising this step-by-step resource.

Essential supporting resources:


  1. Get Started

Steps

Additional Resources

  2. Design Your Issue

Steps

  • Using QuarkXPress 9.1 or later, design and add enrichments to your issue.
  • Export an issue (.zave) file from QuarkXPress.
  • Preview your exported issue file in Quark App Studio Issue Previewer on your iPad.
  3. Perform Online Setup

Steps

Additional Resources

  4. Create Your App

Steps

  • Use App Studio Factory to choose and customise an app template.
  • Test your app in the iOS Simulator or on your iPad.

Additional Resources

  5. Purchase Licenses

Steps

To redeem your App Studio Factory app template license:

  1. Log into the Quark App Studio Publishing Portal and click App. The App Specifications screen displays.
  2. Click your app in the list on the left.
  3. Under Templates for this App, click Add an App Template. The Publishing License Store screen displays.
  4. Enter the serial number above in the field and click Enter.
  5. Click OK. Your app certificate is updated on the portal.

To redeem your App Studio issue license pack:

  1. Log into the Quark App Studio Publishing Portal and click ‘Purchase Publishing Licenses’ on the home page.
  2. Enter the serial number above in the field and click Enter.

Additional Resources

  6. Finish Setup and Testing

Steps

  • Export your final issue file from QuarkXPress 9.1 or later and upload it to your Web server.
  • Tell the Publishing Portal about your issue file.
  • Test your app with your posted issue on your iPad.

Additional Resources

  7. Submit Your App

Steps

  • Submit your app to Apple for approval. You can control when your app goes live in the App Store.
  • After your app has been successfully submitted, Apple will review it and contact you to let you know when it is approved.
  8. Publish Again

Steps

  • For subsequent issues, repeat steps 2, 5, and 6 (skipping any app steps)*.
    *Doesn’t apply to Single Embedded Issue apps.

 

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