Publisher 2013
Course Code: AD657


A comprehensive practical introduction to Microsoft Publisher. This course covers the operating features of the program and shows you how to create graphics, tables and text for effective desktop publishing.

Objectives
After completing the course, participants will gain a sound understanding of:

  • Using Picture, Table & Text Boxes
  • Formatting text in Text Boxes
  • Inserting WordArt
  • Combining and grouping objects
  • Inserting Headings and columns into publication
  • Drawing and manipulating shapes
  • Create Drop Caps
  • Customising Publisher

What you will learn
Topics covered by this course include:

Getting Started

  • The Publisher Application Window, Menus & Toolbars
  • Displaying help information

Creating a Letterhead

  • Using the Letterhead Template
  • Zooming into & out of a Publication
  • Resizing & repositioning a Text Box

Creating a Flyer

  • Using the Publication Template
  • Inserting a Business Information Component
  • Use design checker
  • Inserting a picture and Group objects

Creating a Newsletter

  • Examining options in Page Parts
  • Inserting a Heading & setting up columns
  • Inserting a text file & creating a Drop Cap
  • Adding a new page to a publication

Working with Shapes

  • Drawing, rotating and flipping shapes

Setting up a Table/Using WordArt

  • Creating & formatting a table
  • Creating an artistic text block
  • Inserting/Deleting rows or columns in a Table

Additional Publisher Features

  • Creating and Applying a new style to text
  • Customising Publisher
  • Save a Publication to HTML
  • Examine options for Commercial printing

Prerequisites
Basic computer skills are recommended for this course.

Dates and times
Courses are available either in the morning or the evening. Contact the relevant training centre for further details and enrolment information.

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