About this course

Course type Essentials
Course code DPU13L1
Duration 1 Day

Microsoft Publisher is a desktop publishing software application capable of producing newsletters, brochures, business cards, postcards, flyers and other printed publications. Publisher offers a large selection of 'building blocks' that can be dragged into your documents, helping you to create page elements such as calendars, newsletter sidebars, and borders. Publisher integrates mail merge features and allows for export of publications as HTML web pages or PDF documents.

Target Audience:

This course was designed for end users with a basic understanding of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Word who need to learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2013 to create, layout and edit publications.

Prerequisites

  • Use a mouse
  • Type and use a keyboard
  • Navigate through Windows files and folders
  • Work with Windows - minimise, maximise, open and close
  • Save a file
  • Use the Save As option

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Create a one-page publication
  • Modify a publication's layout and structure
  • Format text in a publication
  • Edit contents in a publication
  • Format graphics
  • Prepare a publication for distribution

Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Publisher 2013

  • Topic A: Explore the Interface
  • Topic B: Customise the Publisher Interface
  • Topic C: Create a Publication

Lesson 2: Adding Content to a Publication

  • Topic A: Add Text to a Publication
  • Topic B: Organise Text Boxes and Picture Placeholders in a Layout
  • Topic C: Control the Display of Content in Text Boxes
  • Topic D: Apply Building Blocks

Lesson 3: Formatting Text in a Publication

  • Topic A: Format Text and Paragraphs
  • Topic B: Apply Paragraph Styles
  • Topic C: Apply Schemes

Lesson 4: Editing Text in a Publication

  • Topic A: Edit Text in a Publication
  • Topic B: Present Content in Tables
  • Topic C: Insert Symbols and Special Characters

Lesson 5: Adding and Formatting Graphics in a Publication

  • Topic A: Add Graphical Objects to a Publication
  • Topic B: Manipulate the Appearance of Pictures

Lesson 6: Preparing a Publication for Sharing and Printing

  • Topic A: Save a Publication
  • Topic B: Run Design Checker
  • Topic C: Preview and Print a Publication
  • Topic D: Share a Publication
Essentials

1 Day

Duration
Microsoft Office
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

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