MS Publisher 2013: Creating Newsletters & Publications


Description Microsoft® Publisher is a desktop publishing software application capable of producing greeting cards, certificates, newsletters, 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, which is handy when you need to send publications to a list of customers, and it's possible to export publications as HTML web pages or PDF documents. With a user-friendly interface, Microsoft Publisher makes it easy to create and edit publications

This course is intended for persons in a variety of job roles such as publishing specialists, layout specialists, graphic designers, or any other knowledge workers who need to use Microsoft Publisher 2103 to create, lay out, edit, and share publications.

Learning Objectives

  • Perform basic tasks in the Microsoft Publisher interface.
  • Add content in a publication.
  • Format text in a publication.
  • Edit the contents of a publication.
  • Add and format graphics.
  • Print and share a publication

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Publisher 2010

  • Topic 1A: Explore the Interface
  • Topic 1B: Customize the Publisher Interface
  • Topic 1C: Create a Basic Publication

Lesson 2: Adding Content to a Publication

  • Topic 2A: Add Text to a Publication
  • Topic 2B: Organize Text Boxes and Picture Placeholders in a Layout
  • Topic 2C: Control the Display of Content in Text Boxes
  • Topic 2D: Apply Building Blocks

Lesson 3: Formatting Text in a Publication

  • Topic 3A: Format Text and Paragraphs
  • Topic 3B: Apply Paragraph Styles
  • Topic 3C: Apply Schemes

Lesson 4: Editing Text in a Publication

  • Topic 4A: Edit Text in a Publication
  • Topic 4B: Present Content in Tables
  • Topic 4C: Insert Symbols and Special Characters

Lesson 5: Adding and Formatting Graphics in a Publication

  • Topic 5A: Add Graphical Objects to a Publication
  • Topic 5B: Manipulate the Appearance of Pictures

Lesson 6: Preparing a Publication for Distribution

  • Topic 6A: Save a Publication
  • Topic 6B: Run Design Checker
  • Topic 6C: Preview and Print a Publication
  • Topic 6D: Share a Publication