Microsoft Publisher: Introduction to Intermediate

Microsoft Publisher: Introduction to Intermediate

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(Minimum of 6 delegates per group)


This two-day course is designed to help delegates create publications, format text, insert graphics, create tables, and perform other basic tasks in Publisher.

Course Outline

This course consists of 6 modules
Module 1Starting Publisher
Deciding how to Create a New Publication
Elements of the Publication Window
The Publisher Menu Bar
Shortcut Menus
Publisher Toolbars
Understanding Dialog Boxes
Basic Navigation
Getting Help / Office Assistant
Closing Files & Closing Publisher
Creating & Planning a Publication
Creating a Personal Profile
Selecting a New Publication Design
Selecting Page Size / Orientation
Understanding Placeholders
Saving your Publication
Using Design Sets & Templates
Exiting Publisher
Module 2Changing the Publication Display
Page Setup Options
Page Margins & Layout Guides
Opening an Existing Publication
Working with Text Frames
Copying a Frame
Grouping & Ungrouping Frames
Arranging Frames in Layers
Modifying Frames
Text Overflow in Frames
Module 3Enhancing Frames with Borders & Colors
Applying a Shadow
Applying a 3-D Style Effect
Changing how Text looks
Symbols & Special Characters
The Format Painter Button
Text Styles
Working with Line Spacing
Setting Tabs
Numbered Lists / Bulleted Lists
Find & Replace Text
Use the Thesaurus
Spell Check
Hyphenation & Design Checker
Working with Columns
Drop Caps
Working with Objects / Graphics / WordArt
Module 4Adding Text Mastheads
Using the Design Gallery
Inserting Objects from other Applications
Drawing Objects in Publisher
Formatting Drawing Objects
Change the Order of Objects
Align or Distribute Objects
Group & Ungroup Objects
Module 5Inserting Tables in the Publication
Sizing & Moving Tables
Sizing Table Columns & Rows
Adding Columns & Rows in a Table
Merging Cells
Splitting Cells
Inserting a Diagonal in a Cell
Formatting the Table Automatically
Formatting the Table Manually
Add Pictures & Objects to a Table
Previewing the Publication
Working with Print Options
Pack your Publication
Module 6Getting Started with Newsletters
Newsletter Components
Modifying Newsletters
Mail Merge
Creating a Data Source
Editing Publisher Address Lists
Merging Data Sources with Publications
Preview a Merge
Sorting and Filtering
Completing a Merge
Creating Tri-Fold Brochures & Business Cards
Creating Envelopes & Mailing Labels
Creating a Publisher Web Site
Adding and Removing Hyperlinks
Viewing your Web Site
Publishing your Web Site
Master Page

Microsoft Publisher: Introduction to Intermediate

Who should attend?

The course has been designed for delegates who will create company newsletters, brochures, marketing flyers, design Web sites and set up mail merges.

Course Prerequisite

Microsoft Windows: Introduction


2 Days


R2 540.00 (excl. VAT)


  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Lunch & Refreshments (not applicable to on-site training)
  • Electronic Certificate (on successful completion of the course)
  • Electronic Trainer Feedback Report
  • Electronic Delegate Feedback Questionnaire

Course Schedule

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