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Microsoft Publisher helps you create, personalize, and share a wide range of professional-quality publications and marketing materials with ease.

With Publisher, you can easily communicate your message in a variety of publication types, saving you time and money. Whether you are creating brochures, newsletters, postcards, greeting cards, or e-mail newsletters, you can deliver high-quality results without having graphic design experience.

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Publisher 2010

Level 1


1 Day

List Price: $265


Topic 1: Starting Out

Meeting Microsoft Office Publisher 2010
  • What is Microsoft Office Publisher 2010?
  • What’s New in Microsoft Office Publisher 2010?
  • Opening Publisher
  • Interface Overview
  • Interacting with Publisher
  • Getting Started with
  • Closing Publisher
Creating a Publication
  • Choosing a Template
  • Creating a Text Box
  • Typing Text
  • Selecting Text
  • Deleting Text
Working with Text
  • Creating a New Publication
  • Moving Text Boxes
  • Resizing Text Boxes
  • Rotating Text Boxes
  • Deleting Text Boxes
Doing More with Your Publication
  • Adding Your Business Information to Publisher
  • Changing Font Face and Size
  • Applying Basic Text Effects
  • Using Undo and Redo/Repeat
  • Removing Formatting
Working with Your Publication
  • Saving Files
  • Opening Files
  • Using the Recent List
  • Switching Between Open Files
  • Closing Files
Getting Help in Publisher
  • Opening Help
  • Using the Help Screen
  • The Help Toolbar
  • Online Help vs. Offline Help

Topic 2: The Publisher Interface

Getting Acquainted
  • Using the File (Backstage) Menu
  • Using the Status Bar
  • Using the Mini Toolbar
  • Using Dialog Boxes
  • Using Right-Click Menus
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
The Quick Access Toolbar
  • About the Toolbar
  • Adding and Removing Buttons
  • Moving the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customizing the Toolbar
Tabs and Groups
  • About Tabs
  • About Groups
  • About Option Buttons
  • Minimizing the Ribbon
The Home Tab
  • Clipboard Commands
  • Font Commands
  • Paragraph Commands
  • Styles Commands
  • Objects Commands
  • Arrange Commands
  • Editing Commands
The Insert Tab
  • Pages Commands
  • Tables Commands
  • Illustrations Commands
  • Building Blocks Commands
  • Text Commands
  • Links Commands
  • Header and Footer Commands
The View Tab
  • Views Commands
  • Layout Commands
  • Show Commands
  • Zoom Commands
  • Window Commands

Topic 3: Advanced Tabs and Customization

The Page Design Tab
  • Template Commands
  • Page Setup Commands
  • Layout Commands
  • Pages Commands
  • Schemes Commands
  • Page Background Commands
The Mailings Tab
  • Start Commands
  • Write & Insert Fields Commands
  • Preview Results Commands
  • Finish Commands
The Review Tab
  • Proofing Commands
  • Language Commands
The Drawing Tools Tab
  • Insert Shapes Commands
  • Shape Styles Commands
  • Shadow Effects Commands
  • 3-D Effects Commands
  • Arrange Commands
  • Size Commands
The Text Box Tools Tab
  • Text Commands
  • Font Commands
  • Alignment Commands
  • Linking Commands
  • Effects Commands
  • Typography Commands
Contextual Tabs
  • Catalog Tools Tab
  • WordArt Tools Tab
  • Picture Tools Tab
  • Table Tools Tabs
  • Master Page Tab
  • Web Tab
  • Developer Tab
Customizing the Ribbon
  • Getting Started
  • Adding or Removing Tabs
  • Arranging Tabs and Groups
  • Creating New Tabs and Groups
  • Customizing Group Commands
  • Resetting All Customizations

Topic 4: Creating Publications

Creating a New Publication
  • Creating a Blank Publication
  • Creating a Publication from Installed Templates
  • Creating a Publication from Online Templates
  • Using Recently Used Templates
  • Changing the Template in Use
  • Changing Template Options
Setting Up Your Pages and Publications
  • Graphic Design 101
  • Choosing a Color and Font Scheme
  • Adding and Using Built-In Guides
  • Setting Guide Options
  • Toggling Alignment
Working with Pages
  • About the Page Navigation Pane
  • Adding Pages
  • Renaming Pages
  • Moving Pages
  • Deleting Pages
  • Right-Click Shortcuts
Moving Text
  • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text
  • Using the Office Clipboard
  • Dragging and Dropping Text
  • Finding Text
  • Replacing Text
Applying Advanced Text Effects
  • Applying a Style
  • Setting Horizontal Alignment
  • Setting Vertical Alignment
  • Formatting Text as Columns
  • Using the Format Painter
Adding Building Blocks
  • Inserting a Building Block
  • Editing Building Blocks
  • Moving Building Blocks
  • Resizing Building Blocks
  • Rotating Building Blocks
  • Deleting Building Blocks

Topic 5: Doing More with Text

Fonts on the Home Tab
  • Setting Font Face and Size
  • Applying Font Color
  • Applying Text Effects
  • Changing Case
  • Changing Character Spacing
  • Using the Font Dialog
Setting Paragraph Options
  • Creating a Bulleted or Numbered List
  • Indenting Using the Home Tab
  • Changing Line Spacing
  • Changing Paragraph Spacing
  • Setting Text Box Margins
Setting Text and Typography Options
  • Choosing Text Fit
  • Changing Text Direction
  • Adding Hyphenation
  • Adding Drop Caps
  • Choosing Number and Ligature Styles
Formatting the Text Box
  • Adding Special Effects
  • Changing a Text Box’s Shape
  • Applying a Style to a Text Box
  • Manually Formatting the Text Box
  • Setting Text Wrapping Options
Working with Text Boxes and Objects
  • Changing the Order of Objects
  • Grouping Objects
  • Aligning Objects
  • Rotating and Flipping Objects
  • Changing an Object’s Size
  • Using the Format Text Box Dialog
Formatting the Page
  • Adding Page Numbers
  • Adding Headers and Footers
  • Editing Headers and Footers
  • Controlling Headers and Footers with the Page Navigation Pane
  • Choosing the Page Background

Topic 6: Printing and Viewing Your Publication

Using Layouts and Views
  • Understanding Publication Masters
  • Viewing a Single Page or Two-Page Spread
  • Customizing Screen Elements
  • Using Arrange All and Cascade
Using Viewing Tools
  • Using Minimize, Maximize, and Restore
  • Using Zoom on the View Tab
  • Using Show Whole Page and Page Width
  • Using Zoom Controls on the Status Bar
Preparing Your Publication
  • Checking Your Spelling
  • Setting Margins
  • Changing Page Orientation
  • Setting Paper Size
  • Using the Page Setup Dialog
Finishing a Publication
  • Print Commands
  • Using Print Preview
  • Setting Basic Print Options
  • Setting Printer Properties
  • E-Mailing a Publication

Publisher 2010

Level 1

1 Day

List Price: $265

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Publisher 2010

Level 2


1 Day

List Price: $265


Topic 1: Basic design options

  • Publication setup
  • Custom colors
  • Building blocks
  • The Graphics Manager pane

Topic 2: Typography

  • Styles and font schemes
  • Graphics in typography
  • Precise spacing control
  • Symbols and special characters

Topic 3: Long publications

  • Sections
  • Bookmarks

Topic 4: Mail merge and catalog merge

  • Form letters
  • Data sources for the recipient list
  • Catalog merge

Topic 5: Interactive forms

  • Editing Web forms
  • Modifying form properties

Topic 6: Web site publishing

  • Adding elements to a Web site
  • Finalizing and publishing a site

Topic 7: Customizing Publisher

  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access toolboar

Publisher 2010

Level 2

1 Day

List Price: $265

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Publisher 2013

Level 1

This training package gives students the skills they need to effectively use Microsoft Publisher 2013. The students start with the basics and rapidly progress through the various features that make this program such a useful tool for desktop publishing.

1 Day

List Price: $265


Topic 1: The Basics

  • Getting Started
  • Signing In
  • Creating a New Publication
  • About the Scratch Area
  • Saving a Publication
  • Opening a Publication
  • Review Questions

Topic 2: Your First Publication

  • Creating a Text Box
  • Typing and Deleting Text
  • Selecting Text
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using Drag and Drop
  • Review Questions

Topic 3: Working with Pages

  • Inserting Pages
  • Navigating Through Pages
  • Deleting Pages
  • Renaming Pages
  • Creating a Page Background
  • Changing the Color and Font Scheme
  • Review Questions

Topic 4: Formatting Text

  • Changing the Font Face, Size, and Color
  • Applying Text Effects
  • Changing Character Spacing
  • Working with the Font Dialog
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Clearing Formatting
  • Review Questions

Topic 5: Working with Objects

  • Selecting an Object
  • Resizing an Object
  • Moving an Object
  • Rotating an Object
  • Deleting an Object
  • About Contextual Tabs and the Mini Toolbar
  • Review Questions

Topic 6: Illustrating Your Publication

  • Inserting Local Images
  • Inserting Online Images
  • Inserting a Picture Placeholder
  • Inserting Shapes
  • Inserting WordArt
  • Inserting Tables
  • Review Questions

Topic 7: Inserting Building Blocks

  • Inserting Page Parts
  • Inserting Calendars
  • Inserting Borders and Accents
  • Inserting Advertisements
  • Review Questions

Topic 8: Using Business Information

  • Setting up Business Information
  • Managing Business Information Sets
  • Inserting Business Information Fields
  • Adding Building Blocks to the Business Information Gallery
  • Review Questions

Topic 9: The Finishing Touches

  • Checking Spelling
  • Inserting Page Numbers
  • Adding Headers and Footers
  • Running the Design Checker
  • Review Questions

Topic 10: Using Master Pages

  • Understanding Master Pages
  • Creating and Editing a Master Page
  • Sending Objects to the Master Page
  • Applying a Master Page
  • Removing a Master Page
  • Review Questions

Topic 11: Printing and Sharing Your Publication

  • Saving a Publication as PDF or XPS
  • Saving a Publication for Commercial Printing
  • Saving a Publication for Photo Printing
  • Printing a Publication
  • E-mailing a Publication
  • Review Questions

Topic 12: Customizing the Interface

  • Collapsing and Expanding the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Hiding and Showing Ribbon Tabs
  • Creating Custom Ribbon Tabs
  • Resetting Interface Changes
  • Review Questions

Publisher 2013

Level 1

1 Day

List Price: $265

No sessions are scheduled at this time.
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Publisher 2013

Level 2

This 12-module course delves into several areas of this program that can lighten your workload. Covered in this course are: Working with Multiple Objects, Inserting Text and Links, Linking Text Boxes, Working with Styles, Using Typography Tools, Working with Images, Using the Graphics Manager, Using the Mail Merge Wizard, Advanced Mail Merge Tasks, Creating a Catalog, and Working with Templates.

1 Day

List Price: $265


Module 1: Working with Multiple Objects

  • Selecting Multiple Objects
  • Grouping Objects
  • Ungrouping Objects
  • Aligning Objects to Each Other
  • Arranging Objects

Module 2: Inserting Text and Links

  • Inserting Symbols
  • Inserting the Date and Time
  • Inserting Files
  • Inserting Objects
  • Creating Hyperlinks
  • Creating Bookmarks

Module 3: Linking Text Boxes

  • Understanding Text Box Links
  • Linking Text Boxes
  • Navigating Through Linked Text Boxes
  • Breaking Text Box Links

Module 4: Working with Styles

  • Creating a New Style
  • Modifying Styles
  • Deleting Styles
  • Importing Styles

Module 5: Using Typography Tools

  • Inserting Drop Caps
  • Choosing a Number Style
  • Choosing a Ligature Style
  • Choosing a Stylistic Set
  • Managing Swashes
  • Choosing Stylistic Alternates

Module 6: Working with Images

  • Using an Image as a Page Background
  • Cropping to a Shape
  • Cropping to Fit or Fill
  • Correcting Images
  • Recoloring Images

Module 7: Using the Graphics Manager

  • Opening the Graphics Manager
  • Setting Display and Sort Options
  • Embedding Images
  • Saving Linked Images
  • Replacing Images
  • Viewing Image Properties

Module 8: Using the Mail Merge Wizard

  • Starting the Wizard
  • Selecting Recipients
  • Previewing Results
  • Creating the Publication
  • Completing an E-Mail Merge

Module 9: Advanced Mail Merge Tasks

  • Using the Mailings Tab
  • Creating Personalized Hyperlinks
  • Printing the Recipient List
  • Saving a Shortcut to the Recipient List
  • Exporting the Recipient List

Module 10: Creating a Catalog, Part One

  • Inserting Catalog Pages
  • Choosing a Data Source
  • Creating a Data Source from Scratch
  • Choosing a Layout

Module 11: Creating a Catalog, Part Two

  • Adding Text Fields
  • Adding Picture Fields
  • Previewing the Results
  • Completing the Merge

Module 12: Working with Templates

  • Creating a Template
  • Saving a Template
  • Using a Template
  • Editing a Template

Publisher 2013

Level 2

1 Day

List Price: $265

No sessions are scheduled at this time.
Contact us to schedule a session for your organization.

Publisher 2016

Level 1

Microsoft® Office Publisher 2016 is a desktop publishing software application capable of producing greeting cards, certificates, newsletters, and other printed publications. Publisher includes a large collection of templates that provide a great way to start a new publication. 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 online sharing and mail merge features, which are 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, Publisher makes it easy to create and edit publications.

1 Day

List Price: $265


Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Publisher 2016

Topic A: Navigate the Interface

Topic B: Customize the Publisher Interface

Topic C: Create a Publication

Lesson 2: Adding Content to a Publication

Topic A: Add Text to a Publication

Topic B: Add Pages and Picture Placeholders to a Publication

Topic C: Control the Display of Content in Text Boxes

Topic D: Apply Building Blocks to a Publication

Lesson 3: Formatting Text and Paragraphs in a Publication

Topic A: Format Text

Topic B: Format Paragraphs

Topic C: Apply Schemes

Lesson 4: Managing Text in a Publication

Topic A: Edit Text in a Publication

Topic B: Work with Tables

Topic C: Insert Symbols and Special Characters

Lesson 5: Working with Graphics in a Publication

Topic A: Insert Graphics in a Publication

Topic B: Customize the Appearance of Pictures

Lesson 6: Preparing a Publication for Sharing and Printing

Topic A: Check the Design of a Publication

Topic B: Save a Publication in Different Formats

Topic C: Print a Publication

Topic D: Share a Publication

Publisher 2016

Level 1

1 Day

List Price: $265

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