Course Outline
Publisher - Basics
Versions 97/98/2000/2002(XP)/2003/2007/2010

P.O. Box 225                 
East Petersburg, PA 17520-0225

Phone:717-560-3552
E-Mail:
Registrar@pceasy.com


Program Objectives: The student will learn how to create and enhance desktop publishing documents such as newsletters, brochures, and business cards.

  • Introduction to Publisher
  • Elements of Design
  • Planning the Publication
  • Starting Publisher
  • Creating a Business Card
  • Working With Frames and Boxes
  • Creating a Template
  • New From Existing Option
  • Using the Template
  • Saving Publications
  • Text Box Tool
  • Publisher Screen
  • Publisher Tools
  • Creating a Newsletter From Scratch
  • Setting the Page Orientation
  • Using Layout Guides
  • Snap To Guides
  • Using the Master Page
  • Viewing a Publication
  • Page Numbers
  • Creating a Copyright Statement
  • Selecting Multiple Objects
    • Select Objects Tool
    • "Lasso" Method
  • Aligning/Grouping/Nudging Objects
  • Watermarks
  • Transparent Feature
  • Adding a Page
  • Inserting Files
  • Using Copy and Paste
  • Connecting a Text Box
  • Text Box Hints
  • Creating Columns
  • Creating a Manual Column Break
  • Creating/Using/Changing Styles
  • Creating a Bulleted List
  • Changing a Bullet Style
  • Drop Caps
  • Graphics Using Clip Art
    • Resize/Move/Rotate
    • Displaying the Picture Toolbar
    • Deleting a Graphic
    • Inserting a Picture From a File
  • Adding a Caption
  • Creating a Callout and Callout Line
  • Layering Objects
  • Creating a Border for a Frame/Box
  • Using Border Art
  • Word Art
  • Adding a Pull Quote
  • Adding a Sidebar
  • Frames
    • Filling With a Pattern or Color
    • Deleting a Frame
  • Deleting a Page
  • Spell Check
  • Checking the Publication Design
  • Printing a Publication
  • Using Page Wizards

Course Prerequisite
Must have Windows and mouse proficiency; Word processing experience helpful
(4 CPE Credits)

Copyright PC Easy September, 2009