Publisher 2007 Advanced

Publisher is one of the Office suite’s hidden gems, offering you the ability to easily create any kind of publication – newsletters, business cards, menus, invitations, and much more! The participants will learn how to use the advanced features of Publisher 2007. Taking the time to learn about the advanced features of Publisher 2007 will increase their publication and document creation skills.
This course will take your participants through the basics of using Microsoft Publisher 2007. Highlights include setting up business information, working with color and font schemes, using the new Getting Started Window, and using page masters. This workshop incorporates a hands-on approach to learning. They will get a chance to practice some of the basic features right on a computer.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
Icebreaker
Housekeeping Items
The Parking Lot
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Publisher Tasks
Personalizing Your Publication
Tracking Effectiveness
Preparing for Commercial Printing
Working with Images

Module Three: Graphics and Objects
Graphics Manager Task Pane
Using Design Gallery
Adding Text to a Shape
Graphic File Formats and Filters

Module Four: Moving and Grouping Objects
Moving an Object
Group and Ungroup Objects
Align or Distribute Objects
Send an Object to the Back


Module Five: File Management
Save Files in Other Formats
Save as an XPS File
View or Change Properties
Set or Rename a Default Working Folder

Module Six: Designing and Creating Websites
Planning Your Website
Adding Pages
Converting Print to Web
Compressing Graphic Files Sizes for Websites

Module Seven: Page Layout
Change the Paper Size
Changing Page Size
Scratch Area
Add or Remove Headers and Footers
Make an Object Appear on Multiple Pages

Module Eight: Working with Pictures
Wrapping Text Around a Picture
Cropping Pictures
Inserting a Picture into an AutoShape
Converting Pictures to Watermarks
Make Pictures Transparent

Module Nine: Media Files
About Media Files
Adding a File to Microsoft Clip Organizer
Add, Change, or Delete Keywords for a Clip
Sound and Motion Clips
Animated GIFs

Module Ten: Working With Text
Import Text from a File
Working with Text Box Overflow
Inserting Symbols, Fractions, or Special Characters
Set or Change Tab Stops
Insert Date and Time

Module Eleven: Mail, E-mail, and Catalog
Create a Mail Merge
Creating an Address List for a Mail Merge
Creating a Data Source for a Mail Merge
Add Postal Bar Codes to Labels or Envelopes in Publisher


Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Review of Parking Lot
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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