Publisher 2007 Essentials

In this course, the participants will learn the basic functionality and editing essentials that will allow them to produce high quality publications for both personal and business use. Microsoft Publisher 2007 is a flexible and powerful authoring tool. This course will teach them how to begin, edit, format and produce a publication in Microsoft Publisher 2007.
Once the participants gain a basic understanding of Microsoft Publisher 2007, they will be able to produce a wide variety of documents for publication. This course is a hands-on class that will have them producing documents today.

Course Outline

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

Module Two: Opening and Closing Publisher
Opening Publisher
Using the Getting Started Window
Interface Overview
Creating a Blank Publication
Closing Publisher

Module Three: Working with Publications
Saving Files
Opening Files
Closing Files
Using the Recent List

Module Four: Your First Publication
Setting up Your Business Information
Adding Text
Navigating Through the Publication
Adding a New Page
Working with Pages

Module Five: Basic Editing Tasks
Using Cut, Copy and Paste
Using the Office Clipboard
Using Undo and Redo
Finding and Replacing Text

Module Six: Using the Format Publication Task Pane
Viewing the Pane
Setting Page Options
Choosing a Color Scheme
Choosing a Font Scheme
Setting Publication Options

Module Seven: Basic Formatting Tasks
Changing Font Face and Size
Changing the Font Color
Adding Font Enhancements
Applying Styles

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs (I)
Changing Spacing
Setting the Alignment
Indenting Text

Module Nine: Formatting Paragraphs (II)
Adding Bullets and Numbering
Adding Borders
Adding Shading
Using the Paragraph Dialog

Module Ten: Formatting the Page
Creating Columns
Changing the Background
Adding Page Numbers
Applying a Page Master

Module Eleven: Adding the Finishing Touches
Checking Your Spelling
Previewing Your Publication
Printing Your Publication
E-Mailing Your Publication

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