Publisher 2010 Advanced

Your participants will learn how to use the advanced features of Publisher 2010. This workshop is designed to teach you a basic understanding of Publisher 2010 in a practical way. This workshop incorporates a hands-on approach to learning. They will get a chance to practice some of the advanced features right on a computer.
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! This course will take your participants through the basics of using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Highlights include using the new ribbon interface, setting up your business information, working with color and font schemes, using the new Getting Started Window, and using page masters.

Course Outline

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

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

Module Four: Graphics and Objects
Graphics Manager Task Pane
Using the Building Blocks Library
Adding Text to a Shape
Graphic File Formats and Filters

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

Module Six: 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 Seven: 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 Eight: Mail and E-mail Merges
Creating a Data Source for a Mail Merge
The Mail Merge Wizard
Tracking Effectiveness
Creating an Address List for a Mail Merge
Add Postal Bar Codes to Labels or Envelopes in Publisher

Module Nine: Creating a Catalog
Insert Catalog Pages
Create a Product List
Choosing a Catalog Layout
Finishing Your Catalog Merge

Module Ten: Publication Information
Personalizing Your Publication
Using the Design Checker
Setting Commercial Print Information
View or Change Properties

Module Eleven: Save and Send Files
Send Using Email
Save Files in Other Formats
Save as an XPS File
Using the Pack and Go Wizard for Commercial Printing

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