Publisher 2010 Essentials

Your participants will learn how to use the basic 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 advance features right on a computer.
Publisher is a desktop publishing tool and flexible and powerful authoring software. It goes well beyond what you can produce with word processing software like Word. Publisher 2010 will help your participants learn to produce high-quality publications for both personal and business use.

Course Outline

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

Module Two: Opening and Closing Publisher
Opening Publisher
Creating a Blank Publication
Understanding the Interface
Using Backstage View
Creating a Publication from a Template
Closing Publisher

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

Module Four: Your First Publication
Setting Up Your Business Information
Adding Text
Adding Building Blocks
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 Page Design Tab
Choosing a Color Scheme
Choosing a Font Scheme
Choosing a Background
Using the Template Group

Module Seven: Basic Font Formatting
Changing Font Face and Size
Changing the Font Color
Adding Font Enhancements
Using the Font Dialog

Module Eight: Formatting Paragraphs
Changing Spacing
Setting the
Indenting Text
Adding Bullets and Numbering
Using the Paragraph Dialog
Applying Styles

Module Nine: Working with Objects
Inserting Pictures and Shapes
Inserting Tables
Linking Text Boxes
Moving, Resizing, and Arranging Objects
Formatting Objects

Module Ten: Formatting the Page
Creating Columns
Adding Page Numbers
Understanding Master Pages
Adding Headers or Footers

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