Publisher 2013 Advanced

Your participants will learn how to use the in-depth features of Publisher 2013. This workshop is designed to get into the more advanced features of Publisher 2013. Participants will be shown a practical way of learning with a hands-on and customizable approach. They will get a chance to experience some of the new features that are offered in Publisher 2013.
Publisher 2013 gives you the ability to create any type of publication. With Publisher 2013 you are provided a new landing screen which makes launching and creating documents easier than previous versions. A new set of templates along with improved graphic editing tools are included with Publisher 2013. Users are also given an improved interface with an array of powerful tools to help you share your publications through Skydrive!

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
Housekeeping Items
Pre-Assignment Review
Workshop Objectives
The Parking Lot
Action Plan

Module Two: Advanced Content Options
Importing Text from a File
Embedding an Object
Creating Word Art
Working with Building Blocks
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Working with Text
Wrapping Text Around a Picture
Adding Text to a Shape
Working with Word Art Styles
Working with Typography
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Working with Picture
Finding the Picture Resolution
Cropping Pictures
Inserting Pictures into a Shape
Making a Picture Transparent
Using the Format Picture Dialog Box
Resetting a Picture
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Working with Shapes
Changing a Shape
Editing a Shape
Adding Shape Effects
Working with Shape Measurements
Using the Format Shape Dialog Box
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Working with Graphics and Objects
Layering Objects
Grouping Objects
Rotating and Flipping Objects
Snapping Objects to Other Objects on the Page
Using the Graphics Manager Task Pane
Using the Building Blocks Library
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Working with Page Layout
Changing the Template
Using the Page Setup Dialog Box
Using a Built-in Ruler Guide
Adding a Ruler Guide
Using Grid and Baseline Guides
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Using Master Pages
Creating a Master Page
Applying a Master Page
Editing a Master Page
Managing Master Pages
Closing the Master Page View
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Working with Merges
Creating a Data Source for a Merge
Using the Email or Mail Merge Wizard
Working with Recipients
Creating Labels with Postal Code Bars
Tracking Effectiveness
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Creating a Catalog
Inserting Catalog Pages
Creating a Product list
Choosing a Catalog Layout
Finishing Your Catalog Merge
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Working with Publication Information
Using the Design Checker
Managing Embedded Fonts
Setting Publisher Options
Customizing the Ribbon or the Quick Access Toolbar
Reducing Publication File Size by Compressing Pictures
Module Eleven: Review Questions

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