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Whether you are completely new to Publisher or upgrading from an older version, this course will empower you with the skills necessary to be proficient in creating a variety of publications.
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Suitable for All Levels

1 Day Classroom Course

Certification Awarded

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Study materials included

Skills You will have at the end of the Course

  •  Create new publications; such as newsletters, brochures, menus and business cards
  • Master the use of text boxes, graphics placeholders and tables
  • Learn how to align and place objects on a page
  • Customise and automate the layout and design of publications
  • Use and create master pages
  • Work with mailings

Course overview

This course starts you at the beginning of Publisher. You will learn how to create newsletters, brochures and business cards, perform mail merges, and prepare your projects for printing and much more. You will also learn how to customise Publisher’s own templates more efficiently.

Requirements

No prior knowledge is required. Some experience with Word would be beneficial.

Certification

At the end of the course, you’ll be Certified by the Irish Academy of Computer Training

 

Who would benefit

Anyone wanting to learn Microsoft Publisher, or if you are in an office based role and find yourself newly tasked with creating newsletters, or brochures for the company, then this course is for you.

Why take the Course

To become proficient in Microsoft Publisher to be able to create a wide range of professionally designed publications efficiently. You will have precise control over positioning text with images and other design elements. You will save time and effort by storing frequently used text, design elements, and graphics.

Course curriculum

Section 1: Publisher Essentials

Section 1: Publisher Essentials

  • Setting up and editing your business information
  • Inserting and updating your business information within your publication
  • Zooming and panning a publication
  • Changing the design scheme and font style of the publication
  • Inserting, deleting, renaming and navigating pages
  • Reorganising and duplicating pages
  • Inserting and using building blocks
  • Using templates
Section 2: Page Setup and Layouts

Section 2: Page Setup and Layouts

  • Using page setup; orientation, margins, paper size
  • Using Layout guides; such as ruler guides, baseline guides, and grid guides
  • Using build-in ruler guides
  • Using the ruler guides for precise measurements and placing

 

Section 3: Working with Text

Section 3: Working with Text

  • Adding and modifying text boxes
  • Inserting text from another file
  • Using Text Fit
  • Create and break links between text boxes
  • Recognising a text box with overflowing text
  • Creating and modifying bulleted and numbered lists
  • Using autocorrect
  • Using drop cap
  • Adjust the margins of a text box
  • Spilt your text into two or more columns
  • Include “Continued on page…” and “Continued from page…”

 

Section 4: Working with Objects

Section 4: Working with Objects

  • Using the scratch area
  • Drawing and customising shapes
  • Manipulating objects
  • Adding text to shapes
  • Changing a shape to another
  • Moving, resizing and rotating objects
  • Arrange objects: align objects, group and ungroup objects, bring forward and send backward
  • Format objects to be transparent or semi-transparent

 

Section 5: Working with Graphics and Pictures

Section 5: Working with Graphics and Pictures

  • Inserting pictures saved locally or from online
  • Inserting picture placeholders
  • Inserting and swapping pictures, swapping formatting between pictures
  • Changes the appearance of the image, using picture styles, corrections, and the crop tool
  • Learn to reset and compress an image
  • Add captions to pictures in your publication
  • Use the dropper tool to match a colour from an image and apply that colour to a shape or text box.
  • Learn to use the wrap text feature.
  • Using the Graphics Manager

 

Section 6: Working with Tables

Section 6: Working with Tables

  • Creating and deleting tables
  • Selecting Table elements
  • Inserting and deleting columns and rows
  • Merging and splitting cells
  • Modifying text in the table
  • Formatting tables
Section 7: Working with Excel

Section 7: Working with Excel

  • Importing data from an Excel file
  • Embedding Excel data
  • Linking to Excel data
  • Using charts
Section 8: Working with Styles

Section 8: Working with Styles

  • Applying styles to your publication
  • Modifying styles
  • Create new styles
Section 9: Working with Master Pages

Section 9: Working with Master Pages

  • Creating and applying master pages
  • Adding header, footers and page numbering
  • Adding company logos
Section 10: Working with Mail Merge

Section 10: Working with Mail Merge

  • Step by step mail merge
  • Selecting a recipient list for a mail merge
  • Previewing and finishing a mail merge
  • Performing an email merge
Section 11: Working with Preview and Printing

Section 11: Working with Preview and Printing

  • Previewing and printing your publication
  • Packaging a publication

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