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Publisher 2016

Course Overview

The skills and knowledge acquired in Microsoft Publisher 2016 are sufficient to be able to create publications such as flyers, newsletters and labels.

Duration: 1 day course

Course Content

Getting Started With Publisher

Understanding Publisher 2016

Starting Publisher in Windows 10

Understanding the Start Screen

Creating a New Blank Publication

The Publisher 2016 Screen

How Publisher 2016 Works

Using the Ribbon

Showing and Collapsing the Ribbon

Understanding the Backstage View

Accessing the Backstage View

Understanding the Status Bar

Exiting Safely From Publisher


Your First Publication

Tips for Planning a Publication

Understanding Different Types of


Adding and Editing Business


Creating a Publication From a


The Save As Place

The Save As Dialog Box

Saving a New Publication on Your


Inserting Text

Formatting Text

Using Undo and Redo

Saving an Existing Publication

Previewing a Publication

Printing a Publication

Safely Closing a Publication


Working With a Publication

The Open Place

The Open Dialog Box

Opening an Existing Publication

Using the Pages Navigation Pane

Working With Layouts

Zooming and Panning

Inserting Pages

Naming Pages

Moving Pages

Deleting Pages


Working With Text

Creating a Text Box

Modifying a Text Box

Importing Text

Checking Spelling

Selecting Text

Applying Colour to Text

Creating WordArt

Formatting WordArt

Text Effects


Text Techniques

Text Columns

Linking Text Boxes

Drawing Text Boxes Accurately

Text Box Margins

Wrapping Text

Aligning Text

Using Baseline Guides

Paragraph Spacing


Creating Bulleted Lists

Creating Numbered Lists

Creating Text Styles

Applying a Text Style

Modifying a Text Style


Building Blocks

Inserting Page Parts

Inserting Calendars

Inserting Borders and Accents

Inserting Advertisements


Working With Shapes

Drawing and Inserting Shapes

Selecting Shapes

Resizing Shapes

Moving Shapes

Aligning Shapes

Grouping Shapes

Changing Fill

Drawing Lines

Deleting Shapes


Working With Pictures

Inserting Pictures

Inserting Online Pictures

Using the Scratch Area

Swapping Pictures

Picture Formatting and Effects

Cropping Pictures

Inserting a Caption


Working With Tables

Inserting Tables

Entering Text in a Table

Adjusting Rows and Columns

Applying Table Styles

Using Fills and Tints

Using Sample Fill Colour


Design and Layout

Page Orientation

Understanding Page Sizes

Creating Envelopes

Creating Labels

Creating Folded Cards

Changing Margin Guides

Creating Grid Guides

Creating Ruler Guides

Using Guides

Using Colour Schemes

Using Font Schemes

Creating a Fill Background

Creating an Image Background


Master Pages

Understanding Master Pages

Using a Master Page

Inserting Headers

Inserting Footers

Inserting Page Numbers

Using a Two Page Master

Creating Additional Master Pages

Using Multiple Master Pages


Mail Merge

Creating a Data Source

Creating a Mail Merge Publication

Showing Merge Results

Sorting a Merge

Filtering Data

Merge Printing

Clearing a Filter


Catalogue Merge

Understanding the Merge Area

Creating a Product List

Selecting a Merge Area Layout

Inserting Text Fields

Formatting Text Fields

Inserting Picture Fields

Previewing and Modifying a

Catalogue Merge

Merging to a New Publication



Saving and Sharing

Sending a Publication as an Email

Changing the File Type

Saving for Photo Printing

Saving for a Commercial Printer

Saving for Another Computer


Getting Help

Understanding How Help Works

Accessing the Help Window

Navigating the Help Window

Using Google to Get Help

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