Microsoft Publisher Training Course

Creating a Publication

Course length 1 day


  • Create different types of publications
  • Design publication pages
  • Use layouts and guides
  • Enter and control text
  • Insert and format objects
  • Position and format text and objects
  • Insert information to display on more than one page
  • Printing


Introducing Publisher
  • The screen, ribbons, quick access toolbar and dialogue boxes
  • Different types of publication
  • Publication templates designs
  • Help
Page Design
  • Layouts, rulers and guides
  • Setting up a page
  • Colour schemes and font sets
  • Zoom
  • Undo and redo
  • Frames, placeholders and text boxes
  • Moving, copying, deleting frames
  • Saving
  • Formatting
  • Styles
  • Text overflow
  • Connecting and disconnecting text frames
  • Drop capitals
  • Inserting text from Word
Multi-Page Publications
  • Page breaks
  • Viewing one or two pages
  • Master pages
  • Backgrounds
  • Headers and footers
  • Page numbers
Inserting and Formatting Objects
  • Pictures
  • Building blocks
  • Drawing tools and shapes
  • WordArt
  • Tables
  • Bookmarks
  • Hyperlinks
  • Wrapping text around objects
  • Borders and BorderArt
Finalising a Publication
  • Spell check, AutoCorrect and design checker
  • Find and replace
  • Printing
  • Photo centre printing

Topics not what you require? Topics which can be added include: creating templates, adding objects to the content library and mail merge.More information required?

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1 to 1 training: £299 per day
Each additional person: £40 per day

We come to you. This course can be tailored to meet your requirements and your publications can be worked on during the course.