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Work with template design, page setup tools, and layout guides.
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Page Design - Ribbon a
Change a Template design, adjust Margins and work with Layout Guides in just a few easy clicks.
When to use
Knowing these simple but important tools will help you customize your publication every time you are in Publisher.
Begin by opening the corresponding Exercise File with this lesson, or to go File, New and find the “Business Newsletter” called Trader News.
Make sure the Page Navigation pane is open:
Click the View Ribbon ,
Click the Page Design ribbon
- You can change the template layout at any time while preserving all text boxes and pictures. Simply select “Change Template” and choose a new template design from the gallery.
- Margins: Adjust the margins to create enough space between the publication text and the edge of the paper
- Orientation: Adjust the paper direction to print either Portrait or Landscape:
- Size: Adjust your paper size or create your own:
Layout Guides help you align text boxes and pictures by displaying (non-printable) blue guides on the screen:
Make your publication’s front page look like a magazine cover; simply click any picture and click “Apply Image”:
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