Understanding the screen layout is paramount to mastering this program. This lesson gives a concise tour of the scratch area, rulers, ribbons, and status bar tools.
Video time: 3m 49s
Business Information contains your professional contact info and the Design Checker runs through the technical layout of your publication.
Video time: 3m 23s
Instead of starting from scratch, discover the pre-made templates that are available and easily customized.
Video time: 3m 26s
Be aware of the options under the File ribbon and design with your end product in mind.
Video time: 4m 11s
Prepare your work area by setting up the tools you’ll need most often.
Video time: 4m 41s
Review the parts and structure of a pre-made template and save frustration later when you build your own.
Video time: 4m 10s
Picture tools help you manage and control your pictures.
Video time: 4m 30s
Cropping tools let you cut away parts of a picture.
Video time: 3m 44s
Frame the spot for a picture still to come.
Video time: 4m 28s
Size pictures precisely to your own measurements, layer the pictures and control the overlap, and group pictures so they move as one object.
Video time: 4m 40s
Align pictures precisely on the page.
Video time: 4m 16s
Adjust picture brightness, color, reset to original, or compress picture file size. Plus swap picture locations with a click of a button.
Change the picture style, shape and frame (border), also add captions.
Video time: 4m 03s
Creative Commons License is a copyright-free picture license.
Video time: 3m 32s
Insert decorative text into your publication.
Video time: 4m 05s
How to handle too much text and control the overflow to another text box.
Video time: 3m 52s
Review toolbar and connect text boxes and word overflow.
Video time: 5m 00s
Edit your business information so that all publications are uniform with no typos or variations.
Video time: 4m 37s
Building blocks are pre-designed text boxes that save you time from creating from scratch.
Video time: 4m 57s
Master Page Content that appears in the background of every page, like logos or page numbers.
Work with template design, page setup tools, and layout guides.
Video time: 4m 42s
Work with page tools, color schemes and fonts, and page backgrounds.
Video time: 4m 32s
Shapes add interest to a publication by adding text and color.
Video time: 3m 47s
Two methods to add a picture inside of a shape.
Video time: 3m 12s
Use the Publisher layout guides and rulers to control the placement of your shapes.
Group, rotate and wrap text to shapes.
Edit exactly how text wraps “through” your shape or picture.
Video time: 4m 20s
Interesting script is vital to a professional publication. Use the review ribbon tools to find words, spell check, or translate.
Video time: 3m 57s
The View ribbon helps you manage your publication as it is developed and allows you to work with multiple Publisher files efficiently.
Video time: 4m 48s
Regardless of where your text is placed, formatting tools are in one location.
Video time: 4m 35s
The File ribbon is where you make the final production decision to your publication.
Video time: 5m 03s
Learn how to use the mail merge feature to personalize every single publication to the individual recipient.
Video time: 5m 45s
Create a manual of products with corresponding pictures.
Learn how to use Quick Response (QR) Codes, which are device-scanable images that will deliver information or send the user to a product webpage.
Video time: 4m 34s
Understand how to use tables which are a grid layout for columns of text, like room locations or employee contact information.
Create a picture from a Publisher file in order to send a full-color marketing flyer via email.
Video time: 4m 46s
Learn these shortcut tips that will expedite your design time.
Video time: 4m 07s
Learn the differences between RGB colors and the advanced CMYK or PANTONE color formats which are required by some commercial printers.
Video time: 3m 35s
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