Publisher 2003 Foundation Courseware

Microsoft Publisher 2003 Training Materials

Foundation Level Training Materials

Training Course Outline

 

1. MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2003

WHAT IS PUBLISHER?

  •     Using Microsoft Publisher 2003
  •     Using File Types
  •     Using the Microsoft Web Site

GETTING TO KNOW THE PUBLISHER ENVIRONMENT

  •     Working in the Publisher Window
  •     Using the Publication Window
  •     Using the Task Pane
  •     Using the Publication Gallery
  •     Using the Status Bar

GETTING TO KNOW PUBLISHER TOOLBARS

  •     Using Toolbars
  •     Showing a Toolbar
  •     Hiding a Toolbar
  •     Moving a Toolbar
  •     Using the Standard Toolbar
  •     Using the Formatting Toolbar
  •     Using the Connect Frames Toolbar
  •     Using the Objects Toolbar

GETTING HELP

  •     Using the Ask a Question Box
  •     Using the Microsoft Office Assistant
  •     Displaying the Office Assistant
  •     Hiding the Office Assistant
  •     Customizing the Office Assistant
  •     Using Office Assistant Tips
  •     Using Tips of the Day

2. WORKING WITH PUBLICATIONS

UNDERSTANDING THE NEW PUBLICATION TASK PANE

  •     Using the New Publication Task Pane
  •     Displaying the New Publication Task Pane

CREATING A PUBLICATION FROM A DESIGN TEMPLATE

  •     Selecting a Template by Publication Type
  •     Selecting a Template by Design Sets
  •     Selecting a Template by Blank Publication

ADDING PERSONAL INFORMATION

  •     Using Personal Information
  •     Displaying the Personal Information Dialog Box
  •     Selecting a Personal Information Set
  •     Entering Personal Information
  •     Selecting a Color Scheme
  •     Adding a Logo
  •     Editing Personal Information

CREATING OR OPENING A PUBLICATION

  •     Creating a New Blank Publication
  •     Creating a Publication from an Existing Publication
  •     Creating a Publication from a Template
  •     Opening an Existing Publication
  •     Importing a Word Document

UNDERSTANDING THE BASIC SEARCH TASK PANE

  •     Using the Basic Search Pane
  •     Displaying the Basic Search Pane
  •     Searching for Files
  •     Customizing Searches
  •     Using Search Results

MANAGING A PUBLICATION

  •     Saving Summary Information
  •     Saving a Publication
  •     Saving a Publication as a Picture
  •     Saving a Publication as a Web Page
  •     Saving a Backup Copy of a Publication
  •     Closing a Publication

3. DESIGNING A PAGE

UNDERSTANDING THE PUBLICATION OPTIONS TASK PANE

  •     Using the Publication Options Task Pane
  •     Displaying the Publication Options Task Pane
  •     Applying Publication Options
  •     Using Quick Publication Options

UNDERSTANDING THE PUBLICATION DESIGNS TASK PANE

  •     Using the Publication Designs Task Pane
  •     Displaying the Publication Designs Task Pane
  •     Applying a Publication Design
  •     Resetting a Publication Design

UNDERSTANDING THE COLOR SCHEMES TASK PANE

  •     Using the Color Schemes Task Pane
  •     Displaying the Color Schemes Task Pane
  •     Applying a Color Scheme
  •     Creating a Custom Color Scheme
  •     Deleting a Color Scheme

UNDERSTANDING THE FONT SCHEMES TASK PANE

  •     Using the Font Schemes Task Pane
  •     Displaying the Font Schemes Task Pane
  •     Applying a Font Scheme
  •     Duplicating a Font Scheme
  •     Updating a Font Scheme
  •     Renaming a Font Scheme
  •     Deleting a Font Scheme
  •     Using Font Scheme Options

UNDERSTANDING THE STYLES AND FORMATTING TASK PANE

  •     Using the Styles and Formatting Task Pane
  •     Displaying the Styles and Formatting Task Pane
  •     Applying a Text Style and Format
  •     Importing a Text Style
  •     Creating a New Text Style
  •     Creating a New Text Style by Example
  •     Modifying a Text Style
  •     Renaming a Text Style
  •     Deleting a Text Style

USING BACKGROUNDS

  •     Using Backgrounds
  •     Displaying Background Options
  •     Applying a Background
  •     Applying a Background Sound

4. SETTING UP A PAGE

CHOOSING A PAGE LAYOUT

  •     Changing the Layout Based on Publication Type
  •     Changing the Publication Type Page Size
  •     Changing the Page Orientation

NAVIGATING A PAGE

  •     Inserting a Page
  •     Inserting a Template Page
  •     Inserting a Section
  •     Viewing a Two Page Spread
  •     Moving Between Pages
  •     Deleting a Page
  •     Using Page Zoom

USING RULERS AND GUIDES

  •     Using Rulers, Ruler Guides, and Grid Guides
  •     Viewing and Hiding Rulers
  •     Moving Rulers
  •     Changing a Ruler’s Zero Point
  •     Viewing and Hiding Boundaries and Guides
  •     Changing Margin Guides
  •     Adding Grid Guides
  •     Moving Grid Guides
  •     Setting up a Mirrored Page Layout
  •     Adding Ruler Guides
  •     Moving Ruler Guides
  •     Clearing Ruler Guides

WORKING WITH THE MASTER PAGE

  •     Using Master Pages
  •     Displaying the Master Page
  •     Ignoring the Master Page
  •     Sending an Object to the Master Page

ADDING HEADERS AND FOOTERS

  •     Using Headers and Footers
  •     Inserting Page Numbers
  •     Inserting the Date and Time
  •     Swapping Between Headers and Footers

5. WORKING WITH TEXT

CREATING AND FORMATTING TEXT BOXES

  •     Inserting a Text Box
  •     AutoFitting Text
  •     Resizing a Text Box
  •     Moving a Text Box
  •     Rotating a Text Box
  •     Adding Columns to a Text Box
  •     Vertically Aligning Text in a Text Box
  •     Changing Text Box Margins
  •     Using Other Formatting Text Box Options
  •     Deleting a Text Box

LINKING TEXT BOXES

  •     Creating a Text Box Link
  •     Breaking a Forward Text Box Link
  •     Navigating Linked Text Boxes

WORKING WITH WORDART

  •     Inserting WordArt
  •     Resizing WordArt
  •     Moving WordArt
  •     Rotating WordArt
  •     Editing WordArt Text
  •     Changing WordArt Style
  •     Formatting WordArt
  •     Changing WordArt Shape
  •     Selecting WordArt Wrapping Style
  •     Changing WordArt Letter Height
  •     Changing WordArt to Vertical Text
  •     Changing WordArt Alignment
  •     Changing WordArt Character Spacing

INSERTING PERSONAL INFORMATION

  •     Inserting Personal Information
  •     Inserting a Personal Name
  •     Inserting a Job Title
  •     Inserting an Address
  •     Inserting an Organization Name
  •     Inserting Phone/Fax/E-mail
  •     Inserting a Tag Line
  •     Inserting a Logo

FORMATTING FONT

  •     Changing the Font Type
  •     Changing the Font Size
  •     Changing the Font Style
  •     Changing the Font Color
  •     Adding Font Effects

FORMATTING TEXT

  •     Adjusting Kerning
  •     Adjusting Tracking
  •     Adjusting Scaling
  •     Changing Line Spacing
  •     Using Indents and Lists
  •     Adding Tabs
  •     Adding a Drop Cap
  •     Customizing a Drop Cap
  •     Adding a Horizontal Rule
  •     Using the Format Painter

6. USING PUBLISHER TOOLS

USING FIND AND REPLACE

  •     Finding Text
  •     Replacing Text

CHECKING SPELLING

  •     Running Spell Check
  •     Setting Spell Check Options
  •     Using Smart Tags – AutoCorrect Options
  •     Editing a Story Using Microsoft Word

APPLYING LANGUAGE OPTIONS

  •     Setting the Language
  •     Using the Thesaurus
  •     Using Hyphenation

USING UNDO AND REDO

  •     Undoing the Last Action
  •     Undoing Multiple Actions
  •     Redoing the Last Action
  •     Redoing Multiple Actions

COPYING, CUTTING, AND PASTING

  •     Copying Text or an Object
  •     Cutting Text or an Object
  •     Pasting Text or an Object
  •     Using Paste Special
  •     Using Smart Tags – Paste Options

UNDERSTANDING THE CLIPBOARD TASK PANE

  •     Using the Clipboard Task Pane
  •     Displaying the Clipboard Task Pane
  •     Pasting a Single Item from the Office Clipboard
  •     Deleting an Item from the Office Clipboard
  •     Pasting all Items from the Office Clipboard
  •     Clearing the Clipboard
  •     Changing Clipboard Options

7. SENDING AND PRINTING THE PUBLICATION

SENDING THE PUBLICATION

  •     Sending the Publication to a Mail Recipient
  •     Sending the Publication as an Attachment

USING PRINT PREVIEW

  •     Previewing the Publication
  •     Scrolling through Pages
  •     Previewing Multiple Pages
  •     Zooming in on the Preview
  •     Exiting Print Preview

PRINTING THE PUBLICATION

  •     Opening the Print Dialog Box
  •     Selecting a Printer
  •     Changing Print Properties
  •     Setting the Print Range
  •     Setting the Number of Copies to Print
  •     Printing the Publication

 

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