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Publisher 2010/2013: Level 1

Available Dates: July 6, Aug 6, Sept 4, Oct 3, Nov 6, Dec 7
Class Length: 1 day
Cost: $199

Class Outline:

This training package gives students the skills they need to effectively use Microsoft Publisher 2013. The students start with the basics and rapidly progress through the various features that make this program such a useful tool for desktop publishing.

Table of Contents:
Unit 1: The Basics
Topic A: Getting Started
Topic B: Signing In
Topic C: Creating a New Publication
Topic D: About the Scratch Area
Topic E: Saving a Publication
Topic G: Opening a Publication

Unit 2: Your First Publication
Topic A: Creating a Text Box
Topic B: Typing and Deleting Text
Topic C: Selecting Text
Topic D: Using Undo and Redo
Topic E: Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
Topic F: Using Drag and Drop

Unit 3: Working with Pages
Topic A: Inserting Pages
Topic B: Navigating Through Pages
Topic C: Deleting Pages
Topic D: Renaming Pages
Topic E: Creating a Page Background
Topic F: Changing the Color and Font Scheme

Unit 4: Formatting Text
Topic A: Changing the Font Face, Size, and Color
Topic B: Applying Text Effects
Topic C: Changing Character Spacing
Topic D: Working with the Font Dialog
Topic E: Using the Format Painter
Topic F: Clearing Formatting

Unit 5: Working with Objects
Topic A: Selecting an Object
Topic B: Resizing an Object
Topic C: Moving an Object
Topic D: Rotating an Object
Topic E: Deleting an Object
Topic F: About Contextual Tabs and the Mini Toolbar

Unit 6: Illustrating Your Publication
Topic A: Inserting Local Images
Topic B: Inserting Online Images
Topic C: Inserting a Picture Placeholder
Topic D: Inserting Shapes
Topic E: Inserting WordArt
Topic F: Inserting Tables

Unit 7: Inserting Building Blocks
Topic A: Inserting Page Parts
Topic B: Inserting Calendars
Topic C: Inserting Borders and Accents
Topic D: Inserting Advertisements

Unit 8: Using Business Information
Topic A: Setting up Business Information
Topic B: Managing Business Information Sets
Topic C: Inserting Business Information Fields
Topic D: Adding Building Blocks to the Business Information Gallery

Unit 9: The Finishing Touches
Topic A: Checking Spelling
Topic B: Inserting Page Numbers
Topic C: Adding Headers and Footers
Topic D: Running the Design Checker

Unit 10: Using Master Pages
Topic A: Understanding Master Pages
Topic B: Creating and Editing a Master Page
Topic C: Sending Objects to the Master Page
Topic D: Applying a Master Page
Topic E: Removing a Master Page

Unit 11: Printing and Sharing Your Publication
Topic A: Saving a Publication as PDF or XPS
Topic B: Saving a Publication for Commercial Printing
Topic C: Saving a Publication for Photo Printing
Topic D: Printing a Publication
Topic E: E-Mailing a Publication

Unit 12: Customizing the Interface
Topic A: Collapsing and Expanding the Ribbon
Topic B: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Topic C: Hiding and Showing Ribbon Tabs
Topic D: Creating Custom Ribbon Tabs
Topic E: Resetting Interface Changes