Publisher 2007 Foundation Training Course Outline

Publisher Training CourseThis 1-day course teaches the core features and functions of Publisher 2007. Students will learn how to create and edit publications, arrange text and pictures, work with master pages, and create and format tables. They will also learn how to flow text across text boxes, create a facing-pages layout, export publications to PDF, and prepare publications for commercial printing.


Course objectives

Identify the components of the Publisher interface, customize the workspace, and get help using Publisher.
Create a new publication, set margin guides and units of measurement, insert and edit text and graphics, create and apply custom colors, and position elements precisely.
Create a facing-pages layout, insert pages, move items between publications, and work with master pages.
Flow text between text boxes, create continuation notices, apply tab stops, leaders, indents, bullets, and keep settings, and format paragraphs.
Create and modify tables, rows, and columns, position content within table cells, apply color fills, adjust cell border attributes, insert images in table cells, and edit an Excel file directly in Publisher.
Arrange text in text boxes, format text box frames, add columns to text boxes, control text wrapping, modify picture frames, adjust the stacking order of page elements, and group and ungroup items.
Print publications and export publications to PDF format, check spelling, run design checks, and prepare publications for commercial printing.

Course contents

Getting started
The Publisher interface
Getting help
Basic documents
Basic publications
Object positioning
Multi-page publications
Multi-page layouts
Master pages
Working with text
Text box linking
Paragraph formatting
Table basics
Table structure
Table formatting
Layout and design techniques
Text boxes
Stacking and grouping objects
Finalizing documents
Document output
Print preparation