Publisher courses - onsite and offsite

Publisher Foundation
1-day course

1: Getting Started
Laying out a New Publication
Using a Template
The Publisher Window
Using the Zoom Feature
Saving, Closing and Opening a Publication
Publications with more than one page
Using Help

 2: Working from a Blank Page
Opening a Blank Publication
Layout and Ruler Guides
Working with Objects
Working with Pictures
The Align Feature
Cutting, Copying and Pasting Objects
Deleting Objects 

3: Working with Text
Working with Text
Creating a Text Box
Manipulating Text Boxes
Formatting Text
Formatting Text Boxes
Adding Pages to your Publication
Viewing a Two-Page Spread

4: Special Text Tools
Create WordArt
The WordArt Effects
Special Effects in WordArt
Working with Tables
Adding Text to Table Cells
Formatting a Table

Topics covered will vary slightly depending upon the version you are using, e.g. 365, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010

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Publisher Advanced
1-day course

1: Using Styles, Templates and Master Pages
Working with Styles
Creating a New Style from an Existing Format
Creating a New Style from Scratch
Applying Styles
Modifying Styles and Updating the Publication
Clearing formatting
Designing Templates
Creating a Template
Using a Template
Modifying a Template
Master Pages
Two-Page Master
Creating a New Master Page
Controlling Master Pages

2: Enhancing the Publication
Working with Lists
Adding Standard Bullets to Lists
Customizing Bullets
Using Styles to Create Bullet Formats
Creating a Numbered List
Removing Bullets and Numbering
Inserting a Symbol at the End of an Article
Adding Lines As a Design Element
Drawing a Plain Line or Arrow
Modifying a Line or an Arrow
Constraining a Line
Adding a Drop Cap to Text

3: Spacing Your Publication
Refining Spacing
Adjusting Tracking
Adjusting Kerning
Adjusting Vertical Spacing
Nudging Objects
Snapping Objects to Ruler Marks, Guides and Other Objects
Placing Text
Breaking Lines
Modifying Hyphenation
Inserting Nonbreaking Spaces and Hyphens

4: Creating Special Effects
Manipulating Graphics
Wrapping Text around a Graphic
Creating a Custom Text Wrap
Layering Graphics and Text
Making an Object Transparent or Opaque
Using Building Blocks
Page Parts
Borders & Accents
Importing Objects
Inserting Objects Created in Other Applications
Modifying OLE Objects
Updating a Link

 5: Using Colour Effectively
Adding Full Colour Effects
Colouring Text
Applying Tints and Shading to Text
Colouring Objects
Applying Patterns or Gradients
Copying an Existing Colour from One Object to Another
Creating Colour Bleeds
Applying Shades of Grey
Colour Schemes
Font Schemes
Using a Printing Service
Understanding Colour Printing Processes
Setting Up the Publication for Outside Printing
Using Pack and Go

Topics covered will vary slightly depending upon the version you are using, e.g. 365, 2019, 2016, 2013, 2010

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Publisher Bespoke courses

We design bespoke Publisher courses to suit your requirements.

Contact us to discuss your requirements for a Publisher training course that meets your staff training needs and business objectives. Our Microsoft Publisher training courses are delivered in most locations across the country.

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Microsoft Publisher training courses from beginner to expert level are delivered by industry-leading instructors in AberdeenGlasgowLondonPerthEdinburghStirlingDundeeAngusFife and most locations across the country.

ICT Wizard Onsite Courses

Training on your premises is highly effective and convenient. Skills are acquired in a familiar environment, courses can be tailored to business needs and staff requirements and trainees can use their own files and equipment for hands-on experience.

Prices for onsite courses offer superb value, there are no travel or accommodation costs for staff and an expert instructor comes to you at no additional cost to you. We will use your facilities whether it is a fully-equipped training suite or simply a suitable room or office.

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In addition to our superb standard training courses we design bespoke courses, develop custom solutions, tailor courses to suit your needs and provide consultancy services at all levels.

Contact us to discuss your requirements for a training course or a support and training programme that meets your staff training needs and business objectives.

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Fast track training sessions are highly-focussed intensive training sessions delivered in short bursts to give busy people the essential skills they need in the shortest possible time.

Our fast-track courses are a quick way to transfer essential skills in the shortest possible time - useful for busy staff members unable to undertake comprehensive training.

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