Publisher 2003 Foundation Courseware Materials

Microsoft Publisher 2003 Foundation Training Materials for IT Trainers

Foundation Level Computer Training Materials

Training Course Outline

1. MICROSOFT PUBLISHER 2003

WHAT IS PUBLISHER 2003?

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

GETTING TO KNOW THE PUBLISHER 2003 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 2003 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

 

Publisher 2003 Foundation Courseware Materials
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