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Microsoft Publisher Introduction

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Microsoft Publisher is one of the world’s leading desktop publishing (DTP) applications. It enables you to create professional-quality colour publications. 


A comprehensive insight into the main Publisher features. The knowledge gained will enable students to produce professional business publications efficiently and effectively. 

Designed for

New users. Participants should ideally have attended our "Windows Awareness" course or attained a similar level of proficiency. 


One day 


  • Overview of the Microsoft Publisher screen
  • Rulers, guides, scratch area, status bar
  • Standard / formatting Toolbars and Toolbox icons
  • Views, zoom
  • Creating, saving, opening files
  • Printing – considerations when printing to bureau
  • Wizards / Templates / Design Gallery
  • Clipart / Objects / OLE
  • Frames
  • Importing Text and Pictures
  • Page setup, layout, page sizes, margins, columns
  • Picture Display
  • Special Paper
  • Formatting characters, Indents, spacing, colour
  • Symbols, bullets and numbering
  • Tables and Tabs
  • Cut, copy, paste
  • Layer, group, size, crop, rotate
  • Border Art, Word Art, Page Wizards
  • The importance of the “background page”
  • Page numbering and automatic date
  • Spelling and hyphenation
  • Changing Options and measurement used
  • Help
  • What to do and not to do – good design and layout
  • Correct use of Fonts and “white space”


Microsoft Publisher Advanced – 1 day 

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Pricing Guide:

  • 1

    £495 per head

  • 4

    £130 per head

  • 8

    £70 per head

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