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Working with Multiple Objects

In Publisher 2013, multiple objects can be selected in a number of ways and then grouped and ungrouped, aligned and arranged. This module gives participants the skills they need to perform these tasks.

  • Selecting Multiple Objects
  • Grouping Objects
  • Ungrouping Objects
  • Aligning Objects to Each Other
  • Arranging Objects

Inserting Text and Links

The ability to insert text and links in Publisher 2013 can be very helpful to the user. This module gives participants a look at how to insert symbols, files, and objects, how to insert date and time, as well as how to create hyperlinks and bookmarks.

  • Inserting Symbols
  • Inserting the Date and Time
  • Inserting Files
  • Inserting Objects
  • Creating Hyperlinks
  • Creating Bookmarks

Linking Text Boxes

When there’s too much text for one textbook, a simple solution is close at hand in the form of linked text boxes. Participants will find out in this module how to link text boxes, how to navigate through linked boxes and how to break text box links.

  • Understanding Text Box Links
  • Linking Text Boxes
  • Navigating Through Linked Text Boxes
  • Breaking Text Box Links

Working with Styles

Styles control several attributes of text and can save a lot of time for users. Instead of taking several steps to format text the way you want it, just apply a style. It’s as simple as that! Participants will learn about how to create a new style, how to modify, delete, and import styles.

  • Creating a New Style
  • Modifying Styles
  • Deleting Styles
  • Importing Styles

Using Typography Tools

Learn how to refine your projects with these important typography tools. This module covers: how to insert drop caps, how to choose a number or ligature style, how to choose a stylistic set, how to manage swashes, and how to choose stylistic alternates.

  • Inserting Drop Caps
  • Choosing a Number Style
  • Choosing a Ligature Style
  • Choosing a Stylistic Set
  • Managing Swashes
  • Choosing Stylistic Alternates

Working with Images

Images are an important part of most published documents. In this module, participants will discuss and learn how to use an image as a background, how to crop and image to a shape, how to crop an image to fit or fill, how to correct images, and how to recolor images.

  • Using an Image as a Page Background
  • Cropping to a Shape
  • Cropping to Fit or Fill
  • Correcting Images
  • Recoloring Images

Using the Graphics Manager

The Graphics Manager is used to manage images, including embedded or linked images. In this module, participants will benefit by learning how to open the Graphics Manager, how to set display and sort options, how to embed images, how to save linked images, how to replace images, and how to view image properties.

  • Opening the Graphics Manager
  • Setting Display and Sort Options
  • Embedding Images
  • Saving Linked Images
  • Replacing Images
  • Viewing Image Properties

Using the Mail Merge Wizard

Mail merge is used to create large numbers of documents that are almost identical but have unique information contained in them. The Mail Merge Wizard allows you to merge information in a few simple steps. Here, participants will learn to start the Mail Merge Wizard, select recipients, preview results, create the publication, and complete an e-mail merge.

  • Starting the Wizard
  • Selecting Recipients
  • Previewing Results
  • Creating the Publication
  • Completing an E-Mail Merge

Advanced Mail Merge Tasks

The look at Mail Merge tasks continues here at an advanced level. Participants will be shown ways to use the Mailings tab, create personalized hyperlinks, print the recipient list, save a shortcut to the recipient list, and how to export the recipient list.

  • Using the Mailings Tab
  • Creating Personalized Hyperlinks
  • Printing the Recipient List
  • Saving a Shortcut to the Recipient List
  • Exporting the Recipient List

Creating a Catalog, Part One

With Microsoft Publisher 2013 you can create a professional-quality catalog. This module provides participants with the skills they need to insert catalog pages, choose a data source, create a data source from scratch, and how to choose a layout.

  • Inserting Catalog Pages
  • Choosing a Data Source
  • Creating a Data Source from Scratch
  • Choosing a Layout

Creating a Catalog, Part Two

There are a lot of tools in Publisher 2013 used to create a catalog so we broke the skills down into two sections. In this second module for catalogs, participants get a look at how to add text fields and picture fields, how to preview a catalog, and how to complete the merge.

  • Adding Text Fields
  • Adding Picture Fields
  • Previewing the Results
  • Completing the Merge

Working with Templates

Templates save a huge amount of time in the production of publications that use similar layouts. This final module provides the skills to create, save, edit, and use a template.

  • Creating a Template
  • Saving a Template
  • Using a Template
  • Editing a Template

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