Microsoft Publisher Lessons

Small businesses and home users –

Learn how to produce newsletters, adverts and flyers using Microsoft Publisher's easy to use features. We will show you how to use its wizards and design gallery objects and how to design and format your own publications. Work with frames, tables, create text styles, sidebars & pull quotes, and use rulers & snapping to position things on the page.

We have a flexible approach, and customise your tuition so that it meets your particular needs. We aim to make sure you become familiar with

  •  navigating and working within the Publisher workspace
  •  the essential concepts of Publisher
  •  understanding objects and frames in a publication
  •  manipulating and enhancing text in a publication
  •  drawings, photos and WordArt objects
  •  creating stationery using Microsoft Publisher
  •  use layout and page techniques to enhance publications
  •  mail merge in Microsoft Publisher

Users may select from a wide range of topics to address their specific needs:

Publishing for
   Print, or for the Web
   Using the wizard
   Design sets

Navigation
   Scroll bars, zoom,
   page controls, toolbars

Working with Text
   Text box tool, autofit text
   Creating and breaking links
   Fills and colours
   Lines and borders
   Transparency
   Wrapping style
   Margins and alignment
   Columns
   Spacing - tracking
   Paragraph formatting
    - Widow/orphan
    - Keep with next
    - Keep lines together
    - Start in next text box
   Bullets and numbering
   Understanding styles
   Importing text

Working with Graphics
   WordArt and Clipart
   Picture frames
   Resizing and cropping
   Autoshapes and drawing tools
   Rotating and flipping

Graphics
(cont.)
   Aligning and distributing
   Grouping
   Borders and fill patterns
   Shadows and 3D effects
   Recolouring
   The format painter
   Ruler guides and snap setting

Working with Tables
   Inserting tables
   Table frame tool
   AutoFormat
   Merge cells
   Split cells
   Grow to fit
   Excel and Word tables

Publisher Pages
   Master pages
   Headers and footers
   Adding a page
   Move a page
   Delete a page
   Page setup
   Publication size
    - Orientation
    - Margins
    - Margin Guides
    - two page layout
    - Grid guides


More Info

We provide a flexible private coaching service based in South Buckinghamshire. We cover the local area including Chesham and Amersham, and reaching Beaconsfield to the east, Princes Risborough to the west and Marlow in the south.

Our charges are clearly stated on the prices page. Please explore the information on other parts of this website, and then contact us with your requirements or questions.