Microsoft Publisher 2013 Training Tutorial

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Published 4/2013 English

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Learn Microsoft Publisher 2013 & 2010 with this comprehensive course from TeachUcomp, Inc. Mastering Publisher Made Easy features 69 video lessons with over 4 hours of introductory through advanced instruction. Watch, listen and learn as your expert instructor guides you through each lesson step-by-step. During this media-rich learning experience, you will see each function performed just as if your instructor were there with you. Reinforce your learning with the text of our printable classroom instruction manual, additional images and practice exercises.  You will learn how to create dynamic fliers, postcards & business cards, perform mail merges, preparing your projects for printing and much more.

Whether you are completely new to Publisher or upgrading from an older version, this course will empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a proficient user. We have incorporated years of classroom training experience and teaching techniques to develop an easy-to-use course that you can customize to meet your personal learning needs. Simply launch a video lesson or open the manual and you’re on your way to mastering Publisher.

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  • Publisher software recommended for practice.

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  • Video Lessons
  • Includes Classroom Instruction Manual
  • Working with Text
  • Formatting Objects
  • Working with Graphics
  • Tables
  • Mail Merge
  • Commercial Printing
  • Much More!

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  • Anyone wanting to learn Microsoft Publisher.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Acquainted with Publisher
04:18
The picture shown is of the initial screen view when you open a new publication in Publisher 2013:2010. A publication is the file type created in Publisher. Within a publication you create and modify text and graphic objects within the pages that constitute the publication. When you close a publication, Publisher will prompt you to save unsaved changes in any open publications that you were working on before closing. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:37
The Title Bar runs across the very top of the window. The name of the publication you are working on will be displayed here. At the right end of the Title Bar is a button group. There are four buttons in this group in Publisher 2013 and three in Publisher 2010. They are, from left to right, “Microsoft Publisher Help, “Minimize,” “Maximize/Restore Down,” and “Close.” In Publisher 2010, only the last three buttons mentioned are displayed. Other than the “Microsoft Publisher Help” button, these buttons affect the display of the application window. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:59
The main tool in Publisher is the Ribbon. This object allows you to perform all of the commands available in the program. The Ribbon is divided into tabs. Within these tabs are different groups of commands. The commands in each group can be accessed either through the use of buttons, boxes, or menus available within the group. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:21
Starting in Publisher 2010, the “File” tab within the Ribbon replaces the functionality of the older “Microsoft Office” button that appeared in Publisher 2007. You can click the “File” tab in the Ribbon to open a view of the file called the “Backstage View.” In this view, you can perform all of your file management. This includes functions such as saving a file, opening an existing file, or creating a new file. Learn this and more during this lecture.
02:55
The Quick Access toolbar is located above the Ribbon by default. However, you can also place it below the Ribbon by clicking the “Customize Quick Access Toolbar” button at the right end of the toolbar and then selecting the “Show Below the Ribbon” command. You can reset it to its default location by clicking the same “Customize Quick Access Toolbar” button and then choosing the “Show Above the Ribbon” command. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:31
Because of the increased use of tablets, Publisher 2013 has been redesigned with a new mode to allow for easier access to the buttons and other commands within the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar. This mode is called touch mode. When you enter touch mode within the Publisher 2013 interface, the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar are enlarged and extra space is added around the buttons and commands within the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar so that you can more easily access them on your touch-based tablet. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:01
When viewing your publication pages, scroll bars will appear both vertically and horizontally along the right and bottom sides of your publication page. They have arrows at each end that point in the direction in which they will scroll the page when you click them. You use the scroll bars to scroll through your page’s content. You may click the arrows at the ends of the scroll bars to move through the page’s content, or you may click and drag the box inside of the scroll bars to move across the page more rapidly. If you have a mouse with a scrolling wheel, you can simply roll the scroll wheel on your mouse up or down to vertically scroll through the page in your publication, as the scroll wheel on your mouse is typically set to work with the vertical scroll bar in Microsoft Publisher. Learn this and more during this lecture.
00:42
Depending upon the type of publication you are creating in Publisher, you may want a one-page or two-page page layout to be displayed onscreen. For multi-page publications, you often will use a two-page layout. Publisher allows you to view your publication using either a one page or two page spread. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:47
In the lower right corner of the application window, you can see the Zoom slider in Publisher. You use this to change the magnification level of the pages in your publication. This does not modify the publication in any way, but rather changes your perception of how close or far away the pages in your publication appear onscreen. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:10
At the bottom of the application window is a long, thin, horizontal bar in which you find objects such as the “Zoom slider” and the “Page Layout View” buttons. The bar within which these tools appear is called the Status Bar. Here you can see various statuses monitored within Publisher, such as the magnification level and the current page number and total count of pages. Learn this and more during this lecture.
00:31
Another feature in Microsoft Publisher is the Mini toolbar. When you select text within the publication and hold your mouse pointer over it, you will see a small dimmed-out toolbar appear next to the selection. You can roll your mouse pointer over the faded-out toolbar to make it appear solid. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:16
The changes to the visual interface that were implemented in Publisher 2010 have also affected the use of keyboard shortcuts within the application. While many things have changed, many other things have stayed the same to assist users in the migration to Publisher from versions prior to 2010. First off, you should be aware that all of the “Ctrl” key keyboard shortcuts remain intact. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 2: Creating Basic Publications
01:09
When you first open Publisher 2013, you will see a startup screen that allows you to create a new publication. Simply click the type of publication that you want to create within the listing of available templates that appears at the right side of the startup screen. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:42
You can change the template used by a publication to switch its layout and page design. This can be useful when starting from a blank page design, so that you can then change the blank page template to a selected type of publication template prior to adding the text and pictures. This can also save you a lot of time in designing page layouts and page sizes when creating various types of publications such as brochures, business cards and flyers. Learn this and more during this lecture.
04:47
In Publisher, you can input and save your business or personal information, including name, position, address, e-mail, logo, phone and more into a “Business Information” set for ease of use in publications. You can create different “Business Information” sets for different users or different purposes. You can then select a set to use when creating a publication from a template to quickly and easily add that information to the publication in the designated areas. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:37
When you save a publication for the first time, you must use the “Save As” command so that you can choose where to save the file and what to name it. To do this, click the “File” tab within the Ribbon. Then click the “Save As” command in the command panel shown at the left side of the backstage view. To the right of the command panel, under the “Places” section, you will see the places that are available for you to save the file. These include your “SkyDrive” folder for Microsoft user accounts and your “Computer.” When you save to your SkyDrive folder, the publications will be saved on an online computer that you can access from any computer that you can access with your Microsoft user account. If you select the “Computer” choice, the file will be saved locally on the computer at which you are working. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:32
After you have made any change to a publication that you want to keep, you should save the publication. Learning to save your work frequently is one of the most important computer skills you can have. Learn this and more during this lecture.
00:47
If you have multiple publications open, then to close a publication you can just click the “x” in the upper right corner of the application window to close the current publication. Clicking the “x” is equivalent to executing the “Close” command. Learn this and more during this lecture.
02:18
To open a publication, you must first know where the publication you want to open is located. When you initially open Publisher, you can see a listing of recently opened publications shown in the panel at the left side of the startup screen, under the “Recent” section. You can open one of these listed publications by clicking on its name within the panel to reopen it. However, if the publication you want to open is not shown in the listing, then you can click the “Open Other Publications” command within the panel reveal the “Open” category within the backstage view. If you are already working within Publisher and wish to open another publication, you can also display the “Open” category within the backstage view by clicking the “File” tab within the Ribbon and then clicking the “Open” command at the left side of the backstage view. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:08
To open a publication, you must first know where the publication you want to open is located. This location could be within a folder on your computer, a network folder, or perhaps located on some other type of removable media. Once you know where the file is located, you open it using the “Open” dialog box. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:30
When you are creating your publications, you will often need to add pages to hold more content, especially if you are creating a new blank publication from scratch. Before you insert a page, you will most likely want to select the page in the Navigation Pane that is the page immediately before the position at which you want to insert a new page. While it is possible to insert pages before a selected page, they are more commonly inserted after a selected page. Learn this and more during this lecture.
00:35
You can delete publication pages by selecting the page to delete within the Navigation Pane. Then click the “Delete” button in the “Pages” button group on the “Page Design” tab within the Ribbon. Alternately, you can right-click on the page to delete within the Navigation Pane and select the “Delete” command from the pop-up menu which appears. Learn this and more during this lecture.
02:17
You can easily reorganize the pages within a publication by simply clicking and dragging pages up and down within the Navigation Pane. You can click and drag the pages shown within the Navigation Pane to the desired page location and then release it when it is in the correct position. As you click and drag you will see a dark thin line appear between the existing pages so that you will be able to tell where the page will insert itself when you release the mouse button. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 3: Basic Skills
01:11
Text boxes are used to display text within a publication page. To insert a text box, click the “Draw Text Box” button in either the “Objects” button group on the “Home” tab or the “Text” button group on the “Insert” tab within the Ribbon. When you do this, your mouse pointer will turn into a black crosshair. Click and drag over the area within the publication you want the text box to cover. When you release the mouse button, you will create the text box. The blinking insertion marker for the text you type will appear within the text box, so you can immediately type the text you want the text box to contain. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:17
Publisher allows you to insert various shapes into your pages. Click the “Shapes” button in either the “Objects” button group on the “Home” tab or the “Illustrations” button group on the “Insert” tab within the Ribbon. You can then view a drop-down menu of all of the various shapes you can insert. Roll your mouse pointer over the shape you want to insert and then click it to select it. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:44
You can add text to any shape you have drawn within a page. When you do this, Publisher will convert the selected shape to a text box. However, since you have many shapes at your disposal you can see that a text box does not have to be a literal box shape. Using this technique allows you to create text circles, text triangles, and many, many other types of text-containing shapes. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:11
You can insert your own pictures that you have saved to your computer into your publications. For example, if you were creating a newsletter and wanted to insert a picture from a recent meeting or event you had saved to your computer, you could easily do that in Publisher. However, before you do this, ensure that you know within which folder on your computer the picture that you want to insert is located. You will need to know this information to locate and then insert the picture. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:50
One of the most useful and fundamental functions of Publisher is the ability to add pictures into your publications to enhance their appearance. In Publisher 2013, you can now insert pictures from various online resources, including Office.com, your SkyDrive, and other online resources. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:36
You can also insert a picture placeholder into your publication page. A picture placeholder allows you to allocate space in a page for a picture you can insert later. To do this, click the “Picture Placeholder” button in the “Illustrations” button group on the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon. A picture placeholder will automatically be inserted into your page. You can then move and resize the placeholder as desired. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:37
Publisher 2013 allocates the space sounding your publication as a scratch area into which it places pictures that you can insert into your publication pages. If you insert multiple pictures at the same time when using either the “Insert Picture” dialog box or the “Insert Pictures” windows, Publisher will add the selected pictures into a column within the scratch area to the right of your publication page. Learn this and more during this lecture.
02:40
One of the most useful functions of Publisher is the ability to add Clip Art and other pictures to your publication to maximize its overall appearance. Publisher provides you with a Clip Art Gallery stocked with hundreds of images that you will find useful for enhancing your publications. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:08
One of the great features of Publisher is that you have the freedom to move and rearrange all of the objects anywhere you want on a publication page. In this lecture, you will learn how to move, resize, and rotate objects within publication pages. Before you do any of these activities, however, first click the object you would like to manipulate to select it. You can tell when an object has been selected because it will appear with a solid border that contains small white circles and squares around its perimeter. These are the resizing handles. You use these to resize the object, if needed. It will also have a small circle on a perpendicular line at the top of the selected object. This is the rotation handle that will allow you to rotate the selected object. Learn this and more during this lecture.
00:26
When working with a publication, eventually you will need to delete an object. To delete an object, right-click the object to delete and select the “Delete Object” command from the pop-up menu that appears. Another way to accomplish this task is to select the object you wish to delete, and then press the “Delete” or “Del” key on your keyboard. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:07
You can use the “Find & Replace” feature to replace text that you search for with replacement text within publication pages. To do this, click the “Replace” button in the “Editing” button group on the “Home” tab in the Ribbon to open the “Find and Replace” window in the Task Pane. Enter a word or phrase for Publisher to find by typing it into the “Search for” field. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:36
When adding text to a publication, you may make typographical errors. You may swap the “i” and “e” in certain words, or forget a second “r,” for example. A common error is typing the word “the” as “teh.” The AutoCorrect feature recognizes some of these commonly misspelled words and automatically corrects them for you. The best part of AutoCorrect is that it is automatically enabled when you use Publisher. Another handy feature of AutoCorrect is that you can add your own word that you commonly misspell or mistype. Learn this and more during this lecture.
02:32
WordArt is text that is created and formatted as if it were a shape. Therefore, you can use many of the same formatting techniques and styles that you use when formatting shapes to also modify WordArt. To insert WordArt into your publication, click the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon and then click the “WordArt” button within the “Text” button group. This will display a list of WordArt styles for you to select from in a drop-down menu. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 4: Formatting Objects
09:06
In Publisher, you cannot apply font formatting to a text-containing object if it is selected as an object. When selected as an object, you can only apply shape formatting to the object even if the shape contains text. To apply text formatting to text contained within an object, you must click into the text within the object and then select the text to which you want to apply font formatting. Learn this and more during this lecture.
08:50
Before you can apply formatting to a shape, you need to click it to select it. If selecting a text box or WordArt as a shape, ensure that you click on its border so that the border appears as a solid line. That indicates that the shape itself has been selected, and not its text. Once the shape has been selected, you will see the “Format” tab of the “Drawing Tools” contextual tab appear in the Ribbon. This tab provides you with several formatting options for the selected object. Learn this and more during this lecture.
09:18
Once you select a picture, the “Picture Tools” contextual tab appears with the “Format” tab displayed. This tab contains functions you can use to quickly and easily format pictures. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 5: Using Building Blocks
03:02
Building blocks allow you to create reusable content you can insert into your publication pages. For example, you could save your company’s logo and name as a custom building block you could insert into future publications without having to recreate all of the content and related formatting. The content that can be saved as a building block can range in complexity from simple text entries to more complex logos and watermarks. The building block content is saved into and organized by galleries. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:22
In Publisher, you use the “Building Block Library” to perform tasks related to building blocks. This dialog box allows the user to insert, edit the properties of, or delete existing building block content that you have created. You access this dialog box by clicking the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon and then clicking the “Page Parts” button. Choose the “More Page Parts…” command from the drop-down menu of choices to open the “Building Block Library” dialog box. This shows a listing of the building blocks you can use. You may click on any one of the building blocks shown in the list to select it and preview its content in the area at the right side of the dialog box. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 6: Master Pages
05:42
You use master pages in Publisher to change the default appearance of pages in a publication. A master page is a page that contains the default objects and content you want to apply as a page layout to a publication page. When you add pages to a publication, they can then be formatted according to the master page’s specifications. You can have several master pages within a publication. You can create and customize your own master pages in Publisher. You can then save these master pages as a custom Publisher template for future use. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 7: Customizing Schemes
02:03
In Publisher you can create a custom color scheme to use within your publication. To create your own custom color scheme, click the “More” button in the lower right corner of the “Schemes” list on the “Page Design” tab in the Ribbon. Then select the “Create New Color Scheme…” command from the drop-down menu that appears to open the “Create New Color Scheme” dialog box. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:28
In Publisher you can create a custom font scheme to use within your publication. To create your own custom font scheme, click the “Fonts” drop-down button in the “Schemes” button group on the “Page Design” tab in the Ribbon. Then select the “Create New Font Scheme…” command from the drop-down menu that appears to open the “Create New Font Scheme” dialog box. Learn this and more during this lecture.
07:10
In Publisher you can customize the backgrounds of the publication pages themselves using the various “Fill Effect” formatting that can also be applied to shapes and pictures. You can click the “Background” button in the “Page Background” button group on the “Page Design” tab within the Ribbon to display a drop-down menu of default page background choices. You can click any of these choices to apply it to your currently selected page as a background. You can also click the “No Background” choice in this drop-down menu to remove a page background that you have applied to a page. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:36
In Publisher you can customize the backgrounds of the publication pages themselves using the various “Fill Effect” formatting that can also be applied to shapes and pictures. You can click the “Background” button in the “Page Background” button group on the “Page Design” tab within the Ribbon to display a drop-down menu of default page background choices. You can click on any of these choices to apply it to your currently selected page as a background. You can also click on the “No Background” choice in this drop-down menu to remove a page background that you have applied to a page. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 8: Using Tables
04:22
Tables can be very useful tools when working with a publication. You can use them to display data for a publication, to add a colorful grid to a design, or even to use as an invisible alignment tool for page objects. These are not all of the possibilities of tables, but a few common examples. A table is a structured layout of information containers arranged in vertical columns and horizontal rows. The individual containers are called “cells.” They are often used to store data, although Publisher can also use them to organize page objects by creating a structure for the page layout. Learn this and more during this lecture.
02:05
Now that you have learned how to create tables, you need to learn how to make selections of these new table elements. In addition to being able to select the entire table, you can also select the separate table elements, such as the “cells,” “columns,” and “rows.” Just as with text, once you have selected an element, you can then make changes that are applied only to the selected element. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:47
You can add and delete whole columns and rows to your tables, if needed. Remember that Publisher will automatically add new rows at the bottom of a table when you press the “Tab” key while your insertion point is in the lower right corner cell of the table. However, you may also need to alter the table’s structure to add or remove columns and rows. In this lecture, you will learn how to insert and delete columns and rows in a table. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:35
You can merge multiple selected cells together into one larger cell or split a single selected cell into multiple, smaller cells. This is often performed on layout tables in a publication page to create cells of various sizes into which you can place page content for more precise alignment of the content. Learn this and more during this lecture.
02:44
You can use the buttons in the “Alignment” button group on the “Layout” tab of the “Table Tools” contextual tab in the Ribbon to change the alignment of text within selected cells. To do this, select the cells whose text alignment you wish to change and then click the desired alignment button in the “Alignment” button group. Note that the buttons available in this group control both the horizontal and vertical alignment of the text within the selected table cells. Learn this and more during this lecture.
04:45
You can format Publisher tables to enhance their appearance. Publisher has many table styles you can apply to tables. In addition to these table styles, you can also select individual table elements and apply your own custom formatting, if desired. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 9: Page Setup and Layouts
02:38
In Publisher, you can set the page size, orientation, and margins in the publication. To do this, click the “Page Design” tab in the Ribbon. The buttons that control the page setup of the publication are in the “Page Setup” button group on this tab. Click the “Margins” drop-down button to set the margins for your current publication. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:54
You have margin guides that appear onscreen to assist you in staying within the printable page area. Margin guides are one type of layout guide you can use when designing publications. In this lecture, you will learn about the other types of layout guides you can use, such as ruler guides, baseline guides, and grid guides. You can add guidelines to your publication by using the buttons available in the “Layout” section of the “Page Design” tab in the Ribbon. Learn this and more during this lecture.
00:40
You can use the rulers to assist you in making precise measurements and placing objects into the publication pages. You can click and drag the ruler origin point, which is the gray box where the rulers intersect, from the upper left corner directly into the publication page to move the rulers right next to objects onscreen so that you can precisely measure and position them. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 10: Mailings
02:47
You can use the features in Publisher’s “Mailings” tab in the Ribbon to perform automated mailings. When you use the mail merge feature in Publisher, you merge information from a table (called a “data source”) into designated fields in your publication. For each record (or row) in the table, you will typically produce one copy of the publication. Learn this and more during this lecture.
08:10
To start a mail merge in Publisher, create or open your new merge publication, then click the “Mailings” tab in the Ribbon. Then click the “Mail Merge” drop-down button in the “Start” button group. From the button’s drop-down menu, choose the “Step by Step Mail Merge Wizard…” command. This leads you through the process of creating a mail merge publication step by step. Learn this and more during this lecture.
04:20
As we saw from the previous lecture, you can create a data source “on-the-fly” for your merge publications in Publisher. This saves the addresses that you create as a Microsoft Office Address List, which is basically a Microsoft database file. In the step by step mail merge wizard, if you select the option to “Type a new list” from the options shown in the first step of the “Mail Merge” task pane, Publisher will open the “New Address List” dialog box when you click the “Next: Create or connect to a recipient list” hyperlink to continue. You can use the “New Address List” dialog box to add, edit, delete, find, and customize the records in your data source. You can also access this dialog box by clicking the “Select Recipients” button in the “Start” button group on the “Mailings” tab in the Ribbon and then choosing the “Type a New List…” command from the button’s drop-down menu. Learn this and more during this lecture.
04:46
In the step by step mail merge wizard, you saw the “Mail Merge Recipients” window appear after you had selected a data source for your merge publication. This lecture will focus on using that dialog box to select the records to use in your mail merge. You can open this dialog box by clicking the “Edit Recipient List” button in the “Start” button group on the “Mailings” tab in the Ribbon. Of course, you must have already selected a data source for the publication before you can use this button. If you need to select a data source, you can click the “Select Recipients” button in the “Start” button group and then choose one of the commands available to either create a new list or select an existing list. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:54
You can insert and delete merge fields in your mail merge publications as the need arises. This can occur if you have fields in your publication that no longer contain relevant data, or if you collect new data that needs to be included in the publication. Learn this and more during this lecture.
00:50
Note that you can preview the results of a merge without actually sending the mail merge to a printer, or even having to create another “output” publication for review. You can use the buttons in the “Preview Results” button group on the “Mailings” tab in the Ribbon to preview the results in the merge publication. This can help you spot errors prior to performing the mail merge. Learn this and more during this lecture.
00:55
Once you create and set a publication as mail merge publication, Publisher will identify it as a mail merge publication every time that it is opened in the future. If you want to change your merge publication back into a normal Publisher publication, you must detach it from the associated data source. This way when you open it, the publication will behave as a normal Publisher publication, and it will no longer automatically open its attached data source. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:34
When you want to actually perform a mail merge, you can click the “Finish & Merge” button in the “Finish” button group on the “Mailings” tab in the Ribbon. From the drop-down menu, you will see the options that you have for finishing the merge: “Merge to Printer…,” “Merge to New Publication,” “Add to Existing Publication,” or “Send E-Mail Messages….” Learn this and more during this lecture.
07:34
Publisher provides you with a quick and easy way to create a product catalog by using the catalog pages feature. This feature will allow you to create a product catalog that contains information such as product name, description, price, and picture. Once you have that information, you can easily merge it into the catalog pages in publisher to create a custom product catalog. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 11: Printing
04:30
Before you print your publication, make sure that you have it properly setup using the “Page Setup” dialog box. Once this is accomplished, you will want to check the way that your publication will print without having to waste paper by printing several copies until it is correct. Publisher provides a view of your publication called “Print Preview” to assist you with this. In print preview, you can see how your publication will actually print on paper, according to the specifications that you’ve set in the “Page Setup” dialog box. Learn this and more during this lecture.
03:02
The “Pack and Go Wizard” gathers all of the images, fonts, colors and anything else included in your publication and compresses and packages it together for you to take to a commercial printer or to move the publication file to another computer. Learn this and more during this lecture.
01:14
Publisher 2013 has many different methods you can use to export and share your finished publications with others. To email a publication, click the “File” tab in the Ribbon and then select the “Share” command in the command panel at the left side of the backstage view. Learn this and more during this lecture.
02:35
In addition to providing the “Pack and Go” wizard that allows you to take Publisher files to a commercial printer, Publisher also provides many other options for sending and publishing your publications in the “Save & Send” options that are shown within the backstage view. To access the backstage view, click the “File” tab in the Ribbon. Then click the “Save & Send” command in the panel at the left side of the backstage view. You can then click on any one of the commands shown in the middle section to view further options in the far right section. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 12: Helping Yourself
01:35
You can access the help in Publisher by clicking the “Microsoft Publisher Help” button in the Title Bar. This will open the “Publisher Help” window. Notice that this window can be closed by simply clicking the “x” in the upper right corner of the window when you are finished using the help files. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Section 13: Conclusion
00:56
This lecture provides a brief summary of the topics covered throughout the course and offers suggestions for further reading and learning materials.
Section 14: Instruction Manual
135 pages
Introductory Publisher Manual. Plus practice exercises and keyboard shortcuts.

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TeachUcomp, Inc., Quality Software Training

Founded in 2001, TeachUcomp, Inc. began as a licensed software training center in Holt, Michigan - providing instructor-led, classroom-style instruction in over 85 different classes, including Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Peachtree and web design, teaching staff at organizations such as the American Red Cross, Public School Systems and the Small Business Association.

At TeachUcomp, Inc., we realize that small business software can be confusing, to say the least. However, finding quality training can be a challenge. TeachUcomp, Inc. has changed all that. As the industry leader in training small business software, TeachUcomp, Inc. has revolutionized computer training and will teach you the skills to become a powerful and proficient user.

In 2002, responding to the demand for high-quality training materials that provide more flexibility than classroom training, TeachUcomp, Inc. launched our first product - Mastering QuickBooks Made Easy. The enormous success of our first tutorial led to an ever-expanding product line. TeachUcomp, Inc. now proudly serves customers in over 80 different countries world-wide including individuals, small businesses, non-profits and many others. Clients include the Transportation Security Administration, NASA, Smithsonian Institution, University of Michigan, Merrill Lynch, Sprint, U.S. Army, Oracle Corporation, Hewlett-Packard and the U.S. Senate.

Our full-time staff of software training professionals have developed a product line that is the perfect solution for busy individuals. Our comprehensive tutorials cover all of the same material as our classroom trainings. Broken into individual lessons, you can target your training to meet your needs - choosing just the lessons you want (and having the option to watch them all if you like). Our tutorials are also incredibly easy to use.

You will listen and watch as our expert instructors walk you through each lesson step-by-step. Our tutorials also feature the same instruction manuals (in PDF) that our classroom students receive - and include practice exercises and keyboard shortcuts. You will see each function performed just as if the instructor were at your computer. After the lesson has finished, you then "toggle" into the application and practice what you've learned - making it the most effective interactive training solution to learn on your own.

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