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Publisher 2003 Basic Course

Microsoft Publisher





The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Getting Started

  • Starting and Exiting Publisher 2003
  • Identifying the Parts of the Publisher Window
  • Using the Task Pane
  • Opening a Publication
  • Creating a New Publication
  • Creating a Blank Publication
  • Formatting a Publication
  • Viewing a Publication
  • Saving a Publication

Page Setup and Master Pages

  • Using Page Setup
  • Inserting a Page
  • Working with Pages
  • Creating a New Master Page
  • Applying a Master Page
  • Working with Master Pages
  • Using Guides
  • Inserting Page Numbers
  • Creating Headers and Footers
  • Applying a Background

Text and Text Formatting

  • Working with Text Boxes
  • Formatting a Text Box
  • Linking Text Boxes
  • Inserting Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Changing Character Spacing
  • Fitting Text
  • Saving and Inserting Personal Information

Paragraph Formatting

  • Aligning Text
  • Setting Indents and Spacing
  • Inserting a Drop Cap
  • Creating a Bulleted or Numbered List
  • Formatting a Bulleted or Numbered List
  • Setting Tab Stops
  • Creating a Text Style
  • Applying a Text Style


  • Inserting a Graphic
  • Using the Design Gallery
  • Inserting WordArt
  • Drawing a Shape
  • Using AutoShapes
  • Layering Objects
  • Grouping Objects
  • Rotating an Object
  • Aligning Objects
  • Adding an Object to the Design Gallery


  • Checking Spelling
  • Setting Spelling Options
  • Using AutoCorrect and AutoFormat
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Using the Research Task Pane
  • Setting Hyphenation Options
  • Viewing Special Characters
  • Viewing Publication Properties


  • Previewing a Publication
  • Printing a Publication
  • Using Design Checker
  • Using Pack and Go
  • Sending a Publication as an E-mail
  • Converting a Publication
  • Publishing a Publication to the Web

Getting Help

  • Using the Type a Question for Help Box
  • Using the Help Task Pane
  • Using the Office Assistant
  • Hiding and Turning Off the Assistant
  • Changing the Office Assistant
  • Getting Help from Office Online
  • Printing a Help Topic