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Publisher 2010 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 2010
  • Identifying the Parts of the Publisher Window
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Using the Backstage View
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Opening a Publication
  • Creating a New Publication
  • Saving a Publication

Page Setup and Master Pages

  • Inserting a Page
  • Working with Pages
  • Creating a New Master Page
  • Applying a Master Page
  • Working with Master Pages
  • 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 a File
  • Formatting Text
  • Changing Character Spacing
  • Fitting Text

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 New Text Style
  • Applying a Text Style


  • Inserting a Graphic
  • Inserting WordArt
  • Inserting a Shape
  • Adding Text to a Shape
  • Editing a Shape
  • Layering Objects
  • Grouping Objects
  • Rotating an Object


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

Getting Help

  • Using Publisher Help
  • Using the Help Table of Contents
  • Searching for Help Topics
  • Getting Help in a Dialog Box
  • Printing a Help Topic
  • Getting Help from Office.com
  • Displaying Access Keys