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Quick course in Microsoft Publisher 2000
Online Press, Inc.
Publication Information:
Redmond, WA : Microsoft Press, [1999]

Physical Description:
178 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Includes index.
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Z253.532.M53 Q53 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Ideal for use as a self-paced training guide or for instructor-led training, this book offers to-the-point tutorials and learning exercises for quickly grasping desktop publishing basics and building proficiency.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Learning the Basics
1 Creating a Simple Presentationp. 2
Using a Wizard to Create a Publicationp. 6
Saving a Publicationp. 15
Moving Around a Publicationp. 17
Zooming In and Outp. 18
Identifying Parts of a Publicationp. 19
Working with Textp. 20
Deleting Textp. 22
Moving and Copying Textp. 22
Undoing and Redoing Commandsp. 24
Using a Wizard to Make Design Changesp. 24
Changing the Basic Designp. 25
Changing the Color Schemep. 26
Checking Spellingp. 27
Printing Publicationsp. 29
Using Existing Information in a New Publicationp. 30
Getting Helpp. 32
Quitting Publisherp. 35
2 Developing a More Complex Publicationp. 36
Using a Design Set to Create a Publicationp. 38
Reusing Text from Another Publicationp. 41
Working with Framesp. 44
Sizing Framesp. 44
Adding and Deleting Framesp. 46
Moving Framesp. 47
Using the Size And Position Dialog Boxp. 48
Using Ruler Guidesp. 49
Changing the Look of Words and Paragraphsp. 50
Making Headings Stand Outp. 51
Adding Borders and Shadingp. 53
Changing Text Colorsp. 56
Adding a Drop Capp. 57
Setting Up Multiple Columnsp. 58
Working with Listsp. 60
Creating Custom Stylesp. 61
3 Adding Visual Elementsp. 66
Adding Visual Text Elementsp. 70
Creating a Logop. 70
Using WordArt for Fancy Type Effectsp. 73
Working with Template Tablesp. 76
Adding Graphics to a Publicationp. 80
Searching for Graphicsp. 82
Sizing and Positioning Graphicsp. 84
Changing Graphic Colorsp. 86
Using the Drawing Tools to Create Graphic Shapesp. 88
Grouping Objectsp. 89
Rotating Objectsp. 90
Part 2 Building Proficiency
4 Designing a Longer Publicationp. 94
Design Decisionsp. 97
Determining the Type of Audiencep. 98
Determining What's Most Importantp. 99
Determining Which Graphics to Usep. 101
Editorial Decisionsp. 102
Copyfitting by Editingp. 102
Flowing Text from Frame to Framep. 104
Filling Blank Areasp. 107
Creating Tables from Scratchp. 112
Changing Column Width and Row Heightp. 113
Adding a Titlep. 114
Formatting Tablesp. 116
Working with Formsp. 118
Customizing Formsp. 120
5 Creating a Custom Templatep. 124
Creating a Publication Templatep. 126
Saving a Custom Templatep. 127
Adding Design Elementsp. 128
Adding Objects to the Backgroundp. 134
Adding Graphicsp. 134
Adding Headers and Footersp. 136
Moving Objects to the Backgroundp. 137
Creating a Custom Color Schemep. 138
Creating a Publication Based on a Custom Templatep. 142
6 More About Printing and Publishingp. 146
Making Final Adjustmentsp. 148
Adjusting the Page Setupp. 150
Printing Mass Mailingsp. 152
Creating the Data Sourcep. 153
Completing the Main Publicationp. 155
Merging the Publicationsp. 157
Sending a Publication to a Printing Servicep. 158
Publishing on the Webp. 161
Creating a Web Sitep. 162
Adjusting Color and Backgroundp. 167
Previewing a Web Pagep. 170