Learning Microsoft Publisher 2013, Student Edition -- CTE/School

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2013-09-23
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Learning Microsoft Publisher 2013 features a student-friendly, step-by-step format with clear, full-screen shots to engage readers and help them work independently. This book is appropriate for Introductory Computing courses on Microsoft Office Applications or courses on Computer Concepts that include coverage of Publisher 2013.This book is also suitable for individuals interested in learning to use Microsoft Publisher 2013 effectively in their home life and career.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Getting Started with Publisher


Lesson 1

Creating a New Publication

Starting and Exiting Publisher

Exploring Backstage View

Creating a Quick Publication

Working with the Publisher Interface

Inserting Text in a Placeholder

Saving and Closing a Publication

Opening an Existing Publication

Lesson 2

Working with Objects

Selecting Objects

Zooming In Iand Out

Resizing Objects

Moving Objects

Deleting Objects

Previewing and Printing a Publication

Lesson 3

Working with Text Boxes

Placing a New Text Box

Controlling Automatic Copyfitting

Inserting Symbols

Checking Spelling

Using Research and Language Options

Lesson 4

Basic Text Handling

Selecting Text

Deleting Text

Copying and Moving Text

Using Undo and Redo

Lesson 5

Working with Business Information

Creating a Business Information Set

Editing and Inserting Business Information

Inserting the Current Date and Time

Using AutoCorrect

Lesson 6

Working with Text from Other Applications

Opening a File from Another Program

Opening a Word Document

Inserting Text from Other Programs

Customizing the Ribbon

Editing a Story in Word

End-of-Chapter Assessments


Chapter 2: Changing the Design and Layout

Lesson 7

Customizing Template Elements

Changing the Design and Layout

Applying a Different Color Scheme

Creating a New Color Scheme

Applying a Different Font Scheme

Creating a New Font Scheme

Deleting Custom Schemes

Lesson 8

Working with Page Settings, Columns, and Guides

Choosing a Page Size

Choosing Publication and Paper Settings

Adjusting Margins

Working with Layout Guides

Placing Ruler Guides

Working with Columns

Lesson 9

Inserting Pages, Headers/Footers, and Page Numbers

Inserting and Deleting Pages

Viewing as a Two-Page Spread

Working with Headers and Footers

Inserting Page Numbers

Lesson 10

Linking Text Boxes

Creating Linked Text Boxes

Controlling Text Flow in Linked Text Boxes

Adjusting Linked Text Boxes

Lesson 11

Using Master Pages

About Master Pages

Placing Objects on the Master Page

Using Multiple Master Pages

Applying a Master Page

Naming Pages

Moving Pages

Lesson 12

Working with Building Blocks

Inserting Building Blocks

Saving an Object as a Building Block

End-of-Chapter Assessments

Chapter 3: Working with Fonts and Styles

Lesson 13

Changing Font Formatting

Changing Font, Font Size, Font Color, and Font Style

Applying Font Effects

Changing Character Spacing

Creating a Drop Cap

Lesson 14

Applying Object Borders and Fills

Applying Object Borders

Changing an Object’s Fill Color

Working with Grouped Objects

Applying Shape Styles and Other Effects

Lesson 15

Applying Special Border and Fill Effects

Applying a Patterned Border

Using BorderArt

Using Fill Effects

Lesson 16

Applying Paragraph Formats

Aligning Text Horizontally and Vertically

Changing Line and Paragraph Spacing

Lesson 17

Controlling Text with Tabs and Indents

Using Tab Stops

Setting, Modifying, and Removing Tab Stops

Using Tab Leaders

Applying Indents

Adjusting Text Box Margins

Lesson 18

Working with Lists

Creating Bulleted Lists

Creating Numbered Lists

Lesson 19

Working with Styles

Controlling Line and Paragraph Breaks

Copying Text Formatting

Applying a Style

Creating a Style

Modifying and Deleting Styles

Importing Styles from Other Publications

Lesson 20

Working with Typographic Features

Using OpenType Fonts

Selecting Number Styles

Applying Ligatures

Applying Stylistic Sets, Swashes, and

Stylistic Alternates

Lesson 21

Inserting Tables

Creating a Table

Typing in a Table

Selecting Cells and Ranges

Inserting or Deleting Rows or Columns

Changing Cell Height and Width

Lesson 22

Formatting Tables

Merging and Splitting Cells

Changing Text Direction

Adjusting Cell Margins

Using Diagonals

Applying Table Styles

Applying Table Fills and Borders

Changing Table Alignment

Turning Off Automatic Hyphenation

End-of-Chapter Assessments


Chapter 4: Working with Graphics

Lesson 23

Working with Clip Art

Inserting Clip Art

Adjusting an Image in a Placeholder

Finding Clip Art oOffice.com

Formatting Clip Art

Lesson 24

Working with Pictures

Adding a Picture Placeholder

Inserting a Picture from a File

Changing the Picture

Swapping Pictures

Applying Picture Styles and Formats

Changing Picture Shape

Adding Captions

Lesson 25

Combining Text and Pictures

Cropping for Effect

Wrapping Text around Pictures

Editing Wrap Points

Adding a Page Background

Viewing the Graphics Manager

Compressing Pictures

Saving a Publicatioas a PDF File

Lesson 26

Working with Lines and Shapes

Drawing Simple Lines and Shapes

Adjusting Complex Shapes

Formatting Lines and Shapes

Grouping and Ungrouping Objects

Lesson 27

Arranging Objects

Aligning Objects

Distributing Objects

Rotating and Flipping Objects

Changing Object Stacking

Lesson 28

Inserting WordArt

Creating WordArt

Editing and Formatting WordArt

Lesson 29

Working with Other Applications

Inserting Objects from Other Applications

Copying Data from Another Application

Embedding Data from Other Applications

Linking Data and Updating Links

Saving as a Web Page

End-of-Chapter Assessments

Chapter 5: Exploring Publication Types

Lesson 30

Creating a Flyer with Tear-Offs

Changing the Template Design

Manually Inserting a Coupon Tear-Off

Customizing a Contact Information Tear-Off

Lesson 31

Creating Greeting Cards

Creating a Greeting Card

Customizing a Greeting Card Message

Changing Card Template Options

Creating aEnvelope

Customizing aEnvelope for a Greeting Card

Lesson 32

Creating Publications to

Distribute via E-mail

Creating an E-mail Publication

Adjusting the Page Size of an E-mail Publication

Inserting a Hyperlink

Using E-mail Preview and Testing Hyperlinks

Sending a Publication via E-mail

Lesson 33

Working with Newsletters

Creating a Newsletter

Changing the Newsletter Page Content

Working with Text ia Newsletter

Inserting a “Continued” Notation

Lesson 34

Creating Mailing Labels

Creating a Sheet of Return Address Labels

Creating Mailing Labels and Starting the Mail

Merge Wizard

Creating a Recipient List

Preparing the Publication for a Merge

Creating a Merged Publication

Lesson 35

Creating Postcards

Creating a Postcard

Sorting and Filtering the Recipient List for a Merge

Personalizing a Publication with Mail Merge

Previewing and Printing the Personalized


Lesson 36

Creating a Brochure

Creating a Brochure

Using Find and Replace

Using Custom Colors

Choosing a Color Model for Commercial Printing

Enabling Automatic Trapping

Saving Embedded Objects as Linked Pictures

Embedding Fonts

Using Pack and Go

End-of-Chapter Assessments

Rewards Program

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