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Learning Microsoft Office Publisher 2010, Student Edition, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Catherine Skintik

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 23, 2011

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Prepare students for Microsoft® Office Publisher 2010!


Learning Microsoft Office Publisher 2010 features a student-friendly, step-by-step format with clear, full-screen shots to engage students and help them work independently.

Table of Contents

Learning Publisher 2010

Chapter 1   Getting Started with Publisher

Lesson 1
Creating a New Publication
Projects 1—2

Starting and Exiting Publisher

Exploring Backstage View

Creating a Quick Publication

Working with the New Publisher Interface

Inserting Text in a Placeholder

Saving and Closing a Publication

Opening an Existing Publication


Lesson 2
Working with Objects
Projects 3—4

Selecting Objects

Zooming in and Out

Resizing Objects

Moving Objects

Deleting Objects

Previewing and Printing a Publication


Lesson 3
Working with Text Boxes
Projects 5—6

Placing a New Text Box

Controlling Automatic Copyfitting

Inserting Symbols

Checking Spelling

Using Research and Language Options


Lesson 4
Basic Text Handling
Projects 7—8

Selecting Text

Deleting Text

Copying and Moving Text

Using Undo and Redo


Lesson 5
Working with Business Information
Projects 9—10

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
Projects 11—12

Opening a File from Another Program

Opening a Word Document

Inserting Text from Other Programs

Editing a Story in Word

Customizing the Ribbon


End of Chapter Assessments
Projects 13—14



Chapter 2   Changing the Design and Layout

Lesson 7
Customizing Template Elements
Projects 15–16

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
Projects 17–18

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
Projects 19–20

Inserting and Deleting Pages

Viewing as a Two-Page Spread

Working with Headers and Footers

Inserting Page Numbers


Lesson 10
Linking Text Boxes
Projects 21–22

Creating Linked Text Boxes

Controlling Text Flow in Linked Text Boxes

Adjusting Linked Text Boxes


Lesson 11
Using Master Pages
Projects 23–24

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
Projects 25–26

Inserting Building Blocks

Saving an Object as a Building Block


End of Chapter Assessments
Projects 27–28


Chapter 3   Working with Fonts and Styles

Lesson 13
Changing Font Formatting
Projects 29—30

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
Projects 31—32

Applying Object Borders

Changing an Object’s Fill Color

Working with Grouped Objects

Applying Shape Styles


Lesson 15
Applying Special Border and Fill Effects
Projects 33—34

Applying a Patterned Border

Using Border Art

Using Fill Effects


Lesson 16
Applying Paragraph Formats
Projects 35—36

Aligning Text Horizontally and Vertically

Changing Line and Paragraph Spacing


Lesson 17
Controlling Text with Tabs and Indents
Projects 37—38

Using Tab Stops

Setting, Modifying, and Removing Tab Stops

Using Tab Leaders

Applying Indents

Adjusting Text Box Margins


Lesson 18
Working with Lists
Projects 39—40

Creating Bulleted Lists

Creating Numbered Lists


Lesson 19
Working with Styles
Projects 41—42

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
Projects 43—44

Using OpenType Fonts

Selecting Number Styles

Applying Ligatures

Applying Stylistic Sets, Swashes, and Stylistic Alternates


Lesson 21
Inserting Tables
Projects 45—46

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
Projects 47—48

Merging and Splitting Cells

Changing Text Direction

Adjusting Cell Margins

Using Diagonals

Applying Table Formats

Applying Table Fills and Borders

Changing Table Alignment

Turning Off Automatic Hyphenation


End of Chapter Assessments
Projects 49—50


Chapter 4   Working with Graphics

Lesson 23
Working with Clip Art
Projects 51–52

Inserting Clip Art

Adjusting an Image in a Placeholder

Finding Clip Art on

Formatting Clip Art


Lesson 24
Working with Pictures
Projects 53–54

Adding a Picture Placeholder

Inserting a Picture from a File

Changing the Picture

Swapping Pictures

Applying Picture Styles and Formats

Adding Captions


Lesson 25
Combining Text and Pictures
Projects 55–56

Cropping for Effect

Wrapping Text around Pictures

Editing Wrap Points

Adding a Page Background

Viewing the Graphics Manager

Compressing Pictures

Saving a Publication as a PDF File


Lesson 26
Working with Lines and Shapes
Projects 57–58

Drawing Simple Shapes and Lines

Adjusting Complex Shapes

Formatting Lines and Shapes

Grouping and Ungrouping Objects


Lesson 27
Arranging Objects
Projects 59–60

Aligning Objects

Distributing Objects

Flipping Objects

Rotating Objects

Changing Object Layering


Lesson 28
Inserting WordArt
Projects 61–62

Creating WordArt

Editing and Formatting WordArt


Lesson 29
Inserting from Other Applications
Projects 63–64

Inserting Objects from Other Applications

Copying Data from Another Application

Editing Embedded Objects

Updating Links


End of Chapter Assessments
Projects 65–66


Chapter 5   Exploring Publication Types

Lesson 30
Working with Flyers
Projects 67—68

Using a Flyer Template

Changing the Template Design or Tear-Off

Manually Placing Tear-off and Other Elements

Customizing a Phone Tear-Off (Contact Information)


Lesson 31
Creating Greeting Cards
Projects 69—70

Creating a Greeting Card

Changing Card Size

Creating an Envelope


Lesson 32
Creating an E-Mail Publication
Projects 71—72

Creating an E-Mail Publication

Adjusting the Page Size

Inserting an E-Mail Hyperlink

Sending an E-Mail Publication


Lesson 33
Working with Newsletters
Projects 73—74

Using the Newsletter Wizard

Entering Your Own Content in the Newsletter

Linking Text Frames

Moving among Linked Frames

Breaking a Frame Link

Adding a “Continued” Notation


Lesson 34
Creating Mailing Labels Using Merge
Projects 75—76

Creating Mailing Labels

Mail Merge Basics

Creating an Address List in Publisher

Editing an Address List

Setting Up a Mail Merge with the Wizard


Lesson 35
Creating Postcards
Projects 77—78

Using the Postcard Wizard

Merging Addresses from Outlook

Filtering and Sorting a Merge


Lesson 36
Creating a Brochure
Projects 79—80

Creating a Brochure

Choosing a Color Model

Using Specific Colors

Using Trapping

Linking to External Graphics Files

Embedding Fonts

Using Pack and Go


End of Chapter Assessments
Projects 81—82

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