Microsoft Publisher 2013 Training Tutorial

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Learn Microsoft Publisher 2013 & 2010 with this comprehensive course from TeachUcomp, Inc. Mastering Publisher Made Easy features 69 video lessons with over 4 hours of introductory through advanced instruction. Watch, listen and learn as your expert instructor guides you through each lesson step-by-step. During this media-rich learning experience, you will see each function performed just as if your instructor were there with you. Reinforce your learning with the text of our printable classroom instruction manual, additional images and practice exercises.  You will learn how to create dynamic fliers, postcards & business cards, perform mail merges, preparing your projects for printing and much more.

Whether you are completely new to Publisher or upgrading from an older version, this course will empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a proficient user. We have incorporated years of classroom training experience and teaching techniques to develop an easy-to-use course that you can customize to meet your personal learning needs. Simply launch a video lesson or open the manual and you’re on your way to mastering Publisher.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone wanting to learn Microsoft Publisher.

Requirements
  • Publisher software recommended for practice.

What Will I Learn?
  • Video Lessons
  • Includes Classroom Instruction Manual
  • Working with Text
  • Formatting Objects
  • Working with Graphics
  • Tables
  • Mail Merge
  • Commercial Printing
  • Much More!


Curriculum For This Course Expand All Collapse All 71 Lectures 05:33:14 + – Getting Acquainted with Publisher 12 Lectures 22:08 The picture shown is of the initial screen view when you open a new publication in Publisher 2013:2010. A publication is the file type created in Publisher. Within a publication you create and modify text and graphic objects within the pages that constitute the publication. When you close a publication, Publisher will prompt you to save unsaved changes in any open publications that you were working on before closing. Learn this and more during this lecture.
The Publisher Environment Preview 04:18 The Title Bar runs across the very top of the window. The name of the publication you are working on will be displayed here. At the right end of the Title Bar is a button group. There are four buttons in this group in Publisher 2013 and three in Publisher 2010. They are, from left to right, “Microsoft Publisher Help, “Minimize,” “Maximize/Restore Down,” and “Close.” In Publisher 2010, only the last three buttons mentioned are displayed. Other than the “Microsoft Publisher Help” button, these buttons affect the display of the application window. Learn this and more during this lecture. The Title Bar Preview 01:37 The main tool in Publisher is the Ribbon. This object allows you to perform all of the commands available in the program. The Ribbon is divided into tabs. Within these tabs are different groups of commands. The commands in each group can be accessed either through the use of buttons, boxes, or menus available within the group. Learn this and more during this lecture. The Ribbon Preview 01:59 Starting in Publisher 2010, the “File” tab within the Ribbon replaces the functionality of the older “Microsoft Office” button that appeared in Publisher 2007. You can click the “File” tab in the Ribbon to open a view of the file called the “Backstage View.” In this view, you can perform all of your file management. This includes functions such as saving a file, opening an existing file, or creating a new file. Learn this and more during this lecture. The “File” Tab and Backstage View 01:21 The Quick Access toolbar is located above the Ribbon by default. However, you can also place it below the Ribbon by clicking the “Customize Quick Access Toolbar” button at the right end of the toolbar and then selecting the “Show Below the Ribbon” command. You can reset it to its default location by clicking the same “Customize Quick Access Toolbar” button and then choosing the “Show Above the Ribbon” command. Learn this and more during this lecture. The Quick Access Toolbar 02:55 Because of the increased use of tablets, Publisher 2013 has been redesigned with a new mode to allow for easier access to the buttons and other commands within the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar. This mode is called touch mode. When you enter touch mode within the Publisher 2013 interface, the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar are enlarged and extra space is added around the buttons and commands within the Ribbon and Quick Access toolbar so that you can more easily access them on your touch-based tablet. Learn this and more during this lecture. Touch Mode- 2013 01:31 When viewing your publication pages, scroll bars will appear both vertically and horizontally along the right and bottom sides of your publication page. They have arrows at each end that point in the direction in which they will scroll the page when you click them. You use the scroll bars to scroll through your page’s content. You may click the arrows at the ends of the scroll bars to move through the page’s content, or you may click and drag the box inside of the scroll bars to move across the page more rapidly. If you have a mouse with a scrolling wheel, you can simply roll the scroll wheel on your mouse up or down to vertically scroll through the page in your publication, as the scroll wheel on your mouse is typically set to work with the vertical scroll bar in Microsoft Publisher. Learn this and more during this lecture. The Scroll Bars 01:01 Depending upon the type of publication you are creating in Publisher, you may want a one-page or two-page page layout to be displayed onscreen. For multi-page publications, you often will use a two-page layout. Publisher allows you to view your publication using either a one page or two page spread. Learn this and more during this lecture. The Page Layout View Buttons 00:42 In the lower right corner of the application window, you can see the Zoom slider in Publisher. You use this to change the magnification level of the pages in your publication. This does not modify the publication in any way, but rather changes your perception of how close or far away the pages in your publication appear onscreen. Learn this and more during this lecture. The Zoom Slider and “Zoom” Button Group 01:47 At the bottom of the application window is a long, thin, horizontal bar in which you find objects such as the “Zoom slider” and the “Page Layout View” buttons. The bar within which these tools appear is called the Status Bar. Here you can see various statuses monitored within Publisher, such as the magnification level and the current page number and total count of pages. Learn this and more during this lecture. The Status Bar 01:10 Another feature in Microsoft Publisher is the Mini toolbar. When you select text within the publication and hold your mouse pointer over it, you will see a small dimmed-out toolbar appear next to the selection. You can roll your mouse pointer over the faded-out toolbar to make it appear solid. Learn this and more during this lecture. The Mini Toolbar 00:31 The changes to the visual interface that were implemented in Publisher 2010 have also affected the use of keyboard shortcuts within the application. While many things have changed, many other things have stayed the same to assist users in the migration to Publisher from versions prior to 2010. First off, you should be aware that all of the “Ctrl” key keyboard shortcuts remain intact. Learn this and more during this lecture. Keyboard Shortcuts 03:16 + – Creating Basic Publications 11 Lectures 23:22 When you first open Publisher 2013, you will see a startup screen that allows you to create a new publication. Simply click the type of publication that you want to create within the listing of available templates that appears at the right side of the startup screen. Learn this and more during this lecture. Creating New Publications Preview 01:09 You can change the template used by a publication to switch its layout and page design. This can be useful when starting from a blank page design, so that you can then change the blank page template to a selected type of publication template prior to adding the text and pictures. This can also save you a lot of time in designing page layouts and page sizes when creating various types of publications such as brochures, business cards and flyers. Learn this and more during this lecture. Changing the Publication Template- 2013 Only Preview 01:42 In Publisher, you can input and save your business or personal information, including name, position, address, e-mail, logo, phone and more into a “Business Information” set for ease of use in publications. You can create different “Business Information” sets for different users or different purposes. You can then select a set to use when creating a publication from a template to quickly and easily add that information to the publication in the designated areas. Learn this and more during this lecture. Using Business Information 04:47 When you save a publication for the first time, you must use the “Save As” command so that you can choose where to save the file and what to name it. To do this, click the “File” tab within the Ribbon. Then click the “Save As” command in the command panel shown at the left side of the backstage view. To the right of the command panel, under the “Places” section, you will see the places that are available for you to save the file. These include your “SkyDrive” folder for Microsoft user accounts and your “Computer.” When you save to your SkyDrive folder, the publications will be saved on an online computer that you can access from any computer that you can access with your Microsoft user account. If you select the “Computer” choice, the file will be saved locally on the computer at which you are working. Learn this and more during this lecture. Saving Publications- 2013 Only 03:37 After you have made any change to a publication that you want to keep, you should save the publication. Learning to save your work frequently is one of the most important computer skills you can have. Learn this and more during this lecture.
Saving Publications- 2010 Only 01:32 If you have multiple publications open, then to close a publication you can just click the “x” in the upper right corner of the application window to close the current publication. Clicking the “x” is equivalent to executing the “Close” command. Learn this and more during this lecture. Closing Publications 00:47 To open a publication, you must first know where the publication you want to open is located. When you initially open Publisher, you can see a listing of recently opened publications shown in the panel at the left side of the startup screen, under the “Recent” section. You can open one of these listed publications by clicking on its name within the panel to reopen it. However, if the publication you want to open is not shown in the listing, then you can click the “Open Other Publications” command within the panel reveal the “Open” category within the backstage view. If you are already working within Publisher and wish to open another publication, you can also display the “Open” category within the backstage view by clicking the “File” tab within the Ribbon and then clicking the “Open” command at the left side of the backstage view. Learn this and more during this lecture. Opening Publications- 2013 Only 02:18 To open a publication, you must first know where the publication you want to open is located. This location could be within a folder on your computer, a network folder, or perhaps located on some other type of removable media. Once you know where the file is located, you open it using the “Open” dialog box. Learn this and more during this lecture. Opening Publications- 2010 Only 01:08 When you are creating your publications, you will often need to add pages to hold more content, especially if you are creating a new blank publication from scratch. Before you insert a page, you will most likely want to select the page in the Navigation Pane that is the page immediately before the position at which you want to insert a new page. While it is possible to insert pages before a selected page, they are more commonly inserted after a selected page. Learn this and more during this lecture. Inserting New Pages 03:30 You can delete publication pages by selecting the page to delete within the Navigation Pane. Then click the “Delete” button in the “Pages” button group on the “Page Design” tab within the Ribbon. Alternately, you can right-click on the page to delete within the Navigation Pane and select the “Delete” command from the pop-up menu which appears. Learn this and more during this lecture. Deleting Pages 00:35 You can easily reorganize the pages within a publication by simply clicking and dragging pages up and down within the Navigation Pane. You can click and drag the pages shown within the Navigation Pane to the desired page location and then release it when it is in the correct position. As you click and drag you will see a dark thin line appear between the existing pages so that you will be able to tell where the page will insert itself when you release the mouse button. Learn this and more during this lecture. Moving Pages 02:17 + – Basic Skills 13 Lectures 25:55 Text boxes are used to display text within a publication page. To insert a text box, click the “Draw Text Box” button in either the “Objects” button group on the “Home” tab or the “Text” button group on the “Insert” tab within the Ribbon. When you do this, your mouse pointer will turn into a black crosshair. Click and drag over the area within the publication you want the text box to cover. When you release the mouse button, you will create the text box. The blinking insertion marker for the text you type will appear within the text box, so you can immediately type the text you want the text box to contain. Learn this and more during this lecture. Inserting Text Boxes Preview 01:11 Publisher allows you to insert various shapes into your pages. Click the “Shapes” button in either the “Objects” button group on the “Home” tab or the “Illustrations” button group on the “Insert” tab within the Ribbon. You can then view a drop-down menu of all of the various shapes you can insert. Roll your mouse pointer over the shape you want to insert and then click it to select it. Learn this and more during this lecture. Inserting Shapes Preview 03:17 You can add text to any shape you have drawn within a page. When you do this, Publisher will convert the selected shape to a text box. However, since you have many shapes at your disposal you can see that a text box does not have to be a literal box shape. Using this technique allows you to create text circles, text triangles, and many, many other types of text-containing shapes. Learn this and more during this lecture. Adding Text to Shapes 01:44 You can insert your own pictures that you have saved to your computer into your publications. For example, if you were creating a newsletter and wanted to insert a picture from a recent meeting or event you had saved to your computer, you could easily do that in Publisher. However, before you do this, ensure that you know within which folder on your computer the picture that you want to insert is located. You will need to know this information to locate and then insert the picture. Learn this and more during this lecture. Inserting Your Own Pictures- 2013 Only 01:11 One of the most useful and fundamental functions of Publisher is the ability to add pictures into your publications to enhance their appearance. In Publisher 2013, you can now insert pictures from various online resources, including Office.com, your SkyDrive, and other online resources. Learn this and more during this lecture. Inserting Online Pictures- 2013 Only 01:50 You can also insert a picture placeholder into your publication page. A picture placeholder allows you to allocate space in a page for a picture you can insert later. To do this, click the “Picture Placeholder” button in the “Illustrations” button group on the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon. A picture placeholder will automatically be inserted into your page. You can then move and resize the placeholder as desired. Learn this and more during this lecture. Inserting Picture Placeholders- 2013 Only 01:36 Publisher 2013 allocates the space sounding your publication as a scratch area into which it places pictures that you can insert into your publication pages. If you insert multiple pictures at the same time when using either the “Insert Picture” dialog box or the “Insert Pictures” windows, Publisher will add the selected pictures into a column within the scratch area to the right of your publication page. Learn this and more during this lecture. Using the Scratch Area- 2013 Only 01:37 One of the most useful functions of Publisher is the ability to add Clip Art and other pictures to your publication to maximize its overall appearance. Publisher provides you with a Clip Art Gallery stocked with hundreds of images that you will find useful for enhancing your publications. Learn this and more during this lecture. Inserting Clip Art and Pictures- 2010 Only 02:40 One of the great features of Publisher is that you have the freedom to move and rearrange all of the objects anywhere you want on a publication page. In this lecture, you will learn how to move, resize, and rotate objects within publication pages. Before you do any of these activities, however, first click the object you would like to manipulate to select it. You can tell when an object has been selected because it will appear with a solid border that contains small white circles and squares around its perimeter. These are the resizing handles. You use these to resize the object, if needed. It will also have a small circle on a perpendicular line at the top of the selected object. This is the rotation handle that will allow you to rotate the selected object. Learn this and more during this lecture. Moving, Resizing, and Rotating Objects 03:08 When working with a publication, eventually you will need to delete an object. To delete an object, right-click the object to delete and select the “Delete Object” command from the pop-up menu that appears. Another way to accomplish this task is to select the object you wish to delete, and then press the “Delete” or “Del” key on your keyboard. Learn this and more during this lecture. Deleting Objects 00:26 You can use the “Find & Replace” feature to replace text that you search for with replacement text within publication pages. To do this, click the “Replace” button in the “Editing” button group on the “Home” tab in the Ribbon to open the “Find and Replace” window in the Task Pane. Enter a word or phrase for Publisher to find by typing it into the “Search for” field. Learn this and more during this lecture. Using Find and Replace 01:07 When adding text to a publication, you may make typographical errors. You may swap the “i” and “e” in certain words, or forget a second “r,” for example. A common error is typing the word “the” as “teh.” The AutoCorrect feature recognizes some of these commonly misspelled words and automatically corrects them for you. The best part of AutoCorrect is that it is automatically enabled when you use Publisher. Another handy feature of AutoCorrect is that you can add your own word that you commonly misspell or mistype. Learn this and more during this lecture. Using AutoCorrect 03:36 WordArt is text that is created and formatted as if it were a shape. Therefore, you can use many of the same formatting techniques and styles that you use when formatting shapes to also modify WordArt. To insert WordArt into your publication, click the “Insert” tab in the Ribbon and then click the “WordArt” button within the “Text” button group. This will display a list of WordArt styles for you to select from in a drop-down menu. Learn this and more during this lecture. Inserting WordArt 02:32 + – Formatting Objects 3 Lectures 27:14 In Publisher, you cannot apply font formatting to a text-containing object if it is selected as an object. When selected as an object, you can only apply shape formatting to the object even if the shape contains text. To apply text formatting to text contained within an object, you must click into the text within the object and then select the text to which you want to apply font formatting. Learn this and more during this lecture. Formatting Text Preview 09:06 Before you can apply formatting to a shape, you need to click it to select it. If selecting a text box or WordArt as a shape, ensure that you click on its border so that the border appears as a solid line. That indicates that the shape itself has been selected, and not its text. Once the shape has been selected, you will see the “Format” tab of the “Drawing Tools” contextual tab appear in the Ribbon. This tab provides you with several formatting options for the selected object. Learn this and more during this lecture. Formatting Shapes 08:50 Once you select a picture, the “Picture Tools” contextual tab appears with the “Format” tab displayed. This tab contains functions you can use to quickly and
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