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  1. Publisher Lesson 1Publisher Basics Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory Pasewark & Pasewark

  2. Objectives • Start Publisher. • Choose a template. • Understand the Publisher window and task panes. • Create a business information set. • Save a publication. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  3. Objectives (continued) • Modify a publication. • Insert a design gallery object. • Use the Design Checker. • Print a publication. • Close a publication. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  4. Vocabulary • Business information set • Design gallery object • Design Checker • Logo • Publication Types list Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  5. Vocabulary (continued) • Task pane • Template Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  6. Introduction to Publisher • Desktop publishing program. • Create newsletters, brochures, and restaurant menus. • Hundreds of predesigned layouts called templates. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  7. Starting Publisher • Click the Start button. • Point to All Programs. • Click Microsoft Office. • Click Microsoft Office Publisher 2007. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  8. Starting Publisher (continued) • There are three panes in the Microsoft Publisher window. • Left pane: Publication Types list. • Middle pane: Getting Started. • Right pane: Recent Publications. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  9. Choosing a Template • Click a category in the Publication Types list. • Templates may fall into subcategories. • Thumbnail image will appear in top-right corner of the window. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  10. Understanding the Publisher Window and Task Panes • Publication will appear in document window. • Above the document window • Title bar • Menu bar • Standard toolbar • Formatting toolbar Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  11. Understanding the Publisher Window and Task Panes (continued) • Current task pane appears to the left of the publication. • Task panes contain options for modifying your publication. • Clip Art task pane used to add clip art. • Format Publication task pane used to change color scheme, font scheme and page size. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  12. Creating Business Information Sets • Business information set is a collection of information about an individual. • Stored in Publisher and associated with templates. • Create using Business Information command on Edit menu or the Business Information task pane. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  13. Saving a Publication • Save As dialog box used to name publication. • Once saved, the Save command can be used. • Can also be saved by clicking the Save button on the Standard toolbar. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  14. Modifying a Publication • Begin by choosing a template. • Modify using task panes and toolbars. • Publisher supplies basic shape tools and clip art. • Create a logo from scratch or from clip art. • A logo is a symbol used to help customers remember a company and its products. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  15. Inserting a Design Gallery Object • Design Gallery provides designs and text placeholders. • Items in Design Gallery are referred to as Design Gallery Objects. • Used to enhance a publication’s appearance and functionality. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  16. Inserting a Design Gallery Object (continued) • To insert an object, click the Design Gallery Object tool on the Objects toolbar. • Choose a Design Gallery Object and click Insert Object. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  17. Using Design Checker • Design Checker task pane finds and lists potential design problems. • Four types of checks • General design • Commercial printing • Web site • E-mail • You can opt to fix errors or leave as is. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  18. Printing a Publication • Click File from the menu bar, then Print, to access the Print dialog box. • Preview window is available to preview your publication. • To print without the dialog box, click the Print button on the Standard toolbar. • Click the Printer name arrow to select your printer from a list. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  19. Closing a Publication • The Publisher program does not have a Close Window in the top-right corner to close only the publication. • Close button closes the entire Publisher program. • To close your publication without closing Publisher, click File from the menu bar, and then click Close. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  20. Summary • Microsoft Publisher allows you to produce professional-looking publications in almost any format imaginable. • The process is made easier with the use of templates and design gallery objects. • You can modify a template using the Format Publication task pane. • A Design Gallery Object is a design or text placeholder. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory

  21. Summary (continued) • Business information sets are collections of information about individuals that are used in templates. • Save your work often. Use the Save As dialog box to name your publication. • The Design Checker helps you find potential design problems. • You can print your publication using the Print dialog box and then close Publisher. Microsoft Office 2007: Introductory