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Formatting Pages. Josh Lazar CGS 2585. Today’s Agenda. Lecture Information Test information/Review Can you log into Pegasus?. Fun things about Desktop Publishing. 10 fastest growing occupations 2000-2010 *

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formatting pages

Formatting Pages

Josh Lazar

CGS 2585

today s agenda
Today’s Agenda
  • Lecture Information
  • Test information/Review
  • Can you log into Pegasus?
fun things about desktop publishing
Fun things about Desktop Publishing
  • 10 fastest growing occupations 2000-2010*
    • In projections by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for 2000-2010, eight of the ten fastest growing occupations are in the computer and technology fields.
  • Computer software engineers, applications
  • Computer support specialists
  • Computer software engineers, systems software
  • Network and computer systems administrators
  • Network systems and data communications analysts
  • Desktop publishers
    • Desktop publishers are there at number 6 with a projected growth rate of 67% and 25,000 new jobs for Desktop Publishing specialists, making desktop publishing an attractive career field.
  • Database administrators
  • Personal and home care aides
  • Computer systems analysts
  • Medical assistants
why is your page format important
Why is your Page Format Important?
  • Each type of document has a different design.
    • Postcard vs. Resume
    • Calendar vs. Flyer
  • Using templates helps with these different designs, but some you can make from scratch.
set up pages
Set up Pages
  • File>Page Setup
  • Page Size
  • Margins
    • Gutter - name for the inside page edge that will be near binding or a page fold
    • Binding – How pages of a book or booklet are secured together.
  • Page Orientation
    • File>Print Setup
set guides
Set Guides
  • Refer back to our white space discussion
  • Grid Guides and Margin Guides
    • Arrange>Layout Guides
  • Ruler Guides
    • Arrange>Ruler Guides
use master pages
Use Master Pages
  • Stores objects that are repeated in every page of the publication.
    • Example: Page Numbers, Watermarks, Logos
  • Changes affect every page in your publication
  • Other Microsoft Office programs use this as well, and PowerPoint is a great example of this.
  • View>Master Page
insert page numbers
Insert Page Numbers
  • Usually placed in the Header or the Footer
    • The Header displays repeated information and the top edge of a page
    • A Footer displays repeated information and the bottom edge of a page
  • “Show page number on first page” option
  • Insert>Page Numbers
apply a color scheme
Apply a Color Scheme
  • Format>Color Schemes
    • A set of coordinating colors that you can use in a publication
  • Format>Font Schemes
    • A set of coordinating font that you can use in a publication
  • Both will appear in the Task Pane
  • Pre-Designed to look good together
  • You can choose to make your own
use styles
Use Styles
  • Styles are a collection of formatting settings that you can apply to text and/or objects all at once.
  • Format>Styles
  • Styles are VERY important
  • Word is considered “Style-Driven”
this week in lab
This week in Lab
  • Test 1
  • Work on Desktop Publishing Project