Microsoft Publisher - Introduction Lesson 1 What Is It? Microsoft Publisher is defined as a Desktop Publishing Program. Desktop publishing programs take word processing to the next level. It Takes on a Form
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Microsoft Publisher is defined as a Desktop Publishing Program. Desktop publishing programs take word processing to the next level.
These types of programs allow the user to have greater control over the "objects" that appear in the document. Objects are the elements that make up the document. Elements may be Text, Pictures, Clipart, or Graphical Drawings.
Desktop Publishing Programs allow the user to manage complex or lengthy documents. Examples of these are: Newspapers, Books, Programs, and Posters. Any document that requires the use of many types of elements would be a good candidate for a desktop publishing program.
Other common desktop publishing programs are:
This lesson will help you get started with Microsoft Publisher and may solve some of your problems, but it is a very good idea to use the Help Files that come with Microsoft Publisher, or go to Microsoft's web site located at http://www.microsoft.com/education/Publisher2000Tutorial.mspx
for further assistance.
3. In the Wizards pane, click the type of publication you want
4. In the right pane, click the design you want
5. Click Start Wizard
6. To make changes to the publication's color scheme, layout, or personal information now, click Next and step through the wizard's questions to make the desired changes.
7. When you finish making changes, click Finish
8. In your publication replace the placeholder text and pictures with your own or with other objects.
9. On the File menu, click Save
10. In the Save In box, select the folder where you want to save the new publication
11. In the File name box, type a name for your publication
12. Click Save
Next lesson (2): Quick Publication Wizard with a blank publication.
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