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  1. July 16, 2012 • Agenda • MicroTypeSkillbuilder MNOP • Speed • Accuracy • Chapter 14 Notes & Practice • PowerPoint and Publisher Study Guides • Review past study guides – On Your Own

  2. Desktop Publishing Chapter 14

  3. What is Desktop Publishing? • Desktop Publishing • The process of combining text and graphics into one file called a publication • Flyers • Single sheet of paper • Communicates information about an announcement or event • Brochures • Folded in various ways to create a look • Gift certificates • Business cards • Printed on special paper that separate into pre-cut shapes after printing • Posters • Printed on large paper • May glue or tape several pages together.

  4. Creating a New Publication • Template • Master publication that includes the basic elements for particular types of publications • Used again and again whenever that type of document is needed

  5. Practice: Picnic Flyer • Complete pages 529-530

  6. Text Boxes • Text cannot be typed directly onto a publication page • Create a text box first, then type into text box • Insert ⇒ Draw Text Box and then drag the sign on the publication page. +

  7. Using Building Blocks • Headings, sidebars, and pull quotes can be added quickly • Insert ⇒ Page Parts

  8. Viewing a Publication • The Zoom group in the View tab • Used to magnify, or zoom into, a publication page • View ⇒ Whole Page • F9 key • The Layout group

  9. Practice: Picnic Flyer • Complete pages 532 - 534

  10. Adding Graphics • Graphics can be placed on a publication using the Insert tab • Insert ⇒ Picture

  11. The Master Page • Master Page • Used to create a design that applies to every page in the publication • View ⇒ Master Page

  12. Styles • Styles • Set of formatting rules that can be applied to text • Home ⇒ Styles

  13. Typography • Typography Group • Located in the Text Box Tools Format tab • Contains commands for creating stylistic text features • OpenType fonts • Drop Cap • Ligatures

  14. Previewing and Printing a Publication • Previewing a Publication • Shows what print outs will look like • File ⇒ Print

  15. Practice: Picnic Flyer • Complete pages 539 - 540

  16. Creating a Template • To create a template • Create new publication • Add objects • Apply formatting • File ⇒ Save As ⇒ Publisher Template

  17. Practice: Meeting Flyer, Jan Flyer • Complete pages 540 - 542

  18. Creating Greeting Cards • Greeting card • Made by folding an 8.5” x 11” piece of paper into four panels • To create a blank card • Create a new publication • Select More Blank Page Sizes • Select Greeting Cards folder in the Publication Types section • Select a card size • Use Customize section to select a color and font scheme

  19. Using Ruler Guides • Publications have colored lines called guides • Used to precisely arrange objects on a page • Blue guides • Layout guides • margin guides and column guides • Green guides • Ruler guides • Can be added anywhere on the page and moved around

  20. Practice: Gadgets Birthday, Birthday Party • Complete pages 543 – 544

  21. Adding and Deleting Pages • To add a page • Insert ⇒ Page • Then select from the options Insert Blank Page or Insert Duplicate Page

  22. Connecting Text Boxes • Publications with multiple columns or multiple pages have many text boxes • Text flows from one text box to another by connect the text boxes • Create a new text box • Click the Overflow button • Move the pointer over the second text box until the pointer changes • Click once to flow the text and connect the boxes

  23. Practice: SOS Quarterly • Complete pages 545 - 547

  24. Using Mail Merge in a Publication • Mail Merge • Integrates the information stored in an Access database with a publication • Mailings ⇒ Mailings Merge ⇒ Step by Step Mail Merge Wizard • Select Use an existing list • Navigate to the database to use for the mail merge and then select Open • Select the table that contains the merge fields • Select the recipients • Add fields to the publication by clicking fields in the task pane • Click Print preview • Click Print to print the merged documents

  25. Practice: SOS Quarterly • Complete pages 548 - 549

  26. Assignments • Exercise 1 pg. 554 • Exercise 5 pg. 556 • Study previous and current study guides to prepare for final exam tomorrow • Final Exam will include: • Parts of a Business Letter • Word • Excel • PowerPoint • Publisher