Desktop Publishing


Desktop Publishing – Microsoft Office Publisher 2010

Course Aims
Microsoft Publisher is a writing, editing, design and production package which enables the user to create professional looking documents, manuals, leaflets, brochures and so on with the simplest of commands. It is known as a desktop publishing package (DTP), a term used to describe powerful word processing, editing and design tools. The finished document can be printed out on a laser printer or saved to a file and possibly sent to a commercial printer for printing. All the typesetting can be done within Publisher making the transfer from computer to printer quick and efficient.

Course Outline

  • The Publisher Environment
  • Creating a new publication using Frames
  • Working with Objects
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Formatting with: 
    Borders and Colour
    3D Effects
    Shadows & Tint
    Design Gallery Objects Formatting Text
    Fonts and Font sizes
    Creating Bulleted and Numbered Lists
    WordArt, Drop Cap Letters, Text Effect
  • Inserting Tables
  • Laying out page:
    Page size & Margins
    Headers and Footers
    Adding and Deleting Pages
    Creating Book Folds
    Working with Wizard

October 2016, Monday and Tuesday, 10am – 3pm, 2 days

Entry Requirements
Basic knowledge of word-processing.

Training Materials
Course manuals supplied.


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