Microsoft Office Publisher 2003 - Intermediate Course Outline

Microsoft Office Publisher 2003 - Intermediate

SECTION 1: Drawings and Graphical Objects

Lesson 1.1: Working With Lines and Shapes

Identifying And Using Draw Features

The AutoShape Toolbar

Inserting AutoShapes

Applying and Changing Fill Colour

Changing the Line Colour And Style

Applying and Changing Arrow Colour And Style

Using 3-D and Shadow Styles

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.2: Inserting Clip Art

The Clip Art Task Pane

Searching Clip Art

Customizing Your Clip Art Search

Using The Clip Organizer

Searching Online Clips

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.3: Adding Pictures to a Publication

Adding Pictures From A Camera/Scanner

Inserting Pictures From A File

The Picture Display

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.4: Modifying Clip Art and Pictures

The Picture Toolbar

Changing Clip Art and Picture Quality With The Format Picture Dialog Box 3

Applying Borders To Clip Art And Pictures

Re-colouring Pictures And Clip Art

Practice Exercise

Lesson 1.5: The Design Gallery

Selecting A Object From The Design Gallery

Adding An Object To The Design Gallery

Practice Exercise

Section 1: Review Questions

SECTION 2: Adding Objects to Publications

Lesson 2.1: Working With Grouped Objects

Grouping Objects

Ungrouping And Regrouping Objects

Layering Objects

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.2: Managing Objects in a Publication

The Rotate And Flip Toolbar

Using the Object Align Feature

Displaying the Align and Distribute Toolbar

Displaying And Using The Nudge Toolbar Features

Snapping Objects To Guides

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.3: Linking Objects

Linking Objects From Part Of A File

Linking Object From An Entire File

Setting Automatic And Manual Links

Open And Edit Source Files

Change The Source File Location

Practice Exercise

Lesson 2.4: Embedding Objects

New Embedded Objects

Embed Part Of A File

Embed An Entire File

Edit Embedded Objects

Practice Exercise

Section 2: Review Questions

SECTION 3: Adding Tables to Publications

Lesson 3.1: Adding Tables To Publications

Insert A Table

Create A Table

Creating Tables From Existing Text

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.2: Working with Tables

Select, Insert, and Delete Columns and Rows

Merge And Split Cells

Apply Cell Diagonals

Auto Formatting Tables

Fill Down And Fill Right

Practice Exercise

Lesson 3.3: The Format Table Dialog Box

Colour And Lines

Table Fill Effects

Cell Properties

Practice Exercise

Section 3: Review Questions

SECTION 4: Publisher's Mail Merge

Lesson 4.1: The Mail Merge Wizard

Displaying The Mail Merge Task Pane

The Mail Merge Wizard Task Pane

Selecting Mail Recipients

Construct The Publication

Preview and Complete the Mail Merge

Practice Exercise

Lesson 4.2: Creating Manual Mail Merges

Adding Recipients To An Address List

Changing The Address List

Opening A Data Source

Add A Field

Show Merge Results

Filter And Sort A Mail Merge

Cancel A Mail Merge

Practice Exercise

Section 4: Review Questions

SECTION 5: Advanced Topics

Lesson 5.1: The Design Checker

Displaying And Running The Design Checker

Design Checker Options

Practice Exercise

Lesson 5.2: Pack and Go

Pack A Publication To Take To A Commercial Printer

Pack A Publication To Take To Another Computer

The File Save Location

Include Fonts And Graphics

Print A Composite Or Separation Proof

Practice Exercise

Lesson 5.3: Commercial Printing Tools

Colour Print Settings

Registration (Trapping) Settings

Registration (Trapping) Per Object

The Graphics Manager

Font Options

Practice Exercise

Lesson 5.4: Advanced Print Settings

Printing With Special Paper

The Advanced Print Settings

Practice Exercise

Section 5: Review Questions