Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 - Foundation Course Outline

Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 - Foundation

Section 1: Getting Started

Lesson 1.1: Starting Out

What Is Microsoft Publisher?

What's New in Publisher 2007?

Opening Microsoft Publisher

Interface Overview

Closing Microsoft Publisher


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Lesson 1.2: Working With Files

Saving Files

Opening Files

Switching Between Open Files

Closing Publications


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Lesson 1.3: Interacting With Publisher

Using Publisher's Menus

Using the Standard Toolbar

Using the Formatting Toolbar

Moving Toolbars

Hiding and Showing Toolbars

Using the Status Bar


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Lesson 1.4: Getting Help in Publisher

Using the Help Menu

Using the Help Screen

Using the Ask A Question Box

Getting Help In A Dialog Box


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Creating a Basic Publication

Lesson 2.1: Creating a Publication from the Getting Started Window.

Choosing a Publication Type

Choosing a Template

Searching For Templates

Customizing a Template

Opening a Recent Publication


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Lesson 2.2: Using the Format Publication Task Pane

Setting Page Options

Setting Color Schemes

Setting Font Schemes

Setting Publication Options


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Lesson 2.3: Adding Text

Typing Text

Using Basic Effects

Using Find and Replace

Inserting Symbols

Inserting the Date and Time


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Lesson 2.4: Working With Pages

Inserting a Page

Deleting a Page

Move a Page

Adding Sections

Adding Page Numbers

Adding Headers and Footers


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Doing More with Text

Lesson 3.1: Editing Text

Selecting Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting

Using the Format Painter

Using Undo and Redo

Using the Office Clipboard


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Lesson 3.2: Editing Text with the Formatting Toolbar

Changing the Font Type

Changing the Font Size

Changing Font Color

Modifying Line Spacing

Setting Alignment


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Lesson 3.3: Advanced Text Formatting

Using the Font Dialog

Adding Drop Caps

Using Kerning, Tracking, and Scaling


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Lesson 3.4: Changing How Paragraphs Look

Using the Paragraph Dialog Box

Setting Tabs

Using AutoFit Options

Adding Bullets and Numbers

Adding Columns


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Adding To Your Publication

Lesson 4.1: Adding Business Information

About Business Information

Using the Business Information Task Pane

Using the Business Information Dialog

Adding Your Information to a Publication

Editing Your Information


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Lesson 4.2: Editing Tools

Using AutoCorrect

Using Spell Check

Using the Research Task Pane

Using the Thesaurus


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Lesson 4.3: Adding Graphics

Using Picture Frames

Inserting ClipArt

Inserting a Picture from a File

Inserting a Picture from a Scanner/Camera

Drawing a Shape from the Objects Toolbar


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Lesson 4.4: Editing Graphics

The Picture Toolbar

Using the Format Picture Dialog

Using the Picture Display


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Lesson 4.5: Editing Your Publication

Changing Your Design

Applying Backgrounds

Inserting an Object from the Design Gallery

The Content Library

Adding an Object to the Content Library

Inserting an Object from the Content Library


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Printing and Viewing Your Publication

Lesson 5.1: Managing Windows

Using Minimize, Maximize, and Restore

Arranging Windows

Cascading Windows

Using Zoom

Viewing a Two-Page Spread


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Lesson 5.2: Using Page Setup and Print Setup

Opening Page Setup

Choosing a Paper Size

Setting a Custom Paper Size

Opening Print Setup

Modifying Publication and Paper Settings

Setting Printer Details


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Lesson 5.3: Using Print Preview.

Opening Print Preview

Using the Print Preview Toolbar

Zooming In and Out

Navigating Print Preview


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Lesson 5.4: Printing a Publication

Printing Commands

Using the Print Dialog

Setting the Page Range

Setting the Number of Copies


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Questions


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