Microsoft Office Publisher 2010 - Intermediate Course Outline

Microsoft Office Publisher 2010 - Intermediate



Section 1: Managing Your Publications

Lesson 1.1: Using Windows Explorer within Publisher

Navigating Using Windows Explorer

Performing Basic Tasks with Windows Explorer

Using Views in Windows Explorer

Using the Windows Explorer Navigation Pane


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.2: Working with Publisher Files

Using File Formats

Changing File Properties

Using AutoRecover

Importing Text from Other Files


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.3: Working with Business Information

Setting Up your Business Information

Adding Business Information to a Publication

Editing Business Information

Editing Business Information Sets

Adding Multiple Business Information Sets


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.4: Sharing a Publication

Publishing to PDF or XPS

Protecting PDF Files

Packing your Files for Another Computer

Saving your Publication for a Commercial Printer with Pack and Go

Publishing to HTML


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 1.5: Working with Templates

Creating a Template

Saving a Template

Using a Template

Editing a Template


Skill Sharpener

Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Using Formatting and Language Tools

Lesson 2.1: Using the Paragraph Dialog

Opening the Paragraph Dialog

Changing Indents and Spacing

Setting Tabs with the Paragraph Dialog

Controlling Line and Paragraph Breaks

Setting Tabs with the Ruler


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.2: Adding Special Text Elements

Adding Symbols

Inserting the Date and Time

Inserting Objects

Creating Hyperlinks

Creating Bookmarks


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.3: Creating Custom Schemes

Creating Color Schemes

Creating Custom Colors

Creating Font Schemes

Setting Font Scheme Options

Setting Background Options


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.4: Linking Text Boxes

Understanding Text Box Links

Linking Text Boxes

Navigating Through Linked Text Boxes

Working with Linked Text Boxes

Breaking Links


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.5: Using Spelling Tools and AutoCorrect

Using the Spelling Context Menu

Running a Spelling Check

Setting Spelling and Proofing Options

About AutoCorrect and AutoFormat


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 2.6: Using Research Tools

Setting Your Language

Performing Research

Using the Thesaurus

Translating a Word


Skill Sharpener

Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Working with Shapes

Lesson 3.1: Adding Shapes

Drawing Shapes

Moving Shapes

Resizing Shapes

Rotating Shapes

Deleting Shapes


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.2: Formatting Shapes

Applying a Shape Style

Manually Formatting a Shape

Arranging Shapes

Using the Format AutoShape Dialog


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 3.3: Grouping Shapes

Selecting Multiple Shapes

Grouping Shapes

Ungrouping Shapes

Aligning Shapes to Each Other


Skill Sharpener

Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Working with Illustrations

Lesson 4.1: Adding Tables

Inserting a Table

Adding Data

Moving a Table

Resizing a Table

Rotating a Table

Deleting a Table


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.2: Formatting Tables

Adding or Deleting Rows and Columns

Applying a Table Style

Manually Formatting a Table

Using Borders

Arranging Tables

Changing Alignment and Text Direction

Using the Format Table Dialog


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 4.3: Working with WordArt

Creating WordArt

Editing WordArt Text

Changing the WordArt Style

Manually Formatting WordArt

Arranging WordArt

Using the Format WordArt Dialog


Skill Sharpener

Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Adding Pictures to Your Publication

Lesson 5.1: Inserting Pictures

Adding a Picture from Your Computer

Inserting Clip Art

Moving a Picture

Resizing a Picture

Rotating a Picture

Deleting a Picture


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.2: Formatting Pictures

Touching Up Pictures

Adding a Picture Style

Changing the Picture Border

Changing the Picture Shape

Adding Shadow Effects


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.3: Working with Pictures

Arranging Pictures

Cropping Pictures

Advanced Cropping Tools

Adding Captions

Using the Format Picture Dialog


Skill Sharpener

Lesson 5.4: Changing Pictures

Choosing a New Picture

Resetting Picture Formatting

Swapping Pictures

Compressing Pictures

Adding and Using Picture Placeholders


Skill Sharpener

Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions


Download this course as a demo

Complete the form below and we'll email you an evaluation copy of this course:

What You Get with Velsoft Courseware

More Course Outlines in this Series