Microsoft Publisher 2016 Course Outline

Microsoft Publisher 2016

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1:
Getting Started with Microsoft Publisher 2016

Microsoft Publisher 2016 Overview

The Microsoft Publisher Interface

The Ribbon Interface

The Customize Status Bar Menu

The Backstage View

The Pages Pane

The Quick Access Toolbar

Keyboard Shortcuts

The Help Window

Activity 1-1

Publisher Options

The Customize Ribbon Category

The Quick Access Toolbar Category

Business Information Data

Activity 1-2

Publisher Templates

File Types

Activity 1-3


Review Questions

Lesson 2:
Adding Content to a Publication

Text Boxes

Ruler Guides

Margin Guides

Text Importing

Activity 2-1

Picture Placeholders

The Format Text Box Dialog Box

Dynamic Guides

Activity 2-2

Text Box Linking

Text Box Columns

Master Pages

Headers and Footers

Activity 2-3

Building Blocks

The Building Block Library

Activity 2-4


Review Questions

Lesson 3:
Formatting Text in a Publication

Text Formatting


The Mini Toolbar

The Format Painter

Activity 3-1

Paragraph Formatting

Indent Markers

Paragraph Flow Options

Paragraph Styles

Activity 3-2


Font Schemes

Color Schemes

Activity 3-3


Review Questions

Lesson 4:
Editing Text in a Publication

Cut, Copy, and Paste Commands

Paste Options

Text Review

Activity 4-1


Create Table Options

The Table Tools Contextual Tabs

Activity 4-2


Special Characters

Activity 4-3


Review Questions

Lesson 5:
Adding and Formatting Graphics in a Publication


Online Images

Local Images

Graphic and Image File Formats


The Graphics Manager

Activity 5-1

The Picture Tools – Format Contextual Tab

Picture Styles

Different Uses of Picture Styles

Activity 5-2


Review Questions

Lesson 6:
Preparing a Publication for Printing and Sharing

Publisher File Formats

PDF and XPS Output

Web Output (HTML)

Pack and Go

Activity 6-1

The Design Checker Task Pane

Activity 6-2

Print Category of Backstage View

Print Settings

The Print Preview Pane

Activity 6-3

Share with E-Mail

The E-Mail Preview Feature


OneDrive Publication Sharing

Activity 6-4


Review Questions

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 1-2

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson Lab 6-1

Lesson Lab 6-2


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet



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