Get started designing your own professional publications

Decorative publication

Learn how you can start with a predesigned publication in Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 and change it to create your own professional-looking newsletters, brochures, business cards, Web sites, and more.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • Three practice sessions for hands-on experience. Practices require Publisher 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Start with a predesigned Publisher publication and adapt it to create your own publication.

  • Add text to a publication, and then revise, reposition, and fit the text, create columns, and continue a story on another page.

  • Add a picture to a publication, change how the picture looks, and control how text wraps around it.

Topics in this course

  1. The Publisher advantage

  2. Predesigned publications

  3. Independent, movable parts

  4. Practice

  5. The power of a text box

  6. Adopt a text box mentality

  7. Create a text box

  8. Format a text box

  9. Fine-tune text formatting

  10. Divide a text box into columns

  11. Continue a story in another text box

  12. Continue a story in another text box (continued)

  13. Practice

  14. The power of a picture frame

  15. Add a new picture

  16. Move, resize, or crop a picture

  17. Give your pictures power on the page

  18. Control how text wraps around a picture

  19. Practice

  20. Quick reference card

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