Microsoft Publisher Training


1-day course for people new to Microsoft Publisher.


The objective is to provide the new user with a comprehensive overview of the capabilities of Microsoft Publisher and the knowledge necessary for them to begin using it effectively. As the sessions is primarily hands on it will be restricted to one user per computer system.

Learn to use Microsoft Publisher Training to produce good quality brochures, leaflets, newsletters, business cards and other business items.

Course Topics:

Overview of Publisher

The Screen / Menus and Toolbars
Getting Started / Publication Types
Brochures / Advertisements / Flyers
Colour Schemes / Font Schemes
Inserting / Deleting Pages
Arrange Layout Guides / Ruler Guides

Working with Objects

Selecting / Resizing
Cut / Copy / Paste / Quick Copy / Format Painter
Grouping / Ungrouping
Drawing / Sizing / Positioning
Aligning / Distribute / Rotating / Flipping
Fill Colour / Fill Effects / Shadow
3D Lines / Styles / Arrows
Order / Front / Back

Working with Text

Text Boxes / Linking Text Boxes
Fonts / Increase / Decrease / Colour
Selecting / Line Spacing / Indents / Alignment
Spellchecker / AutoCorrect
Editing Story in MS Word
Import a Word Document
Selecting / Line Spacing / Indents / Alignment
Spellchecker / AutoCorrect
Editing Story in MS Word

Working with Pictures

Inserting Pictures / Design Gallery
Picture Toolbar / Wrapping
Edit the Wrap Nodes / Washout
Cropping / Transparent
Background Colour

Working with Tables

Creating a Table
Inserting / Deleting / Merging / Splitting / Diagonals
Fill Colour / Line Colour / Borders
Grow to Fit Text
Print Preview
Saving Files
Your Business Information
Master Pages
Questions & Answers

Venues and Delivery:

We offer this course on a regular basis at our training venue The Travelodge, Cumbernauld- located on the A80 Cumbernauld Road, 10 minutes north of Glasgow, as well as offering in-house or bespoke training for HR departments or companies.

Please visit our IT training course schedule page to find out when our Publisher training is running.

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To book this course, please complete our on-line booking form or contact us on 01236 873498 or

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