2. How do I start? When would I use it?
Double click on the
Microsoft Publisher is a
designed to help you
publications such as
signage, newsletters and
4. The Publisher Window
Ribbon - Contains tabs which each contain a different set of options relevant to the tab name.
The tabs located on the ribbon contain the following tools:
Home: Clipboard, Font, Paragraph, Styles, Objects, Arrange and Editing
Insert: Pages, Tables, Illustrations, Building Blocks, Text, Links, Header & Footer
Page Design: Template, Page Setup, Layout, Pages, Schemes, Page Background
Mailings: Start, Write & Insert Fields, Preview Results, Finish
Review: Proofing, Language
View: Views, Layout, Show, Zoom, Window
The Quick Access Toolbar
Save- Click this icon to save the current file to the disk. If you have not given the file a
name yet, you will be prompted to do so.
Undo- Click this icon to revert the last action you performed in Word. You can undo up to
Redo- Click this icon to revert an undo operation if you “undid” something by accident.
Menu- Click this icon to show a listing of commands that can be added to the Quick Access
6. Creating a New Publication
7. Start with a Potluck Flyer
Left click to
open All Event
Scroll all the
way to the
bottom of the
A preview of the selected design
appears to the right
You can customized a design here.
9. Changing Text
• Click and drag to
highlight text to
• On the Home tab
select the dropdown
arrow in the Font
• Also try the Text Box
Tools tab. You can
create shadowed text
10. Adding Text
Click on the Insert tab
Click the Draw Text Box command
The cursor will turn into crosshairs
To Insert a Text Box
11. Changing Clip Art
• Click on the picture you
want to change
• Select the Picture Tools
tab on the ribbon
• Click on Change Picture,
• Enter search term in
Search in Bing Image
• Select desired image, click
Insert on the dialog box
12. Inserting Clip Art
• Select the Insert tab on the ribbon
• In the Illustrations Group , double click Online
• Enter search term in
Search for box
• Double click on image
• Try the Picture Tools
tab to modify the
13. Using a Blank Template
• Click on File Tab > New
• Click on Blank 8.5 x 11 template
14. Adding Guidelines to your
• Click on Page Design Tab
• Click on Guides button
• Choose Uneven Columns Guidelines
15. Insert a Text Box
• Click the Insert tab
• Click the Draw Text
• Using the crosshairs
cursor, draw the text
box to the appropriate
size and shape
16. Connecting Text Boxes
When two or more text boxes are
connected, text will overflow or
continue from one text box to the
Click the Text Box Tools
Select your text box.
Click the Create Link button
An icon will appear in place of
your cursor. Click the location
where you would like to add a
linked text box
20. Printing Your Publication
Click the File tab, and then click Print halfway down the 1st column.
In the Print section, enter the number of copies to print in Copies of print
In the Printer section, make sure that the correct printer is selected.
21. Save and Close
Select the File tab
Click on Save As
Note: When closing a document, the steps are the same
as closing a Word document.
Notes de l'éditeur
What is Publisher?
Microsoft Publisher 2016 helps you create professional-looking publications quickly and easily. With Publisher, you can create, design, and publish professional marketing and communication materials for print, and for mail or e-mail merges.
Ribbon –The ribbon is designed to help you quickly find the commands that you need to complete a task. Commands are organized in logical groups that are collected together under tabs. Each tab relates to a type of activity, such as writing or laying out a page. To reduce screen clutter, some tabs, known as contextual tabs, are shown only when they are needed. When the ribbon is minimized, you see only the tabsView and select a blank page size in the Available Templates pane
Find and apply a template
Publisher 2016 allows you to apply built-in templates, to apply your own custom templates, and to search from a variety of templates available on Office.com. Office.com provides a wide selection of popular Publisher templates, including newsletters and flyers.
To find and apply a template in Publisher 2016, do the following:
On the File tab, click New.
Under Available Templates, do one of the following:
To use a template that you already have installed, click My Templates, click the template that you want, and then click Create.
To use one of the pre-built templates installed in Publisher, under Most Popular or More Templates, click the category that you want, click the template that you want, and then click Create.
To find and apply a template on Office.com, under Most Popular or More Templates, click the category that you want, click the template that you want, and then click Download.
Note You can also search for templates on Office.com from within Publisher. In the Search for templates box, type one or more search terms, and then click the arrow button to search