Microsoft Publisher


Microsoft Publisher Training Course – Overview

Duration: One Day

Microsoft Publisher is a powerful desktop publishing software application capable of producing greeting cards, certificates, newsletters, and other printed and electronic publications. Microsoft Publisher includes a large collection of templates that provide a great way to start a new publication. Microsoft Publisher offers a large selection of “building blocks” that can be dragged into your documents, helping to create page elements such as calendars, newsletter sidebars, and borders. With a user-friendly interface sharing common elements with other Microsoft Office applications, Publisher makes it easy to create and edit publications.

This course aims to enable delegates to:Microsoft Publisher

  • Perform basic tasks in the Microsoft Publisher interface.
  • Add content to a publication.
  • Format text and paragraphs in a publication.
  • Manage text in a publication.
  • Work with graphics in a publication.
  • Prepare a publication for printing and sharing.


  • Getting Started with Microsoft Publisher 2016
    • Navigate the Interface
    • Customize the Publisher Interface
  • Create a Publication
    • Choosing a template
    • Selecting page sizes
    • Setting margins
  • Adding Content to a Publication
    • Add Text to a Publication
    • Add Pages and Picture Placeholders to a Publication
    • Control the Display of Content in Text Boxes
    • Apply Building Blocks to a Publication
  • Formatting Text and Paragraphs in a Publication
    • Format Text
    • Format Paragraphs
    • Apply Schemes
  • Managing Text in a Publication
    • Edit Text in a Publication
    • Work with Tables
    • Insert Symbols and Special Characters
  • Working with Graphics in a Publication
    • Insert Graphics in a Publication
    • Customize the Appearance of Pictures
  • Preparing a Publication for Sharing and Printing
    • Check the Design of a Publication
    • Save a Publication in Different Formats
    • Print a Publication
    • Share a Publication


Publisher courses are scheduled by arrangement across Scotland.