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Microsoft Publisher 2013 for Beginners - Create Beautiful Publications

Learn how to create flyers, posters and newsletters with this free online Microsoft Publisher beginners course.

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This free online Microsoft Publisher 2013 beginners training course will teach you about how you can create beautiful presentations. In this course you will study how to create a new publication, use the Backstage View, and insert, move, rename and delete pages, as well as how to view and navigate pages, use rulers, and guidelines in creating a new publication as well as configure business information, customize setting preferences, and more!
  • Duration

    3-4 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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Event invitations, holiday cards, brochures, and flyers are all a snap when you discover the tricks of high-end desktop publishing in our  Microsoft Publisher 2013 course. In this video training course, you’ll get the tools you need to add your unique touch of creativity to any kind of document.

The course starts with your expert instructor helping you explore the Publisher interface and get comfortable with navigating your way around it. Next, you’ll discover how to delete and add pages, and how to move pages around when you want to change your document’s order. Instructional videos on paragraph formatting, working with columns, and using fonts will then teach you to make an impact with your text. You’ll learn to work with Styles and to work with images, including Bitmap and Vector images.

If you’re interested in graphic design as a future career, or if you’re a design professional looking for new skills, then this clear and simple course is the one for you. Working with page styles and formatting images are essential tasks for any designer, so learning how to perform these tasks with confidence is an absolute must for any aspiring graphic designer. So, start this free online class and by the time the class is completed, you’ll have mastered the process of preparing your Publisher project for professional printing or for publication on the Web.

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize how to create a new publication
  • Insert, rename, move and delete pages
  • Use rulers, measurements and guidelines
  • Change Publisher options to suit your needs
  • Insert, format and work with text boxes
  • Insert paragraphs, columns, hyperlinks and  more
  • Work with Styles in Publisher
  • Work with images including Bitmap and Vector
  • Use all the different digital file types
  • Move, crop, resize and adjust settings on all your images


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