Publisher 2013 Essential Training (

Learn how to use Publisher 2013 to easily create your own brochures, newsletters, menus, and postcards, and prepare them for professional printing, email distribution, or posting on the web. This course shows how to master Publisher's core features and tools, using a selection of real-world examples. David Rivers demonstrates how to work with text frames, and format and edit text; how to insert and position shapes, pictures, and tables; and how to customize and automate the layout and design of publications. Plus, learn how to send out a mass mailing with Mail Merge, and prep publications for commercial or desktop printing and digital distribution.

Topics include:

  • Creating a new publication from scratch
  • Using the built-in Publisher templates
  • Changing fonts
  • Translating text
  • Inserting pictures, backgrounds, and WordArt
  • Working with tables
  • Creating and applying master pages
  • Using building blocks
  • Creating publications for the web
  • Using Mail Merge
  • Printing and sharing publications