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Microsoft Office Publisher 2010: Basic

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Add our Microsoft Office Publisher 2010: Basic Training Materials to your library and you will have everything you need to present a workshop like a subject matter expert.  Learning or teaching the basics and what’s new in Publisher 2010 has never been easier.  With the Instructor Guide, Workbook, Quick Reference Guide, Student Manual and Power Point Presentation included with the training material packages, we take the guess work out of what’s important and give your students the best training possible.

Why spend countless hours preparing for each lesson plan when we’ve done the work for you!

Discover, learn or teach how to create amazing pieces of work from start-to-finish.  With all the tools you’ll need provided, our courseware materials will guide you through how to create, modify, save and print with easy to read and follow tutorials.  With our courseware, you’re using material that has been industry tested.

Designed with the small business in mind, Microsoft Offices’ Publisher allows you to produce flyers, notices, menus, newsletters and cards to name only a few.  With our completely customizable editable line of training products Publisher 2010 becomes so easy to use that it will take you only a matter of minutes to take your projects to a professional level.

Make the most of your Microsoft Office product, check out our additional Office training materials, and many other courseware that’s also available in our eLearning format.

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Section 1: Starting Out

Lesson 1.1: Meeting Microsoft Office Publisher 2010

What is Microsoft Office Publisher 2010?

What's New in Microsoft Office Publisher 2010?

Opening Publisher

Interface Overview

Interacting with Publisher

Getting Started with Office.com

Closing Publisher


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Lesson 1.2: Creating a Publication

Choosing a Template

Creating a Text Box

Typing Text

Selecting Text

Deleting Text


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Lesson 1.3: Working with Text

Creating a New Publication

Moving Text Boxes

Resizing Text Boxes

Rotating Text Boxes

Deleting Text Boxes


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Lesson 1.4: Doing More with Your Publication

Adding Your Business Information to Publisher

Changing Font Face and Size

Applying Basic Text Effects

Using Undo and Redo/Repeat

Removing Formatting


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Lesson 1.5: Working with Your Publication

Saving Files

Opening Files

Using the Recent List

Switching Between Open Files

Closing Files


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Lesson 1.6: Getting Help in Publisher

Opening Help

Using the Help Screen

The Help Toolbar

Searching for Help

Online Help vs. Offline Help

Using the Table of Contents

Getting Help in a Dialog Box


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: The Publisher Interface

Lesson 2.1: Getting Acquainted

Using the File (Backstage) Menu

Using the Status Bar

Using the Mini Toolbar

Using Dialog Boxes

Using Right-Click Menus

Keyboard Shortcuts


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Lesson 2.2: The Quick Access Toolbar

About the Toolbar

Adding and Removing Buttons

Moving the Quick Access Toolbar

Customizing the Toolbar


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Lesson 2.3: Tabs and Groups

About Tabs

About Groups

About Option Buttons

Minimizing the Ribbon


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Lesson 2.4: The Home Tab

Clipboard Commands

Font Commands

Paragraph Commands

Styles Commands

Objects Commands

Arrange Commands

Editing Commands


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Lesson 2.5: The Insert Tab

Pages Commands

Tables Commands

Illustrations Commands

Building Blocks Commands

Text Commands

Links Commands

Header and Footer Commands


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Lesson 2.6: The View Tab

Views Commands

Layout Commands

Show Commands

Zoom Commands

Window Commands


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Advanced Tabs and Customization

Lesson 3.1: The Page Design Tab

Template Commands

Page Setup Commands

Layout Commands

Pages Commands

Schemes Commands

Page Background Commands


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Lesson 3.2: The Mailings Tab

Start Commands

Write & Insert Fields Commands

Preview Results Commands

Finish Commands


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Lesson 3.3: The Review Tab

Proofing Commands

Language Commands


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Lesson 3.4: The Drawing Tools Tab

Insert Shapes Commands

Shape Styles Commands

Shadow Effects Commands

3-D Effects Commands

Arrange Commands

Size Commands


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Lesson 3.5: The Text Box Tools Tab

Text Commands

Font Commands

Alignment Commands

Linking Commands

Effects Commands

Typography Commands


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Lesson 3.6: Contextual Tabs

Catalog Tools Tab

WordArt Tools Tab

Picture Tools Tab

Table Tools Tabs

Master Page Tab

Web Tab

Developer Tab


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Lesson 3.7: Customizing the Ribbon

Getting Started

Adding or Removing Tabs

Arranging Tabs and Groups

Creating New Tabs and Groups

Customizing Group Commands

Resetting All Customizations


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Creating Publications

Lesson 4.1: Creating a New Publication

Creating a Blank Publication

Creating a Publication from Installed Templates

Creating a Publication from Online Templates

Using Recently Used Templates

Changing the Template in Use

Changing Template Options


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Lesson 4.2: Setting Up Your Pages and Publications

Graphic Design 101

Choosing a Color and Font Scheme

Adding and Using Built-In Guides

Setting Guide Options

Toggling Alignment


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Lesson 4.3: Working with Pages

About the Page Navigation Pane

Adding Pages

Renaming Pages

Moving Pages

Deleting Pages

Right-Click Shortcuts


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Lesson 4.4: Moving Text

Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Text

Using the Office Clipboard

Dragging and Dropping Text

Finding Text

Replacing Text


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Lesson 4.5: Applying Advanced Text Effects

Applying a Style

Setting Horizontal Alignment

Setting Vertical Alignment

Formatting Text as Columns

Using the Format Painter


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Lesson 4.6: Adding Building Blocks

Inserting a Building Block

Editing Building Blocks

Moving Building Blocks

Resizing Building Blocks

Rotating Building Blocks

Deleting Building Blocks


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Doing More with Text

Lesson 5.1: Fonts on the Home Tab

Setting Font Face and Size

Applying Font Color

Applying Text Effects

Changing Case

Changing Character Spacing

Using the Font Dialog


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Lesson 5.2: Setting Paragraph Options

Creating a Bulleted or Numbered List

Indenting Using the Home Tab

Changing Line Spacing

Changing Paragraph Spacing

Setting Text Box Margins


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Lesson 5.3: Setting Text and Typography Options

Choosing Text Fit

Changing Text Direction

Adding Hyphenation

Adding Drop Caps

Choosing Number and Ligature Styles


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Lesson 5.4: Formatting the Text Box

Adding Special Effects

Changing a Text Box's Shape

Applying a Style to a Text Box

Manually Formatting the Text Box

Setting Text Wrapping Options


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Lesson 5.5: Working with Text Boxes and Objects

Changing the Order of Objects

Grouping Objects

Aligning Objects

Rotating and Flipping Objects

Changing an Object's Size

Using the Format Text Box Dialog


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Lesson 5.6: Formatting the Page

Adding Page Numbers

Adding Headers and Footers

Editing Headers and Footers

Controlling Headers and Footers with the Page Navigation Pane

Choosing the Page Background


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions

Section 6: Printing and Viewing Your Publication

Lesson 6.1: Using Layouts and Views

Understanding Publication Masters

Viewing a Single Page or Two-Page Spread

Customizing Screen Elements

Using Arrange All and Cascade


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Lesson 6.2: Using Viewing Tools

Using Minimize, Maximize, and Restore

Using Zoom on the View Tab

Using Show Whole Page and Page Width

Using Zoom Controls on the Status Bar


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Lesson 6.3: Preparing Your Publication

Checking Your Spelling

Setting Margins

Changing Page Orientation

Setting Paper Size

Using the Page Setup Dialog


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Lesson 6.4: Finishing a Publication

Print Commands

Using Print Preview

Setting Basic Print Options

Setting Printer Properties

E-Mailing a Publication


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Section 6: Case Study

Section 6: Review Questions


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