Microsoft Publisher 2019/2016

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 Day.


Microsoft® Publisher® is a powerful desktop publishing software that provides all the tools you need to create, customize and share a wide variety of professional looking publications and marketing material.  Come join our intensive 1-day class in Publisher and learn to publish like a pro!

Intended Audience

This course is designed for users who are already proficient in the basics of Windows and basic word processing and need to use Microsoft Publisher to create professional looking publications such as newsletters, brochures or other marketing material.

At Completion

Upon successful completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify the components and customize the Publisher interface
  • Create and add content to a basic publication
  • Import text into a publication
  • Organize text boxes and picture placeholders in a layout
  • Insert common layout elements
  • Format text and paragraphs in a publication
  • Apply custom styles, fonts and color schemes to a publication
  • Customize the appearance of a picture
  • Add graphical objects to a publication
  • Save a publication in the XPS and PDF formats for distribution
  • Preview and print a publication
  • Send a publication by email


To be successful in this course, students should have a basic understanding of the Windows operating system, including how to launch an application and create and save files. Previous experience with word processing such as the use of Microsoft Word is also required. Students should be familiar with the concepts of cut, copy and paste.


Microsoft® Office Publisher 2016/2019

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Publisher

  • Navigate the interface
  • Customize Publisher interface
  • Create a new publication

Lesson 2: 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 block objects to a publication

Lesson 3: Formatting Text and paragraphs in a Publication

  • Format text
  • Format paragraphs
  • Apply schemes

Lesson 4: Managing text in a Publication

  • Edit text in a publication
  • Work with tables
  • Insert symbols and special characters

Lesson 5: Working with Graphics in a Publication

  • Insert graphics to a publication
  • Customize the appearance of pictures

Lesson 6: 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

This course is also available for private training. Please contact us at 610-321-3500 to learn more.
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