Publisher 2016 - Beginner

2 Hours, 3 Minutes


Delivery Method

UT Pro from New Horizons

This class is part of a 12‑month UT Pro Subscription

Course Overview

This course is designed to help students become comfortable with the tools of Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing application, and allow them to create professional-looking flyers, posters, catalogs, newsletters, and more. The course will focus on structuring documents, modifying text, working with shapes and images, and formatting and finalizing documents.

Course Objectives

Building a Basic Publisher Document, Navigating in Publisher, Modifying Document Structures, Modifying Text, Working with Images, Working with Shapes, Formatting a Document, Working with Tables, Exporting a Document to Other Formats

Course Prerequisites

The recommended pre-requisite for this course is basic computer skills.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Building a Basic Publisher Document

  • Overview of Publisher
  • The Publisher Interface
  • Building a Document
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Images
  • Using Publisher Templates

3 - Navigating in Publisher

  • Document Views
  • Using Zoom Techniques

4 - Modifying Document Structures

  • Editing Margins and Columns
  • Changing Document Setup
  • Adding, Moving, and Deleting pages
  • Using Master Pages

5 - Modifying Text

  • Selecting Text
  • Text Box Options
  • Linking Text Boxes
  • Using Spell Check
  • Using Find and Replace

6 - Working with Images

  • Sizing and Cropping Images
  • Formatting Images
  • Wrapping Text Around an Image

7 - Working with Shapes

  • Inserting Shapes
  • Modifying Shapes
  • Using Change Shape
  • Aligning, Stacking, and Grouping Objects
  • Selecting and Moving Shapes

8 - Formatting a Document

  • Character Formatting
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Applying Schemes
  • Editing Schemes
  • Applying Color to Objects

9 - Working with Tables

  • Creating Tables
  • Managing Table Layout
  • Formatting Tables and Cells

10 - Exporting a Document to Other Formats

  • Printing
  • Converting to PDF

11 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

What is UT Pro?

UT Pro is a 12-month subscription that provides unlimited access to full-day or short-duration live classes, on-demand video courses, class recordings, and quick reference cards. New Horizons offers more learning solutions for Microsoft Office than any other training provider and they are all included in your UT Pro subscription.

  • Unlimited enrollments into over 90 full-day and short-duration live training classes
  • Over 750 hours of on-demand video based content
  • A full library of digital quick reference cards for your favorite Office applications
  • Access to class recordings so you never have to worry about missing a scheduled class

Benefits of a UT Pro Subscription

Our UT Pro subscription is built to fit in and around your schedule. It will change the way you think about training.

  • Ask questions and get immediate answers during our full-day and short-duration live classes
  • Learn how to perform specific tasks instead of wasting time learning things you already know
  • Collaborate with fellow students and gain insight into new ways to solve problems
  • View on-demand courses with instructors that never leave your screen
  • Utilize course assessments to validate new skills
  • Take full day training classes on your schedule by accessing our class recordings
  • Revisit a prior class to further enhance your skills

Need more information? Click here to learn more about UT Pro.