Video:Create Custom Mailings with Microsoft Publisherwith Don Schechter
Do you want your electronic newsletters and event notification emails to look a lot more profesional? Learn how to create custom email publications with Microsoft Publisher.See Transcript
Transcript:Create Custom Mailings with Microsoft PublisherHi. I'm Don Schechter for About.com Computing.
Today I'll show you how to create a publication that you can email. This is a great feature if you send out electronic newsletters or event notification.
New Email Publication in PublisherFirst open Microsoft Publisher. In the task pane on the left side, choose web mail and email.
I'll choose the email category and I'm going to create a newsletter.
Design for a Publisher EmailNow double click the design you would like to use for your publication. To zoom in click the zoom tool on the toolbar at the top.
Text for a Publisher EmailNow fill in the text with your information. You can change pictures by right clicking an image and clicking change picture. You can insert clip art, or a picture from a file on your computer.
Links for a Publisher EmailThere are links in the newsletter that can be used to link to a website for your business or organization.
Just select the More Details line, right click and select hyperlink. A box will appear where you can choose what you want to link to, whether it s a website or an email address.
Color for a Publisher EmailTo change the colors in your newsletter, click Color Schemes in your task pane.
Click a different color scheme to apply it to your newsletter.
Fonts for a Publisher EmailTo change the fonts on your newsletter, click font schemes at the top of your task pane. Click an option to see it applied to your document.
When you ve finished, you can send your email out.
Send Publisher Email as an AttachmentIf you do not have Microsoft Outlook, then you must send the email as an attachment instead of the body of the email.
To do this, go to File, choose Send Email, and click Send Publication as attachment.
You have to save your document before you send it, so click yes. Give your file a name, choose a location and hit save.
Now enter the email address and other information. Click Send.
Send Publisher Project in Body of EmailTo send it as the body of your email, go to file and choose Send Publication as message. Enter the email address and Click Send.
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