Video:Microsoft Publisher Project Basicswith Don Schechter
Learn the basics of starting brand new projects in Microsoft Publisher - you'll be create custom designs and publications in no time.See Transcript
Transcript:Microsoft Publisher Project BasicsHi. I'm Don Schechter for About.com Computing.
Today I'll show you how to create a publication from scratch using MS Publisher. This is a great tool if you enjoy making your own designs for your company or your home. First, open Microsoft Publisher. Now in the task pane on the left choose Blank Publications.
You will see many options to choose from depending on what you would like to create. I'll choose a full sheet.
Background for a Publisher ProjectNow you can insert a background. Go to Format and choose Background.
For more options to adjust your background, click More Backgrounds at the bottom of the task pane. Click OK when you re done.
Text for a Publisher ProjectTo add your text, click the Text button on the toolbar on the right. Now click and drag to create a text box on your document.
Type your text. To format your text, select it and change the font, style and size at the top like you would in MS Word. To change the color of your text click the Text Color icon and choose your color.
Add a Picture to a Publisher ProjectTo insert a picture or clip art, click the Picture icon on the toolbar to the right. I will choose a picture on file. When you ve got you picture click OK.
You can format your picture using the picture toolbar. To resize a picture click a corner circle and drag your mouse.
To delete a picture, select it and press Delete, or right click on it and choose delete object.
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