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Microsoft Publisher Tutorials

From Jacci Howard Bear | Learn how to use various versions of Microsoft Publisher in these videos and illustrated tutorials. The version number for which each tutorial applies appears at the beginning of each link; however, many of these tutorials will also apply to versions just prior to and just after, with or without minor differences. See end of list for tutorials that include tips for various versions of the software.

2010: Use the Eyedropper (Sample Color) Tool in Microsoft Publisher
Learn how to sample colors from one object to use on another in this Halloween card tutorial using Publisher 2010.

2010: Set Up Bleed in Publisher
If you create documents with objects that extend to the edge of the page you need to manually create a bleed allowance. Here's why and how.

2010: Birth Announcement: Create a Cute Baby Business Card
Make quick birth announcements using cute baby vector images and business card paper for your desktop printer. This tutorial shows you how and provides a template too.

2010: Business Card: Create a Blueprint Style Business Card Background
This tutorial shows you how easy it is to make a background that mimics a blueprint. There are instructions, a template, and free architectural fonts to finish your card.

2010: Greeting Card: Create a Peek-a-Boo Greeting Card
It's not the same as having a card with an actual diecut, but this fake one can be fun. Here's how to do it.

2010: Greeting Card: Make a Happy Ghost Halloween Card with Publisher
Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher while making a Halloween card. You can also download the templates for your own use.

.Any Version: PUB File - How to Share
How Can Someone Open Publisher Files if They Don't Have Microsoft Publisher? There are currently no plug-ins, viewers, or shortcuts for .pub files. Use one of these methods to share Microsoft Publisher files with someone who doesn't have the program.

2007: Calendar - Video
In this video with Don Schechter, learn how to make calendars in Microsoft Publisher, so you can create your own custom, personalized, gifts for friends, family, or just for yourself.

2007: Email with Microsoft Publisher - Video
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.

2003: Automating Commercial Printing Prepress Tasks in Publisher
This tutorial in the Office Development Center covers composite CMYK PostScript, PDF files, and page imposition.

2000: Rochester Minnesota Public Schools - Publisher 2000 Tutorial
Looks at the new features of 2000 compared to earlier versions and presents a detailed tutorial on creating a Microsoft Publisher document.

2000: FindTutorials.com - Publisher 2000 Tables
Learn step by step how to create and modify tables.

2000: FindTutorials.com - Publisher 2000 Multi-page Publications
Discover how to set up Microsoft Publisher for multiple pages.

98: Backgrounds: How to Create 2 Background Pages
Create two background pages for a publication with this step-by-step Microsoft Publisher tutorial.

98: Backgrounds: How to Turn off Background
Microsoft Publisher 98 tutorial tells how to turn off background page display.

98: Banner: How to Create a Banner
Create and print a banner in a few simple steps with this Microsoft Publisher 98 tutorial.

98: Catalog Display
Turn off Catalog display on startup to speed up document creation in Microsoft Publisher 98.

98: Create a Watermark
Follow these steps to putting a light-colored image in the background of Microsoft Publisher 98 pages.

98: Page numbers
Insert page numbers on background pages in Microsoft Publisher 98 with this quick tutorial.

98:PostScript & Publisher
Illustrated tutorial explains how to prepare PostScript files for commercial printing in Microsoft Publisher 98.

98: PostScript: Create a Black and White PostScript File
Step-by-step, learn how to prepare a PostScript file for commercial printing from a Microsoft Publisher 98 file.

98: PostScript: How to Create a PS File
Learn how to generate a PostScript file for commercial printing from Microsoft Publisher 98.

98: Text Import: How to Import Word Processor Styles
A simple how-to discusses using formatted word processing text in Microsoft Publisher.

98: Text Wrap: How to Wrap Text Around a Graphic
In a just a few easy steps learn how to wrap text around a graphic image in Publisher 98.

98: Text Wrap: How to Wrap Text Around Text
Do text wraps around other blocks of text with this Microsoft Publisher 98 tutorial.

98: Wizards: How to Speed Up Design Wizards
Use this advice to speed up the use of Publisher Wizards.

98: Microsoft - Printing to a Service Bureau FAQ
Find frequently asked questions for Pub 98, from the Microsoft Publisher Knowledge Base.

98: Microsoft - Publisher 98: Outside Printing Checklist
If you plan to take your Microsoft Publisher 98 file to an outside printer, download this checklist from Microsoft first. It will help save time, money, and frustrations because Publisher is not a widely supported format for most commercial printers.

97: Microsoft - Publisher 97: Outside Printing Checklist
If you plan to take your Microsoft Publisher 97 file to an outside printer, download this checklist from Microsoft first. It will help save time, money, and frustrations because Publisher is not a widely supported format for most commercial printers.

Various: Guides Options
Use layout guides and ruler guides in Publisher.

Various: How Do You Share Microsoft Publisher Files?
How do you share your Publisher files or how do you open and view Publisher files sent to you by others? Share your tips.

Various: Zoom Tool
Change your magnification view in Microsoft Publisher.

Various: Learn2.com Online Courses
Graphic Design courses (fee-based) include Publisher 98 and 2000.

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