Microsoft Publisher Tutorials:
The following are assorted tips and tutorials for Microsoft Publisher.
Note that some of these are for Publisher 98, but still hold true for newer versions of the software.
Credits: desktoppub.about.com and Microsoft.com/education
1. Menus and Toolbars
2. Dialog Box Options
3. Getting Feedback from Publisher’s Interface
4. Customizing Publisher’s Interface
5. Getting Answers from Publisher's Help System
6. Reversing a Mistake with the Undo/Redo Commands
7. The Building Blocks of Documents: Text, Pictures, etc…
8. How to Create Two Background Pages in Publisher 98
9. How to Insert Page Numbers on Background Pages in MS Publisher 98
10. How to Wrap Text Around a Graphic in Microsoft Publisher 98
11. How to Create a Watermark in Publisher
12. How to Wrap Text Around Text in Microsoft Publisher 98
13. How to Import Word Processor Styles Into Publisher
14. How to Create a PS File in Publisher 98
15. How to Turn Off Catalog Display When Publisher Starts
16. How to Speed Up the Use of Publisher Wizards
17. How to Create a Banner in MS Publisher 98
18. How to Turn Off the Background on Some Pages in Publisher 98
19. Sharing Publisher Files
20. Previewing Your Layout with the WYSIWYG Screen
Menus and Toolbars
Menus and toolbars are actually quite similar because they both let you issue commands. But where menus use
words to describe commands, toolbars use icons—or pictures—to represent the program's functions.
Use the keyboard instead of the mouse.
You can also operate Publisher using the keyboard. Shortcut keys are shown to the right of the command names
on the menus that drop down from the menu bar.
Access shortcut menus.
Right -clicking any object in the Publisher window invokes a shortcut menu containing commands that are specific
to that element. For example, if you right-click a picture frame, the shortcut menu lets you insert an image file.
Right -clicking a text frame instead brings up commands to change hyphenation opti