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My Publisher 2016

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Microsoft's Publisher 2016 enables you to create professional-quality publications that help you succeed! If you want to make the most of Publisher, My Publisher 2016 is your must-have companion. Friendly, quick, and packed with real-world advice, it walks you through every task you'll want to perform, including:

  • Getting started with Publisher 2016, and understanding what's new in this release

  • Creating a new publication from scratch, or starting with content from other sources

  • Making the most of Publisher's professional layouts with wizards and templates

  • Incorporating online and social media content into your publications

  • Adding professional effects and backgrounds

  • Creating great newsletters, fliers, brochures, forms, business and greeting cards, banners, and many other publications

  • Building customized emails with Publisher's mail merge

  • Discovering shortcuts to build your publications faster and more efficiently

  • Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, full-color screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost of confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get more powerful results from Microsoft Publisher, and get them faster. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips and lists - plus quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter.

    Table of Contents

    1. About This E-Book
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright Page
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. About the Author
    7. Dedication
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. We Want to Hear from You!
    10. Reader Services
    11. 1. Getting Started with Publisher 2016
      1. Identifying the Publisher Window Elements
        1. Getting Familiar with the Ribbon Tabs
      2. Touring the Template Collection
        1. Browsing Through the Built-In Templates
        2. Browsing Through the Featured Templates
        3. Searching for a Template Online
      3. Creating a Calendar
        1. Selecting a Calendar Template
        2. Printing the Calendar
        3. Saving the Calendar
      4. Getting Help
        1. Displaying Help
        2. Navigating Through the Help Topics
    12. 2. Working with Page Elements
      1. Changing the Margins
      2. Changing the Orientation
      3. Changing the Paper Size
      4. Working with Pages
        1. Creating New Pages
        2. Moving Pages
        3. Deleting Pages
      5. Changing the Color Scheme
        1. Previewing and Picking a New Scheme
        2. Creating a Custom Color Scheme
      6. Changing the Page Background
        1. Selecting a Page Background
        2. Creating a Custom Background
    13. 3. Adding Pictures and Graphics
      1. Inserting Pictures
        1. Inserting Pictures Stored Locally
        2. Inserting Pictures Stored Online
        3. Inserting Pictures from the Scratch Area
        4. Moving and Resizing a Picture
        5. Inserting Picture Placeholders
      2. Working with the Picture Tools
        1. Creating a Caption
        2. Selecting a Picture Style
        3. Wrapping Text Around a Picture
        4. Swapping Pictures
        5. Using Corrections and Recolor
      3. Setting a Picture Background
      4. Adding WordArt
        1. Inserting WordArt
        2. Formatting WordArt
      5. Adding Borders & Accents
    14. 4. Adding Text Boxes
      1. Creating a Text Box
        1. Drawing the Text Box
        2. Entering the Text
        3. Formatting the Text
      2. Moving and Resizing the Box
      3. Formatting Text Boxes
        1. Setting Colors and Lines
        2. Specifying Size
        3. Setting Layout Options
        4. Setting Text Box Options
      4. Linking Text Boxes
    15. 5. Saving and Printing Publications
      1. Saving a Publication
        1. Saving a Publication as a PUB File
        2. Saving a Publication in PDF
        3. Saving a Publication as a Web Page
      2. Opening a Publication
      3. Sharing a Publication
        1. Sending a Page as HTML
        2. Sending the Publication as an Attachment
        3. Sending the Publication as a PDF/XPS File
      4. Printing Publications
      5. Setting Up for Professional Printing
        1. Save for Photo Printing
        2. Save for a Commercial Printer
    16. 6. Customizing Publications
      1. Creating a Business Information Set
      2. Inserting Business Information
      3. Editing a Business Information Set
      4. Inserting a Company Logo
    17. 7. Incorporating Tables
      1. Creating, Resizing, and Moving Tables
        1. Inserting Tables
        2. Resizing Tables
        3. Moving Tables
      2. Working with Layout Tools
        1. Inserting/Deleting Rows and Columns
        2. Merging and Splitting Cells
        3. Aligning Contents in a Cell
        4. Setting a Table Size
      3. Working with Design Tools
        1. Applying a Table Style
        2. Applying a Fill to a Cell
        3. Selecting Border Options
      4. Importing Excel Spreadsheets and Graphs
        1. Importing a Spreadsheet
        2. Importing a Graph
    18. 8. Working with Master Pages
      1. Creating a Master Page
      2. Applying Master Pages
        1. Applying a Master Page
        2. Selecting None for the Master Page
      3. Editing Master Pages
      4. Sending to the Master Page
    19. 9. Using Mail Merge to Distribute Publications
      1. Building a Recipient List
        1. Selecting Recipients from Outlook Contacts
        2. Using an Existing List
        3. Creating a Fresh List
      2. Editing Recipient Lists
        1. Adding and Removing Recipients
        2. Filtering the Recipient List
        3. Sorting the Recipient List
      3. Setting Up the Publication Document
      4. Merge the List with the Publication
      5. Using the Merge Wizards
        1. Using the Mail Merge Wizard
        2. Using the Email Merge Wizard
    20. 10. Using the Design Checker
      1. Checking the Publication for Problems
        1. Running Your First Design Check
        2. Running a General Check
        3. Running a Commercial Printing Check
        4. Running a Web Site Check
        5. Running an Email Check
      2. Setting Design Checker Options
        1. Selecting Options on the General Tab
        2. Enabling/Disabling Checks on the Checks Tab
        3. Exploring the General Checks Options
        4. Exploring the Final Publishing Checks Options
        5. Exploring the Web Site Checks Options
        6. Exploring the Email Checks Options
    21. 11. Proofing Tools
      1. Working with AutoCorrect
        1. Correcting Errors with AutoCorrect
        2. Adding Words to the Dictionary from AutoCorrect
        3. Using the Spelling Tool
      2. Working with the Thesaurus
        1. Looking Up Words
    22. A. Customizing Publisher 2016
      1. Setting the General Options
      2. Setting the Proofing Options
      3. Setting the Save Options
      4. Setting the Language Options
      5. Setting the Advanced Options
      6. Customizing the Ribbon
      7. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    23. Index