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Office 2013 Bible: The Comprehensive Tutorial Resource by Faithe Wempen, Dick Kusleika, Michael Alexander, John Walkenbach, Lisa A. Bucki

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Chapter 32

Designing Dazzling Publications with Publisher

IN THIS CHAPTER

Adding eye appeal with BorderArt, drop caps, and WordArt

Inserting a building block into the publication

Updating the publication background, page, and color settings

Aligning and grouping objects

Working with text wrapping and hyphenation

Adding and numbering pages

Checking and printing the publication

Prepping for a professional print job or online photo center printing

Starting your design with one of Publisher’s templates virtually guarantees that you will create a nice-looking publication. You know your message and your audience best, so you can improve on a template by adding graphics and changing aspects of the overall document design. You can use special graphic features that emphasize or decorate text, add predesigned objects such as coupons, and work with page options such as the color scheme for the publication. From there, you can fine-tune objects and page settings and then wrap up and print the publication. This chapter shows you how to do all that to add your own razzle-dazzle to a publication.

Adding Special Effects

One of the advantages of using Publisher to design your publications is that Publisher makes laying out and designing document text easier. Linked text boxes give you much control over where information appears in a document. Beyond dealing with that aspect of text design, Publisher also provides you with tools to dress up text to catch your reader’s eye—BorderArt, drop caps, WordArt, ...

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