Publisher 2016 / 2019



COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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Microsoft® Office Publisher is a desktop publishing software application capable of producing greeting cards, certificates, newsletters, and other printed publications. Publisher includes a large collection of templates that provide a great way to start a new publication. Publisher offers a large selection of "building blocks" that can be dragged into your documents, helping you to create page elements such as calendars, newsletter sidebars, and borders. Publisher integrates online sharing and mail merge features, which are handy when you need to send publications to a list of customers, and it's possible to export publications as HTML web pages or PDF documents. With a user-friendly interface, Publisher makes it easy to create and edit publications.


This course is intended for persons in a variety of job roles such as publishing specialists, layout specialists, graphic designers, or any other knowledge workers who need to use Microsoft Office Publisher to create, lay out, edit, and share publications. To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience with basic Microsoft® Windows® 10 tasks and be comfortable in the Windows 10 environment.


Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run as a Virtual Instructor Led class if the minimum enrollment is not met. *Course cost listed does not include the cost of courseware. Please contact us at email: or 207-775-0244 for additional pricing information, or if you have any questions.

This course presents information and skills that are appropriate for users of either the Office 2016 or Office 2019 desktop applications. However, the instructional environment for the delivery of this course utilizes Office 2016.


Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Publisher
Navigate the Interface
Customize the Publisher Interface
Create a Publication

Lesson 2: Adding Content to a Publication
Add Text to a Publication
Add Pages and Picture Placeholders to a Publication
Control the Display of Content in Text Boxes
Apply Building Blocks to a Publication

Lesson 3: Formatting Text and Paragraphs in a Publication
Format Text
Format Paragraphs
Apply Schemes

Lesson 4: Managing Text in a Publication
Edit Text in a Publication
Work with Tables
Insert Symbols and Special Characters

Lesson 5: Working with Graphics in a Publication
Insert Graphics in a Publication
Customize the Appearance of Pictures

Lesson 6: Preparing a Publication for Sharing and Printing
Check the Design of a Publication
Save a Publication in Different Formats
Print a Publication
Share a Publication