Sams teach yourself Microsoft Publisher 2000 in 24 hours

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Snell, Ned.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Imprint: Indianapolis, Ind. : Sams, c1999.
Subjects:
Online Access:Available in EBSCO eBooks.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Part I. Start Publisher, Start a Publication
  • Hour 1. Preparing for Publisher 2000
  • Where Do You Get Publisher?
  • What's Included?
  • What Hardware Do You Need?
  • What Else Do You Need?
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 2. First Steps: Open, Close, and Save
  • Opening Publisher and Closing the Catalog
  • Saving Your Work
  • Opening a Pub You've Saved
  • Closing Publisher
  • Closing a Pub
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 3. Tools, Views, Menus, and Measures
  • Getting the Lay of the Land
  • Using Publisher's Unusual Menus
  • How Publisher Shows You What's What
  • Using Toolbars
  • Zooming In, Zooming Out
  • Changing the Zoom Factor from a Menu
  • Choosing What to Zoom
  • Getting Help
  • Customizing Publisher
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 4. Starting a New Publication
  • Starting Your Personal Information Sets
  • Wizarding Up a Layout-Fast!
  • Starting a Layout Solo
  • Converting a Different Document into a Pub
  • Using Old Pubs to Make New Ones
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Part II. Page Design
  • Hour 5. Fitting Page to Paper
  • Choosing Basic Layout and Paper
  • Setting the Print Area and Guides
  • Using "Special Paper"
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 6. Arranging Frames and Columns
  • What's a Frame?
  • Adding New Frames
  • Changing Frames
  • Guiding Page Positioning with Ruler Guides
  • Making Frames "Snap To" Ruler and Grids
  • Layering Objects
  • Making Columns
  • Inserting Design Gallery Objects
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 7. Planning for Multiple Pages: Headers, Footers, and Backgrounds
  • Making a Multipage Pub
  • Creating Mirrored Spreads
  • Adding Stuff to the Background
  • Creating Headers and Footers
  • Adding Page Numbers
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 8. Printing Proofs
  • Where's the Printer?
  • Setting Up to Print Locally
  • Printing Locally
  • What to Do When Paper Size and Pub Size Differ
  • Using Advanced Print Options
  • Improving the Match Between Screen and Printer
  • Letting Publisher Help You Solve Printing Problems
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Part III. Text and Type
  • Hour 9. Getting the Words into Your Publication
  • Adding Personal Information Set Info to a Pub
  • Selecting Text
  • Adding a Story to a Text Frame
  • Undoing Typing and Editing Goofs
  • Editing Text
  • What If the Story Doesn't Fit in the Frame?
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 10. Dressing Up Your Words
  • Fun with Fonts
  • Applying Attributes: Bold, Italic, and Underlining
  • Typing Special Characters (Symbols)
  • Adding a Big First Letter ("Drop Cap")
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 11. Shaping Text in Its Frame
  • Selecting Paragraphs
  • Aligning Paragraphs
  • Working with Tabs
  • Indenting Paragraphs and Making Lists
  • Making Tables
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 12. Spellchecking and Other Text Tools
  • Fixing Text as You Go
  • SpellChecking
  • Putting Hyphens Where You Want 'Em
  • Find and Replace
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Part IV. Pictures, Backgrounds, and Color
  • Hour 13. Getting Graphics
  • All About Art
  • Borrowing Pictures from the Clip Gallery
  • Using Pictures from Elsewhere (Anywhere!)
  • Adding Pictures from a Scanner or Digital Camera
  • Working a Picture into the Layout
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 14. Creating WordArt and Drawings
  • Making Words into Art
  • Drawing Shapes and Lines
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 15. Snazzing Up Frames with Effects and Fine-Tuning
  • Adding Borders
  • Adding a Simple Box Border
  • Rotating Frames
  • Grouping and Upgrouping Objects
  • Wrapping Text Around Pictures
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 16. Controlling Color
  • What's the Big Deal About Color?
  • Choosing a Color Scheme
  • Coloring Objects
  • Recoloring a Picture
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Part V. Publishing on Paper
  • Hour 17. Setting Up for a Printing Service
  • Planning for Printing
  • Choosing a Commercial Print Driver
  • Preparing a Pub for a Printing Service
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 18. Working with Proofs
  • Asking Publisher to Critique Your Pub's Design
  • Watching for Widows and Orphans
  • Where Do Stories End?
  • Where Do Stories End?
  • Nudging Frames
  • Checking Symbols
  • Fixing Photos
  • Working with Printer Proofs
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 19. Creating and Printing Mass Mailings
  • Step 2. Attaching a Data Source to a Pub
  • Step 3. Inserting Fields
  • Step 4. The Big Merge
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 20. Beyond Publisher: Exploring Other Desktop Publishing Tools
  • Page Layout Programs
  • Draw and Paint Programs
  • Photo-Manipulation Software
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Part VI. Publishing Online
  • Hour 21. Understanding Online Publishing
  • Understanding Web Pages
  • How's a Web Page Different from a Pub?
  • Installing Internet Explorer 5 and the Web Publishing Wizard
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 22. Creating a Web Page in Publisher
  • Understanding the Weird, Wonderful Way Publisher Webs
  • Wizarding Up a Web Page
  • Choosing Properties for Your Page
  • Evaluting Your Page
  • Wizardless Ways to Start Web Pages
  • Designing for Different Resolutions
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 23. Adding Links, Motion, and Other Web Goodies
  • Adding Links
  • Adding Mondo Multimedia
  • Choosing Background Colors and Textures
  • Understanding Forms
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Hour 24. Putting Your Page on the Web
  • Getting a Home for Your Page: Server Space
  • Saving Your Web Page
  • Running the Web Publishing Wizard
  • Announcing Your Page
  • Summary
  • Workshop
  • Part VII. Appendix
  • Appendix A. Internet Resources for Publisher Users
  • Microsoft's Publisher Page
  • Printing Services and Directories of Services
  • General DTP Pages
  • Clip Art
  • Fonts
  • Web Authoring
  • Glossary
  • Index