Introduction to Publisher 2013

Aimed At: Staff who need to create newsletters or leaflets as part of their job role.

Workshop Overview

The workshop covers the basics of publishing a newsletter, leaflet or poster, using professional desktop publishing techniques & incorporating text, tables & graphics.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Create newsletters/leaflets, using professional desktop publishing techniques
  • Incorporate text & graphics into publications
  • Manipulate the layout of text & pictures, within a publication
  • Use mail merge techniques to send newsletters, via email
Outline Programme

The workshop programme is as follows:

  • Introduce new features of Publisher 2013
  • Creating & modifying a layout Publication
  • Add text to a publication, using text boxes
  • Apply character formatting to text
  • Using ‘Master Pages’ & ‘Guides’, to aid in the layout of a publication
  • Add ‘Picture Placeholders’ to a publication
  • Incorporate tables into a publication
  • Use & edit ‘Page Parts’
  • Analyse a publication, with the ‘Design Checker’
  • Using the mail merge facility, to send newsletters, electronically
Booking Details

Simon Patterson

09:15 - 16:30

  • Tuesday 29th November 2016 (Fully Booked)

It is not possible to access the workshop booking form unless connected to the University's campus network, should you wish to book a place on this workshop please contact the Staff Development Unit on 0191 208 6119 direct.


1 Day


Vicky Beesley Ext. 83424

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