Publisher Tips and Tricks

How to Make Custom Letterhead Using Publisher and Word by Kelly Lynn

  When letters or other documents are printed on letterhead that includes your business, school or organization’s contact information, logo and other custom details, they appear much more professional than they would on plain paper. Custom letterhead can be expensive to purchase and challenging to create, unless you know how to design it yourself. Fortunately, creating a custom design in Publisher is simple. Once you do, you can apply it to the background of a Word document and save it as your own unique letterhead template. Begin by opening a blank publication in Microsoft Publisher, selecting Portrait orientation. Add logos or other images by going to the Insert menu in Publisher 2007 or earlier, pointing to Picture and selecting From File to locate an image stored on your computer or … Continue reading

Getting Started With Microsoft Publisher by Kelly Lynn

  Microsoft Publisher, a basic design program, is included in the complete Microsoft Office software package. It may not be as sophisticated as other graphic design programs, but it is perfect for those with small businesses and limited budgets who need to develop marketing materials, such as flyers and brochures. Since it’s very user-friendly, Publisher is an excellent resource, even for those who may not be very computer savvy. Below are the basics for getting started using Microsoft Office Publisher. Choosing a Publication Type Although users may develop their own templates, it’s often a good idea to begin with those that Publisher provides. After opening Publisher, the first step is to choose a template by clicking on File on the main menu bar and then selecting New. On the left … Continue reading