Make Columns in Publisher: Overview You can make columns in Publisher to aid in the layout of a publication page. You can then add text boxes over the column guides you create in the page to produce newsletter-style layouts. When you make columns in Publisher, you can also add rows to a publication page.
Create a Custom Page Background in Publisher: Overview Create a Custom Page Background in Publisher: How to Apply or Remove a Page Background You can create a custom page background in Publisher using the “Fill Effect” formatting also applied to shapes and pictures. To display the available default page background choices, click the “Page
The Scratch Area in Publisher: Overview The scratch area in Publisher is the space surrounding your publication. You use the scratch area in Publisher to store pictures or shapes. If you insert multiple pictures at the same time when using either the “Insert Picture” dialog box or the “Insert Pictures” window, then Publisher adds
Layout Guides in Publisher: Overview Layout Guides in Publisher: Types of Layout Guides You use layout guides in Publisher to help with the layout of page content. There are many different types of layout guides in Publisher. For example, margin guides appear onscreen to help you stay within the printable page area. Margin guides
Insert a Text Box in Publisher: Overview You can insert a text box in Publisher to display text within a publication page. To insert a text box in Publisher, click the “Home” tab in the Ribbon. Then click the “Draw Text Box” button in the “Objects” button group. Alternatively, to insert a text box
Master Pages in Publisher: Overview You can use master pages in Publisher to change the default appearance of pages in a publication. Master pages in Publisher contain the default page layout objects and content to apply to a publication page. When you add pages to a publication, they are
Custom Color Schemes in Publisher: Overview You create custom color schemes in Publisher to apply colors you select to publication elements in a consistent way. To create custom color schemes in Publisher, click the “Page Design” tab in the Ribbon. Then click the “More” button in the lower right corner of the “Schemes” list.
Create Building Blocks in Publisher: Overview You can create building blocks in Publisher to make reusable content you can insert into your publication pages. For example, you could save your company’s logo and name as a custom building block. Later, you could insert it into future publications without recreating all its content and formatting.