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The Status Bar in Publisher – Instructions

The Status Bar in Publisher: Overview

            The Status Bar in Publisher appears at the bottom of the application window. It is the long, thin, horizontal bar. Objects like the “Zoom slider” and the “Page Layout View” buttons appear within the Status Bar in Publisher. You can also see various statuses monitored within Publisher here. These statuses include the magnification level and the current page number and total count of pages.

            You can choose which statuses you wish to show or hide in the Status Bar in Publisher. To see which statuses are shown or hidden, right-click your mouse anywhere in the Status Bar. Doing this then displays the “Customize Status Bar” panel. This panel shows a listing of the available tools and statuses you can show or hide in the Status Bar.

            Any listed objects that appear with a check to the left of their names already appear in the Status Bar. Objects without a check to the left of their names do not currently appear in the Status Bar. You can click on the name of any object in this list to toggle its display on or off.

The Status Bar in Publisher - Instructions: A picture of a user customizing the display of the Status Bar in Publisher.

The Status Bar in Publisher – Instructions: A picture of a user customizing the display of the Status Bar in Publisher.

The Status Bar in Publisher: Instructions

  1. To choose which statuses to show or hide in the Status Bar, right-click your mouse anywhere in the Status Bar.
  2. Doing this then shows the “Customize Status Bar” panel.
  3. This panel shows a listing of the available tools and statuses you can show or hide in the Status Bar.
  4. Within this panel, objects that appear with a check to the left of their names appear in the Status Bar.
  5. Within this panel, objects without a check by their names do not currently appear in the Status Bar.
  6. To toggle the display of any object in this list on or off, click its name within the panel.

The Status Bar in Publisher: Video Lesson

            The following video lesson, titled “The Status Bar,” shows you how to use the Status Bar in Publisher. This video lesson is from our complete Publisher training, titled “Mastering Publisher Made Easy v.2016-2013.”

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