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Publisher Brochure Tips

  1. 1. A Few Quick Tips on To Help Make Your Brochures Great! Prepared by: Paula Trapani-Wiener Librarian, LRMS
  2. 2. Publisher <ul><li>The most “different” of the Microsoft Office programs </li></ul><ul><li>Some features are similar to Word and PowerPoint, but other features are VERY different. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Brochures <ul><li>If you are asked to make a 3-panel brochure, here are a few things you should know… </li></ul>
  4. 4. In Publisher…
  5. 5. Your Template <ul><li>I created a template for you to easily “fill in the blanks” instead of starting from scratch. </li></ul><ul><li>It already includes the text boxes you need along with instructions on what to put in these text boxes. </li></ul><ul><li>Here’s how to save it: </li></ul>
  6. 6. Go to class project page. First, click “ Library ” from LR Homepage.
  7. 7. Then, click “ Class Projects ” here.
  8. 8. Once you’re here, scroll down to Social Studies: 7 th Grade, and click “Middle Passage & Slavery Brochure.”
  9. 9. Once you’re here, click “Publisher Template.”
  10. 10. Click this link first, then click Save in the pop-up window.
  11. 11. Click the pull-down arrow and select “My Documents” as the destination. Then click “Save.”
  12. 12. Now, you’re ready to make changes to this template! <ul><li>Double-click “My Documents” and find the new document you just downloaded called “ Middle Passage Template .” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Editing the Template <ul><li>You may want to change the “theme” or design layout from the one that I used— </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do this FIRST (before you start typing in information or adding photos). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Changing the layout/colors may affect the placement of text boxes, etc. So it’s better to do that before you have actual info. in the text boxes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click “Brochure Options” and/or “Color Schemes” in the gray area at the left. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 15. By clicking Brochure Options, you’ll have new designs to choose from.
  15. 16. Your Brochure <ul><li>Publisher wants you to see the whole page at once, but that means that the font may be difficult to read. </li></ul><ul><li>To enlarge the document, just click either the magnifying glass with a plus sign in it or select a % greater than 66%. </li></ul>
  16. 18. Your Brochure cont’d <ul><li>A 3-panel brochure has 2 pages. </li></ul><ul><li>Small 1 and 2 in lower left corner of document. </li></ul><ul><li>Page 1 includes the cover page, but it is actually “last” or furthest to the right. </li></ul><ul><li>This looks “wrong,” but trust me—it’s right! It will be perfect once it’s printed out and folded.  </li></ul>
  17. 19. We are now looking at page 1. Front cover
  18. 20. We are now looking at page 2.
  19. 21. <ul><li>Please don’t hesitate to ask questions while you’re working!  </li></ul>
  20. 22. Presentation Created By: Paula Trapani-Wiener Librarian Lawrence Road Middle School

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