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Tutorial 4 Desktop Publishing and Mail Merge Creating a Newsletter and Cover Letter
4
TUTORIAL
Desktop
Publishing and
Mail Merge
Creating a Newsletter and Cover Letter
OBJECTIVES
Session 4.1
• Identify desktop publishing
features
• Format text in columns
• Insert drop caps
• Insert symbols and special
characters
• Create WordArt
• Edit, resize, and move WordArt
• Align and wrap text around
graphics
• Add clip art to a document
• Edit clip art
Case | Shepherd Bay Medical Center
Joel Conchola, a public outreach specialist at Shepherd Bay
Medical Center, needs to create a one-page newsletter that explains
the importance of exercise and diet in preventing type II diabetes.
He has asked you to help him create the newsletter and a cover
letter to accompany it.
Session 4.2
• Edit a photograph
• Add a page border
• Balance columns
• Perform a mail merge
Joel has already written the newsletter text. He wants you to
transform the text into a publication that is organized and
professional looking. He wants the newsletter to contain a headline and
newspaper-style columns.
In this tutorial, you’ll get acquainted with some desktop publishing
features available in Word that you will use to create the newsletter.
You will create a headline using WordArt, and format the text in
columns to make it easier to read. To add interest, you’ll include clip
art and edit a photograph. You’ll fi ne-tune the newsletter layout and
add a border around the page to give the newsletter a fi nished look.
Lastly, you will use Word’s mail merge feature to insert personalized
information into the cover letter that will accompany the newsletter.
STARTING DATA FILES
Word4
Tutorial
Review
Case1
Case2
Case3
Case4
Addresses.docx
Apple.jpg
Health.docx
Letter.docx
Addresses.docx
Eating.docx
Nutrition.docx
Orange.jpg
Audio.docx
Sunfl ower.jpg
Island.jpg
News.docx
Hill.docx
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