Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Taking Advantage of Other Office Applications
Microsoft Publisher provides placeholders and design elements so that you can create
eyecatching publications with minimal design effort.
The distinction between documents and publications often is a very gray area; however, think of a document as
something printed from a personal printer, either at home or in the office. This usually is something like a report
or proposal. On the other hand, a publication is something typically printed professionally, like business cards or
brochures and l yers. Typically, for example, you wouldn’t use Word to prepare a brochure for professional printing,
because many professional print shops require a more comprehensive page setup and design features such as those
found in Publisher.
A later chapter shows you how to handle Publisher’s basics of choosing a publication design
and then adding the text and graphics. You’fill also learn how to add effects such as drop
caps and design gallery objects, and even how to prepare a publication for professional