Microsoft Publisher Basics: Home

This guide will show you how to use Microsoft Publisher to help create a wide variety of desktop publishing projects. The guide discusses the layout, tools, and how to add content which can be used to make newsletters, brochures, and more.


Microsoft Publisher is an easy to use desktop publishing program which has elements of other popular Office applications such as MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. Many of the tools and options that users are familiar with are also used with Publisher, making this program much easier to learn the basics. Publisher not only offers users the ability to quickly create brochures, flyers, cards, calendars, etc., but you can use it for professional level projects such as newsletters, training guides, books, and more.  Once the user understands the concept of objects and how they are used in Publisher, virtually any kind of desktop publication can be created.

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