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With the 10-HOUR SERIES books from South-Western Educational Publishing, users can become proficient in a variety of skills in only a short amount of time. These books are ideal for incorporating a new skill into the classroom, workplace, or home. The 10-HOUR SERIES provides solid information when it's needed, where it's needed. The series utilizes the Internet to bring users closer to today's technology for research and instruction. The instructional design of these books is brief, uncomplicated, and requires little or no instructor intervention. The activities at the end of each lesson allow users to work with skills they've just learned. The appearance of documents leaves readers and potential customers with a strong first impression. Learn how to take advantage of word processing software to ensure that the impression is a lasting and favorable one. In ten brief lessons, users will learn key desktop publishing techniques, including how to make design and typography decisions, handle multicolumn documents, insert and edit graphics, and create styles and charts.
UNIT 1. DESIGN FOR FOCUS AND FLOW. 1-1. Plan Your Document. 1-2. Determine Focus and Flow DESIGN TO ACHIEVE BALANCE. 1-3. Evaluate a Document's Design. 1-4. On Your Own. UNIT 2. INSERT/MODIFY GRAPHICS. 2-1. Insert and Modify Clipart. 2-2. Insert Clipart from Disk. 2-3. Copy and Insert an Internet Graphic. 2-4. Copy and Insert an Internet Graphic Offline. ENHANCE GRAPHIC IMAGES. 2-5. Add Border, Shadow, and Shade. 2-6. Wrap Text. 2-7. Create a Sale Ad. 2-8. On Your Own. UNIT 3. EDIT GRAPHIC IMAGES I. 3-1. Crop Clipart. 3-2. Group, Rotate, and Flip Clipart. 3-3. Rotate and Flip Clipart. EDIT GRAPHIC IMAGES II. 3-4. Change Details of a Graphic Image. 3-5. Create an Invitation Using Modified Graphic Images. 3-6. On Your Own. UNIT 4. CHOOSE TYPOGRAPHY. 4-1. Use Font and Spacing Options. 4-2. Add Graphics. USE SPECIAL CHARACTERS. 4-3. Insert Drop Caps and Bullets in an Article. 4-4. Use Special Characters in an Ad. UNIT 5. CREATE COLUMNS. 5-1. Set Columns and Column Breaks. 5-2. Change Orientation and Column Widths. 5-3. Set Columns, Gutter Widths, and Column Breaks. IMPROVE THE LOOK OF COLUMNS. 5-4. Create a Newsletter. 5-5. Enhance a Newsletter. UNIT 6. USE DRAWING TOOLS, LINES, AND BORDERS. 6-1. Use Basic Shapes, Text Boxes, and Page Border. 6-2. Use Preformatted Shapes. 6-3. On Your Own. UNIT 7. CREATE AND APPLY STYLES. 7-1. Apply Styles. 7-2. Create and Apply Styles. 7-3. Create Styles. 7-4. On Your Own. UNIT 8. PRESENT NUMERICAL INFORMATION WITH CHARTS. 8-1. Create a Chart. 8-2. Create a Chart. 8-3. Insert a Chart. 8-4. On Your Own. UNIT 9. ADD SPECIAL EFFECTS. 9-1. Add Watermarks. 9-2. Use Words as Artwork. 9-3. On Your Own. UNIT 10. CREATE A PORTFOLIO. 10-1. Create a Business Card. 10-2. Create an Ad. 10-3. Create a Drawing. 10-4. Create a Letterhead Template. 10-5. Format a Business Letter. 10-6. Create a Fax Cover Sheet and a Memo Form. 10-7. Create a Newsletter. 10-8. Create a Title Page.