Create Newsletters, Brochures, Web Pages, and More!
Creating high-quality publications right on your own PC is easier than you think-with a little help from Microsoft Publisher 2000 For Dummies. Straightforward explanations, illustrations, and tips guide you through the ins and outs of desktop publishing. You'll discover how scanned images, clip-art graphics, and distinctive typefaces can make your print documents and Web pages come alive in no time-without spending a lot of money.
Inside, find helpful advice on how to:
- Choose the perfect fonts and design elements for any project
- Design custom layouts for newsletters, brochures, stationary, and much more
- Drop in images from Publisher's clip-art gallery-or use your own pictures
- Turn any document into a Web page in a few simple steps
- Use hyperlinks, textures, and colors to build better Web sites
- Create and maintain a consistent image for your small business
- Unleash the time-saving capabilities of Publisher's powerful PageWizards
- Get money-saving tips on service bureaus, paper options, and printing
- Integrate Publisher with other Microsoft Office 2000 applications for even greater productivity
About the Author
Jim McCarter attended Webster University in Vienna, Austria, where he minored in foreign languages and graduated with a bachelor's degree in computer studies. There he also launched his career as a computer consultant, which spanned more than 18 years. Jim has authored several books and served as technical reviewer for more than 80 books. He now works as a project manager in the field of wireless communications. Jim lives in Greenfield, Indiana, with his wife, Kathy, and two children, Rebecca and James. He spends his free spare time learning and teaching taekwondo at Indianapolis ATA Black Belt Academy with his family, geocaching with his children, and being humbled by his son at just about any video game you care to mention.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Acquainted with Publisher 2000.
Chapter 1: Own the Printing Press.
Chapter 2: Success by Design.
Chapter 3: Basic Training.
Part II: Mark This Page.
Chapter 4: Working with Pages.
Chapter 5: Objects and Frames.
Part III: 10,000 Words, One Maniac.
Chapter 6: Getting the Word.
Chapter 7: Editors Are Bought, Not Born.
Chapter 8: Vintage Type: The Corkscrew, Please.
Part IV: A Picture Is Worth $3.95.
Chapter 9: You Ought to Be in Pictures.
Chapter 10: Color by the Numbers.
Chapter 11: Photo Finishing with PhotoDraw.
Part V: Proof Positive.
Chapter 12: Final Checks.
Chapter 13: Printing, Print Shops, and Paper.
Part VI: Publishing on the Internet.
Chapter 14: Weaving a Web Site.
Chapter 15: Getting Published (On the Internet).
Part VII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 16: Ten Great Design Ideas.
Chapter 17: Ten Design Blunders.
Chapter 18: Ten Type Tips.
Chapter 19: Almost Ten Ways to Use Color.
Chapter 20: Not Quite Ten Things to Check before Printing.
Chapter 21: Ten Questions for Your Printing Service.
Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Save Money Printing.