The page, the sheet and the difficulty to differentiate them (Part 1)

It is very likely that in the past some Publisher users got confused regarding the distinction between page and sheet. In the print dialog when should one choose “Multiple pages per sheet” or “Multiple copies per sheet”? I know this is confusing. This current article intends to clarify some of the unknowns.   The Publisher…

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Capturing & Applying Color and Formatting

Ever see a color in your Publication, an object, or a favorite picture and wish you knew what it was so that you could apply it to other items in your publication? You can! Ever wish there was an easy way to grab all of the formatting off of one object and just paint it…

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The Publisher Technical Beta is Released!

Starting today, people who are part of the Office 2010 Technical Beta and Office 2010 Technical Preview programs start getting access to our first public bits for Publisher 2010. This is good news for you as a reader of this blog, whether or not you are getting the bits, because it means we can start…

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How to add UI to Publisher for your macro code

In this post I wanted to cover something simple that might come up handy when trying to add custom controls to Publisher’s UI that can serve as entry points for your macro subroutines. For that, I created a simple macro that adds a new button to the “Objects” toolbar. Then it creates a new toolbar…

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Did you know … #2

This article is the second in our series of quick tips for Publisher.  This week we have a couple of quick tips about working with pages. Did you know … …..that you can have multiple Master Pages in a publication?   CTRL+M to get in and out of Master Pages mode. Notice the scratch area color…

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Scratching the Itch: Using the Publisher Scratch Area for Layout

In addition to toolbars, the page, task panes and rulers, there is another area of the Publisher window that is especially useful for working on publications.  It’s call the Scratch Area, and is a place where you can put textboxes and objects to move them around on the page or onto other pages. You’ve probably…

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Greetings and welcome to the Microsoft Office Publisher blog

Publisher helps you create great small business marketing material, do desktop publishing from your own home or office, and even offers greeting cards for most occasions.  If you’ve bought a pc in the last few years or purchased most versions of Office 2003 or 2007, Publisher is probably already installed on your computer.  If you…

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