A feature that automatically resizes type and manipulates text to fit within a text box
A feature that automatically places text that does not fit in a text box into the next available text box.
Ready-made design elements, including lines, connectors, basic shapes, flowchart elements, stars, and banners, and callouts.
Symmetrical arrangement of design elements on a page.
A set of layout guides that automatically align text to the baseline, and add equal line spacing so the text appears balanced along columns.
Decorative borders that come with or can be created using Publisher for placement around most objects.
Bring to front
Command that places the currently selected object in front, or on top, of other objects.
Used to illustrate items that can occur in any order or that are of equal importance.
Business Information sets
An unlimited number of distinct sets of information that can be used to store frequently used information such as names, addresses, and phone numbers, which can be placed automatically in publications.
Electronic artwork available for use on a computer
Temporary holding area in Windows into which as many as 24 objects can be copied and pasted.
Coordinated sets of matched and complementary colors that my be applies to a publication.
Circular illustrations where primary and intermediate colors are arranged so that related colors are next to each other and complementary colors are opposite
Text that tells on what page a story is continued on or from, and automatically updates if the story is moved.
Making text fit into a space within a publication
to conceal portions of an image
files in which names, addresses, and other contact information is stored to be used in a mail merge.
The layout and choice of colors, fonts, and artwork that enhance a publication.
A collection of formatted elements, such as pull quotes, sidebars, and logos, that can be added to an existing publication.
Desktop publishing program
A program that lets you combine text and graphics, as well as worksheets and charts created in other program, to produce typeset-quality documents for output on a computer printer, or for commercial printing.
A pictorial representation generated, stored, or displayed electronically.
Drag and drop
Moving or copying technique in which an object, or a copy of an object, is dragged to a new location.
Toolbox buttons that let you create geometric designs.
A formatting feature that lets you change the size and appearance of a paragraph's initial character.
To add a color, pattern, or texture to a design element.
To rotate an object 180 degrees horizontally or vertically using a toolbar button.
Coordinated sets of matched and complementary fonts that may be applied to a publication
Text that repeats on the bottom of each page
Buttons on a toolbar that change the appearance of objects within a publication.
Graphics Interchange Format. A commonly used file format for graphics used in Web pages
Selection of multiple images that can be moved or resized as a single unit.
to turn several objects into one, which is an easy way to move multiple items.
Small hollow circles displayed around the perimeter of a selected object.
The final digital electronic format of a publication that is conveyed to a commercial printer.
Text that repeats on the top of each page.
Feature that give you immediate access to definitions, explanations, and useful tips on working in Publisher.
Measuring guide that appears above the publication window.
Digital materials, including images, magazines, books, and other material available on the Internet, that may be copyrighted and have limitations placed on their use. Permission is required for the use of such materials.
A form of character formatting that adjusts the spacing between character pairs.
To change the position of objects in relation to one another so that one appears to be on top of or in back of another.
Horizontal and vertical lines positioned on a publication's Master Page and visible on all pages to help you accurately position objects.
Dots, dashes, or lines in a row that make it easier to read a table of contents or other information by guiding the eye across the page.
Distinctive shape, symbol, or color that visibly identifies a company or product.
A feature that combines a destination document, such as a personalized brochure, with a data source, such as an Excel or Access file containing names an addresses, using an interactive set of dialog boxes that guides the user in creating a mail merge.
Blue lines that repeat on each page, separating the margins from the other design elements.
White space between the edge of design elements and the edge of a page.
The section of a publication where objects are placed so that they are reproduced on every page.
The banner at the beginning of a newsletter with its name, volume, issue, and date, which remains consistently formatted from issue to issue.
Toolbar that lets you more precisely move, resize of adjust objects.
Contains menus from which you choose Publisher commands.
A type of two-page layout where either page appears as if viewed in a mirror, with right and left reversed.
To move a selected object a defined distance by pressing an arrow key.
Used to list items that occur in a particular sequence.
An element such as a table, text box, geometric shape, clip art, and picture frame that can be resized, moved, joined, or layered.
Gives an object the illusion of depth by adding a shadow behind it.
Contains buttons used to create and enhance publication objects.
Direction in which paper is printed.
Page navigation icons
Located at the bottom of the workspace, one page icon display for each page in the publication. You click a navigation icon to go to a specific pages.
The fundamental unit of an image on a television screen, computer monitor, or similar display.
Design elements provided by Publisher that you can replace with your own information to customize a publication.
The measurement of the height of a character. 1/72 of an inch
To move text that will not fit in a text box to an empty text box.
Create output from a publication into paper form.
A document created in Publisher
Publication types list
A section of the Publisher window that includes a list of categories for publication types, such as a newsletter.
A short statement extracted from a story and set aside form the body of the text.
A group of related fields, such as the name, address, and title of a customer.
A measure of the fineness of detail that can be distinguished in an image
Format text so that it appears in white on a dark background.
Change the position of an object in degrees from a horizontal plane.
Green lines created in the foreground of individual pages by dragging a ruler by holding [shift].
Horizontal and vertical measurement guides located beneath the toolbars and to the left of the workspace.
Sans serif font
A typeface that has no small strokes at the end of the main stroke of the character
Formatting effect that stretches or shrinks the widths of characters.
Area surrounding the publication page that can be used to store design elements.
send to back
Command that placed an object behind other objects.
A typeface that has a shall cross stroke at the end of the main stroke of the letter.
Information not central to a story in a publication, placed to the side of the regular text to create interest.
A large sheet printed with four or a multiple of four pages that when folded becomes a section of a book or catalog.
This feature has a magnet-like effect that pulls whatever is being lined up to an object, a guide, or a ruler mark
Toolbar containing buttons for common tasks, such as saving and printing.
Located at the bottom of the window; provides information relevant to the current task.
Text in a publication
Defined set of text formatting attributes
Objects are place equally on either side of an imaginary vertical line.
Arrangement of information in a grid of columns and rows.
Table of contents
A sequential list of the contents and associated page numbers of a publication.
An area of the Publisher window that is used to organize design templates, color schemes, font schemes, and other layout tools in a visual gallery which appears alongside the publication.
A specially formatted publication with placeholder text that serves as a master for other, similar publications.
Object in which text is typed
Text that does not fit within a text box
The automatic placement of text around design elements.
Where the program name and filename of the open publication appear
Contain buttons for frequently used Publisher commands, and are organized by subject, such as Formatting, Measurement, or Objects.
The spacing between characters
View that enables you to see two pages at once.
To turn one combined object into individual objects.
Measuring guide that displays to the left of the page.
A faint, lightly shaded image that appears behind other images. Also known as a watermark.
Blank space in a publication
An object containing curved or wavy text.
The sizing handles that surround the object that are used to fine-tune the way text wraps an object.
Text reshaped so it conforms to the shape of a nearby image or other object.
The location of zero on both the vertical and horizontal rulers that can be moved and lets you make precise measurements.
To make the page scale larger to be able to see a "close up" of an object, but you are not able to see as much of the whole page.
To make the page scale smaller to be able to more of the whole page, but you are not able to see as much detail of each object on the page.