Library Home page | Library Catalog
Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Microsoft Office 2010: Working With Publisher

Getting Started

Publisher 2010 Interface

1. When Publisher 2010 is opened, click on a Design Template in order to open it and begin working.

Welcome to Publisher

Publisher Welcome Screen

1. The “Most Popular”  as show in the above image hyperlinks to a variety of categories of pre-designed templates
2. Scroll through the list to find the heading “Greeting Cards”
3. Left-click once on the “Greeting Cards” heading
4. Thumbnails (or previews of pre-designed cards) will display in the center of the task pane

These designs are broken down by subcategory within the more general category of Greeting Cards. Subcategories include: thank you cards; birthday cards; and holiday cards

We will design a holiday card for the purpose of this exercise. Use the Index at the top of the Greeting Cards preview screen to location the option for “holiday” and left-click once on that entry.



5. Scroll through the thumbnails of holiday cards and double-click on the option you would like to use as your background template
6. Publisher creates your publication