MS Publisher (MS Pub) – one of the most commonly used software in creating a publication. One can also make a lot of things like calendars, invitations or banners.
Parts of MS Publisher
Title Bar – located at the top of MS Pub where the name of the application and the filename appears.
Menu Bar – located below the title bar. It contains a group of choices that lets one do most Microsoft tasks.
Toolbar – shortcut to various commands that don’t require opening a menu or dialog box. There are two default toolbars: the standard and formatting toolbars.
Standard Toolbar – contains the most commonly used buttons that perform common tasks, such as saving, opening, printing, checking spelling, etc.
Formatting Toolbar – contains buttons that provide shortcuts for choosing fonts, font size, borders, alignments, etc. These are buttons that allow you to change the appearance of the words/characters in your document.
Toolbox – contains the basic tools need in a publication.
Ruler – serves as borders of the MS Pub workspace. They are on top and on the left side of the workspace.
Resize Handle – dragging this portion of the window will resize the active window equally on all sides.
Object Size Area – will show the size of the active or highlighted object in the work page in the unit of measurement, for example, 3.50 x 3.63 in.
Scroll Bar – allows one to view the hidden part of a work page. Sliders and arrows used to see the parts of the document that are not seen in the current window.
Object Position – displays the position of the object with respect to the horizontal and vertical distances of the objects.
Page Indicator – located at the lower left end of the horizontal scroll. It displays the page seen at the moment.
Work Page/ Workspace – this is where one lays out the text, graphics or pictures.
Ask a Question Box – shows the Help Topics that answer the question typed in the text box.
Task Pane – a window within an office application that provides commonly used commands. Its location and small size allows one to use these commands while still working on other files.
Minimize – reduces the window and places it on the taskbar.
Maximize – displays the full screen view of the window.
Restore – puts the window back to its previous.
Close – automatically closes the application.