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Creating a 3- column brochure in Microsoft Word one containing descriptive or advertising material
Instructions for Brochure using Microsoft Word Open Microsoft Word through Citrix Change page setup from portrait to landscape. File>Page setup>orientation>landscape Change margins (left, right, bottom, and top) to.5 File>Page setup>margins to.5
To create columns… Format>columns>three>apply to Whole Document>even width>line between. In our brochure, we will create 3 columns.
To insert a picture or graphic… Choose Insert>picture>from file, clip art, etc. OR simply copy and paste the picture into the document Copy/Paste does not always work well in a publishing program
To format a picture in a document… To format picture, line, graphic, etc., right click on the object, choose Format>picture. Choose layout tab>tight or square>advanced>remove checkmark beside move object with text. Then press OK and OK.
To format a drop-cap… To format a drop cap, select the letter to be dropped then … format>drop cap>dropped>3 lines>change font if necessary.
To insert a line… To insert a solid line, dotted line, or dashed, use the drawing toolbar at the bottom of the window, click on line tool. Draw line across the Create drawing here box. Hint: use shift key to keep line straight.
To format the line… Point to the line until you get the four- headed arrow. Right click the line and click format autoshape choice Choose the layout tab, tight or square,advanced, remove checkmark beside move object with text.
More line formatting… Choose color and lines tab to change the color, size, style and weight of the line To shorten or lengthen the line, use dots at each end
How to save pictures for brochure… Because we are creating our brochure using Microsoft Word through Citrix, our pictures must be saved in our Citrix folder. Create a folder in your 1 st 9 weeks folder called Brochure.
Saving pictures continued… Name the picture something youll recognize without having to open it. Then save your pictures inside the Brochure folder.
To shade behind a paragraph… Select the paragraph that youd like to shade behind. Choose Format>Borders and shading Click on the Shading tab Choose a color that will complement your paragraph text.