Microsoft Publisher 2013 (Product Key Card)
PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE WINDOWS 7 OR
WINDOWS 8 ON YOUR COMPUTER, THIS OFFICE 2013 PROGRAM WILL NOT BE COMPATIBLE WITH
Microsoft Publisher 2013 offers new ways to work with your pictures, so you
can move them around, swap them, and add visual pop to your publications with
new picture and text effects.
Working with pictures
Publisher 2013 lets you search for pictures in one place, whether they’re on
your computer, in the Office.com clip art gallery, or on the web.
Publisher 2013 makes it easier to work with batches of photos. When you
choose several pictures at one time, Publisher places them in a column in the
From the scratch area you can drag a picture onto the publication page and
drag it back off again, or swap one picture for another if you don’t like the
way a layout looks.
To swap two pictures, either both on the page or with one in the scratch
area, select one picture and drag it by the mountain icon to the other picture
until a pink highlight appears around the picture. Release the mouse button and
the swap is complete.
Creating picture backgrounds
Your pictures make impressive backgrounds for your publication pages. From
within your publication, right-click a picture, choose Apply to Background, and
then click either Fill to expand the picture to take up the entire background,
or Tile to fill your background with tiles of your picture.
Choose from the many new picture effects available in Publisher 2013 to apply
shadows, reflections, glow, soft edges, bevels, and 3-D rotations to your
Select the picture and click Picture Effects on the Picture Tools – Format
You can also apply new effects to the text in your publications: Choose from
new shadows, reflections glows, and bevels. Select the text and click Text
Effects on the Text Box Tools – Format tab.
Photo center printing
Online photo printing options have never been so convenient, and now you can
save your publications specifically for photo printing. Each page of your
publication is saved as a JPEG picture that you can upload to a photo center
website for printing.