7. Creating Desktop Publishing Documents

What You’ll Do

Add Desktop Publishing Effects

Add a Watermark

Add Page Backgrounds

Arrange Text in Columns

Wrap Text Around an Object

Work with Text Boxes

Draw and Resize Shapes

Add Text to a Shape

Create and Edit Freeforms

Add a Quick Style to a Shape

Add Formatting to Shape Text

Apply Colors Fill

Apply Picture, Texture, and Gradient Fills

Apply Shape Effects

Distribute Objects and Align to Grids and Guides

Change Stacking Order

Rotate and Flip Objects

Group and Ungroup Objects


When you want to add objects to a document, you can use Microsoft Office Word as a drawing package. Word provides a wide range of predesigned shapes, line options or freeform tools that allow you to draw, size, ...

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