How to Add Video to Microsoft Publisher

Known for its ability to produce great publications with strong imagery, Microsoft Publisher can also display videos. Videos can be easily inserted in any Publisher document. You can later edit how the video appears in your document.

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Add Video to Microsoft Publisher

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Go to the Insert menu and select Object.

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In the Insert Object dialogue box, scroll down to Video Clip.

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In the dialogue box, go to Insert Clip and select "Video for Windows." Browse and locate the video you wish to insert into Publisher. Click "Open." This process may take a few minutes depending on the size of the video. The video file format must be AVI.

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The video file will appear as an object. To edit the object you must return to the Publisher interface. To do this, hit the Esc key on your keyboard. Use your mouse to resize the box as you wish.

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Save your document.