How to Create a Newspaper Using Microsoft Publisher

By Shreya Mehta

Microsoft Publisher is an application that allows users to design and publish various print materials, including newspapers. It offers a variety of templates and user-friendly design tools that make creating newspapers an easy task. There are options to add/remove pages, add text and pictures, change color and font schemes, and printing preferences.

Step 1

Open Microsoft Publisher and select "New" from the File menu.

Step 2

Double-click on the "Publications for Print" category. Click on the "Newsletters" category. Select a template.

Step 3

Right-click on a page number icon at the bottom of the screen and click on "Insert Page," "Insert Section," or "Delete Page" if you would like to insert a page, insert a section or delete a page, respectively.

Step 4

Click in a text area, and begin typing your text. Click on a picture, and click on the "Insert Picture" button in the Picture toolbar to add your image. You can add your own textbox or picture anywhere on the page by selecting "Text Box," "Picture from Clipart," or "Picture from File" from the Insert menu.

Step 5

Change the color and font schemes by clicking on the "Page Content" drop-down menu and selecting "Color Schemes" and "Font Schemes," respectively. Newsletter Options allows you to choose if you want one one-sided or two-sided printing.