Object Basics

Get to know Publisher 2003 objects and how they work in this free lesson.


By the end of this module, you should be able to:

Modifying objects basics

Watch the video! (5:15 min)

Publisher classifies AutoShapes, text boxes, pictures, clip art, and tables as objects. In Publisher, you have the ability to resize, rotate, and move any object. You can also make other simple modifications to an object, including changing the fill color or border.

To resize an object:

resize object

To rotate or flip an object:

Publisher allows you to rotate an object in 90-degree increments or choose anything in between using Free Rotate.

rotate object

To move an object:

To change color:


Download and save the sample flyer to complete this challenge.