Creating a New Publication

Learn the steps you'll need to take to create a new publication in Publisher 2010.

Adding, rearranging, and deleting pages

If you're creating a newsletter or another type of publication with multiple pages, you might find the Page Navigation pane useful. The Page Navigation pane gives you a way to view and scroll through the pages in your publication. It also includes features that let you add, move, and delete pages.

To add a new page:

  1. In the Page Navigation pane, right-click any page, then select Insert Page.
    Inserting a new pageInserting a new page
  2. The Insert Page dialog box will appear. Specify the number of pages to insert and the location where you wish to insert them.
  3. Choose what will appear on the new pages. By default, the pages will be blank, but you can also choose to create pages that include one text box or pages that are duplicates of an existing page.
  4. Click OK.
    The Insert Page dialog boxThe Insert Page dialog box
  5. The new page or pages will be inserted.
    The new blank pagesThe new blank pages

Depending on the template you're using, when you add a new page you may see a dialog box with page layout options.

This Insert Page dialog box includes layout optionsThis Insert Page dialog box includes layout options

To move a page:

  1. In the Page Navigation pane, locate the page you wish to move.
    Selecting the page to moveSelecting the page to move
  2. Click and drag the page to its new location, then release the mouse.
    Dragging the page to its new locationDragging the page to its new location
  3. The new page order will be applied.
    The rearranged pageThe new page order

To delete a page

  1. In the Page Navigation pane, right-click the page you wish to delete, then select Delete in the list that appears.
    The Delete commandDeleting a page
  2. If the page is part of a two-page spread, Publisher will ask if you wish to delete one or both pages. Make your selection, then click OK.
    Choosing which pages to deleteChoosing which pages to delete
  3. The page will be deleted.