Microsoft Publisher Restaurant Flyer Tutorial
Step 07: Group Shapes
Hold down your Microsoft Publisher 2013 Selected Shapes
Shift Key, then select both Shapes.
Select the Microsoft Publisher 2013 Arrange Group Icon
Group Icon from the Arrange Group.
The Microsoft Publisher 2013 Grouped Shape
Grouped Shape will have less Handles surrounding it.
Create 1 Duplicate of this Shape.
With the Step 08: Flip Object Duplicate selected, go back to the Rotate Menu and select Flip Vertical.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Rotate Flip Vertical
The Microsoft Publisher 2013 Shape Flipped Vertically
Shape becomes Flipped Vertically.
Again go to the Microsoft Publisher 2013 Rotate Flip Horizontal
Rotate Menu, this time select Flip Horizontal.
The Microsoft Publisher 2013 Shape Flipped Horizontally
Shape will now be Flipped Horizontally.
Duplicate to the bottom right corner of the page. Draw another Rectangle, then change its Dimensions to Width 6.7 Inches and Height to 9.2 Inches. Move this Rectangle in between the Merged Shapes.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Rectangles
Select the top left Step 09: Shape Fill Shape, and in the Format Tab, select Shape Fill from the Shape Styles Group.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Shape Styles Group Fill
In the Microsoft Publisher 2013 Shape Fill Blue
Shape Fill menu select Blue from the Standard Colors section.
Now the Microsoft Publisher 2013 Shape Fill Darker Blue
Shape has a darker Blue.
For the bottom Microsoft Publisher 2013 Shape Fill More Colors
Shape, select More Fill Colors from the Shape Fill Menu.
This opens the
Colors Window with Tabs for Standard, Custom and Pantone Colors.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Colors Window Custom Tab
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Colors Window Standard Tab
Green Color and click OK.
See the change made to the Microsoft Publisher 2013 Shape Fill Green
Select the Step 10: Shape Fill Transparency Large Rectangle, and in the Shape Fill menu, again select More Fill Colors. In the Standard Tab of the Colors Window, select a light Green Color.
At the bottom of the
Colors Window is a Transparency Bar. Set this to 50%.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Colors Window Transparency
OK to see the Transparent Fill applied to the Rectangle.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Transparent Rectangle
Select Step 11: Shape Outline 2 Shapes using your Shift Key and in the Shape Styles Group of the Format Tab, select Shape Outline.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Shape Styles Group Outline
From the drop down menu select Microsoft Publisher 2013 No Shape Outline
Now you see just the
Set the Large Rectangle Outline to Blue.
Here is the
Background thus far.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Restaurant Flyer Background
Step 12: Pattern Fills
Reselect the Microsoft Publisher 2013 Shape Fill Pattern
Top and Bottom Shapes. Go back to the Shape Fill menu and this time select Pattern.
This opens the
Format Shape Window. Here you will see some Preformatted Pattern Fills. Select the 90% Pattern which is the last Pattern in the 2nd Row. Click OK.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Format Shape Window Pattern 90%
Notice the change to both
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Restaurant Flyer Pattern Filled Background
Step 13: Royalty Free Clip Art
Now we can add an Cutlery Clip Art
Image to the Flyer. The Royalty Free Clip Art for this Restaurant Flyer was downloaded
The Clipart is called Moself Cutlery by Lyo.
Once the Image has been downloaded, you will need to place it into the Flyer.
Step 14: Insert Picture
To Microsoft Publisher 2013 Illustrations Group Pictures Icon
Insert a Picture, select the Insert Tab. In the Illustrations Group select the Pictures Icon.
This opens the
Insert Picture Window.
Microsoft Publisher 2013 Insert Picture Window
After locating your file, select it, then click the
Insert button at the bottom of the window.
The Microsoft Publisher 2013 Inserted Image
Image will appear with Handles around it for Resizing and Rotation.
The Ribbon will change to the Picture Tools Format Tab.
In the Size Group of the Format Tab, set Height to 3 Inches and Width to 2 Inches.