Note: We offer two poster workshops for Dundee students - one using MS PowerPoint and one using MS Publisher. Make sure you download the correct set of files for the workshop you are attending today!

PowerPoint poster workshop

Topics covered in this workbook...

  • Launching PowerPoint and creating a new presentation
  • Specifying poster size
  • Using the Zoom tool
  • Applying backgrounds
  • Working with guides and the grid
  • Adding a poster title
  • Creating Text Boxes
  • Importing text from Word
  • Formatting text
  • Formatting Text Boxes
  • Positioning Text Boxes
  • Insert and resize images
  • Copy a chart from Excel
  • Insert a table
  • Add captions
  • Printing out an A4 copy

Publisher poster workshop

Topics covered in this workbook...

  • Launching Publisher
  • Set up new template/create new poster based on template
  • Set up grids and guides
  • Using the Zoom tool
  • Applying backgrounds
  • Adding a poster title
  • Creating Text Boxes
  • Importing text from Word
  • Formatting text
  • Formatting Text Boxes
  • Positioning Text Boxes
  • Insert and resize images
  • Copy a chart from Excel
  • Insert a table
  • Add captions
  • Preparing for printing