Create, edit, or delete a master page

ShowCreate a master page

You don't have a create a master page each time you open a new publication. Every publication has one master page by default. You have to create a new master page only if you want a variety of layouts in a publication with more than one publication page.

  1. On the View menu, click Master Page.
  2. In the Edit Master Pages task pane, click New Master Page.
  3. In the New Master Page dialog box, do any of the following:

 Note   Only 40 characters will be displayed in the Edit Master Pages task pane.

  • If you want your new master page to be a two-page spread, click Two-page master.

 Note   This option is not available if you are working on a Web publication.

  1. Click OK.

ShowEdit a master page

  1. On the View menu, click Master Page.
  2. In the Edit Master Pages task pane, click the arrow next to the master page you want to edit, and then click Edit.
  3. Edit the page the way you want.
  4. To see the updated publication pages, click View publication pages, and then navigate to a page to which the master page is applied.

ShowDelete a master page

Every publication has one master page by default and must always have at least one master page. As long as you have more than one master page, you can delete any master page you want. If you delete a master page that is used by any publication pages, Publisher will apply in its place the first master page listed in the Edit Master Pages task pane.

  1. On the View menu, click Master Page.
  2. In the Edit Master Pages task pane, click the arrow next to the master page you want to delete, and then click Delete.
  3. In the alert box, click Yes.
 
 
Applies to:
Publisher 2003