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Commercial printing IV: Using the Design Checker in Publisher 2007

Publisher Design Checker checklist
Use Publisher's Design Checker to find potential problems before you print your publication. In Publisher 2007, the Design Checker automatically finds and fixes problems with your publication before you finalize it for printing.

About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson and one practice session for hands-on experience. The practice requires Publisher 2007.
  • A short test at the end of the course; the test is not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Set options in the Design Checker to automatically check for problems in your publication.
  • Stop certain checks from running if you don’t need them to run.
  • Find more information about problems found by the Design Checker.

Before you begin

This is the fourth in a five-course series about preparing a publication for commercial printing. Before taking this course, see:

When you complete this course, go on to Commercial printing V: Using Pack and Go in Publisher 2007.

By using the Design Checker in Publisher 2007, you can get a dynamic list of potential problems in your publication. The Design Checker can be customized to look for only the issues you want to find. You can have the Design Checker automatically fix issues, or you can fix them on your own.

In this course, you'll learn how to use the Design Checker to find and fix potential problems that could ruin your commercial printing job.

To learn more about this course, read the text in Goals and About this course, or look at the table of contents. Then click Next to start the first lesson.

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