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Serif PagePlus 8.0: How to create a newsletter

Design and publish your annual round robin

3. Type some text into the frame, then right-click it and select Text Format, Character to change the font, size and colour of your text. When you're happy, press ok and drag the text frame to its correct position. Watch out for a telltale X at the end of the frame - this indicates you've got too much text to fit in the box.

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4. We'll need two more text frames for this page: one for the main story and another for its headline. Select the Standard Frame tool and drag the cursor to create two more text boxes. Right-click your text frame and select Frame Setup. Specify the number of columns, gutter size and page margins, then press ok.

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5. You can insert text by typing directly on to the page, but you may prefer to run it past a word processor's spellchecker first. To import text directly from Word, go to Insert, Text File and browse to the document. Tick the box for ‘Text Will Wrap' in the Frame Setup menu to prevent Serif hyphenating words at the end of each line.

Step 5: Serif PagePlus 8.0 PDF Edition newsletter

6. Adding some images will liven up your newsletter. Select the Import Picture icon and browse to the image you wish to insert. The cursor will transform into a box with a ‘+' symbol. Drag the cursor on the page to drop in the image. Drag the cursor further to increase the size of the image.

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