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Serif PagePlus 8.0: How to create a newsletter

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7. Once you're happy with the size of your image, you'll need to wrap the text around it. Right-click the image and select Wrap Settings. Select the way you want text to wrap around the image, then hit ok. You'll also need to alter the size of your text frame to ensure all the copy can be seen.

Step 7: Serif PagePlus 8.0 PDF Edition newsletter

8. To lighten the tone, consider adding spoof adverts, invites to forthcoming events or even a calendar of birthdays to your newsletter. These will look better in a different colour box to your main stories. Right-click a text frame and choose Fill, then select a solid colour or gradient (a graduated tint) from the menu.

Step 8: Serif PagePlus 8.0 PDF Edition newsletter

9. Once you've selected the type of Fill you want, you'll be offered a palette of colours; choose one and press ok. All that's left is to add some text and images to your advert. Be careful when selecting the colour of your text - if it's too close to the box colour, it won't be easy to read.

Step 9: Serif PagePlus 8.0 PDF Edition newsletter

10. You're almost ready to print your newsletter. Check that all the elements are where you want them, and that there's no left-over text. It's also worth giving the text one last scan with the spellchecker. Finally, preview your document and select File, Print or File, Publish as PDF.

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