How to Make a Flyer on Microsoft Word 2007

by Jennifer Habersham
Photo by Janna Rock

Photo by Janna Rock

Making a flyer in Microsoft Word 2007 is very simple. All it takes is a some imagination and a little practice with the software program. There is really no limit to what you can create. It is a good idea to have a rough idea of what you would like your flyer to look like and then add some cool components to it. You can add images, special text, and informative charts to your flyers with just the click of a few buttons.

1

Open Microsoft Word. You can find it under "All Programs" or simple type "word" into your computer's search bar.

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2

Type whatever information you would like your flyer to display. Under the Home tab, you can change the font, size, and color of your letters. You can bold, underline, or use italics to make your wording stand out.

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3

Click on the Page Layout tab and choose "page borders" from the page background section. Here you can choose the color, style, width, and location of your border. Click OK when you are done.

4

Click on the Insert tab. Here you can choose to insert clip art, pictures, charts, or tables into your flyer. To insert any of these items, simply click on the action (icon for clip art, picture, etc.) and choose what you would like to do from the scroll-down menu.

5

Adjust the size of your image by lining your cursor up at one of the corners of the box that surrounds your image. Left click on your mouse, hold and drag the corner of the box till you are satisfied with the size of your image.

6

Run a spell check on your flyer. You can find spell check under the Review tab.

7

Compete a final review of your flyer. Click on the View tab and then on "full screen viewing." This will give a view of what your flyer will look like. If you are satisfied, click on save.

Tip

  • check Changing font sizes and colors and adding pictures to your flyer will really grab people's attention.

Warning

  • close Save your document periodically. This will stop you from losing all of your work if something were to cause your computer to shut down.

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