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How to Make a Printable Certificate in Publisher

Microsoft Publisher is a great tool you can use to craft your certificate. The most advantageous feature that Publisher can offer is that it helps you maximize your time. Frequently used texts and photos are stored in the content library so that you can use them again in different publications you will create in the future. According to Top Ten Reviews, Microsoft Publisher remains a great option for at-home and office users.

You can even make any kind of certificate you want. It might be gift certificates to promote products to your customers or even award certificates to recognize the achievements of your outstanding employees. Thus, you can select certificate templates from Publisher that will match your preference.

Below are easy steps to follow on how to make a certificate using Publisher.

1. Open Microsoft Publisher 

The first thing you have to do is to open your program and try to look for a New Publication panel. You will see the Publications for Print link after clicking the New Publication panel. Click that link to start. Remember to familiarize some of the design tools so you can come up with a professionally designed printable certificate

2. Choose A Certificate Design

Next thing is to choose the design for your certificate. If you are planning to make an award certificate, click the Award Certificate button and if you wish to make a gift certificate, click Gift Certificates from the list of templates. Once you click your chosen button, the designs will be displayed in the window on the right. Start editing the best certificates using your wisely-picked design.

3. Edit The Color Scheme

You will need to click the color scheme panel first so you can make some changes. Choose and click a theme that will match your chosen certificate design and automatically the schemes will be applied. 

4. Change The Texts

You can freely click anywhere on the field and start editing the texts. Replaced those with your desired texts. Remember to make your texts bigger and bolder to appear visually-pleasing. 

5. Insert Images

Click Insert > Image to open the clipart panel. Afterward, browse and choose among different clipart. When you think you found the best, then be ready to click it. The clipart will automatically be placed in the middle of the simple certificate design. Click the clipart to choose it and drag the clipart wherever you want. 

6. Save And Print

The last step to follow is to save and print your certificate. Click File > Save As and name your certificate. Click Save. Then Click File > Print and print your certificate in a high-quality paper.