Word serves as an alternative to create a folder or other promotional materials, especially in the absence of programs like Photoshop. The Microsoft tool has some advanced features capable of assembling leaflets with ease, whether from a ready-made template or blank document. Regardless of the option, the software can be useful for those who need to create a simple and practical design to print quickly. Here are two ways to create a folder on your PC with Word, the text editor for the Office package.
Five tips for customizing and editing Word documents on your PC
Microsoft tool, Word allows you to customize a folder from resources native to the system Photo: Carolina Ochsendorf / dnetc
Step 1. Word creates documents, by default, vertically. Before starting to create a folder, access the Layout tab and click on Orientation to choose the Landscape (horizontal) format;
Place the Word document horizontally Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. A simple two-fold folder can be created by dividing the Word page into three columns. Select this option on the Layout tab, in the Columns item;
Add three columns to the Word document to create a folder with two folds Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. On the first sheet there will be the external content of the folder. Fill in the columns so that the information is in the correct order after printing. The first column represents the core, seen when opening the material. The second the verse and the third the cover;
Fill the folder in Word in the correct order to fold Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 4. Create a second page in the document to elaborate the contents of the inner sheets. This time, the most intuitive order. Fill the internal columns in the direction of the western reading, from left to right;
Fill in the internal information of the folder in the Word document Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 5. Use the Word Design tab to change the font size and style. It is also worth inserting images to make the material more interesting.
Use Word's design tools to format the material Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 1. Word offers folder templates to use in a simple way. They can be downloaded within the program, as long as the PC has an active Internet connection. To find templates, access the File> New menu;
Create a new Word document to find ready-made templates Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 2. Use the search bar at the top to search for models with the term brochures. Then, select one of the options listed on the screen;
Search for brochure templates in the Word search field Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 3. When selecting a free template, Word shows the characteristics and size of the download. Click Create to download and start editing;
Download a template to use in Word Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Step 4. From there, just enter the information according to the standard and, finally, save to the PC.
Edit the ready Word brochure with your information Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves
Ready. Take advantage of the tips and use Word as a material editor for dissemination.
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