Publisher 2010 Custom Building Blocks

Publisher 2010 allows you to reuse content for your publications.  They are called building blocks.

building blocks publisher

Let me share with you the steps to creating your custom building block.

Step 1: Right click the object that you would like to use again in the future and chose “Save As Building Block…”

Publisher2010 Save As Building Block

Step 2: Name the building block and select a location for it. In this example, I saved mine to the Advertisements Gallery.

Publisher2010 name a building block

Step 3: When you are ready to insert your building block, click the Insert tab, then the building block gallery command you saved it in. Finally click the building block you want and it will appear in your publication.

Publisher 2010 insert a building block

That’s all there is! You will save time and have a greater sense of organization and productivity when you apply building blocks to your publications.


About Steve Chase

I want to help you work in your business, so you can work on your business. I want to help you achieve your goals and help you have a successful small business journey. I understand that keeping up with the latest technology and cloud based computer trends can be difficult, when you’re running your day to day business. But, it is crucial that you keep up with the technology and best understand your options, in order to thrive in this new era of online business. I can help you discover the right software and tools for your business, train your team on how to use them, and mentor you to best serve and delight your customers. My certifications include: QuickBooks ProAdvisor, Microsoft Office Specialist Master, and OntraPort Certified Consultant. Please contact me on my new website at
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3 Responses to Publisher 2010 Custom Building Blocks

  1. Stephen says:

    I am preparing an article for a newsletter and would like to use a mobile phone image displaying my choice of text correspondence, can you assist me with this please.

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