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Visio 101 1 Day | 7 hours | $399 PLUS TAX

This comprehensive hands-on course teaches you how to use Microsoft Visio to create professional diagrams to visualise complex systems, sharpen communication and fine tune business processes. You will practice building both simple and complex diagrams, using templates, shapes and Smartshapes. Prerequisite: Good knowledge of the Windows environment. 

The Basics

  • » getting started
  • » creating a new drawing
  • » saving a drawing

Drawing with Visio

  • » understanding the Shapes Pane
  • » adding shapes to a drawing
  • » connecting shapes
  • » using drag and drop
  • » using cut, copy, and paste
  • » using undo and redo

Working with Shapes

  • » selecting shapes
  • » moving shapes
  • » rotating shapes
  • » resizing shapes
  • » duplicating shapes
  • » deleting shapes

Formatting Shapes

  • » applying a shape style
  • » changing the fill color
  • » changing the line color
  • » adding effects

Arranging Shapes

  • » using Auto Align
  • » using Auto Space
  • » changing the layout of the page
  • » rotating the diagram

Working with Text

  • » changing the font
  • » applying text effects
  • » using the text dialog
  • » changing text alignment
  • » rotating text

Inserting Art and Objects

  • » inserting online pictures
  • » inserting local pictures
  • » inserting charts
  • » inserting CAD drawings
  • » inserting text boxes

Formatting the Page

  • » changing the page’s theme
  • » choosing a variant for the page
  • » applying a page background
  • » adding borders and titles

Managing Pages

  • » inserting pages
  • » browsing through pages
  • » renaming pages
  • » deleting pages
  • » creating background pages

Final Touches

  • » checking spelling
  • » modifying page size
  • » modifying page orientation
  • » using page setup
  • » adding headers and footers

Sharing Your Work

  • » using Presentation Mode
  • » saving as PDF or XPS
  • » saving as an image
  • »printing a drawing
  • » e-mailing a drawing

Customizing the Interface

  • » the ribbon
  • » the quick access toolbar
  • » hiding and showing ribbon tabs
  • » creating custom ribbon tabs
  • » resetting interface changes
  • Runs on request for 2 or more