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Microsoft Visio


This course is for new and existing users of Visio who wish to acquire the basic skills required to create, edit, format and print Visio drawings effectively.


The Visio Screen

Working with the Ribbon, Tabs and Groups

Modifying the Quick Access Toolbar

Using the Status Bar, zoom & views



Creating a drawing

Using Visio templates & stencils

Creating a flowchart

Adding & deleting shapes

Entering text in shapes & text boxes

Inserting symbols & dynamic fields

Selecting shapes

Resizing & moving shapes

Aligning & distributing shapes

Connecting shapes & AutoConnect


Editing a drawing

Formatting shape fill & line

Formatting text

Rotating shapes & text within shapes

Grouping shapes

Working with containers

Copying shapes


Working with pages

Inserting, renaming & deleting new pages

Adding Visio background pages

Creating a custom background page

Deleting background pages


Creating a cross-functional flowchart

Using the cross-functional flowchart template

Adding & deleting functional bands

Continuing the flowchart on new pages


Creating an organisation chart

Using the organisation chart template

Adding organisation chart shapes

Changing the chart layout

Re-arranging shapes

Formatting the chart

Adding & removing pictures to shapes

Synchronising large organisation charts


Creating business diagrams

Creating & editing a brain storming diagram



Page Setup

Headers & footers

Print preview & printing

No previous knowledge of Visio is required however delegates should be able to use a computer.



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