Visio 2010 - Beginner

3 Hours, 24 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

This course teaches the basic functions and features of Visio Professional 2010. The primary focus is to get acquainted with creating the different diagrams using the stencils and templates. You will learn how to draw basic shapes and compound lines and arrange objects. You will also learn how to create diagrams, work with text, and apply formatting. Finally, you will create organization charts and brainstorming diagrams, set shape properties, and work with pages.

Course Objectives

Understanding the Visio Environment, Creating Diagrams, Formatting a Diagram, Working with Pages, Creating an Organization Chart, Creating a Brainstorming Diagram

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Understanding the Visio Environment

  • Understanding the Visio Environment
  • Reviewing the Backstage View
  • Working with the Ribbon
  • Working with Windows and Stencils
  • Changing Tab Name

3 - Creating Diagrams

  • Creating Diagrams
  • Working with Shapes
  • Connecting Shapes
  • Using the AutoConnect Feature
  • Using Connector Shapes
  • Adding Text
  • Adding Large Text
  • Using Drawing Tools

4 - Formatting a Diagram

  • Formatting a Diagram
  • Adjusting Spacing
  • Grouping Objects
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Applying Themes
  • Selecting Different Effects

5 - Working with Pages

  • Working with Pages
  • Creating Off Page References
  • Modifying File Properties
  • Inserting a Background Page
  • Adding Fields to Diagrams
  • Working with Page and Printer Setup

6 - Creating an Organization Chart

  • Creating an Organization Chart
  • Creating an Organization Chart Manually
  • Creating an Organization Chart Using the Wizard
  • Adding Synchronized Copies
  • Modifying the Layout

7 - Creating a Brainstorming Diagram

  • Creating a Brainstorming Diagram
  • Adding Topics
  • Adding Legend Items
  • Exporting Diagram Data to XML
  • Importing Diagram Data

8 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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