Microsoft Visio FundamentalsMicrosoft Visio:

Objectives: This course has been designed to give delegates a solid understanding of the Visio environment. It covers using drawing tools and creating/formatting basic diagrams, drawings, flowcharts and organisation charts.

Course Outline
Microsoft Visio 1 Day


Delegates wishing to attend this course do not require any previous experience of Visio but should be proficient with a keyboard, mouse and basic Windows skills.

Overview of Visio:
  • Starting Visio
  • The Visio Interface
  • Visio navigation
  • Menus & Wizards
File Operations:
  • Different types of Visio Document
  • Saving & Closing Drawings
  • Opening Drawings
  • Finding Files
Working with Shapes:
  • Placing & Resizing Shapes
  • Moving & Copying Shapes
  • Using the Stamp Tool
  • Changing the Stacking Order
  • Multiple Shapes & Grouping Shapes
  • Arranging & Distributing Shapes
Working with Stencils & Text:
  • Docked & Floating Stencils
  • Connecting Shapes
  • Adding & Editing Text
  • Zooming & Panning
  • Applying & Creating Styles & Themes
Process Diagrams:
  • AutoConnect & the AutoConnect Tool
  • The Connection Point tool
  • Using Backgrounds & Themes
  • Cross-Functional Flow Charts
Organisation Charts
  • Organisation Charts
Multiple Page Diagrams:
  • Inserting & Deleting Pages
  • Renaming & Reordering Pages
  • Linking Shapes
  • Background Pages
  • Creating new Layers
  • Display, Hiding & Locking Layers
  • Placing Shapes on Layers
  • Printing Layers
Finishing a Diagram:
  • Spell Checking a Page
  • Inserting Fields
  • Using Print Preview
  • Printing a Diagram
  • Printing large Drawings
Sharing Diagrams with other Applications:
  • Copying data to another Applications
  • Inserting a Picture
  • Inserting a Field
  • Using Hyperlinks
  • Using the ‘Insert, Object’ dialog box
  • ‘DDE’ versus ‘OLE’
Customising Visio:
  • Editing Stencils & the Master Shape
  • Creating & Editing Templates
  • Adding & Editing Toolbars
  • Customising the Grid
  • Customising the Snap-To Option


Trainer-led course with hands-on experience.

Tags: Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Visio

About the Trainers

Qualifications - European Computing Driving License (ECDL) Microsoft Office Specialists (MOS) Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS), Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist (MCAS), 2 of our trainers have taken the Institute of Learning Management Train the Trainer Master Class Award. Every trainer has a minimum of 5 years training experience.


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