Microsoft Visio Advanced
- 2 hours on-demand video
- 2 downloadable resources
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- Upon successful completion of this course, delegates will be able to: Create a custom shape; Design a custom stencil; Design styles and templates; Design a floor plan; Represent external data in Visio; Share work
- The course is designed for people with an understanding of the basic workflow and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting. Delegates should be thoroughly conversant with the skills and concepts covered in the Introduction course.
MODULE 1: Customizing Shapes and Stencils
Learning outcomes: Create custom shapes using drawing tools and shape operation commands. Store groups of shapes in customized stencils, to allow easy access to masters and options to edit the shapes within the stencil.
Creating Custom Shapes
Shape Operation Commands
Creating a Custom Stencil
Editing Masters within a Stencil
MODULE 2: Designing Styles and Templates
Learning outcomes: Design and customize bespoke styles and settings to standardize Visio drawings. Ensure diagrams conform to a corporate identify by creating sets of theme colors and customized templates.
Creating a New Style
Creating a Template
MODULE 3: Designing Floor Plans
Learning outcomes: Use floor plan shapes to create a representation of a building plan. Ensure accuracy by using floor plan settings, with scale and dimension controls. Work with layers to show and hide detail.
Setting Up an Office Layout
Creating an Office Layout
Working with Layers
MODULE 4: Working with External Data
Learning outcomes: Import data from other Microsoft applications: Excel to create an organization chart and workflow diagram, Project to create a Gantt chart, and Access to associate database data with diagram shapes.
Creating an Organization Chart using External Data
Importing Project Planning Data (Gantt Chart)
Linking Shapes to a Database
Importing Data from Excel
MODULE 5: Visio and other Programmes
Learning outcomes: Link Visio data and adjust formats to display diagrams in other applications. Link a calendar created in Visio into Microsoft Word and create a web page displaying interactive data in a diagram.
Linking to Microsoft Word
Saving as a Web Page
Saving in Other Formats
MODULE 6: Automating Visio Tasks
Learning outcomes: Set up, record and edit basic macros in Visio, in order to automate tasks and save time when creating diagrams. Customize the properties of shapes in a diagram using ShapeSheets.
Creating a Basic Macro in Visio
Editing a Basic Macro in Visio
Using ShapeSheets in Visio Diagrams
- This course is for anybody wanting to extend their basic knowledge and use of MS Visio, and make them complete users