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Creating Visio 2007 Diagrams

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Microsoft Visio 2007 is a powerful diagramming software that enables you to create different types of diagrams and work environments. This course shows how Visio 2007 has predefined templates and stencils that enable you to create diagrams quickly and efficiently; along with the Visio Help features that allow you to tap into the vast knowledge base both within the help files and online through the Microsoft knowledge base. Once the diagrams have been created, this course demonstrates how to manipulate the shapes and connectors before saving and printing them.

Target Audience
Knowledge of basic word processing and computing; familiarity with the Microsoft Windows and Office environments.


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Creating Visio 2007 Diagrams

  • match Visio-specific terms with definitions
  • identify the main elements of the Visio interface
  • access task panes and additional toolbars
  • use Visio help features
  • recognize when to use each type of Help
  • launch Visio and open a template
  • open an additional toolbar and the task pane
  • access help on a specific feature
  • open a template
  • add shapes to a diagram
  • rearrange stencils
  • select and modify shapes
  • connect shapes
  • organize and modify connections
  • save a Visio 2007 diagram
  • set up pages before printing
  • preview and print a Visio diagram
  • open a template and add shapes
  • select and modify shapes
  • connect shapes using AutoConnect
  • save, setup, and print a diagram
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