Formatting & Organizing Shapes in Visio 2013 for Windows

Visio 2013 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Using shapes in your Visio diagrams can make them more meaningful. Discover how to customize shapes, organize items on a page, use layers, add item connectors, and create a container to highlight shapes.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • manage the items in your diagrams in Visio 2013
    group objects in Visio 2013
    format shapes in Visio 2013
    apply effects to shapes in Visio 2013
  • arrange items on a page in Visio 2013
    use layers in Visio 2013
    connect items on your diagram in Visio 2013
    create a container to highlight shapes in Visio 2013

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Managing the items in your diagram in Visio 2013 for Windows
    4m 48s
    There are many different ways to change the items within a diagram. You can create a zone and select more than one item. You can also move, resize, or delete items. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Grouping objects in Visio 2013 for Windows
    4m 7s
    If you'd like to manage multiple shapes at the same time, you can create a group, which means you can select the group and apply formatting, without having to select each item. If you then need to apply changes to a… FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Formatting your shapes in Visio 2013 for Windows
    4m 30s
    You can change the color of the inside of your shapes or the style of the outlines. You can go even further by using the preset themes, including personalized Quick Styles for each theme. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Applying effects to shapes in Visio 2013 for Windows
    3m 41s
    You can apply very specific effects to the objects in your diagrams, including shadows, reflections, and 3D rotation. You can change the angles, distances, intensity, and colors for these effects. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Arranging items on a page in Visio 2013 for Windows
    3m 15s
    Once you've inserted shapes and text, you may need to modify the spacing and alignment of the different items in your diagram. With Visio 2013 you can manage the what appears on top and how the objects are related to… FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Using layers in Visio 2013 for Windows
    4m 47s
    Layers can be used to group different shapes together, thereby allowing you to manage and organize them as a single entity. For example, once you have attributed a particular layer to your shapes, you can use the layer… FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Connecting items on your diagram in Visio 2013 for Windows
    4m 36s
    In order to create clearer diagrams, you can use connectors to indicate the relationship between items. We'll see how to add connections, as well as how to adjust them to your needs. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Creating a container to highlight shapes in Visio 2013 for Windows
    5m 21s
    In order to highlight a part of your diagram, you can create a container, which is a bit like a frame. We'll look at how to add objects to your container and make them look pretty. FREE ACCESS

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