Formatting & Organizing Shapes in Visio 2016 for Windows

Visio 2016 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
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Visio has powerful formatting options for shapes. Discover how to work with selection tools; format, group, organize, and arrange shapes; apply effects; work with layers; connect items; and create containers.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Using the selection tools
    Formatting your shapes
    Applying effects to shapes
    Managing the items in your diagram
    Grouping objects
  • Arranging items on a page
    Using layers
    Connecting items on your diagram
    Creating a container to highlight shapes

IN THIS COURSE

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    1.  Using the selection tools in Visio 2016 for Windows
    3m 5s
    Visio 2016 allows you to select one or more elements at the same time, using the area and lasso selection tools, as well as selecting according to the type of element. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Formatting your shapes in Visio 2016 for Windows
    6m 43s
    You can change the color and styles of both the interior and outline of your shapes. You can go even further by using the preset themes, including personalized Quick Styles for each theme. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Applying effects to shapes in Visio 2016 for Windows
    3m 51s
    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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    4.  Managing the items in your diagram in Visio 2016 for Windows
    3m 40s
    There are many different ways to modify the items within a diagram. You can also move, resize, rotate or delete items. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Grouping objects in Visio 2016 for Windows
    3m 32s
    If you want to manage multiple shapes at the same time, you can create a group. You can then format all the items in the group together, without having to select each one individually. You will also see how to remove an… FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Arranging items on a page in Visio 2016 for Windows
    5m 14s
    Once you've inserted shapes and text, you may need to modify their spacing and alignment. With Visio 2016 you can manage the what appears in the foreground or background and how the objects relate to each other. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using layers in Visio 2016 for Windows
    5m 29s
    Layers can be used to group 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 tools to… FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Connecting items on your diagram in Visio 2016 for Windows
    5m 38s
    In order to create clearer diagrams, you can use connectors to indicate the relationship between items. Here you'll see how to add connections, as well as how to adjust them to your needs. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Creating a container to highlight shapes in Visio 2016 for Windows
    3m 33s
    In order to highlight a part of your diagram, you can create a container, which is a bit like a frame. See how to add objects to your container and format them to be eye-catching and appealing. FREE ACCESS

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