Inserting & Formatting Text in Visio 2013 for Windows

Visio 2013 (Windows)    |    Beginner
  • 8 videos | 42m 25s
Adding text can clarify the meaning of diagrams. Learn to work with text in Visio, including how to insert, format, copy, and paste; use the spell check and search functions; and use different pens if working on a tablet or phone.


  • Insert text in visio 2013
    Insert special characters in visio 2013
    Copy and paste in visio 2013
    Format your text in visio 2013
  • Proof your document in visio 2013
    Manage your automatic connections in visio 2013
    Use find and replace in visio 2013
    Use different pens in visio 2013


  • 5m 17s
    Text is an important component of a diagram. In Visio 2013, you can insert text in a number of different ways, using text boxes, shapes, or popups. This video tutorial will show you how to use all three tools in your diagram. FREE ACCESS
  • 2m 54s
    If you need a character that you can't find on your keyboard, you can insert a special character. We'll see how to insert these characters into diagrams. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Copying & pasting in Visio 2013 for Windows
    6m 20s
    You can save a lot of time by using copy and paste to create new diagrams. You can copy and paste text, shapes, and even pages. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Formatting your text in Visio 2013 for Windows
    4m 20s
    Once you have inserted your text, you can format it using a variety of different text tools. In this video tutorial, you will find out how to change the appearance of your text using the effects tools, the font settings, and even the color palette. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Proofing your document in Visio 2013 for Windows
    5m 41s
    It's a good idea to do a spell check before you share your documents. Visio 2013 includes a spell check that you can use to improve the quality of your work. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing your automatic corrections in Visio 2013 for Windows
    7m 2s
    As part of spell checking, some words are automatically corrected as you type. Some abbreviations are automatically replaced by the full word. Together we'll see how to change the settings for your automatic corrections. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using Find & Replace in Visio 2013 for Windows
    5m 2s
    You can use the search function to locate a word in your document. We'll check out some different options for improving your search results, like how to use Replace to update your document. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using different pens in Visio 2013 for Windows
    5m 50s
    If you're using Visio on a tablet or phone, you can use the stylus to add notes to a diagram or draw something. We'll see how to use the different pens, how to personalize the appearance, and how to convert your scribbles into shapes or text. FREE ACCESS