Inserting & Formatting Text in Visio 2016 for Windows

Visio 2016 (Windows)    |    Beginner
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Visio is a powerful and flexible diagramming application, but text adds context. Discover how to work with and format text, use special characters, copy and paste, use spell check and autocorrect, find and replace, and use different pens.


  • Inserting text
    Formatting your text
    Inserting special characters
    Copying & pasting
  • Using the spell check
    Managing your automatic corrections
    Using find & replace
    Using different pens


  • 4m 2s
    Text is an important component of a diagram. In Visio 2016, you can insert text in a number of different ways, using text boxes, shapes, or popups. Here you will see how to use all three tools in your diagram. FREE ACCESS
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    Once you have inserted your text, you can format it using a variety of different text tools. Here, you will find out how to change the appearance of your text using the text effects tools, formatting and font settings. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Inserting special characters in Visio 2016 for Windows
    2m 13s
    If you need to insert character that you can't find on your keyboard, you can do this through Visio's special character feature. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Copying & pasting in Visio 2016 for Windows
    4m 35s
    You can save a lot of time by using copy and paste to create new diagrams. Visio 2016 allows you to copy and paste text, shapes, and even pages. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Using the spell check in Visio 2016 for Windows
    4m 31s
    It's a good idea to do a spell check before you share your documents. Visio 2016 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 2016 for Windows
    3m 22s
    As part of spell checking, some words are automatically corrected as you type. Some abbreviations are automatically replaced by the full word. Here we'll see how to change the settings for your automatic corrections. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Using Find & Replace in Visio 2016 for Windows
    5m 5s
    You can use the search function to locate a word in your document. This can be combined with the replace tool to automatically change a particular word or phrase wherever it appears in the document. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Using different pens in Visio 2016 for Windows
    3m 58s
    If you're using Visio on a touch-screen device or have external hardware such as a graphics tablet installed, you can use the stylus to add notes to a diagram or draw something. Here you'll see how to use the different pens and how to convert your scribbles into shapes or text. FREE ACCESS


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