Inserting Shapes & Images in Visio 2013 for Windows

Visio 2013 (Windows)    |    Beginner
  • 7 videos | 33m 33s
With Visio, you can add a number of different elements to your diagrams. Discover how to work with shapes, images, and links; create a diagram from a template; and create a custom stencil.


  • Perform shape searches in visio 2013
    Add shapes to your diagrams in visio 2013
    Use stencils to insert shapes in visio 2013
    Insert illustrations in visio 2013
  • Insert links in visio 2013
    Create diagrams from a template in visio 2013
    Create a personalized stencil in visio 2013


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    If you're looking for a particular kind of shape, you can use the search function in the shapes sidebar. Together we'll see how to find a shape and how to save your search results for later use. FREE ACCESS
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    You can improve your diagram by adding shapes. There are various tools for basic and personalized shapes. Once inserted, you can modify the shape and save your creation. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using stencils to insert shapes in Visio 2013 for Windows
    4m 20s
    Various pre-made shapes are available in the sidebar under different categories of stencils. We'll see how to find the shapes you're looking for and how to organize your stencil categories. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Inserting illustrations in Visio 2013 for Windows
    6m 31s
    In order to improve the appearance of your diagram, you can insert images and illustrations. This video tutorial will show you how to insert a variety of images, including files from your hard drive and clip art images. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Inserting links in Visio 2013 for Windows
    6m 21s
    Inserting hyperlinks can help make your diagram more informative and interactive. As well as being able to create links to websites, email addresses or files on your computer, you can also create subprocesses within the Vision 2013 file itself. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Creating a diagram from a template in Visio 2013 for Windows
    3m 27s
    With Visio 2013 it's much easier to create basic diagrams using a multitude of available templates. You'll find a sidebar with stencils adapted to the kind of chart you'd like to create. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating a personalized stencil in Visio 2013 for Windows
    5m 13s
    With Visio 2013, you can use the abundant stencils to create your own personal stencil. You can then share this stencil with your company. To create this stencil, you can start from a blank page or add shapes to an existing stencil. FREE ACCESS