Visio 2010 Essentials

Your participants will learn how to use the basic features of Visio 2010. This workshop is designed to teach you a basic understanding of Visio 2010 in a practical way. This workshop incorporates a hands-on approach to learning. They will get a chance to practice some of the advance features right on a computer.
Visio 2007 is a drawing application that uses different shapes and stencils to help you draw different types of diagrams. You can use Visio to create simple flowcharts, complicated engineering plans, or even floor plans.

Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
Housekeeping Items
The Parking Lot
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Opening and Closing Visio
Opening Visio
Understanding the Interface
Using Backstage View
Creating a Blank Drawing
Closing Visio

Module Three: Working with Files
Saving Files
Opening Files
Closing Files
Switching Between Files

Module Four: Setting Up Your Screen
Showing and Hiding Screen Elements
Adding a Guide
Moving or Deleting a Guide
Changing Ruler and Grid Settings

Module Five: Your First Drawing
Finding the Required Shape
Placing the Shape in the Drawing
Adding Text to a Shape
Resizing, Moving, and Deleting Shapes
Using the Tools Group

Module Six: Basic Editing Tasks
Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
Duplicating Shapes
Using Undo and Redo
Finding and Replacing Text
Checking Your Spelling

Module Seven: Formatting Shapes
Changing the Outline
Changing the Fill
Adding Shadows
Changing Line Types and Ends
Modifying Corners

Module Eight: Formatting Text
Changing Font Face and Size
Changing the Font Color
Adding Effects
Using the Format Text Dialog

Module Nine: Formatting Blocks of Text
Setting the Alignment
Changing the Indent
Changing Paragraph Spacing
Adding Bullets
Rotating Text

Module Ten: Formatting Your Drawing
Selecting Multiple Objects
Using the Format Painter
Applying a Theme
Using Backgrounds
Using Borders and Titles
Changing Your Layout

Module Eleven: Adding the Finishing Touches!
Validating Your Drawing
Using the Page Setup Group
Saving Your Drawing as a Picture
Printing Your Drawing
E-mailing Your Drawing

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Review of Parking Lot
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations