Visio 2007 Foundation Courseware

Microsoft Visio 2007 Training Materials

Foundation Level Training Course

Training Course Outline

A FIRST LOOK AT VISIO 2007

  •     Microsoft Visio 2007
  •     Getting Started
  •     Opening a sample file
  •     Zooming
  •     Pan and zoom
  •     Closing a diagram
  •     The Shapes Pane
  •     The Drawing Page
  •     The Task Pane
  •     To switch Task panes
  •     The Visio Toolbars
  •     The Standard Toolbar
  •     The Formatting Toolbar
  •     Adding or removing Toolbars

GETTING HELP

  •     Typing a question to ask for help
  •     Microsoft Office Visio Help
  •     Help Table of Contents
  •     Printing Help topics
  •     Help Demos
  •     Using the Microsoft Web Site

USING VISIO 2007 TEMPLATES

  •     Types of templates available
  •     Creating a new diagram based on a template

USING SHAPES

  •     About Stencils shapes
  •     Adding a shape to the drawing area
  •     Adding more shapes and connecting them to existing shapes
  •     Adding text to the shape
  •     Manually connecting shapes
  •     Adding text to a Connector
  •     Deleting a Connector
  •     Saving your diagram
  •     Opening a diagram file

MANIPULATING SHAPES

  •     Moving shapes
  •     Resizing shapes
  •     Deleting shapes

ADDING BACKGROUNDS, BORDERS AND TITLES

  •     Opening the background stencil and assigning a background
  •     Using the Border and Title Stencil

MANAGING STENCILS

  •     Displaying the Stencil Toolbar
  •     Displaying / Hiding the Stencil Shapes Pane
  •     Creating a new Stencil
  •     Renaming a Stencil
  •     Saving the Stencil
  •     Adding Shapes to a Stencil
  •     Adding Custom Shapes to a Stencil
  •     Closing a Floating Stencil
  •     Opening the Stencil

FORMATTING TEXT

  •     Format Text Toolbar
  •     Changing the Font Type
  •     Font Size
  •     Font Style, Bold, Italic and Underline
  •     Font Color
  •     Font Case
  •     Horizontally Text Alignment
  •     Vertical Text Alignment
  •     Changing the Line Indention
  •     Changing the Text Margins
  •     Text Background Shading
  •     Bullets

FORMATTING SHAPES

  •     Format Shape toolbar
  •     Shape Fill Color
  •     Shape Fill Pattern & Transparency
  •     Shape Shadow Effects
  •     Shape Line Color
  •     Shape Line Weight
  •     Shape Line Pattern
  •     Shape Line Ends
  •     Rounding Shape Corners
  •     Themes

POSITIONING AND ALIGNING SHAPES

  •     Action Toolbar
  •     Grouping shapes
  •     Ungrouping shapes
  •     Ordering shapes
  •     Bringing a shape to the front
  •     Sending a shape to the back
  •     Sending shapes forwards or backwards
  •     Rotating a shape to the right
  •     Rotating a shape to the left
  •     Free rotating a shape
  •     Rotating text within the shape
  •     Flipping a shape horizontally
  •     Flipping a shape vertically
  •     Aligning shapes
  •     Distributing shapes
  •     Adjusting shape layout
  •     Centering a drawing

FORMATTING CONNECTORS

  •     Layout and Routing Toolbar
  •     Connector routing options
  •     Using curved connectors
  •     Using straight connectors
  •     Setting line jump options

USING SNAP AND GLUE

  •     Using the Snap and Glue Toolbar
  •     Snapping and gluing
  •     Viewing active snap and glue elements
  •     Manually connecting shapes using Dynamic Glue
  •     Manually connecting shapes using Static Glue
  •     Manually connecting a series of shapes

USING LAYERS

  •     Layers
  •     Assigning a shape to a layer
  •     Showing and hiding layers

INSERTING CLIPART

  •     Clip Art

MANAGING PAGES

  •     Moving between pages
  •     Inserting a new page
  •     Renaming a page
  •     Reordering pages
  •     Deleting a page
  •     Creating a background page
  •     Assigning a background page

USING PAGE VIEW TOOLS

  •     View Toolbar
  •     Showing and hiding the rulers
  •     Showing and hiding the grid
  •     Adding Guides
  •     Showing and hiding the guides
  •     Using the Size and Position window
  •     Using the Drawing Explorer window
  •     Setting a drawing scale

GETTING READY TO PRINT

  •     Spell Check
  •     Paper size and orientation
  •     Print Preview

PRINTING THE DRAWING

  •     Selecting a printer
  •     Printer Properties
  •     Print Range
  •     Number of Print Copies

CUSTOMIZING VISIO 2007

  •     Options Dialog Box

 

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