Great Shelford, Cambridge
1 day course
Please contact us for dates and pricing

This 1 day Microsoft Visio course covers everything from the basics of setting up a new Visio document to transforming your data into a full visual representation. 

This course is perfect for those who need to transform vast numbers and text into graphic diagrams, flow charts, timelines and more, in a quicker and more efficient way.

There’s so much you can do with Microsoft Visio and by the end of this course you will be able to go ahead and create your own visual representations.

Attendees of this course do not need prior experience or knowledge of Visio but may have an understanding of basic workflows and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting.

Course Outline

Visio Basics

  • Getting Started with Visio
  • Using Page Setup
  • Using Print Preview
  • Printing a Drawing

Creating a Drawing

  • Beginning a New Drawing
  • Add Shapes to a Drawing

Connecting Shapes

  • Using Connectors
  • Connecting Shapes Automatically
  • Manipulating Connectors
  • Adding Connection Points

Working with Text

  • Adding Text to Shapes
  • Creating Text-Only Shapes
  • Editing Existing Text
  • Modifying a Text Block
  • Formatting Text

Working with Shapes

  • Using the Drawing Tools
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Moving Shapes
  • Copying Shapes
  • Rotating Shapes
  • Aligning Shapes
  • Distributing Shapes
  • Changing the Stacking Order of Shapes
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Shapes

Creating and Modifying Styles

  • Applying Styles
  • Creating a Template

Working with Stencils and Master Shapes

  • Creating a Stencil
  • Creating a Master Shape
  • Using Automatic Layout

Merging Shapes

  • Using the Union Command
  • Using the Subtract Command
  • Using the Fragment Command
  • Using the Combine Command
  • Using the Intersect Command

Using Background Pages

  • Creating a Background Page
  • Assigning a Background Page
  • Displaying and Modifying Background and Foreground Pages

Working with Layers

  • Understanding Layers
  • Creating a Layer
  • Assigning a Shape to a Layer
  • Displaying Individual Layers
  • Setting Layer Properties
  • Removing a Layer

Inserting Pictures and Objects

  • Inserting a Picture
  • Inserting Fields
  • Embedding an Object
  • Linking an Object

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Public Course Dates

This course is taught at our training centre in Cambridge.  Check our current available dates for this course below and register your place. Please note that payment is not made by the booking form below – Instead, you will be sent an invoice with instructions on how to pay and confirm your place shortly afterwards.

Company Group Training

We also provide group training for companies on dates that work for them. This can be done via our training centre, on-site or virtually. Please submit your details here for more information.

Online Training

This course is also taught virtually. To enquire about virtual remote training please submit your details here.

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