Microsoft Visio
Basic Skills


Participants will learn the basic skills necessary to begin using Microsoft Visio. No prior knowledge of Visio is assumed.


Windows 98: Basic, Windows 2000: Basic, Windows XP: Basic or equivalent experience

What should you be familiar with?

Session Length

1 Day, 9:00am to 4:30pm


This session is conducted either on site, or at our training rooms.

Topics Covered in this session

Exploring the Visio environment
Visio basics
Navigating in Visio
Stencil overview
Working with objects

Drawing tools

Drawing objects
Additional drawing techniques
Editing objects

Creating basic diagrams

Planning your diagram
Master shapes
Connecting shapes
Dynamic connectors
An introduction to text features
Organization charts
Formatting drawings
Formatting basics
Formatting text blocks
Formatting shapes and lines

Working with pages

Creating and setting up a new drawing
Working with background pages
Working with links

Creating network and brainstorming diagrams

Network diagramming
Rack and directory service diagrams

An introduction to advanced features

Advanced layout and connection
Custom properties

Performance-based objectives
  • Create a new file and use interactive Help, navigate in a Visio file, manipulate stencils, and select, scale, and resize objects.
  • Draw and reshape objects, work with compound lines and duplication techniques, and align, distribute, group, and rotate objects.
  • Plan a flowchart, use master shapes, connect shapes in a diagram, use dynamic connectors, use basic text features, and create a simple organization chart.
  • Use various text formatting options, format text blocks, and format shapes and lines.
  • Set file properties for a new drawing, create background pages, work with detail pages and links, use Print Preview mode, and print a diagram.
  • Create network, rack, directory service, and brainstorming diagrams.
  • Use advanced connection and layout techniques, set custom properties for shapes, and create and modify property reports.

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