Working with MS VISIO – Trigraph Professional Solutions

Duration: 1 Day

Programme overview

This 1-day course is designed to provide Participants with a solid foundation upon which to build skills in using MS Visio.

Participants will learn the fundamentals of working with MS Visio through the many practical exercises in the course.

Participants will create Process Flow Diagrams, Flow Charts, Organisation Charts that apply to other type of diagram.

Course Objectives

To be able to use MS Visio to create

  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Flow Charts
  • Organisation Charts

and utilise the various tools and functionality effectively.

Who should attend

Intending, new or recent MS Visio users who want to learn the essentials of this Microsoft software application in a short space of time.

A working knowledge of PCs and Windows is assumed.

Who is the course for
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Course Content

Visio Introduction

  • About MS Visio
  • Business Drawings
  • Sample MS Visio Drawings

Getting Started with Visio

  • Starting MS Visio
  • About MS Visio Solutions
  • MS Visio Screen Layout
  • Wizards
  • About Starting a Drawing
  • Menus
  • Undoing a Command
  • Dialogue Boxes
  • Standard Toolbar
  • Exiting from MS Visio

Getting Assistance with Visio

  • Context Specific Help
  • The Help Menu

File Operations

  • Saving Drawings
  • Closing Drawings
  • Opening Drawings
  • Finding Files

Working with Shapes

  • Placing Shapes
  • Resizing Shapes
  • Moving Shapes
  • Copying Shapes
  • Arranging Shapes
  • Distributing Shapes
  • Grouping Shapes

Using the Drawing Tools

  • Using MS Visio Drawing Tools
  • Rotating and Flipping Shapes
  • Formatting Shapes
  • Adding Colour

Working with Stencils and Text

  • Docked and Floating Stencils
  • Connecting Shapes
  • Dynamic Glue
  • Adding and Editing Text
  • Adding Text to Drawings
  • Zooming In and Out
  • Panning

Using Styles

Multiple Page Diagrams

  • Inserting New Pages
  • Deleting Pages
  • Renaming Pages
  • Reordering Pages
  • Linking Shapes
  • Hyperlinking

Finishing a Diagram

  • Spell Checking a Page
  • Inserting Fields
  • Using Print Preview
  • Printing a Diagram

Creating Flowchart Diagrams

Creating Cross Functional Flowcharting

Creating Organisation Charts

Customising MS Visio Stencil

Trainer Profile

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