About this Course

In this course, you will examine advanced features to make you more efficient and effective. You will: Design advanced plans and diagrams. Enhance the look of drawings. Create shapes, stencils, and templates. Connect drawings to external data. Leverage development tools. Share drawings.

Course Outline

Designing Advanced Plans & Diagrams

  • Create a Microsoft Account and Log into Visio
  • Build Advanced Plans
  • Build Advanced Diagrams

Enhancing the Look of Drawings

  • Use 3-D Shapes
  • Work with Shape Styles
  • Define Shape Styles
  • Apply Backgrounds, Borders, and Titles

Working with Custom Shapes, Stencils, & Templates

  • Create Simple Custom Shapes
  • Create Custom Stencils
  • Create Custom Templates

Connecting Drawings to External Data

  • Make an Organization Chart from an Excel Spreadsheet
  • Generate a Pivot Diagram from an Excel Spreadsheet
  • Create a Gantt Chart from a Project File
  • Create a Timeline from a Project File
  • Connect a Map to an Access Database

Leveraging Development Tools

  • Create Macros
  • Modify Shape Sheets
  • Build Advanced Shapes

Sharing Drawings

  • Save and Share Drawings with OneDrive
  • Review Drawings
  • Insert Drawings into other Office Files
  • Export Drawings
  • Print Drawings