Microsoft® Visio® stands out among similar applications because of its unique ability to draw a wide variety of diagrams, flowcharts, workflows, and organization structures—anything that can be represented by shapes connected by lines. Most importantly, these shapes can be rearranged and with corresponding lines remaining intact. Visio has improved over the years as features common among Microsoft® Office applications have been added. Today, Visio is well integrated with other members of the Office family as well as Microsoft's cloud-based services. This greatly enriches the sharing and publishing of Visio drawings.
In Microsoft® Visio® 2016: Part 1, you learned the basic skills needed to create and modify various Visio drawings. In Microsoft® Visio® 2016: Part 2, you will learn about more advanced features—making you a more efficient and effective Visio user.
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Microsoft® Visio® 2016: Part 1
This course includes activities that involve using software such as Excel, Access, and Project. While the listed courses are not mandatory, you can still benefit by taking the following Logical Operations courses to gain an understanding of the basics of the software used with Visio in this course:
- Microsoft® Excel® 2016: Part 1
- Microsoft® Access® 2016: Part 1
- Microsoft® Project 2016: Part 1
Detailed Class Syllabus
Lesson 1: Designing Advanced Plans and Diagrams
Topic A: Create a Microsoft Account and Log in to Visio
Topic B: Build Advanced Plans
Topic C: Build Advanced Diagrams
Lesson 2: Enhancing the Look of Drawings
Topic A: Use 3-D Shapes
Topic B: Work with Shape Styles
Topic C: Define Shape Styles
Topic D: Apply Backgrounds, Borders, and Titles
Lesson 3: Working with Custom Shapes, Stencils, and Templates
Topic A: Create Simple Custom Shapes
Topic B: Create Custom Stencils
Topic C: Create Custom Templates
Lesson 4: Connecting Drawings to External Data
Topic A: Make an Organization Chart from an Excel Spreadsheet
Topic B: Generate a Pivot Diagram from an Excel Spreadsheet
Topic C: Create a Gantt Chart from a Project File
Topic D: Create a Timeline from a Project File
Topic E: Connect a Map to an Access Database
Lesson 5: Leveraging Development Tools
Topic A: Create Macros
Topic B: Modify ShapeSheets
Topic C: Build Advanced Shapes
Lesson 6: Sharing Drawings
Topic A: Save and Share Drawings with OneDrive
Topic B: Review Drawings
Topic C: Insert Drawings into Other Office Files
Topic D: Export Drawings
Topic E: Print Drawings