Adding Decorative Elements to Diagrams

In addition to formatting shapes, you can format entire diagrams by adding decorative elements, such as borders, title blocks, and backgrounds. A border is a design that appears around all or part of the drawing page. A title block is a formatted title that can include information such as the date created. A background is a pattern that appears behind a diagram, much like wallpaper on the Windows desktop. Borders, title blocks, and backgrounds are all special types of shapes that can add a professional look to your diagram. You'll find many of these shapes on the Backgrounds stencil and the Borders and Titles stencil that opens with many of the business-oriented templates in Visio, including the Block Diagram ...

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