Understanding Organization Charts in Visio 2007

An organization chart is a unique form of flowchart that displays a hierarchy. You could create an organization chart with the flowchart shapes or by drawing rectangles and the lines between them, but with the Organization Chart template in Visio 2007, you can take advantage of several very efficient features:

  • Use the drop-on-top feature To create a chart, you simply drag an employee shape on top of a manager shape to create a reporting relationship and a connector between the shapes.

  • Let Visio 2007 arrange shapes for you You can rearrange branches of a chart and adjust spacing without dragging shapes. Just choose from a variety of themes, and then let Visio 2007 arrange the chart for you.

  • Keep employee ...

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