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Microsoft® Office Visio® 2007 Step by Step by Resources Online, Judy Lemke

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Working Within the Visio Environment

When you start a diagram, the Visio window opens. The Visio window contains the Visio menus and toolbars. It also contains the Shapes window, drawing page, pasteboard, and rulers in a drawing window. The stencils that contain the shapes you need are located in the Shapes window to the left of the drawing page. Visio also includes special-purpose windows, menus, and toolbars for creating particular types of diagrams.

The main elements of the Visio environment that most people typically work with are the following:

  • Shapes window. The Shapes window contains the stencils and Search For Shapes box that makes it easy for you to find any shape you need for your drawing.

  • Drawing page. The Visio drawing page resembles ...

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