Chapter 2. Creating a New Diagram

Chapter at a Glance

Creating a New Diagram

In this chapter, you will learn how to

Use basic shapes and the Dynamic Grid.

Select, copy, and paste shapes.

Connect shapes with lines and dynamic connectors.

Identify 1-D shapes and types of glue.

Position shapes with rulers and guides.

Use AutoConnect and Quick Shapes.

Use AutoAdd and AutoDelete.

Start a new diagram from a sample diagram.

As you saw in Chapter 1, Microsoft Visio 2010 includes a variety of templates in at least six categories (more in the Professional and Premium editions). One of the easiest ways to begin a new diagram is to start with one of the templates. Some templates ...

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