Microsoft Visio 2016

Video description

In this course, you'll find out what's new in Microsoft Visio 2016, the basics of diagram creation, and how to work in the user interface. From keyboard shortcuts to grids and rulers, you'll discover pro techniques that save time and effort on this sophisticated software platform.

You'll learn to create, size, and connect shapes and text—and add compelling images to your diagrams. Precise object alignment, layers, and shape data management can turn an amateur effort into a professional presentation. With this course, you'll learn to seamlessly integrate hyperlinks into your designs. This course describes how to create time-saving custom templates, optimize print settings for Visio drawings, and produce large-scale diagrams.

You'll even find out how to manage shape sheets and perform basic coding in Microsoft Visio 2016. Whether you're new to this software platform or just need an update on the latest features and pro tips, this course has everything you need to create sophisticated and compelling diagrams!

What You Will Learn

  • Understanding the Microsoft Ribbon, the Quick Access Toolbar, and Backstage View.
  • Creating a new diagram.
  • Manipulating and adding shapes.
  • How to use rulers, grids, and guides.
  • Connecting shapes using lines and dynamic glue.
  • How to resize, position, and connect shapes.
  • Discover how to work with themes.
  • Create an organization chart.
  • Using external shape data.
  • Creating a cross-functional flowchart.

Audience

The course is designed for individuals and office professionals who need to master the capabilities of Microsoft Visio 2016.

About The Author

Simon Sez IT: Simon Sez IT has offered technical courses for individuals, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies since 2008, with thousands of employees who can benefit from the easy-to-learn and hands-on software training. It offers over 8,000 video tutorials on a range of software programs.

Simon Sez IT ensures stress-free eLearning and enhanced employee productivity—whether you implement new software or a technological upgrade in your work environment. With over 600,000 students from 180 countries, Simon Sez IT is the preferred online learning choice for individuals and businesses worldwide.

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Table of contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Introduction
    1. Introduction to Visio 2016 Course
    2. Course Structure
    3. What's New
    4. Acquiring Visio 2016
  2. Chapter 2 : Workspace - Part 1
    1. Start Screen and Backstage View
    2. Ribbon Interface
    3. Quick Access Tool Bar
    4. Keyboard Shortcuts
    5. Using Touch Device
    6. Help and Tell Me Features
    7. Visio Options
  3. Chapter 3 : Basics of Creating Drawings
    1. Creating A Drawing
    2. Exercise 01
    3. Starter Diagram
  4. Chapter 4 : Workspace - Part 2
    1. Shapes Window
    2. Status Bar
    3. Aligning Shapes Using Dynamic Grid
    4. Rulers, Grids and Guides
    5. Page Set-up and Sizes
    6. Exercise 02
  5. Chapter 5 : Working with Shapes
    1. Using Drawing Tools
    2. Selecting Shapes
    3. Resizing and Rotating Shapes
    4. Connecting Shapes
    5. Shape Replacement
  6. Chapter 6 : Working with Text
    1. Text Basics
    2. Exercise 03
    3. Proofing
  7. Chapter 7 : Pan and Zoom
    1. Different Ways to Pan and Zoom
  8. Chapter 8 : More Workspace Features
    1. Saving Workspace
  9. Chapter 9 : Automation Features
    1. Auto Connect, Auto Add and Autodelete
  10. Chapter 10 : Building Organization Charts
    1. Organization Charts Part 1
    2. Organization Charts Part 2
    3. Exercise 04
  11. Chapter 11 : More About Backstage View
    1. Pages in Backstage View
  12. Chapter 12 : Page Setup
    1. Background Pages Borders
    2. Multi-Page Drawings
    3. Exercise 05
  13. Chapter 13 : Themes, Styles and Colors
    1. Fill and Color
    2. Themes
    3. Lines and Effects
    4. Formatting Multiple Shapes
    5. Shape Styles
    6. Theme Customization
    7. Exercise 06
  14. Chapter 14 : ScreenTips, Comments Callouts
    1. Adding Screen tips to a Drawing
    2. Adding Replying to Comments
    3. Adding Callouts
  15. Chapter 15 : Pictures
    1. Working with Pictures
  16. Chapter 16 : Shape Data
    1. Shape Data Basic
    2. Shape Data Types
    3. Adding Data Fields
    4. Shape Data Sets
    5. Exercise 07
    6. Using External Shape Data - 1
    7. Using External Shape Data - 2
  17. Chapter 17 : Groups, Containers, Lists and Cross-Functional Flowcharts
    1. Grouping Shapes
    2. Containers and Lists
    3. Cross Functional Flowcharts
    4. Exercise 08
  18. Chapter 18 : Layers and Shapes Alignment
    1. Layers
    2. Shapes Alignment
  19. Chapter 19 : Working with Hyperlinks
    1. Linking Pages and Shapes, Relative and Absolute Paths
    2. Linking External Objects
    3. On-Page Off-Page Connectors
    4. Web Hyperlinks
  20. Chapter 20 : Reports
    1. Shape Reports
    2. Exercise 09
  21. Chapter 21 : Collaboration
    1. Co-authoring Collaboration
  22. Chapter 22 : Save, Share and Publish Options
    1. Save Options
    2. Share Options
    3. Publishing Drawings on the Web
    4. Exercise 10
  23. Chapter 23 : Custom Template
    1. Creating Custom Template
  24. Chapter 24 : Printing
    1. Print Settings Properties
  25. Chapter 25 : Other Topics Conclusion
    1. Coding, Shape Sheets and Conclusion

Product information

  • Title: Microsoft Visio 2016
  • Author(s): Simon Sez IT
  • Release date: August 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781839214608