Chapter 1.Essential Visio

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Welcome to Visio 2007

What’s the guiding principle behind Visio? Easy: A picture is worth a thousand words. Think of all the media you deal with each day—newspapers, television, magazines, presentations, and so on. They all present information graphically.

Have a table of data? What’s going to be more visually appealing—tall columns of numbers, or a colorful pie chart? What’s going to communicate a point better—a description of an electrical circuit, or a diagram of the circuit itself? Even discussing a new layout for your ...

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