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Ten Minute Guide to Microsoft® Visio® 2002 by Eric R. Infanti

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Creating and Saving Custom Templates

Visio 2002 provides a large assortment of Template themes to choose from. Like new Stencil files, Templates can be created to customize your workflow and ease of operations. Template files can be created with preformatting that is already done when it opens. Formatting Templates can consist of anything you can modify, such as the following:

  • Page orientation

  • Page size

  • Drawing scale

  • Foreground pages and names

  • Background pages and names

  • Stencils to open with the template

  • Any shapes or images that can be pre-placed on the template

To create a Template file, you have the control of the above page setup. In addition, you can select any Stencil files you wish to have open with your Template. To create the new Template, ...

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