Chapter 2. Working Around the Diagram

In this chapter, you learn how to manage and work with templates, drawing files, documents, pages, backgrounds, themes, stencils, and master shapes.

You will spend the majority of your Visio life dropping, moving, resizing, formatting, connecting, and adding text to shapes. But all that work will be easier if you understand the bits and pieces that surround the diagram and complete the Visio story.

Getting Started with a New Drawing

You can create a new Visio document in several ways. You briefly saw the template gallery and used the Basic Flowchart template in the preceding chapter. Now, take a look at templates and the various other ways to start new diagrams.

Navigating the Template Gallery

When you start ...

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