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Visio® 2013 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Chris Roth, Alan Wright

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5. Working with Shapes

In This Chapter

How can I find the right shapes for my diagrams?

How can I keep my favorite shapes handy?

What is a stencil?

How do I use Masters?

How can I search for shapes?

Interaction with shapes is so crucial to creating diagrams in Visio that there are a few chapters focused on the ins and outs of shapes. This chapter focuses on the process of finding the right shapes for your diagram and how to keep your trusty go-to shapes handy.

Shapes are associated with stencils, so this chapter spends a little time considering stencils and how to make them work for you.

Find the Right Shape

When you open any drawing window in Visio, you see the Shapes pane. This is your principle means of accessing and finding shapes ...

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