8. Making Advanced Diagrams

In This Chapter

How do I keep shapes contained?

How can I best use callouts and ScreenTips?

Texting etiquette in Visio.

If onions have layers, can diagrams have layers, too?

As you look at advanced diagrams you will learn about a few tools that will help you add complexity to your drawings without getting lost in the process. In this chapter, you quickly embrace these tools as time-saving and valuable ways to present your ideas through Visio.

Although Visio is mainly a graphical presentation of your information, text is an important part of almost all diagrams. This chapter spends some time looking at text. Just like ogres and onions, Visio drawings have layers. You might recall Donkey explaining to Shrek ...

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