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Microsoft Visio 2010 Step by Step--The smart way to learn Microsoft Visio 2010--one step at a time

April 19, 2011

Microsoft Press

Microsoft Visio 2010 Step by Step

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Sebastopol, CA—Experience learning made easy—and quickly teach yourself how to create professional business and technical diagrams with Visio 2010. With Microsoft® Visio® 2010 Step by Step (Microsoft Press, $29.99 USD), you set the pace—building and practicing the skills you need, just when you need them.

"Visio 2010 is the coolest and most robust release of Visio in the last 10 years," says Visio MVP and author Scott Helmers. "There is more that is new, exciting and possible with Visio 2010 than most long-time Visio users realize."

Helmers adds, "Visio 2010 is easier to use than ever before, in part because this is the first release to implement the Microsoft Office ribbon user interface (UI). Visio is, after all, a visual product, and the ribbon UI is all about visual presentation of related functions that help you achieve your goals."

With Microsoft® Visio® 2010 Step by Step, you will:

  • Learn how to navigate the new user interface—the Ribbon and Backstage view—in Visio 2010
  • Build network diagrams, organization charts, office spaces, floor plans, and other diagrams
  • Connect and align shapes in process diagrams, and create effective flowcharts and workflow diagrams
  • Link Visio diagrams to a data source to visualize the diagram's data, and analyze business data in PivotDiagrams
  • Insert and modify diagrams in Microsoft® Office documents, and collaborate on diagrams in Microsoft SharePoint® 2010
  • Create your own shapes and templates and build custom diagrams

Your online learning resources include:

  • Practice exercises
  • Diagram samples
  • Unlimited access to a fully searchable online edition of the book on the Web

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About the Author

Scott Helmers is a Visio MVP and a Partner with the Harvard Computing Group (HCG), a software and consulting firm that assists organizations with understanding relevant technologies and making decisions about business applications. A key focus for HCG is to ensure that clients work processes are documented effectively so they can be analyzed and improved, as required. Scott is a co-inventor of TaskMap, a Visio add-in that that allows anyone to document all of the important aspects of any business process with only an hour of training. He has worked with numerous clients in Afghanistan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Jordan, Egypt, Ireland, Saudi Arabia, Canada and the United States on projects involving knowledge management, specification of new IT systems, process mapping and redesign, and technology training.

View Scott A. Helmers's full profile page.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/0790145307477

Microsoft? Visio? 2010 Step by Step Microsoft® Visio® 2010 Step by Step
Publisher: Microsoft Press
By Scott A. Helmers
Print ISBN: 9780735648876   Ebook ISBN: 9780735648869  
Pages: 480
Print Price: $29.99   Ebook Price: $23.99  

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