Presentation Style: Tutor-led Classroom
Duration: 1 Day
Course Time: 09:30 - 16:30hrs
Course Location: Northampton
Cost: Public Courses: £225 + VAT per delegate (call for group discounts)
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What will you learn on this Microsoft Visio course?

This one-day Visio course is an introduction to this Microsoft application and will guide users through the design and management of basic diagrams, workflows and charts.

Course Content

Module One - Getting Started

The shapes window, stencils, Masters, Quick shapes, The drawing window, The current drawing page, Splitting the window display, Minimizing the shapes window, Minimising the ribbon, Rulers, Page tabs, Scroll bars, Visio status bar, Zoom controls, Fit page to current window, Switching between Visio windows, Visio Templates

Module Two - Shapes and Connectors

Adding shapes to the drawing area, Connector & pointer tools, Inserting a different shape, Adding text to the shape & connector, Deleting a connector, Moving, resizing & deleting shapes

Module Three - Formatting Text and Shapes

Formatting commands, Changing the font type and size, Font style, bold, italic, underline, colour and case, More paragraph formatting options, Horizontally and Vertical text alignment, Changing the line indent, Text rotation and bullets

Module Four - Formatting Shapes

Shape fill colour, line colour & thickness, Shape effects, Modifying connection arrows, Rounding shape corners, Adding Text to Shapes, Duplicating Shapes, Scaling and resizing Shapes, Using Themes (2007 version only)

Module Five - Manipulating Shapes

Grouping, Ungrouping and ordering shapes, Sending shapes forwards or backwards, Rotating a shape, Rotating text within a shape, Flipping a shape horizontally and vertically, Aligning shapes, Distributing shapes, Adjusting shape layout

Module Six - Formatting Connectors

Using curved connectors, Using straight connectors, Using right angle connectors, Setting line jump options

Module Seven - Essential Skills

Snapping and gluing, Displaying the snap and glue dialog box, Using glue to shape, Using glue to connection point, Layers, Assigning a shape to a layer, Showing and hiding layers

Who should take this course?

This course is designed for delegates with a basic appreciation of drawing applications and design concepts.

Additional Information

  • Buffet lunch included and free parking (only for courses held at Paradise Training Centre)
  • Joining instructions will be sent prior to attending the course