Microsoft Visio Advanced (1 day – £595, plus VAT)

Our Advanced Visio course shows users with some experience how to use more sophisticated features such as styles, templates, stencils, master shapes and background pages. Delegates will also learn to add images to a diagram, work with layers and be shown the various commands for merging shapes as well as working with shapesheets and hyperlinks.


Creating and modifying styles, Applying styles, Creating a template

Stencils and master shapes

Creating a stencil, Creating a master shape, Using the master drawing window, Protecting shapes and documents, Changing shape behaviour, Using automatic layout

Merging shapes

Using the union command, Using the subtract command, Using the fragment command, Using the combine command, Using the intersect command

Using background pages

Creating a background page, Assigning a background page, Displaying and modifying background and foreground pages

Working with layers

Understanding layers, Creating a layer, Assigning a shape to a layer, Displaying individual layers, Setting layer properties, Removing a layer

Pictures and objects

Inserting a picture, Inserting fields, Embedding an object, Linking an object

Working with shapesheets

Understanding the shapesheet, Changing shapesheet properties, Using the smartshape wizard

Using special features

Viewing custom properties of a shape, Adding a custom property to a shape, Using the property report wizard, Working with hyperlinks, Adding a hyperlink