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


Our Introduction to Visio course assumes no prior knowledge of the program and gives users a good basic familiarity with the program interface, showing them how to use the drawing tools to create shapes, how to manipulate shapes and assign them attributes. By the end of the training, users will be confident in using Visio to create basic diagrams and drawings.

First steps

Starting Visio, Using stencils, Using toolbars, Using the shape explorer, Closing Visio

Using Visio

Basics, Opening a file, Moving between pages in a drawing, Adding, reordering, and deleting pages, Saving a Visio file, Closing a Visio file, Using print preview, Using page setup, Printing a drawing

Creating a drawing

Starting a drawing, Adding master shapes to a drawing, Selecting shapes, Zooming in and out in the drawing, Understanding shapes components

Connecting shapes

Using connectors, Connecting shapes automatically, Manipulating connectors, Using the connector tool, Using control handles, Adding connection points

working with text

Adding text to shapes, Creating text-only shapes, Editing existing text, Modifying a text block, Formatting text

Working with shapes

Using the drawing tools, Resizing shapes, Formatting shapes, Moving shapes, Copying shapes

Manipulating shapes

Rotating shapes, Aligning shapes, Distributing shapes, Creating and using guides

Altering shapes

Changing the stacking order of shapes, Grouping and ungrouping shapes, Changing double-click behaviour