Visio 365 Classes

Visio 365 Classes

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Visio 101: Visio Overview

This overview describes the basic layout of the program. You'll learn about:

  • Pinning and unpinning templates or recently used files
  • Working with basic and workflow diagrams
  • Switching between drawings
  • Working with shapes and connectors
  • Adding text to a shape
  • Saving a Visio drawing

101 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 102: Working with Shapes

This class concentrates on shapes. You'll learn about:

  • Managing and selecting
  • Grouping and ungrouping
  • Aligning
  • Formatting
  • Applying fills, lines, and effects
You'll also see how to change page orientation and size and work with Containers.

102 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 103: Formatting Shapes

During this hour, we'll go into formatting details. You'll learn more about:

  • Drawing tools
  • Common formatting options
  • Line styles
  • Fill command
  • Effect command

103 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 104: Working with Text Boxes

In this session, you'll see how to work with Text Boxes. You'll find out how to:

  • Insert, move, and edit Text Boxes
  • Add text to shapes
  • Format text
  • Work with the Text dialog box

104 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 201: Introduction to Layers

This course demonstrates how to create and use layers in your Visio diagrams. You'll learn to:

  • Add a layer
  • Assign shapes to a layer
  • Select objects on a layer
  • Customize layer properties

201 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 202: Creating Stencils

During this hour, you'll learn how to create and use stencils in Visio. You'll learn the difference between stencils and templates, as well as how to:

  • Select stencils
  • Create a new stencil
  • Add and remove shapes in a stencil
  • Float a stencil window
  • Open stencils
  • Use the My Shapes folder

202 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 203: Themes

This lesson introduces you to themes. You'll see how to:

  • Apply various themes to your diagram
  • Create your own custom themes
  • Change theme font, color, or effect
You'll also learn how to use the various groups on the Visio Design Tab.

203 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 204: Understanding Shape Data

During this hour, you'll learn about shape data, what it is, and how it can be used in a Visio project. You'll find out how to:

  • Define shape data
  • Customize shape data
  • Add new fields


204 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 301: Organizational Charts

During this session, we'll show you how to create a chart using the Organizational Chart Wizard. Then you'll modify the chart using the Org Chart Tab groups:

  • Layout
  • Arrange
  • Shapes
  • Picture 
  • Organization Data

301 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 302: Floor Design Layouts

This course demonstrates how to use and modify the Office Layout and Floor Plan templates. You'll see how to set and modify:

  • Drawing dimensions
  • Printer setup
  • Page size
  • Drawing scale
  • Page properties
  • Layout and routing

302 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 303: Creating Templates

In this segment we'll explore how to create and use your own custom Visio templates. We'll discuss:

  • Things to consider before saving a drawing or template
  • Setting the default personal templates location
  • Saving a template using a custom template


303 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 401: Importing and Linking Data

This course demonstrates how to import or link data from a database or spreadsheet into a Visio project. You'll learn how to:

  • Import data from Excel and Access 
  • Link data to new or existing Visio shapes
  • Unlink a shape from external data
  • Update linked data

401 Course Dates & Times

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Visio 402: Visio Printing Options

This lesson explains the various ways you can print a Visio project. You'll find out about:

  • Page and printer setup
  • Page size
  • Drawing scale
  • Page properties
  • Layout and routing
  • Print options
  • Headers and footers

402 Course Dates & Times

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