Microsoft Visio 2016: Part Two Course Outline

Microsoft Visio 2016: Part Two

About This Course

Course Prerequisites

Course Overview

Course Objectives

How To Use This Book

Lesson 1:
Enhancing the Look of Drawings

Quick Shapes

Change Fill Styles

Change Line Styles

Apply Effects

Activity 1-1

2D vs. 3D Shapes

3D Templates

3D Stencils

3D Format

3D Rotation

Activity 1-2

Add a Background to a Single Page

Create a Master Background Page

Apply a Master Background Page to Other Pages

Edit a Master Background Page

Remove a Master Background Page

Activity 1-3


Review Questions

Lesson 2:
Creating Shapes, Stencils, and Templates

Creating a New Stencil

Add Shapes to Stencils

Remove Shapes from Stencils

Save Stencils

The Favorites Stencil

Activity 2-1

What are Simple Custom Shapes?

Vector vs. Raster Graphics

Creating Simple Custom Shapes

Activity 2-2

What are Master and Regular Shapes?

Stencil States

Master Shapes Commands

Create a Master Shape from Scratch

Activity 2-3

What are Custom Templates?

When to Create a Custom Template

Create a New Template

Using a Custom Template

Activity 2-4


Review Questions

Lesson 3:
Connecting Drawings to External Data

What are PivotDiagrams?

The Pivot Diagram Template

The Data Selector Tool

The PivotDiagram Tab

The PivotDiagram Task Pane

Create a PivotDiagram from an Excel Spreadsheet

Activity 3-1

Microsoft Project

Gantt Charts

Use the Gantt Chart Template

Gantt Chart Options

The Import Project Data Wizard

About the Gantt Chart Tab

Create a Gantt Chart from a Project File

Activity 3-2

What are Microsoft Project Timelines?

Using the Timeline Template

About the Timeline Tab

Using the Import Timeline Wizard

Activity 3-3

What is Microsoft Access?

The Data Tab

Automatically Linking Excel Data

The Shape Data Window

The External Data Window

Change Legend Options

Activity 3-4


Review Questions

Lesson 4:
Leveraging Development Tools

The Developer Tab

What are Macros?

Macro Security

The Record Macro Dialog Box

Macros and Visio File Formats

How to Create Macros

Activity 4-1

What are ShapeSheets?

Types of ShapeSheets

The ShapeSheet Tools – Design Tab

Work with ShapeSheets

Activity 4-2

Drawing Tools

Shape Operations

Shape Names

Shape Behaviors

Shape Protection

Activity 4-3


Review Questions

Lesson 5:
Sharing Drawings

What is Microsoft OneDrive?

Share Drawings with OneDrive

Activity 5-1

Using the Comments Pane

Adding and Editing Comments

Deleting Comments

Marking up a Diagram with Ink

Activity 5-2

Use Copy and Paste

Insert Object Options

Activity 5-3

Publish PDF and XPS

Graphic File Types

The AutoCAD Drawing Format

Web Page

Activity 5-4

Using the Print Screen

The Page Setup Dialog Box

The Header & Footer Dialog Box

Activity 5-5


Review Questions

Lesson Lab 1-1

Lesson Lab 2-1

Lesson Lab 2-2

Lesson Lab 3-1

Lesson Lab 3-2

Lesson Lab 4-1

Lesson Lab 5-1

Lesson Lab 5-2


Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet



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