Microsoft Office Visio 2010 - Intermediate Course Outline

Microsoft Office Visio 2010 - Intermediate



Section 1: Managing Visio Files

Lesson 1.1: Using Windows Explorer within Visio

Navigating Using Windows Explorer

Performing Basic Tasks with Windows Explorer

Using Views in Windows Explorer

Using the Windows Explorer Navigation Pane


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Lesson 1.2: Using File Management Tools, Part One

Using AutoRecover

Publishing to PDF or XPS

Setting File Passwords

Saving a Diagram as a Picture


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Lesson 1.3: Using File Management Tools, Part Two

Managing File Properties

Saving a Preview with a Diagram

Saving a Workspace with a Diagram

Removing Personal Information

Reducing File Size


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Lesson 1.4: Adding and Editing Page Backgrounds

Adding a Background to a Single Page

Creating a Master Background Page

Apply a Master Background Page to Other Pages

Editing a Master Background Page

Removing a Master Background Page


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Containers, Callouts, and More

Lesson 2.1: Doing More with Shapes

Using Paste Special

Inserting a Field

Adding Symbols

Adding ScreenTips

Adding Hyperlinks

Adding Data to Shapes


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Lesson 2.2: Working with Containers

Adding a Container

Using the Container Tools - Format Tab

Resizing a Container

Adding Shapes to a Container

Removing Shapes from a Container

Disbanding the Container


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Lesson 2.3: Formatting Containers

Choosing a Container Style

Choosing a Heading Style

Selecting a Container's Contents

Locking a Container


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Lesson 2.4: Adding a Callout

Inserting a Callout

Moving a Callout

Changing the Position of the Callout Line

Resizing a Callout

Changing the Callout Style


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Lesson 2.5: Using Layers

Adding a Layer

Showing and Hiding Layers

Activating a Layer

Preserving Group Member Layers

Coloring Layers

Locking Layers


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Adding the Finishing Touches

Lesson 3.1: Using Visio's Research Tools

Checking Spelling

Using the Research Pane

Using the Thesaurus

Using the Translator

Setting Your Language


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Lesson 3.2: Inserting Pictures

Adding Pictures from a File

Adding Clip Art

Overview of the Picture Tools - Format Tab

Resizing Pictures

Moving Pictures

Deleting Pictures


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Lesson 3.3: Doing More with Pictures

Arranging Pictures

Grouping and Ungrouping Pictures

Cropping Pictures

Rotating and Flipping Pictures


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Lesson 3.4: Modifying Pictures

Adjusting the Brightness and Contrast

Using AutoBalance

Compressing Pictures

Adding a Border

Using the Format Picture Dialog


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Creating Popular Diagrams

Lesson 4.1: Creating Process Diagrams

Creating a Process Diagram

Creating New Subprocesses

Linking Subprocesses

Editing Subprocess Links


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Lesson 4.2: Validating Process Diagrams

Choosing Rules to Run

Importing Rules

Performing a Check

Showing and Hiding the Issues Window


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Lesson 4.3: Creating Cross-Functional Flowcharts

Getting Started

Adding Swimlanes and Separators

Changing Diagram Orientation and Direction

Modifying Swimlane Margins

Choosing a Flowchart Style

Modifying Flowchart Elements


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Lesson 4.4: Creating Organization Charts

Getting Started

Creating an Organization Chart

Modifying the Layout

Changing the Spacing

Arranging Shapes

Modifying Positioning


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Lesson 4.5: Working with Organization Charts

Creating and Using a Synchronized Copy

Importing Data

Exporting Data

Comparing Charts

Setting Organization Chart Options


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Customizing Templates and Stencils

Lesson 5.1: Creating a Template

Creating a New Template

Saving a Template File

Using a Template

Editing a Template


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Lesson 5.2: Modifying Open Stencils

Changing the Appearance of the Shapes Task Pane

Reordering Stencils in the Shapes Task Pane

Editing a Stencil

Closing a Stencil


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Lesson 5.3: Creating Custom Stencils

Creating a New Stencil

Adding Shapes to Stencils

Removing Shapes from Stencils

Saving Stencils


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Lesson 5.4: Organizing Stencils

Copying Shapes from One Stencil to Another

Using the Quick Shapes Stencil

Renaming Stencil Shapes

Editing Stencil Shapes

Resetting Stencils


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions


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