Microsoft Visio 2010 – Advanced

Course Length: 1 Day
Course Format: Instructor–Led
Course Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Course Description

Course Objective: You will create custom elements and a custom template, represent external data as a drawing, and share your work with others.

Target Student: This course is designed for a person who has an understanding of the basic workflow and the concept of end-to-end flowcharting.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success, it is recommended that you take the following CompuTrain course:

  • Microsoft® Visio® 2010: Introduction
Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a custom shape.
  • Design a custom stencil.
  • Design styles and templates.
  • Design a floor plan.
  • Represent external data in Visio.
  • Share your work.
Course Content
Lesson 1: Creating a Custom Shape
  • Draw Basic Shapes
  • Enhance Basic Shapes
Lesson 2: Designing a Custom Stencil
  • Create a Custom Stencil
  • Customize a Stencil Master
Lesson 3: Designing Styles and Templates
  • Define a New Style
  • Create a Template
 Lesson 4: Designing a Floor Plan
  • Create an Office Layout
  • Work with Layers
Lesson 5: Representing External Data in Visio
  • Generate a PivotDiagram
  • Create an Organization Chart from External Data
  • Import Project Plan Data into Visio
  • Link to a Database
  • Import Excel Data
Lesson 6: Sharing Your Drawings
  • Link a Visio Drawing to Other Applications
  • Convert a Visio Drawing to Other File Formats
  • Print a Visio Drawing