Course Outline

Microsoft Visio 2016 Advanced


Who is this course for?

This course is designed to enhance basic knowledge and provide skills to enable users to produce accurate and effective flow charts within Microsoft Visio.


How long is this course?

1 Day 


What do I need to know before attending?

An understanding of the Windows environment will be assumed and a basic understanding of Visio is acknowledged. 


What will I expect to achieve at the end of the training?
At the end of this course
you will be able to:

  • Understand and apply more advanced Visio techniques including layer properties.
  • Create and control stencils and shapes.
  • Secure files and templates.


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Basic Skills
The Visio screen.
Visio toolbars.
Quick Import.

Working with Shapes
Grouping shapes.
Aligning and distributing shapes.
Resizing shapes.
Relocating shapes.
Using ‘Pan and Zoom’.

Customising Master Shapes
Working with shape numbers.
Working with custom properties.
Creating master field lists.

Understanding the Layers Properties dialogue box.
Exploring existing Visio layers.
Creating new layers.
Active Layers.
Locked Layers.
Hiding Layers.
Layers on Backgrounds.

Working with stencils
Using existing stencils.
Displaying ‘Document’ stencils.
Creating customised stencils.
Creating new master shapes.

File Protection
Information Rights Management
Protecting files against changes.
Protecting Templates.
Converting files to Adobe (.pdf) format.

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