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Microsoft® Visio® stands out among similar applications because of its unique ability to draw a wide variety of diagrams, flowcharts, workflows, and organization structures—anything that can be represented by shapes connected by lines. Most importantly, these shapes can be rearranged and with corresponding lines remaining intact. Visio has improved over the years as features common among Microsoft® Office applications have been added. Today, Visio is well integrated with other members of the Office family as well as Microsoft's cloud-based services. This greatly enriches the sharing and publishing of Visio drawings. Microsoft® Visio® 2013 : Part 1, you learned the basic skills needed to create and modify various Visio drawings. Microsoft® Visio® 2013 : Part 2, you will learn about more advanced features—making you a more efficient and effective Visio user. In this course, you will examine advanced features to make you more efficient and effective. You will: Enhance the look of drawings. Create shapes, stencils, and templates. Connect drawings to external data. Leverage development tools. Share drawings. Use diagram standards (optional).


Module 1: Enhancing the Look of DrawingsCreate a Microsoft Account and Sign in to VisioWork with Shape StylesUse 3D ShapesApply Backgrounds, Borders, and TitlesDefine Shape Styles

Module 2: Creating Shapes, Stencils, and TemplatesCreate Simple Custom ShapesCreate Custom StencilsCreate Custom Templates

Module 3: Connecting Drawings to External DataMake an Organization Chart from an Excel SpreadsheetGenerate a Pivot Diagram from an Excel SpreadsheetCreate a Gantt Chart from a Project FileCreate a Timeline from a Project FileConnect a Map to an Access Database

Module 4: Leveraging Development ToolsCreate MacrosModify ShapeSheetsTBuild Advanced Shapes

Module 5: Sharing DrawingsSave and Share Drawings with OneDriveReview DrawingsInsert Drawings into Other Office FilesExport DrawingsPrint DrawingsAppendix A: Using Diagram Standards

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