Visio Professional 2013:


Topic-Level Outline

                         Days:  1

          Prerequisites:  Windows 7: Basic, Windows Vista: Basic, Windows XP: Basic, or equivalent experience

                         Unit 1 :  Getting started

                               Topic A: 0  The start page

                               A-1:                               Exploring the Visio 2013 start page

                               A-2:                               Exploring the new diagram page

                               Topic B: 0  The Visio 2013 interface

                               B-1:                               Exploring the Visio 2013 interface

                               B-2:                               Changing view settings

                               B-3:                               Navigating through drawing pages

                               B-4:                               Getting help using Visio 2013

                               Topic C: 0  Windows, stencils, and objects

                         C-1:                         Working with windows

                         C-2:                         Selecting and moving objects

                         C-3:                         Scaling and resizing an object

                         Unit 2 :  Drawing tools

                               Topic A: 0  Basic shapes and lines

                               A-1:                               Drawing basic shapes

                               A-2:                               Creating lines and arcs

                               A-3:                               Reshaping an arc

                               Topic B: 0  Compound lines

                               B-1:                               Creating a freeform line

                               B-2:                               Creating a compound line with the Line and Arc tools

                               B-3:                               Creating a compound line with the Pencil tool

                               B-4:                               Manipulating compound lines

                               Topic C: 0  Editing objects

                         C-1:                         Duplicating objects

                         C-2:                         Aligning objects

                         C-3:                         Distributing objects

                         C-4:                         Grouping objects

                         C-5:                         Rotating an object

                         Unit 3 :  Basic diagrams

                               Topic A: 0  Planning a diagram

                               A-1:                               Discussing diagram planning

                               Topic B: 0  Creating a basic diagram

                               B-1:                               Adding, connecting, and moving shapes

                               B-2:                               Manually connecting shapes

                               B-3:                               Applying connector shapes

                               Topic C: 0  Working with text

                               C-1:                               Inserting and formatting text

                               C-2:                               Adding paragraph text

                               C-3:                               Adding text to shapes

                               C-4:                               Adding text to connectors

                               C-5:                               Rotating text

                               Topic D: 0  Organization charts

                         D-1:                         Creating an organization chart

                         D-2:                         Changing the layout of an organization chart

                         Unit 4 :  Formatting drawings

                               Topic A: 0  Formatting text

                               A-1:                               Applying basic text formats

                               A-2:                               Using the Text dialog box to format text

                               A-3:                               Applying themes

                               Topic B: 0  Formatting shapes and lines

                         B-1:                         Applying Line and Fill styles

                         B-2:                         Applying a shadow effect

                         B-3:                         Using the Format Painter

                         Unit 5 :  Working with pages

                               Topic A: 0  File and print properties

                               A-1:                               Setting file properties

                               A-2:                               Defining page size and print settings

                               A-3:                               Adding headers and footers in Print Preview

                               A-4:                               Printing a diagram

                               Topic B: 0  Working with background pages

                               B-1:                               Creating a background page

                               B-2:                               Adding fields to a background page

                               B-3:                               Applying a background page

                               B-4:                               Inserting a graphic on background page

                               Topic C: 0  Working with links

                         C-1:                         Creating links to pages and external files

                         C-2:                         Linking to multiple files

                         C-3:                         Linking to an Excel file

                         Unit 6 :  Network and brainstorming diagrams

                               Topic A: 0  Network diagrams

                               A-1:                               Applying topology shapes in a network diagram

                               A-2:                               Creating a new connection

                               A-3:                               Adding and connecting topology shapes

                               A-4:                               Moving shape text

                               Topic B: 0  Rack diagrams

                               B-1:                               Creating a rack diagram

                               Topic C: 0  Brainstorming diagrams

                         C-1:                         Creating a brainstorming diagram

                         C-2:                         Adding shapes from the Outline window

                         C-3:                         Exporting a brainstorming diagram to XML

                         C-4:                         Importing XML data into a brainstorming diagram

                         Unit 7 :  Customization and reporting

                               Topic A: 0  Layout and connection techniques

                               A-1:                               Using guides

                               A-2:                               Adding connection points

                               A-3:                               Selecting objects by type

                               A-4:                               Connecting shapes to new connection points

                               A-5:                               Changing Snap & Glue settings

                               Topic B: 0  Shape properties

                               B-1:                               Adding custom properties to shapes

                               B-2:                               Creating custom property sets

                               B-3:                               Applying custom properties

                               Topic C: 0  Reporting

  C-1:  Creating a report

  C-2:  Running a report

  C-3:  Updating a report

  C-4:  Formatting a Visio Table Report