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Microsoft Office Visio 2010: Advanced

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Our Microsoft Office Visio 2010: Advanced courseware and training materials will help students leverage the power of Visio and do more with diagrams.

Section One
discusses how to add CAD drawings, objects, and charts to a diagram.

Section Two
covers how to use My Shapes and Quick Shapes, create and manage master shapes, and create shape reports.

Section Three
looks at how to add comments and markup to a diagram.

Section Four
explores ways to add data to graphics, including the Shape Data window, shape data sets, linking external data, creating external graphics, and using

Section Five
wraps up Microsoft Office Visio 2010: Advanced and is all about PivotDiagrams. Information on creating a PivotDiagram, changing its appearance, modifying data, and adding extra information with data graphics is all included.

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Section 1: Adding Drawings and Charts to Your Diagram

Lesson 1.1: Inserting CAD Drawings

Inserting a Drawing

Moving a Drawing

Resizing a Drawing

Deleting a Drawing


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Lesson 1.2: Inserting Objects

Inserting Objects

Moving Objects

Resizing Objects

Deleting Objects


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Lesson 1.3: Inserting Charts

Inserting a Chart

About the Chart Tools Tabs

Moving Charts

Resizing Charts

Deleting Charts


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Lesson 1.4: Working with Charts

Editing Chart Data

Selecting Chart Data

Changing the Type of Chart

Applying a Chart Style

Formatting Individual Chart Elements


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Section 1: Case Study

Section 1: Review Questions

Section 2: Customizing Shapes

Lesson 2.1: Using My Shapes and Quick Shapes

Understanding My Shapes

Understanding Quick Shapes

Adding Shapes to My Shapes or Quick Shapes

Organizing My Shapes


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Lesson 2.2: Creating Master Shapes

Creating a Master Shape

Renaming a Master Shape

Editing Master Shapes

Deleting a Master Shape


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Lesson 2.3: Working with Master Shapes

Editing Master Shape Properties

Adding Master Shapes to Another Stencil

Modifying Master Shape Icons

Using My Shapes and Quick Shapes with Master Shapes


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Lesson 2.4: Creating Shape Reports

Viewing Existing Reports

Creating a New Report

Modifying Reports

Deleting Reports


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Section 2: Case Study

Section 2: Review Questions

Section 3: Reviewing Diagrams

Lesson 3.1: Using Comments

Adding Comments

Editing Comments

Navigating Through Comments

Deleting Comments


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Lesson 3.2: Markup Tools

Marking up a Diagram with Ink

Showing and Hiding Markup

Using the Reviewing Pane

Deleting Markup


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Lesson 3.3: Using Ink Tools

Toggling Ink On or Off

Using the Ink Tools - Pens Tab

Using the Pen or Highlighter

Configuring Pen and Highlighter Appearance

Erasing Marks

Closing Ink Mode


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Section 3: Case Study

Section 3: Review Questions

Section 4: Adding Data to Your Graphics

Lesson 4.1: Adding Data to Shapes

Using the Shape Data Window

Using the Define Shape Data Dialog

Configuring Shape Data Sets

Applying Shape Data Sets


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Lesson 4.2: Linking External Data to Shapes

Manually Linking Shape Data

Using the External Data Window

Automatically Linking Shapes

Refreshing the Data Source

Removing Data Links


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Lesson 4.3: Using Data Graphics

Understanding Data Graphics

Inserting Data Graphics

Creating Custom Data Graphics

Editing Data Graphics

Removing Data Graphics


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Lesson 4.4: Creating Legends

Adding a Legend

Editing a Legend

Adding Text to a Legend

Adding Shapes to a Legend

Removing a Legend


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Section 4: Case Study

Section 4: Review Questions

Section 5: Creating PivotDiagrams

Lesson 5.1: Getting Started

Creating a PivotDiagram

About the PivotDiagram Tab

Adding Categories

Adding Totals

Showing and Hiding PivotDiagram Elements


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Lesson 5.2: Editing the Diagram

Applying Shapes

Moving Shapes

Collapsing Shapes

Promoting and Demoting Shapes

Merging and Unmerging Shapes


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Lesson 5.3: Using PivotDiagram Tools

Sorting Data

Changing the Direction of the Diagram

Aligning Shapes in the Diagram

Using the Re-Layout Command


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Lesson 5.4: Working With Your Data

Refreshing Data

Changing the Data Source

Changing PivotDiagram Options

Editing Data for Individual Shapes

Using Data Graphics in PivotDiagrams


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Section 5: Case Study

Section 5: Review Questions


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