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Author: Alan Wright; Chris Roth
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Que, ©2014.
Series: Absolute beginner's guide (Indianapolis, Ind.)
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Wright; Chris Roth
ISBN: 0789750872 9780789750877
OCLC Number: 814373203
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 384 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Getting to know Visio 2013 --
What is Visio? --
Create a basic flowchart --
What else can I make? --
Which edition should I use? --
What is new in the 2013 editions? --
Improved touch support --
Streamlined layout --
The new VSDX file format --
Finding your way around the interface --
The ribbon --
Embrace the tab --
Contextual tabs --
Template tabs --
Customizing the ribbon --
Where did that command go? --
Important features of the Visio application --
The quick access toolbar --
Context menus --
The backstage --
The status bar --
A look at the drawing window --
Task panes --
Rulers and grids --
Manipulating shapes --
1D shape handles --
2D shape handles --
Vertex handles --
Eccentricity handles --
Get around using your keyboard --
Working with basic diagrams --
Making diagrams --
What is a template? --
Working without a template --
Clone your drawing --
Find online templates and samples --
Save your diagram --
Save as --
Autosave --
Working with drawing windows --
Task panes --
Switching between windows --
Working with full screen windows --
Taking control of your diagrams --
Working with pages --
Adding pages --
Inserting pages --
Using background pages --
Rename pages --
Reorganizing pages --
Customizing pages --
Scaling your page --
Working with themes --
The theme gallery --
Changing themes on-the-fly --
Working with color --
Working with shapes --
Find the right shape --
Selecting available shapes --
Frequently used shapes --
Changing shapes --
Saving favorites --
Understanding stencils --
What is a master? --
Creating personalized stencils --
Edit stencil sets --
Searching for shapes --
Manage shapes --
Using groups to organize shapes --
When to use groups --
When it is better to avoid groups --
Editing groups --
Arranging shapes --
Using the dynamic grid --
Straighten up shapes with auto align --
Using position to arrange the diagram --
Old-school grid, ruler, and guides --
When overlaps occur --
Using layout to organize shapes --
Connecting shapes --
What are connectors? --
How to connect shapes --
Understanding connectors --
Connecting shapes versus points --
What happens to connections --
... When I drag a shape? --
... When I split a connector? --
... When I delete a shape? --
Modifying connectors --
Formatting --
Routing styles --
Using line jumps --
Manual override --
Working with connector points --
Adding or removing connection points --
Making advanced diagrams --
Organizing diagrams --
Containers --
Lists --
Callouts --
Screen tips --
Using headers and footers --
Working with text --
Creating text boxes --
Using text fields --
Layers --
Creating layers --
When to add layers --
Shapes: customizing --
Duplicating shapes --
Making several copies --
Resizing shapes --
Rotating shapes --
How to format a shape --
Modifying common format attributes --
Modifying less common attributes --
Using format with groups --
Changing text --
Editing and formatting text --
Modifying text blocks --
Shapes: more than meets the eye --
Understanding special Smartshape features --
What is shape data? --
Right-click menus --
Control handles --
Hyperlinks --
Smart tags --
Import external images --
What you can do with images --
Resizing images --
Working with clip art --
Using excel charts --
Importing scalable vector graphics --
Importing autoCAD drawings --
Adding content to autoCAD drawings --
Printing Visio diagrams --
Just the basics --
Print from the backstage --
The print preview pane --
Test your print job --
Controlling the space around the print job --
Headers and footers --
Margins --
Selecting what you will print --
Printing just a portion of a diagram --
Selecting specific pages in Visio --
Background page printing (or not) --
Selecting shapes to print --
Printing by layer --
Gridlines --
Get high-quality print jobs --
Color printing --
Sharing Visio diagrams --
Share drawings using email --
Visio viewer --
Skydrive --
Social networks --
Creating a web page from your diagram --
Saving to other file formats from Visio --
Creating PDF and XPS files --
XML Formatted drawings --
Older Visio formats --
Getting Visio drawings into other applications --
Office applications --
Other applications --
Exporting drawings to image formats --
Unique needs: touchscreens, custom templates, and complex printing concerns --
Touchscreens --
Switching between touch mode and mouse mode --
Working with shapes --
General touch controls --
The touch keyboard --
Creating your very own template --
A look at complex and multipage print jobs --
Printing tiled drawings --
Using page scale --
Using avoid page breaks --
Printing mixed orientation drawings --
Combine drawings into a single sheet --
Using data --
What can I do with shape data? --
Exploring --
Types and uses --
Creating shape data fields --
Add a simple data field --
Adding lists and format --
Saving a set of shape data fields --
Displaying text in shape data fields --
Creating reports --
Using the report definition wizard --
Generating reports --
Adding totals and subtotals --
Working with external data and data graphics --
Linking shapes to external data --
Look at your external data first --
Using link data to shapes --
What are data graphics? --
How to create a data graphic --
Customizing data graphics --
Additional Visio resources --
Visio viewer --
Resources and tools --
Visio help --
The official Visio blog --
Office.com --
Additional reading --
Websites worth checking out --
Collaborating with Visio --
Sharepoint --
Saving and editing in sharepoint --
Co-authoring --
Markup and review in Visio --
Adding comments --
Using ink --
Using track markup --
Don't share too much --
What is removed --
What is not removed --
Tips for flowcharts, process, and block diagrams --
Process and flow chart diagrams --
Auto resize and flowchart shapes --
Decision shapes --
Using subprocesses --
Swimlanes and phases in cross-functional flowcharts --
Validating your diagram --
Business process diagrams (BPMN 2.0) and sharepoint workflows --
BPMN diagrams --
Sharepoint workflows --
Block diagram tips --
Blend block shapes --
3D perspective block diagrams --
Tips for working with other diagram types --
Working with network diagrams --
Logical diagrams --
Rack diagrams --
Timeline tips --
Org chart tips --
Create org charts manually --
Using the organization chart wizard --
Office and space plans --
Creating plans using shapes --
Space shapes --
Working with dimension lines.
Series Title: Absolute beginner's guide (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Responsibility: Alan Wright and Chris Roth.

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