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Visio 2010 Basic Course

Microsoft Visio





The Quick Source eLearning Series combines three levels of training: Learn It, Try It, and Evaluation. The Learn It section includes high quality video that shows you everything the instructor is teaching. The Try It section allows you to practice what you have learned right in our course. There is no need to switch between the course, and the software that you are learning. The Evaluation section gives you the ability to test your knowledge and receive immediate feedback.

Topics covered in this course:

Getting Started

  • Starting and Exiting Microsoft Visio 2010
  • Identifying the Parts of the Visio 2010 Window
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Using the Backstage View
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Opening a Drawing
  • Creating a New Drawing

Pages & Views

  • Creating a New Foreground Page
  • Working with Foreground Pages
  • Changing the Size of a Page
  • Creating a Background Page
  • Working with Background Pages
  • Zooming In and Out on a Drawing
  • Using the Pan & Zoom Window

Shapes & Stencils

  • Opening a Stencil
  • Creating a Stencil
  • Working with Stencils
  • Inserting a Shape
  • Searching for a Shape
  • Drawing a Shape
  • Grouping Shapes

Formatting Shapes & Themes

  • Resizing and Rotating a Shape
  • Aligning and Distributing Shapes
  • Applying a Fill
  • Formatting Lines
  • Applying a Shadow
  • Applying Theme Colors
  • Applying Theme Effects

Shape Extras

  • Numbering Shapes
  • Protecting Shapes
  • Isolating and Combining Shapes
  • Creating Offset Shapes
  • Inserting a Shape ScreenTip
  • Preventing a Shape from Printing
  • Using Auto Align and Auto Space


  • Creating a Text Block
  • Adding Text to a Shape
  • Working with a Text Box
  • Formatting Text
  • Creating a Bulleted List
  • Checking Spelling
  • Using the AutoCorrect Feature


  • Saving a Drawing
  • Previewing a Drawing
  • Using Print Setup
  • Printing a Drawing Page
  • Sending a Drawing by E-mail
  • Saving a Drawing as a Web Page
  • Removing Hidden Information in a Drawing

Getting Help

  • Using Visio Help
  • Using the Help Table of Contents
  • Searching for Help Topics
  • Getting Help in a Dialog Box
  • Printing a Help Topic
  • Getting Help from Office Online
  • Displaying Access Keys