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Microsoft Visio Training Resources


Below you will find useful informational articles , including tips and tricks, how-to articles etc. Content is updated on a weekly basis. We also offer training training on Microsoft Visio.


Visio Learning Resources:

The Visio Interface
MS Word LogoVisio 2010 has a new interface that builds on interface from the previous version of Visio. Visio 2010 uses the ribbon interface that was introduced in Microsoft Office 2007 applications. Each tab in the ribbon contains many tools for working with your drawing. To display a different set of commands, click the tab name. Buttons are organized into groups according to their function. Read more.


Setting up the Visio Screen
MS Word LogoIn this module, you will learn how to set up your Visio screen. You have different elements to help you create your drawing, which you can show or hide as needed. This module will explain how to add, move, and delete a guide. It will also explain how to change the ruler settings and the grid settings. Read more.

Your first Visio Document
MS Word LogoIn this module, you will create your first drawing. Drawings consist of shapes. This module will cover how to find the right shape and place it on your drawing. You’ll learn how to add text to shapes. You’ll learn how to work with shapes, including resizing, moving, and deleting shapes. This module will also cover using the Tools group, which helps with refining your shapes.. Read more.


Moving Objects in Visio
MS Word LogoVisio 2010 has a new interface that builds on interface from the previous version of Visio. Visio 2010 uses the ribbon interface that was introduced in Microsoft Office 2007 applications. Each tab in the ribbon contains many tools for working with your drawing. To display a different set of commands, click the tab name. Buttons are organized into groups according to their function. Read more.


Formatting Visio Shapes
MS Word LogoWhen creating drawings using templates, you have the ability to adjust the shape and style that the selected template uses. The sample drawing shown below was created using the Basic Flowchart template. This template automatically applies a specific blue shape style to each individual type of shape used. Read more.


Understanding the Shapes Pane
MS Word LogoThe Shapes pane is the primary tool that you will use to add shapes to your diagram. Open by default, you can find this pane on the left-hand side of the Visio window. Read more.



Adding Connecting Shapes
MS Word LogoTo add shapes to your drawing, you first need to open the stencil in which the shapes you would like to add are found. For this example, click More Shapes → General → Basic Shapes. Read more.



Rotating, Resizing, Duplicating and Deleting Objects
MS Word LogoWhen you select a shape, you will see the rotate icon appear above it. This is used to rotate the selected shape in any direction. Click to select the top-most rectangle shape. Then, click and drag the rotate icon in a clockwise direction, until it is on its side. Read more.