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Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Visio 2007


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  • Copyright 2008
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 672
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-3686-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-3686-4


“This book makes Visio as much fun as a video game.”

Bob and Joy Schwabach, “On Computers,” Universal Press Syndicate

We crafted this book to grow with you, providing the reference material you need as you move toward Visio® 2007 proficiency and the use of more advanced features. If you buy only one book on Visio® 2007, Special Edition Using Microsoft Office Visio® 2007 is the only book you need.

• Working with shapes, stencils, and themes

• Using the Data Graphics feature for extra customization

• Importing content from Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Project

• Displaying data as text, data bars, icons, and color-coding using Data Graphics

• Creating custom stencils, icons, and templates

• Storing and displaying employee information in organization charts

• Customizing the layout of organization charts

• Creating database models, flowcharts, and Gantt charts

• Connecting shapes in network drawings

• Using digital ink and animation

• Creating macros

• Handling guides and rulers

• Working with layers

• Getting the most from ShapeSheets

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Connecting Shapes and Adding Text in Visio 2007

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Table of Contents

Introduction  1

Chapter 1         Essential Visio  5

Chapter 2         Working with Shapes  59

Chapter 3         Connecting Shapes and Adding Text  111

Chapter 4         Guides, Rulers, and Custom Shapes  157

Chapter 5         Groups, Pages, and Layers  207

Chapter 6         Building Your Own Stencils, Templates, and Reports  253

Chapter 7         Controlling Shape Behavior and Marking Up Drawings  295

Chapter 8         Linking and Embedding Objects and Publishing to the Web  325

Chapter 9         ShapeSheets and Macros  371

Chapter 10       Using Visio with Other Applications  411

Chapter 11       Creating Block Drawings and Charts  457

Chapter 12       Creating Organization Charts and Flowcharts  503

Chapter 13       Scheduling Projects and Handling Brainstorming Sessions  543

Chapter 14       Creating Software Development and Architectural Design Drawings  587

Index  625


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