Home > Store

Special Edition Using Microsoft Visio 2002

Register your product to gain access to bonus material or receive a coupon.

Special Edition Using Microsoft Visio 2002

  • Published Oct 21, 2002 by Que.

Book

  • This product currently is not for sale.
Not for Sale

Description

  • Copyright 2003
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 576
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-2684-X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-2684-1

Special Edition Using Microsoft Visio 2002 is a comprehensive reference designed to explain intermediate to advanced level tasks that Visio users need to know to help create better looking and more communicative diagrams. Some topics included in this book are ShapeSheet manipulation, automation with VBA, Visio Object Model, depth of any specific stencil sets, advanced functions and features, and more. The book covers both the Standard and Professional versions of Visio, as well as Visio Enterprise network tools, an add-in for the Vision Professional version.

Sample Content

Online Sample Chapter

Understanding and Using Pages and Layers

Table of Contents



Introduction.

Who Should Read This Book? How This Book Is Organized. Conventions Used in This Book.

I. VISIO BASICS.

1. A Review of Visio 2002 Tools and Commands.

What's New in Visio 2002? Exploring the Visio 2002 Interface. Understanding Stencils. Using Shapes to Create Basic Drawings. Understanding the Drawing Page. Drawing Tools. The Size & Position Window. Efficiency Shortcuts.

2. Inserting Objects Using Object Linking and Embedding.

Understanding Object Linking and Embedding. Why Link or Embed? Differences Between Linking and Embedding to Visio. Considerations for When to Use Linking Versus Embedding. Inserting a New Object Using OLE Embedding. Inserting an Existing Object.

3. Understanding and Using Pages and Layers.

Why Use Pages and Layers? Pages and Layers Defined. Inheritance and Inserted Pages. Understanding the Special Details. Creating and Editing Layers. Printing.

4. Making Drawings Interactive with Hyperlinks.

What Is a Hyperlink?. Relative Versus Absolute Hyperlinks. On-Page and Off-Page Reference Shapes. Creating a Hyperlink. Following a Link.

5. Creating Custom Toolbars and Menus.

The Customize Window. Using the Visio 2002 Toolbars. Creating a Custom Toolbar. Customizing and Creating Menus. Understanding Name and Accelerator Characters (Hotkeys).

6. Defining a Style in Visio 2002.

Components of a Visio Style. Steps to Defining a New Style. A Few More Style Hints.

7. Finding the Right Shape Using Find Shape.

What Is Find Shape? Using Find Shape. Searching for Files in Visio 2002.

8. Using Operations on the Shape Menu.

Review of Drawing Tools. Characteristics of Open and Closed Shapes. Shape Operations.

9. Modifying Shape Behavior.

Establishing Settings for Shape Behaviors Using the Behavior Tab. Establishing Settings for Selection Operations Using the Double-Click Tab. Establishing Settings for Interactions Between Shapes and Dynamic Connectors Using the Placement Tab.

10. Using Files and Setting Custom Properties.

Understanding ShapeSheet Basics. Understanding Custom Properties. Adding Data to Existing Custom Properties. Defining New Custom Properties. Obtaining Reports Based on Custom Properties.

11. Editing and Creating Stencils.

Editing an Existing Stencil. Creating New Masters. Working with Masters. Creating a New Stencil. Documenting a Stencil.

12. Creating a Custom Template.

What Templates Are and How They Work. Template Components. When to Create a Template. Creating and Saving a Custom Template.

II. USING THE VISIO WIZARDS AND KITS.

13. Creating and Maintaining Charts Using Macros.

Creating Flowcharts Using the Import Flowchart Data Wizard. Creating Organization Charts Using the Organization Chart Wizard. Creating Gantt Charts and Timelines Using Wizards and Templates.

14. Using the Network Diagram Kits.

Introducing the Network Diagram Kits. Using the Network Diagram Kits. Obtaining Additional Technical Resources for Visio 2002.

15. Linking a Drawing with an ODBC-Compliant Data Source.

Linking a Drawing with an ODBC-Compliant Data Source. Exporting Data in a Drawing to a Linked ODBC-Compliant Data Source. Managing Changes to Drawings and Data Sources. Database Settings Overview. Database Refresh and Database Update Overview.

III. USING VISIO 2002 TO INTERACT WITH DATA.

16. Using Visio 2002 As a Data Form.

Creating Forms and Charts. Creating Charts and Graphs. Charting Shapes. Borders and Titles, and Backgrounds. Creating Marketing Charts and Diagrams. Marketing Shapes, Borders and Titles, and Backgrounds. Using Form Design. Creating a Unique Form Based on Your Requirements.

17. Exploring Data-Driven Shapes and Diagrams.

Linking Diagrams with Data Sources. Requirements for Linking to Data Sources. Introducing the Linking Process and an Example.

IV. THE SHAPESHEET.

18. Understanding Visio's Coordinate Systems.

How Visio Represents Objects. Introducing the ShapeSheet. Viewing ShapeSheets.

19. Exploring the ShapeSheet.

Understanding the ShapeSheet. The Relationship Between a Shape and Its ShapeSheet. Shape Transform Section. Connection Points Section. Geometry Section. Miscellaneous Section. Line Format Section. Fill Format Section. Character Section. Commentary on the ShapeSheet.

20. Developing Custom Solutions.

Why Customize Visio? Basic Ways of Customizing Visio. Components of a Custom Solution.

V. ADVANCED VISIO SOLUTIONS.

21. Using AutoDiscovery and Layout.

Introducing the AutoDiscovery and Layout Tool. AutoDiscovery Requirements. Understanding AutoDiscovery and Its Limitations. Using the AutoDiscovery Toolbar.

22. Working with Other Network Solutions.

Working with the Visio Network Equipment (VNE) Stencils. Using the Locate Network Equipment (LNE) Utility. Working with Logical Network Diagrams.

23. Using Visio Directory Services Solutions.

Understanding Microsoft Active Directory Services (ADS). Diagramming an Existing Active Directory Network. Understanding Novell Directory Services (NDS). Understanding the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). Understanding LDIF.

24. Using Visio for UML Modeling.

Introducing the Unified Modeling Language (UML). Using Visio 2002 for UML Modeling. Using the UML Model Explorer. Understanding the UML Packages. Working with UML Models.

25. Creating Database Models.

Templates Available in the Database Solution. Creating a Database Model Using the Database Model Diagram Template. Updating a Database Model Diagram to Reflect Changes to a Related Existing Database. Generating a Physical Database from a Database Model Diagram.

26. Creating Information Technology Diagrams.

Creating COM and OLE Diagrams. Creating Data Flow Model Diagrams. Creating Enterprise Architecture Diagrams. Creating Jackson Diagrams. Creating Program Structure Diagrams. Creating ROOM Diagrams. Comments on the UML Modeling Environment in Visio 2002 Professional. Creating Windows User Interface Diagrams.

27. Creating Process Flow Diagrams Using Visio's Flowchart Solution.

Creating Audit Diagrams. Creating Basic Flowcharts. Creating Cause and Effect Diagrams. Creating Cross-Functional Flowcharts. Creating Mind Mapping Diagrams. Creating Total Quality Management Diagrams. Creating Work Flow Diagrams. Creating Data Flow Diagrams. Creating Process Charting Models Using the IDEF0 Diagram Solution. Creating Specification and Description Language Diagrams.

VI. APPENDIXES.

Appendix A. Visio 2002 Resources.

Visio 2002 Resources. Additional Process Resources.

Appendix B. Keyboard and Mouse Shortcuts.

Using Shortcuts. Quick Keyboard Actions Within Visio 2002.

Appendix C. Visio File Types.

Visio File Formats. XML File Formats. Import/Export File Formats. Chart Wizards. ODBC-Compliant Data Sources.

Index.

Updates

Submit Errata

More Information

InformIT Promotional Mailings & Special Offers

I would like to receive exclusive offers and hear about products from InformIT and its family of brands. I can unsubscribe at any time.

Overview


Pearson Education, Inc., 221 River Street, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030, (Pearson) presents this site to provide information about products and services that can be purchased through this site.

This privacy notice provides an overview of our commitment to privacy and describes how we collect, protect, use and share personal information collected through this site. Please note that other Pearson websites and online products and services have their own separate privacy policies.

Collection and Use of Information


To conduct business and deliver products and services, Pearson collects and uses personal information in several ways in connection with this site, including:

Questions and Inquiries

For inquiries and questions, we collect the inquiry or question, together with name, contact details (email address, phone number and mailing address) and any other additional information voluntarily submitted to us through a Contact Us form or an email. We use this information to address the inquiry and respond to the question.

Online Store

For orders and purchases placed through our online store on this site, we collect order details, name, institution name and address (if applicable), email address, phone number, shipping and billing addresses, credit/debit card information, shipping options and any instructions. We use this information to complete transactions, fulfill orders, communicate with individuals placing orders or visiting the online store, and for related purposes.

Surveys

Pearson may offer opportunities to provide feedback or participate in surveys, including surveys evaluating Pearson products, services or sites. Participation is voluntary. Pearson collects information requested in the survey questions and uses the information to evaluate, support, maintain and improve products, services or sites, develop new products and services, conduct educational research and for other purposes specified in the survey.

Contests and Drawings

Occasionally, we may sponsor a contest or drawing. Participation is optional. Pearson collects name, contact information and other information specified on the entry form for the contest or drawing to conduct the contest or drawing. Pearson may collect additional personal information from the winners of a contest or drawing in order to award the prize and for tax reporting purposes, as required by law.

Newsletters

If you have elected to receive email newsletters or promotional mailings and special offers but want to unsubscribe, simply email information@informit.com.

Service Announcements

On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send users an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account information. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.

Customer Service

We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regard to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone in accordance with the users' wishes when a user submits their information through our Contact Us form.

Other Collection and Use of Information


Application and System Logs

Pearson automatically collects log data to help ensure the delivery, availability and security of this site. Log data may include technical information about how a user or visitor connected to this site, such as browser type, type of computer/device, operating system, internet service provider and IP address. We use this information for support purposes and to monitor the health of the site, identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents and appropriately scale computing resources.

Web Analytics

Pearson may use third party web trend analytical services, including Google Analytics, to collect visitor information, such as IP addresses, browser types, referring pages, pages visited and time spent on a particular site. While these analytical services collect and report information on an anonymous basis, they may use cookies to gather web trend information. The information gathered may enable Pearson (but not the third party web trend services) to link information with application and system log data. Pearson uses this information for system administration and to identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents, appropriately scale computing resources and otherwise support and deliver this site and its services.

Cookies and Related Technologies

This site uses cookies and similar technologies to personalize content, measure traffic patterns, control security, track use and access of information on this site, and provide interest-based messages and advertising. Users can manage and block the use of cookies through their browser. Disabling or blocking certain cookies may limit the functionality of this site.

Do Not Track

This site currently does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

Security


Pearson uses appropriate physical, administrative and technical security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

Children


This site is not directed to children under the age of 13.

Marketing


Pearson may send or direct marketing communications to users, provided that

  • Pearson will not use personal information collected or processed as a K-12 school service provider for the purpose of directed or targeted advertising.
  • Such marketing is consistent with applicable law and Pearson's legal obligations.
  • Pearson will not knowingly direct or send marketing communications to an individual who has expressed a preference not to receive marketing.
  • Where required by applicable law, express or implied consent to marketing exists and has not been withdrawn.

Pearson may provide personal information to a third party service provider on a restricted basis to provide marketing solely on behalf of Pearson or an affiliate or customer for whom Pearson is a service provider. Marketing preferences may be changed at any time.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information


If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your postal address or email address), we provide a way to correct or update that user's personal data provided to us. This can be done on the Account page. If a user no longer desires our service and desires to delete his or her account, please contact us at customer-service@informit.com and we will process the deletion of a user's account.

Choice/Opt-out


Users can always make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with certain services offered by InformIT. If you choose to remove yourself from our mailing list(s) simply visit the following page and uncheck any communication you no longer want to receive: www.informit.com/u.aspx.

Sale of Personal Information


Pearson does not rent or sell personal information in exchange for any payment of money.

While Pearson does not sell personal information, as defined in Nevada law, Nevada residents may email a request for no sale of their personal information to NevadaDesignatedRequest@pearson.com.

Supplemental Privacy Statement for California Residents


California residents should read our Supplemental privacy statement for California residents in conjunction with this Privacy Notice. The Supplemental privacy statement for California residents explains Pearson's commitment to comply with California law and applies to personal information of California residents collected in connection with this site and the Services.

Sharing and Disclosure


Pearson may disclose personal information, as follows:

  • As required by law.
  • With the consent of the individual (or their parent, if the individual is a minor)
  • In response to a subpoena, court order or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law
  • To protect the security and safety of individuals, data, assets and systems, consistent with applicable law
  • In connection the sale, joint venture or other transfer of some or all of its company or assets, subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice
  • To investigate or address actual or suspected fraud or other illegal activities
  • To exercise its legal rights, including enforcement of the Terms of Use for this site or another contract
  • To affiliated Pearson companies and other companies and organizations who perform work for Pearson and are obligated to protect the privacy of personal information consistent with this Privacy Notice
  • To a school, organization, company or government agency, where Pearson collects or processes the personal information in a school setting or on behalf of such organization, company or government agency.

Links


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects Personal Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Requests and Contact


Please contact us about this Privacy Notice or if you have any requests or questions relating to the privacy of your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Notice


We may revise this Privacy Notice through an updated posting. We will identify the effective date of the revision in the posting. Often, updates are made to provide greater clarity or to comply with changes in regulatory requirements. If the updates involve material changes to the collection, protection, use or disclosure of Personal Information, Pearson will provide notice of the change through a conspicuous notice on this site or other appropriate way. Continued use of the site after the effective date of a posted revision evidences acceptance. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about the Privacy Notice or any objection to any revisions.

Last Update: November 17, 2020