Visio 2002 Training
This online training series introduces users to Microsoft Visio 2002, a powerful diagramming and drawing application that can be used to create business and technical diagrams. Learners will study the basics of the Visio 2002 interface and tools, explore the templates, stencils, and pre-defined shapes provided with Visio, and construct simple Visio diagrams.
This Visio 2002 online training series provides 36 hours of self-paced courseware. This web-based training provides 1 year of unlimited access to all of the following lessons:
1 . Using Tools, Commands, Custom Toolbars, and Menus
2 . Working with Objects and Hyperlinks
3 . Using the Shape Menu
4 . Working with Shapes
5 . Defining and Using Styles, Custom Properties and Templates
6 . Working with Pages, Layers, and Stencils
7 . Working with Data
8 . Understanding ShapeSheets
9 . Working with Flowcharts
10 . Creating Database Models
Using Tools, Commands, Custom Toolbars, and Menus
This course introduces users to the Visio 2002 user interface. It explains how to open and save a new Visio file, how to choose a stencil containing predefined shapes, and how to add shapes from a stencil to your drawing. It also provides an introduction to the drawing tools users can use to modify or connect shapes. Finally, this course explains the options available on the Visio toolbars and shows users how to assemble custom toolbars that combine the tools they use most often.
- Exploring the Visio 2002 Interface
- Understanding Stencils
- Using Shapes to Create Basic Drawings
- Understanding the Drawing Page and Tools
- Using the Pointer and Text Box Tools
- Using the Connector and Line Tools
- Pencil, Freeform, Rectangle, and Ellipse Tools
- Rotation, Connection, Crop, and Stamp Tools
- The Size and Position Window
- Efficiency Shortcuts
- The Customize Window
- Using the Visio 2002 Toolbars
- Creating Custom Toolbars and Menus
- Understanding Name and Accelerator Characters
Working with Objects and Hyperlinks
This course explains Object Linking and Embedding (OLE), which can be used to place objects that were created with other programs into Visio drawings. This course explains the difference between linking and embedding an object and shows users how to choose the best approach for their project. It demonstrates how to place an existing object into a Visio drawing. This course also explains how to use hyperlinks to direct users to files located elsewhere.
- Understanding Object Linking and Embedding
- Differences Between Linking and Embedding
- Choosing between Linking and Embedding
- Inserting a New Object
- Inserting an Existing Object
- Maintaining Links
- What is a Hyperlink?
- Relative Versus Absolute Hyperlinks
- On-Page and Off-Page Reference Shapes
- Creating a Hyperlink
- Following a Link
Using the Shape Menu
This course briefly reviews the drawing tools most frequently used in working with shapes. It also shows the user how to modify shapes using the operations on the Shape menu. These operations enable users to modify the alignment and orientation of shapes. Users also learn how to use Shape menu operations to handle overlapping shapes.
- Using the Pointer and Connector Tools
- Using the Line, Arc, Freeform, and Pencil Tools
- Using the Rotation Tool
- Exploring Open and Closed Shapes
- Using the Update Alignment Box
- Using the Reverse Ends Operation
- Using the Union Operation
- Using the Combine Operation
- Using the Fragment Operation
- Using the Intersect Operation
- Using the Subtract Operation
- Using the Join Operation
- Using the Trim Operation
- Using the Offset Operation
- Using the Fit Curve Operation
Working with Shapes
This course shows users how to use the Find function to locate shapes on Visio stencils and how to create a new stencil including the shapes they need. It also explains how to set shape behavior, which controls the way the shape is highlighted, resized, or printed with the document, and how the shape functions when grouped with other shapes.
- Using the Find Shape Tool
- Creating Stencils
- Searching for Files Using a Basic Search
- Searching for Files Using an Advanced Search
- Using the Behaviors Tab
- Resize, Miscellaneous, and Group Behaviors
- Using the Double-Click Tab
- Using the Placement Tab
- Using More Placement Tab Behaviors
Defining and Using Styles, Custom Properties and Templates
This course explains how to define and apply styles, which are predefined formats that can be applied to multiple objects. Users will also learn about ShapeSheets, spreadsheets which contain information about each shape in the drawing, and the procedures for modifying a ShapeSheet to include custom properties. Finally, this course explains templates, which combine a drawing page with stencils and settings. Users will learn how to use existing templates and create new templates that include the stencils and settings they need.
- Components of Visio Style
- Using a Style with Visio 2002
- Defining a Style
- Using the Text Option
- Using the Line and Fill Options
- Deleting and Copying a Style
- ShapeSheet Basics and Custom Properties
- Adding Data to Existing Custom Properties
- Defining New Custom Properties
- Formatting Properties
- Defining Values
- Obtaining Reports Based on Custom Properties
- Working with Templates
- Formatting Shapes
- Formatting Styles, Page, and Print Settings
Working with Pages, Layers, and Stencils
This course explains how to make complex diagrams easier to construct and understand by adding pages and layers to break the diagram into multiple sections. It also explains how to edit an existing stencil, how to create a new stencil master, and how to create new stencils based on that master. Finally, it explains how to create a stencil that includes all the shapes from all the pages and layers of the user's document.
- Working with Pages and Layers
- Working Page Setup Tabs
- Understanding Special Details
- Creating and Editing Layers
- Working with Shapes and Printing
- Editing Existing Stencils
- Working with Existing Shapes
- Editing the Master Properties of a Shape
- Editing the Master Properties of a Stencil
- Creating a New Stencil from an Existing Shape
- Creating a New Stencil from Scratch
- Changing an Icon for a Master
- Altering the Base Functionality of a Master
- Creating a New Stencil
- Documenting a Stencil
Working with Data
This course explains how to use Visio to create charts, graphs, diagrams, and multipurpose forms by tying Visio charts to data sources. Users will learn how to use Visio to create graphic representations of data in spreadsheet or database applications.
- Creating Forms, Charts, and Graphs
- Charting Shapes
- Using Stencils
- Using Form Design
- Creating a Unique Form
- Linking Diagrams with Data Sources
- Requirements for Linking to Data Sources
This course explains in detail the role of the ShapeSheet, a collection of formulas and data that describe each shape. It explains the relationship between a shape and its ShapeSheet and provides detailed descriptions of key sections of the ShapeSheet.
- Working with ShapeSheets
- Viewing ShapeSheets
- Displaying ShapeSheets
- Understanding the ShapeSheet
- Exploring the Shape Transform Section
- Exploring the Connection Points Section
- Exploring the Geometry Section
- Exploring the Miscellaneous Section
- Exploring the Line Format Section
- Exploring the Fill Format Section
- Exploring the Character Section
Working with Flowcharts
This course explains how to create models that depict flows for a variety of processes using templates in the Flowchart Solution. These flow models represent processes ranging from financial audits to high-level business processes. Users can also learn how to use more complex flowchart solutions to depict process and information flows within an information system model. Finally, users will learn about the Integration Definition for Functional Modeling method (IDEF0), and how to implement it in Visio 2002.
- Flowchart Solutions
- 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
- Understanding IDEF0 Diagrams
- Creating IDEF0 Diagrams
- Creating Specification and Description Language Diagrams
Creating Database Models
This course explains how to create database models that provide a visual representation of a database schema. This course describes the stencils and templates users can use to draw database models and provides a detailed explanation of the process of drawing a database model. It also explains how to use wizards that can extract a database model from an existing database and update that model when the database changes.
- Understanding the Database Model Diagram Template
- Using the Express-G Template
- Using the Object Role Modeling Template
- Reverse-Engineering a Database Model
- Defining Tables
- Defining Columns
- Defining Foreign Key Relationships
- Defining Data Types
- Creating Indexes
- Creating Views
- Adding Local Code
- Adding Global Code
- Updating a Database Model
This online training series is for users who have some familiarity with Windows applications and who want to get the most out of Visio 2002.
- Flash and audio provide animated, interactive Lesson Introductions, Activities, and Simulations.
- Simulations teach learners to perform specific tasks in applications through guided, multi-step exercises.
- Activities allow learners to apply course concepts in an interactive questioning environment.
- Exercises allow learners to practice in the actual application being studied.
- A Course Topics list contains active hyperlinks, permitting quick access to specific topics.
- Find-A-Word allows learners to look up an unfamiliar term in the Glossary, on the Web, or in a dictionary. In addition, it lets them find other occurrences of the term in the same course.
- Search text enables learners to rapidly search all text within a course to easily retrieve information required.
- Courses challenge the learner with a variety of question formats, including multi-step simulations, true/false, multiple choice, and fill-in-the-blank.
- A skill assessment generates a customized learning path based on the results of a pre-test.
- A glossary provides a reference for definitions of unfamiliar terms.
- Bookmarking tracks the learner's progress in a course.
- Internet connection
- Browser: Internet Explorer, FireFox, Chrome, Safari, Opera or any standards compliant browser.
- Authorware and Macromedia Flash player recommended but not required.
What You Get:
You will receive Unlimited Access to all of the Visio 2002 training tutorials listed above. Your online training courses will be available from anywhere you have internet access.This e-learning series includes all of the online training tutorials listed and is provided in an interactive, self-paced format. Retake any or all of our computer training as often as you want. Our online tutorials allow you to learn anywhere, anytime from any computer with internet access. All courses allow for 1 year unlimited access (1 user), include a variety of features and qualify for Continuing Education Unit credit.
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