Video: Add text to shapes, diagrams, or connectors

Discover more Office training at LinkedIn Learning Put in text to shapes, connectors, and pages to increase the importance of diagrams. Add text to a shape or connector Pick a shape or a connector. Enter in the text. Choose a blank area on the drawing page. Edit text on a shape or connector Click aContinue reading “Video: Add text to shapes, diagrams, or connectors”

Video: Import shapes

Discover more Office training at LinkedIn Learning Try it! If you want additional stencils in your custom-made selection, browse online and download shapes to supplement your Visio diagram. Click Search shapes, enter a keyword, and choose Start search. Pick Online. Select a stencil. Choose Download. Press Open to access the stencils. Find downloaded stencils Click More Shapes > My Shapes. Want more? Import downloadedContinue reading “Video: Import shapes”

Video: Connect shapes

Discover more Office training at LinkedIn Learning Use connectors to display the relationships between shapes in flowcharts, organisation charts, and other diagrams. Automatically connect shapes Select View, and ensure AutoConnect is checked. Aim at a shape, and direct your cursor to the arrow that reveals the direction of the following shape you want to add. Choose theContinue reading “Video: Connect shapes”

Video: Edit master shapes

Discover more Office training at LinkedIn Learning As soon as you require a unique shape, obtain a shape that’s nearby and customise it to cater your preferences. Right-click a shape, click Add to My Shapes, and select your sought stencil for placing the new shape. Launch the stencil, right-click its title, and pick Edit Stencil. Right-click theContinue reading “Video: Edit master shapes”

Video: Create, save, and share custom stencils

Discover more Office training at LinkedIn Learning Design a custom stencil to link shapes together that you use frequently, and then disseminate it with your team. Create a custom stencil Click More Shapes > New Stencil. Right-click the stencil title and press Save As. Navigate to the My Shapes folder, if required. Write a file name for the stencil, andContinue reading “Video: Create, save, and share custom stencils”

Prevent or allow changes to shapes

Applies to: Office 365 Subscription, Office 2019, Office 2016, Office 2013, Office 2010. Stopping changes to shape attributes in Visio (like width or height) and locking shapes from being selected are useful means of impeding changes to your drawings. Shape protection needs the Developer tab to be seen. Automatically, this tab is out of view. Enable theContinue reading “Prevent or allow changes to shapes”

Video: Save a diagram as an image or PDF file

Discover more Office training at LinkedIn Learning Once you want to share a diagram with users without Visio, publish a diagram, or restrict editing permissions with reviewers, save it as an image file or in PDF format. Save as a PDF file Choose File > Export. Pick Create PDF/XPS. Find your preferred folder for saving the file. EnterContinue reading “Video: Save a diagram as an image or PDF file”

Video: Print a diagram

Discover more Office training at LinkedIn Learning Prior to printing a diagram, alter the print settings, glance at how it’ll present, review and amend any required alterations. Preview the diagram Select File > Print. There are several preview options to select from: Click Zoom Out or Zoom In to edit the preview scale. Pick the preview and drag the image toContinue reading “Video: Print a diagram”

Video: Share diagrams on SharePoint

Discover more Office training at LinkedIn Learning Share your diagram on SharePoint Online or OneDrive for Business to allow your team to review and modify it in a web browser. Save a diagram to SharePoint Click File > Share > Save to Cloud. Pick the SharePoint Online or OneDrive for Business document library where you want to store the diagram,Continue reading “Video: Share diagrams on SharePoint”

Video: Manage shapes by adding layers

Discover more Office training at LinkedIn Learning Apply layers to your Visio drawing to handle objects and keep organised. See which layers a shape is assigned to Choose a shape. Pick Home > Layers > Assign to Layer. The assigned layers are chosen in the list. Show or hide a layer Click Home > Layers > Layer Properties. Do one of the following. ToContinue reading “Video: Manage shapes by adding layers”