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Learn how to quickly create professional diagrams with Microsoft Visio 2013. In this course, instructor David Rivers takes you on a tour of the new Visio interface, and shows how to customize the ribbon, Quick Access toolbar, and preferences to suit your needs. Then learn how to build diagrams from templates, import images, and work with shapes. David also explores how to apply a variety of themes, effects, and colors to diagrams; manipulate SmartShapes; and create your own customized themes. The last chapter covers the ins and outs of collaborating and sharing diagrams through printing, SkyDrive, external sources, and the cloud.
(music playing) Hi! And welcome to Up Running with Visio 2013. I'm David Rivers. In this course we will begin with a quick intro to Visio for those who are not sure what Visio really is and what it can be used for. We'll get you comfortable navigating the new style user interface before we explore ways, you can customize this new UI to better suit your individual needs. Then it's on to working with Charts and Diagrams, where we'll take a look at some of the new templates available to help you get started, work with new Shape tools for adding and changing shapes in a diagram.
And even explore a way to create versions of the drawing using duplicate pages. Other topics to be covered include formatting your drawings to make them standout with themes, color schemes and the effects. And ways of sharing your drawings with others, including options for collaborating on drawings with one or more other people. With so much to cover, let's get you Up and Running with Visio 2013.
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