Join David Rivers for an in-depth discussion in this video Using containers and callouts, part of Learning Visio 2013.
Containers and callouts can add clarity to your diagram, so we're going to…explore them now using this Org Chart file called NO_OrgChart_0210.…And what we're going to do is begin with containers.…They give you a convenient way to visually group your shapes together, and then…easily work with that group after the fact.…So let's zoom in, so we can see at the top we have our CEO and then we have a…number of VPs. So we have an executive team. It might be easier to recognize…that team if we put them into a container.…
The fastest and easiest way to do that is to select them ahead of time.…Now we can click, and Shift+Click each shape that we want to include …or we can use a marquee select.…With the Pointer tool selected here, all I have to do is draw by clicking and…dragging a box or a rectangle around the shapes that we want. …Don't worry if you touch part of a shape.…The shape has to be totally encompassed inside our marquee to be selected.…So when we release, you'll notice that each of our shapes, each of our VPs and…
- What is Visio 2013?
- Setting up global preferences
- Creating and formatting diagrams
- Inserting objects
- Using containers and callouts
- Changing a diagram's design with themes
- Commenting on diagrams
- Saving, printing, and sharing
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting Started
2. Charts and Diagrams
3. Themes and Effects
4. Connecting, Sharing, and Collaboration
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