Intermediate Visio

Who is this course for?

This 1-day course is for you if you are an experienced user of Visio and want to gain a greater understanding of how to use its advanced and more specialised tools and features. Experience of Visio is required; attendance of the Visio Introduction course or a good knowledge of the topics is a prerequisite.

What are the benefits

By the end of the course you will be able to Create a Cross Functional Flowchart, Hyperlink to pages, Use and create guides, Place Visio objects into other software packages, Create shapes in Visio and add connection points, Add custom properties and link shapes to a database, Protect a shape, Use layers, Create a pivot diagram.

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Course Duration

1 Day

Course Content

Creating a Cross Functional Flowchart

  • Add File Properties to a drawing
  • Change the Page Setup of a drawing
  • Add background pages to a drawing
  • Create a custom field for a shape
  • Copy a shape using one method
  • Add a guide to a page and glue one object to it
  • Adjust one guide to move a shape
  • Align a group of shapes
  • Add text to lines
  • Link Pages using a shape
  • Add a hyperlink to a page

Sharing your Work

  • Place one Microsoft Visio chart into Microsoft Word
  • Resize one pasted object in Microsoft Word
  • Create one linked object within Microsoft Word
  • Use the Text box properties in Microsoft Word to change the look of an object
  • Edit a Visio object from within Microsoft Word
  • Use drag and drop between Microsoft Word and Microsoft Visio to copy an object
  • Convert a drawing to HTML
  • Add a Microsoft Visio drawing to a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation

Custom Shape Design

  • Use Shape operations to create new shapes
  • Add connection points to a shape
  • Use the Smart Shape wizard to add functionality to a shape
  • Create a custom stencil and add a master shape to it

Advanced Custom Shape Design

  • Use the Pencil tool to reshape a drawn object
  • Add and remove vertex points from a shape
  • Protect a shape
  • Assign a double click action to a shape


  • Describe the different layer properties
  • Assign a shape to a layer
  • Create a new layer
  • Set layer properties

Drawings and Data

  • Use and add Custom properties
  • Use the Custom Properties Editor to add an additional property to one shape
  • Connect a series of shapes to a database using the database wizard
  • Creating a Pivot Diagram
  • Using containers and callouts


What our users say


  • A very good course, trainer had good knowledge and delivered well
  • I like the fact that you have selected topics/functions on the basis of their interest/possible use - course is much more than pertinent and a better use of time
  • Very friendly and helpful trainer
  • Ray is the only IT Trainer who has ever inspired me with enough confidence to learn effectively
  • It was very good, I really enjoyed it and learnt a lot
  • I will definitely use the Pivot Tables at work in the future! Thank you for such a great training day!
  • Will ensure my team all attend (they all work remotely)
  • Exactly what I was hoping to learn, thanks

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