Intro to Visio

What is Visio?

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With Visio on your PC or mobile device, you can:

  • Organize complex ideas visually.

  • Get started with hundreds of templates, including flowcharts, timelines, floor plans, and more.

  • Add and connect shapes, text, and pictures to show relationships in your data.

  • Give diagrams a professional look with styles, effects, themes, and backgrounds.

  • Create dynamic diagrams and link to data from Excel, Access, or SharePoint.

  • Save diagrams to the cloud and share them with others through a browser, even with people who don’t have Visio installed.

  • View drawings on mobile devices.

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You need more than just numbers and text to present your information.

Visio lets you translate information into graphic diagrams so you can work visually.

Create diagrams from hundreds of templates including flowcharts, timelines, floor plans, and more.

Add shapes, text, and pictures and connect them to show relationships in your data.

Format with Styles, fills, and effects and apply Themes, Variants, and Backgrounds to give your diagram a consistent and polished look.

Connect data in your drawing from other sources like Excel, Access or SharePoint.

Then save and upload your drawing to the cloud and share it through a browser to work with others.

Refresh linked data to keep everyone in sync with visual insights.

And with a mobile device, access and view drawings no matter where you are.

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And learn how to create diagrams, add shapes and connections, and visualize data with Visio.

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