Shapes III: Let's talk about text

Shapes and text

Learn how to add and edit text in Microsoft Office Visio 2007. This course, the third in a series on shapes, will equip you with important basics for working with text.

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About the course

This course includes:

  • One practice session for hands-on experience. Practices require Visio 2007.

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Add text to a shape.

  • Add freestanding text to the page — text that is not associated with a shape.

  • Avoid common pitfalls associated with text in Visio, like how to get out of text mode when you don't need it.

Topics in this course

  1. Add and edit text

  2. Click to add text

  3. Double-click to edit

  4. A tool for grouped shapes

  5. Create a text-only shape

  6. Don't forget

  7. Special text

  8. Practice

  9. Quick reference card

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