Customizing the Layout of Organization Charts

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Key Points

  • You can create organization charts from scratch by starting with the Organization Chart template and dragging shapes on top of one another to create reporting relationships.
  • You can create organization charts from information stored in data files or information you enter in a wizard by using the Organization Chart Wizard template.
  • You can use the Shape Data window to view shape data, such as e-mail addresses and telephone numbers, not shown in organization chart shapes.
  • You can use the Options command on the Organization Chart menu to display shape data as text and format the text in all the shapes in a chart at once.
  • You can use the Organization Chart menu and toolbar to rearrange shapes in an organization chart.
  • You can create synchronized copies of departments or teams in large organizations to build multiple-page organization charts that show an overview of the organization on the first page and department details on the rest of the pages in the drawing file.

Quick Reference

Getting Started with Visio 2007

Adding Shapes to Diagrams

Formatting Shapes and Diagrams

Connecting Shapes

Creating Project Schedules

Creating Organization Charts

Laying Out Office Spaces

Creating Network Diagrams


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