This book offers a well-planned and insightful approach to the entire spectrum of Visio 2007 solutions. Each of the eight parts focuses on a specific aspect of Visio 2007.
This part explains the basic to intermediate functions of Visio 2007. Included are chapters on getting started, creating diagrams, connecting shapes, adding text to shapes, publishing your Visio 2007 diagrams to the web, storing data in diagrams, integrating Visio 2007 with other programs, and saving and printing your work.
At its heart Visio 2007 is a business drawing program. In this section we'll dissect that beating muscle and find what makes it tick. Included are sections on creating flowcharts, visualizing an organization and diagramming it in Visio 2007, using block diagrams to display relationships and processes, tracking projects and schedules, and adding impact to Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.
Visio 2007 is an excellent tool to use in mapping networks and mapping web sites. In this section we learn to do both. Included are chapters on creating network diagrams and planning and mapping web sites.
This part describes, in great detail, how to use the precision inherent in Visio 2007 diagrams to make meticulously detailed and precise diagrams. The sections which comprise this part include measuring and dimensioning with precision, using CAD drawings in Visio 2007, and laying out floor and site plans.
This section describes how Visio 2007 can assist in modeling your databases and visually replicating your software system. Included are sections on diagramming and documenting databases and diagramming software systems.
It is here that you will come to know and love the inner workings of Visio 2007. The section is a proud muster of chapters on customizing shapes and solutions, drawing and editing to create new shapes, defining styles, patterns, and colors, and much more.
This part includes information on creating space plans, using the space plan startup wizard, and saving space plans on the web. Also included is a chapter on diagramming for mechanical, electrical, and process engineering.
The appendixes include Visio 2007 installation information, and a template and stencil reference.