Visualizing Information with Microsoft® Office Visio® 2007

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May 15, 2007


Electronic book text, 448 pages


0071511113 / 9780071511117

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Main description

Create and distribute data-connected Microsoft Office Visio diagrams and reports

Get full details on the powerful features of Microsoft Office Visio 2007 inside this comprehensive volume. Written by Visio expert David Parker, Visualizing Information with Microsoft Office Visio 2007 demonstrates how to effectively visualize, explore, and communicate complex business information. Learn to use PivotDiagrams, Data Graphics, and Smart Tags, as well as link data to shapes and create meaningful Visio documents and reports. Plus, you'll get vital security information, time-saving tips, troubleshooting techniques, and downloadable macros and code samples.

Essential Skills for Database Users and Professionals

  • Create shapes and link them to data
  • Summarize and analyze information using PivotDiagrams
  • Use Data Graphics, Smart Tags, and SmartShapes to reinforce information
  • Generate robust Excel, HTML, and XML reports
  • Create custom, reusable templates, stencils, and masters
  • Update and enhance diagrams with Reviewer's comments and markups
  • Integrate Visio diagrams with other Windows applications
  • Publish and securely distribute Visio documents and summaries
  • Extend functionality using VBA macros, add-ins, and wrapper applications


Table of contents

Chapter 1. Review of BasicsChapter 2. Shape Data and User-Defined CellsChapter 3. Data Linking to ShapesChapter 4. Connecting Items to Each OtherChapter 5. Summarizing Information with PivotDiagramsChapter 6. Database WizardChapter 7. Using Data Graphics to Reinforce InformationChapter 8. Using Smart Tags and ActionsChapter 9. Creating ReportsChapter 10. Themes, Backgrounds, Borders, and TitlesChapter 11. Creating Custom Templates, Stencils, and MastersChapter 12. Reviewer's CommentsChapter 13. Preparing for PublicationChapter 14. Using Code to Enhance FunctionalityChapter 15. Document Management and SecurityChapter 16. ScenariosChapter 17: EpilogueIndex

Author comments

David Parker is the director of bVisual, a Microsoft Certified Partner that provides visual software solutions to a wide range of business sectors and situations. Microsoft awarded Parker an MVP for Microsoft Office Visio in 2005.

Copyright 2013 McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC


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