Basic

Lesson 1: The Basics

  • Topic A: Getting Started
  • Topic B: Signing In
  • Topic C: Creating a New Drawing
  • Topic D: Saving a Drawing
  • Topic E: Opening a Drawing

Lesson 2: Your First Drawing

  • Topic A: Understanding the Shapes Pane
  • Topic B: Adding Shapes to a Drawing
  • Topic C: Connecting Shapes
  • Topic D: Using Drag and Drop
  • Topic E: Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Topic F: Using Undo and Redo

Lesson 3: Working with Shapes

  • Topic A: Selecting Shapes
  • Topic B: Moving Shapes
  • Topic C: Rotating Shapes
  • Topic D: Resizing Shapes
  • Topic E: Duplicating Shapes
  • Topic F: Deleting Shapes

Lesson 4: Formatting Shapes

  • Topic A: Applying a Shape Style
  • Topic B: Changing the Fill Color
  • Topic C: Changing the Line Color
  • Topic D: Adding Effects

Lesson 5: Arranging Shapes

  • Topic A: Using Auto Align
  • Topic B: Using Auto Space
  • Topic C: Using Auto Align & Space
  • Topic D: Changing the Layout of the Page
  • Topic E: Rotating the Diagram

Lesson 6: Formatting Text

  • Topic A: Changing the Font Face, Size, and Color
  • Topic B: Applying Text Effects
  • Topic C: Using the Text Dialog
  • Topic D: Changing Text Alignment
  • Topic E: Rotating Text

Lesson 7: Inserting Art and Objects

  • Topic A: Inserting Online Pictures
  • Topic B: Inserting Local Pictures
  • Topic C: Inserting Charts
  • Topic D: Inserting CAD Drawings
  • Topic E: Inserting Text Boxes

Lesson 8: Formatting the Page

  • Topic A: Changing the Theme of the Current Page
  • Topic B: Choosing a Variant for the Current Page
  • Topic C: Applying a Page Background
  • Topic D: Adding Borders and Titles

Lesson 9: Managing Pages

  • Topic A: Inserting Pages
  • Topic B: Browsing Through Pages
  • Topic C: Renaming Pages
  • Topic D: Deleting Pages
  • Topic E: Creating Background Pages

Lesson 10: The Finishing Touches

  • Topic A: Checking Spelling
  • Topic B: Modifying Page Size
  • Topic C: Modifying Page Orientation
  • Topic D: Using Page Setup
  • Topic E: Adding Headers and Footers

Lesson 11: Printing and Sharing Your Drawings

  • Topic A: Using Presentation Mode
  • Topic B: Saving a Drawing as PDF or XPS
  • Topic C: Saving a Drawing as an Image
  • Topic D: Printing a Drawing
  • Topic E: E-Mailing a Drawing
  • Topic F: Sharing Your Drawings on OneDrive, Twitter, and Facebook

Lesson 12: Customizing the Interface

  • Topic A: Expanding and Collapsing the Ribbon
  • Topic B: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Topic C: Hiding and Showing Ribbon Tabs
  • Topic D: Creating Custom Ribbon Tabs
  • Topic E: Resetting Interface Changes

Intermediate

Lesson 1: Doing More with Shapes

  • Topic A: Using Paste Special
  • Topic B: Inserting a Field
  • Topic C: Adding ScreenTips
  • Topic D: Adding Hyperlinks

Lesson 2: Working with Containers

  • Topic A: Adding a Container
  • Topic B: Adding Shapes to a Container
  • Topic C: Removing Shapes from a Container
  • Topic D: Changing the Style of the Container
  • Topic E: Resizing a Container
  • Topic F: Disbanding the Container

Lesson 3: Adding Callouts

  • Topic A: Inserting a Callout
  • Topic B: Moving a Callout
  • Topic C: Changing the Position of the Callout Line
  • Topic D: Resizing a Callout
  • Topic E: Changing the Callout Style

Lesson 4: Using Layers

  • Topic A: Adding a Layer
  • Topic B: Showing and Hiding Layers
  • Topic C: Activating a Layer
  • Topic D: Preserving Group Member Layers
  • Topic E: Coloring Layers
  • Topic F: Locking Layers

Lesson 5: Linking Data to Shapes

  • Topic A: Manually Adding Data with the Shape Data Window
  • Topic B: Manually Linking Shape Data
  • Topic C: Automatically Linking Shapes to Data
  • Topic D: Refreshing the Data Source
  • Topic E: Removing Data Links

Lesson 6: Using Data Graphics

  • Topic A: Inserting Data Graphics
  • Topic B: Creating Custom Data Graphics
  • Topic C: Editing Data Graphics
  • Topic D: Removing Data Graphics
  • Lesson 7: Creating Process Diagrams
  • Topic A: Creating a Process Diagram
  • Topic B: Adding Shapes
  • Topic C: Creating New Subprocesses
  • Topic D: Linking Subprocesses
  • Topic E: Editing Subprocess Links
  • Topic F: Checking the Diagram for Errors
  • Lesson 8: Creating Cross-Functional Flowcharts

    • Topic A: Creating a Cross-Functional Flowchart
    • Topic B: Adding Swimlanes and Separators
    • Topic C: Adding Shapes
    • Topic D: Changing Diagram Orientation and Direction
    • Topic E: Modifying Swimlane Margins
    • Topic F: Choosing a Flowchart Style

    Lesson 9: Creating Organization Charts

    • Topic A: Creating an Organization Chart Manually
    • Topic B: Creating an Organization Chart with the Wizard
    • Topic C: Adding Shapes
    • Topic D: Adding Images
    • Topic E: Changing the Shape Style

    Lesson 10: Doing More with Organization Charts

    • Topic A: Modifying the Layout
    • Topic B: Changing the Spacing
    • Topic C: Modifying Positioning
    • Topic D: Creating and Using a Synchronized Copy
    • Topic E: Comparing Charts

    Lesson 11: Creating Workflow Diagrams

    • Topic A: Creating a Workflow Diagram
    • Topic B: Adding Shapes
    • Topic C: Importing SharePoint Workflows
    • Topic D: Exporting Workflows to SharePoint
    • Topic E: Creating Stage Outlines

    Lesson 12: Creating Gantt Charts

    • Topic A: Creating the Gantt Chart
    • Topic B: Entering Tasks, Dates, and Durations
    • Topic C: Adding Rows
    • Topic D: Adding Columns
    • Topic E: Configuring Working Time

    Advanced

    Lesson 1: Creating Custom Stencils

    • Topic A: Creating a New Stencil
    • Topic B: Adding Shapes to a Stencil
    • Topic C: Removing Shapes from Stencils
    • Topic D: Deleting a Stencil

    Lesson 2: Creating Master Shapes

    • Topic A: Creating Master Shapes
    • Topic B: Renaming Master Shapes
    • Topic C: Editing a Master Shape
    • Topic D: Deleting a Master Shape

    Lesson 3: Working with Master Shapes

    • Topic A: Editing Master Shape Properties
    • Topic B: Adding Master Shapes to a Stencil
    • Topic C: Modifying Master Shape Icons
    • Topic D: Using My Shapes and Quick Shapes with Master Shapes

    Lesson 4: Creating Shape Reports

    • Topic A: Viewing Existing Reports
    • Topic B: Creating a New Report
    • Topic C: Modifying Reports
    • Topic D: Deleting Reports

    Lesson 5: Using Comments

    • Topic A: Adding Comments
    • Topic B: Navigating and Viewing Comments
    • Topic C: Editing Comments
    • Topic D: Deleting Comments

    Lesson 6: Using Markup Tools

    • Topic A: Marking Up a Diagram with Ink
    • Topic B: Adding the Markup Command to the Ribbon
    • Topic C: Enabling Track Markup and the Reviewing Pane
    • Topic D: Deleting Markup

    Lesson 7: Using Ink Tools

    • Topic A: Using the Pen or Highlighter
    • Topic B: Configuring Pen and Highlighter Appearance
    • Topic C: Erasing Marks
    • Topic D: Closing Ink Mode

    Lesson 8: Adding Legends

    • Topic A: Adding a Legend
    • Topic B: Editing Legend Text
    • Topic C: Adding Shapes to a Legend
    • Topic D: Removing a Legend

    Lesson 9: Creating a Template

    • Topic A: Creating a New Template
    • Topic B: Saving a Template File
    • Topic C: Using a Template
    • Topic D: Editing a Template

    Lesson 10: Getting Started with PivotDiagrams

    • Topic A: Creating a PivotDiagram
    • Topic B: Adding Categories
    • Topic C: Adding Totals
    • Topic D: Showing and Hiding PivotDiagram Elements

    Lesson 11: Editing a PivotDiagram

    • Topic A: Applying Shapes
    • Topic B: Moving Shapes
    • Topic C: Collapsing and Expanding Shapes
    • Topic D: Promoting and Demoting Shapes
    • Topic E: Merging and Unmerging Shapes

    Lesson 12: Working with PivotDiagrams

    • Topic A: Sorting Data
    • Topic B: Changing the Direction of the Diagram
    • Topic C: Aligning Shapes in the Diagram
    • Topic D: Using the Re-Layout Command
    • Topic E: Editing Data for Individual Shapes