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Features and Commands in Visio 2010 Menus and Toolbars


Are you used to the familiar look of Visio 2007, 2003, XP or 2000? You can't find some features or commands on the new ribbon interface of Visio 2010? Perhaps you need the Classic Menu for Visio 2010.

Features and Commands in Visio 2010 Main Menu

These features included in v3.05, more features will be added in new versions.

  • File
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  • View
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  • Format
  • Tools
  • Data
  • Shape
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File

New...
Open
Close
Save
Save As
Publish as PDF or XPS
Reduce File Size
Remove Hidden Information...  
Check In
Check Out
Discard Check Out
Server
View Version History
SharePoint Workflow
Import Import a SharePoint workflow for editing in Visio.
Export Export a SharePoint workflow for editing in Microsoft SharePoint Designer.
Page Setup... Show the Page Setup dialog box.
Auto Size Automatically resize the page as you draw.
Fit to Drawing
Print Preview
Print
Send
Open Recent File...
Exit

 

Edit

Undo
Redo
Cut Cut the selection and put it on the Clipboard.
Copy Copy the selection and put it on the Clipboard.
Paste Paste the contents of the Clipboard.
Paste Special...
Paste as Hyperlink
Delete Delete this item.
Select All Select all items.
Select Select text or objects in the document. --  -- Use Select Object to allow you to select objects that have been positioned behind the text.
Duplicate
Delete Pages...
Find... Find text in the document.
Replace... Replace text in the document.
Reconvert
Go To
Foreground
Edit Background
Page...
Edit Links to Files
Edit Object

 

View

Shapes Show the Shapes window.
Pan Zoom Show the Pan Zoom window.
Shape Data Show the Shape Data window to see the data properties for the selected shape.
Size Position Show the Size Position window.
Drawing Explorer Show the Drawing Explorer window.
External Data Window Show the External Data window to see all data imported into the diagram.
Master Explorer Show the Master Explorer window.
View Direction Change the direction of the view between left-to-right and right-to-left.
Dynamic Grid Turn on the dynamic grid. --  -- Dynamic grid guides assist in the sizing, spacing, and alignment of shapes in relation to one another.
AutoConnect Turn on AutoConnect. --  -- AutoConnect helps add, connect, align, and space shapes in a connected drawing such as a process flowchart.
Ruler View the rulers used to measure and line up objects in the document.
Grid Turn on gridlines to which you can align objects in the document.
Guides Turn on guides that help align objects in the document. --  -- Guides are dragged out from the horizontal and vertical rulers.
Ruler Grid... Show the Ruler Grid dialog box to set options such as ruler subdivisions and grid spacing.
Connection Points Turn on connection points. --  -- Connection points are the points on each shape where you can glue connectors.
Page Breaks Turn on page breaks to see what will be printed on each page of your document.
Show Markup Show comments and other annotations.
Layer Properties... Specify the properties of layers, such as visibility or printability, on the current page.
Issues Window Show the Issues window to review the issues found in the diagram.
Header Footer... Edit the Header or Footer of the document. --  -- The information in the Header or Footer will appear at the top or bottom of each printed page.
Full Screen View the document in full screen mode.
Zoom... Show the Zoom dialog box to specify the zoom level of the document. --  -- In most cases, you can also use the zoom controls in the status bar at the bottom of the window to quickly zoom the document.
Page Width Zoom the document so that the page is as wide as the window.
Fit to Window Zoom the document so that the entire page fits in and fills the window.

 

Insert

Blank Page Insert a new blank page into the diagram.
Background Page... Insert a background page to the diagram.
Field... Insert a field.
Symbol Insert symbols that are not on your keyboard, such as copyright symbols, trademark symbols, paragraph marks, and Unicode characters.
ScreenTip... Add a ScreenTip to a shape.
Comments
New Comment Add a comment about the selection.
Edit Comment Edit the selected comment.
Delete Delete the selected comment.
Previous Select the previous comment in the sheet.
Next Navigate to the next comment in the document.
Picture
Clip Art... Insert Clip Art into the document, including drawings, movies, sounds, or stock photography to illustrate a specific concept.
Picture... Insert a picture from a file.
Chart... Insert a chart to illustrate and compare data. --  -- Bar, Pie, Line, Area, and Surface are some of the available types.
Equation Editor
Text Box Insert a text box into the document.
CAD Drawing... Insert a drawing in AutoCAD DWG or DXF format.
Controls Insert controls into the document.
Container Place a container around the selected shapes in the diagram. --  -- Use containers to organize shapes into visual groups. Shapes are moved, copied, and deleted with the containers they belong to.
Callout Attach a callout to the selected shape. --  -- Use callouts to add annotations to shapes in the diagram. Callouts are moved, copied, and deleted with the shape they are attached to.
Object... Insert an embedded object.
Hyperlink... Create a link to a Web page, a picture, an e-mail address, or a program.
Insert Legend Insert a legend to show the meaning of Data Graphics used in the diagram.

 

Format

Font Show the Font dialog box.
Line Options...
Fill Options...
Paragraph Show the Paragraph dialog box.
Shadow Options...
Corner Rounding
Themes Change the overall design for your page. --  -- Right-click any theme for more ways to apply it.
Colors Change the colors for the current theme. --  -- Right-click any color scheme for more ways to apply it.
Effects Change the effects for the current theme. --  -- Right click any effect for more ways to apply it.
Picture... Show the Format Picture dialog box to adjust picture settings, such as brightness, contrast, and compression.
Format Ink...
Protection... Show the Protection dialog box to specify which shape attributes that you want to lock.
Behavior... Show the Behavior dialog box to set interaction properties for a shape.
Backgrounds Apply a background style to the page. --  -- Right-click any style for more ways to apply it.
Borders Titles Apply a border and title design to the page. --  -- Right-click a design to apply it only to the current page or to all pages. Edit the title placeholder on the background page.
Assign to Layer... Assign objects to layers on the page.

 

Tools

Spelling... Check the spelling of text.
Research... Open the Research Task Pane to search through reference materials, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, and translation services.
Thesaurus... Suggests other words with a similar meaning to the word you have selected.
Translate Translate selected text into a different language.
Language Select language options.
Document Management... Opens the document stencil in the Shapes window. --  -- The document stencil contains an instance of each master shape dragged onto the drawing page.
Markup
Track Markup Track all markup made to the drawing, including comments, shapes, and other annotations.
Delete Delete the selected comment or other annotation.
Previous Markup Navigate to the previous comment or other annotation.
Next Markup Navigate to the next comment or other annotation.
Ink Draw freeform ink. --  -- Ink is often used to markup or make annotations on a document.
Reviewing Pane Open the Reviewing task pane to review all markup made to the drawing.
Snap Glue... Show the Snap Glue dialog box for settings that control how shapes snap and glue to one another.
Ruler Grid... Show the Ruler Grid dialog box to set options such as ruler subdivisions and grid spacing.
Color Palette...
Check Diagram Scan the diagram for issues according to the current validation rules. --  -- Validation is used to ensure that diagrams are constructed in accordance with general diagramming best practices or company-specific requirements.
Ignore Issue Remove the selected issue from the Issues Window and do not show it on future diagram checks. --  -- You can ignore a specific instance of an issue or ignore all the issues that result from a validation rule.
Issues Window Show the Issues window to review the issues found in the diagram.
Macro
Macros View the list of macros, from which you can run, create, or delete a macro.
Record Macro... Record a macro. --  -- Each of the commands you perform will be saved into the macro so that you can play them back again.
Pause Recording Pause the macro recorder.
Stop Recording Stop the macro recorder.
Macro Security Customize the macro security settings.
Visual Basic Open the Visual Basic editor.
Add-Ons Run other add-ons and utilities.
Controls
Insert Insert controls into the document.
Design Mode Turn on or off design mode.
Properties View or modify properties for the selected control.
View Code Edit the Visual Basic code for a control.
AutoCorrect Options...
Options

 

Data

Shape Data Show the Shape Data dialog box.
Link Data to Shapes Import data from an external data source into the diagram.
Automatically Link... Automatically link imported data to shapes in the diagram.
Refresh Update all the information that is coming from a data source.
Data Graphics Display shape data in your diagram by using text, data bars, icons, color by value, or a combination of these types.
Subprocess
Create New Create a new subprocess page and hyperlink the selected shape to the new page.
Link to Existing Add a hyperlink to the selected shape to link it to an existing subprocess.
Create from Selection Move the selected shapes to a new subprocess page. --  -- A new shape is added to replace the moved shapes.
Check Diagram Scan the diagram for issues according to the current validation rules. --  -- Validation is used to ensure that diagrams are constructed in accordance with general diagramming best practices or company-specific requirements.
Ignore Issue Remove the selected issue from the Issues Window and do not show it on future diagram checks. --  -- You can ignore a specific instance of an issue or ignore all the issues that result from a validation rule.
Insert PivotDiagram...
Insert Data Solutions
Organization Chart...
Timeline...
Calendar...
Gantt Chart...
Shape Reports Create reports about properties of the shapes in the diagram. --  -- Reports can be shown as shapes or exported to Excel, HTML or XML.

 

Shape

Group Group shapes together so that they can be treated like a single shape.
Order
Bring to Front Bring the selected shape in front of all other shapes so that no part of it is hidden behind another shape.
Send to Back Send the selected shape behind all other shapes.
Bring Forward Bring the selected shape forward so that it is hidden by fewer shapes that are in front of it.
Send Backward Send the selected shape backward so that it is hidden by the shapes that are in front of it.
Rotate Rotate or flip the selected shape.
Operations Perform a geometric operation, such as a union or fragment, to merge multiple selected shapes into one.
Reverse Ends
Fit Curve...
Position Position shapes on the page by changing their alignment, spacing, and rotation.
Align
Space Shapes
Re-Layout Page Lay out the diagram by allowing Visio to reposition the shapes.
Re-layout Shapes
Center Drawing
Connect Shapes
Connectors Change the appearance of connectors in the diagram.
Layout Routing... Show the Layout and Routing tab on the Page Setup dialog box.

 

Window

New Window Open a new window containing a view of the current document.
Arrange All Tile all open program windows side-by-side on the screen.
Cascade Cascade the open document windows on the screen so that they overlap.
Switch Windows Switch to a different currently open window.
Show ShapeSheet Click here to show the ShapeSheet for the page or document.

 

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Features and Commands in Standard Toolbar and Formatting Toolbar


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Standard Toolbar

New
Open
Save
E-mail
Print
Print Preview
Auto Size Automatically resize the page as you draw.
Spelling... Check the spelling of text.
Research... Open the Research Task Pane to search through reference materials, such as dictionaries, encyclopedias, and translation services.
Cut Cut the selection and put it on the Clipboard.
Copy Copy the selection and put it on the Clipboard.
Paste Paste the contents of the Clipboard.
Delete Delete this item.
Format Painter Copy formatting from one place and apply it to another. --  -- Double-click this button to apply the same formatting to multiple places in the document.
Undo
Redo
Shapes Show the Shapes window.
Pointer Tool Select, move, and resize objects.
Connector Draw connectors between objects.
Text Add a text shape or select existing text.
Drawing Tools Use basic drawing tools, such as rectangle, ellipse, and line.
Connection Point Add, move, or delete connection points on shapes. --  -- Hold the Ctrl key and click where you want to add, move, or delete a connection point.
Text Block Move, resize or rotate the text within a shape.
Grouping
Group Join two or more selected objects together so they will be treated as one object.
Ungroup Break a set of grouped objects back into individual objects.
Add to Group Insert the selected object into the selected group.
Remove from Group Remove the selected object from its group.
Convert to Group Convert a pasted or imported metafile graphic to a group.
Order
Bring to Front Bring the selected object in front of all other objects so that no part of it is hidden behind another object.
Send to Back Send the selected object behind all other objects.
Bring Forward Bring the selected object forward so that it is hidden by fewer objects that are in front of it.
Send Backward Send the selected object backward so that it is hidden by the objects that are in front of it.
Position Position shapes on the page by changing their alignment, spacing, and rotation.
AutoConnect Turn on AutoConnect. --  -- AutoConnect helps add, connect, align, and space shapes in a connected drawing such as a process flowchart.
Zoom: Specify the zoom level of the publication.

 

Formatting Toolbar

Font: Change the font face.
Font Size: Change the font size.
Bold Make the selected text bold.
Italic Italicize the selected text.
Underline Underline the selected text.
Strikethrough Draw a line through the middle of the selected text.
Change Case... Change all the selected text to UPPERCASE, lowercase, or other common capitalizations.
Increase Font Size Increase the font size.
Decrease Font Size Decrease the font size.
Align Left Align text to the left.
Center Center text.
Align Right Align text to the right.
Justify Align text to both the left and right margins, adding extra space between words as necessary. --  -- This creates a clean look along the left and right side of the page.
Align Vertical
Top Align Align text to the top of the cell.
Middle Align
Bottom Align Align text to the bottom of the cell.
Rotate Text Rotate text 90 degrees to the left.
Text Direction Change the orientation of text between vertical and horizontal.
Left-to-Right Set the direction of text to be displayed from left to right.
Right-to-Left Set the direction of text to be displayed from right to left.
Bullets Start a bulleted list.
Decrease Indent Decreases the indent level of the paragraph.
Increase Indent Increase the indent level of the paragraph.
Font Color Change the text color.
Line Specify the color, width, and line style for the selected shape.
Fill Fill the selected shape with a solid color, gradient, or pattern.
Shadow Specify the shadow color, style, and offset for the selected shape.
Themes Change the overall design for your page. --  -- Right-click any theme for more ways to apply it.
Colors Change the colors for the current theme. --  -- Right-click any color scheme for more ways to apply it.
Effects Change the effects for the current theme. --  -- Right click any effect for more ways to apply it.
Weight
Dashes
Arrows
 

 

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