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Microsoft® Visio® 2010: Step by Step by Scott A. Helmers

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Chapter 6. Entering, Linking to, and Reporting on Data

Chapter at a Glance

Entering, Linking to, and Reporting on Data

In this chapter, you will learn how to

Understand shape data.

Edit shape data.

View and change shape data attributes.

Create new shape data fields.

Link diagrams to external data.

Refresh all or selected data in linked diagrams.

Schedule data refresh.

Link data to shapes automatically.

Run a predefined report.

Create a new report.

Modify an existing report.

One of the most significant ways you can add value to your Microsoft Visio drawings is to store relevant data in the shapes on the drawing page. Although this capability has been a part of Visio since the beginning, Visio ...

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