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Exercise No. 3: Shapes Operations and Stencil Creation
COMP 311L: ECECAD
Name: _________________________________ ECE 3___ Date: ___________________
Objectives: In this exercise you will learn to: 1. Add shapes from the Standard toolbar 2. Use the Drawing Tools Toolbar 3. Add screen tips to shapes 4. Use Shape Operations 5. Create New Stencils 6. Add Shapes to Stencils 7. Use Other Shape Operations 8. Copy Shapes from one Stencils to Another 9. Remove Shapes from Stencils 10. Save Stencils
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(If you can’t see the Standard toolbar.1. right click on a toolbar or the menu bar and then click Standard option on the pop-up menu that appears. Click the Drawing option. Choose a category named Business and choose category option Business Process. Identify the following using tool tip when you place your mouse to each icon. what did you see? _______________________________________________________________________ 4. What did you see on the Shapes pane? _______________________________________________________________________ 3. . You should see a submenu of stencil option that you can choose from.) What did you see on the Shapes pane? _______________________________________________________________________ 2. This action will display _______________________________ on your Visio Screen. Open Microsoft Visio 2007 from the Start Menu and then click the New button on the standard toolbar to create a New blank drawing. 5. ADDING SHAPES FROM STANDARD TOOLBAR Access a preset stencils and shapes in Visio by using the Shapes button on the Standard toolbar (as shown below). Choose a stencil Basic Flowchart Shapes (Metric). If you right click on some empty space on the Menu bar or a toolbar.
Once you are finished drawing the shape. you can drag the green diamond handle to modify the shape. USING THE DRAWING TOOLBAR On the Drawing Toolbar.6. diamond. Create two more shapes using the Drawing toolbar. drag some of the small green circles. click the Pointer tool on the Standard toolbar to get your regular mouse pointer back. Make sure that the shape is closed like the figure shown. drag on some of the small green diamonds (this is called the anchor point). What happen to the line when the green diamond is being dragged? _______________________________________________________________________ Note: If you let your mouse pointer hover over a green. click the Pencil button and then use your mouse to draw out some lies that connect in any way you like. 9. double click inside you new shape. Next. your pointer will turn into a crossed arrow. 10. Next. What opens up? ______________________________________________________________ . (it form a solid shape) 7. What does this small green circle means? ____________________________________ Feel free to let your imagination run wild as you draw the shape. When this happens. Next. 8.
16. You can change the stacking order of these shapes. What happen? _________________________________________________________ 14. Fill the three shapes with color. USING SHAPE OPERATIONS From the Basic Shapes (From the Shape under General). 13. To do this. we are going to add Shape Screen Tips to a shape. To do this. there are two shapes that overlap a third shape. Once the shape Screen Tip dialogue appears on the Visio screen. 12. Write your observation to the selected shape if you choose the following option: . Do this to the remaining two shapes. In the text block. 15. move your mouse pointer over the shape for a moment. and then click the Insert menu followed by the Shape Screen Tip option. The drawing should look like in the next figure. ADDING SHAPE SCREEN TIPS Next. Triangle and Hexagon. type a name (like my masterpiece!) for a given shape. type the screen-tip (type your name) in the area provided and then click OK button in the dialogue. When the Screen Tip dialogue closes. Create Shape Screen Tips to the other two shapes. first click the shape to select it. The screen tip you typed will be implemented for the selected shape.11. drag the following shapes in the grid area in exact order: Circle. click the Circle Shape then go to Shape menu>Order option. In the image.
What happen to the shape? ______________________________________________ 18. Next. Hold the Ctrl button down and click the Circle shape and Triangle shape to select them both simultaneously. and select the Paste to paste the shapes into the new stencils. Fill the shape with color red. hold the Ctrl button again and select the new shape created in the previous step. What happen to the shape? _______________________________________________ 19. click the Shape menu.Bring to Front: _________________________________________________ Send Backward(2x): _____________________________________________ Bring Forward (2x): _____________________________________________ Send to Back: __________________________________________________ (You can also do these operation by right clicking on the shape and from the popup menu go to Shape option) 17. followed by the Operations option. Add screen tip and write: gnome! 20. Next. click the Shape Menu. what happen? __________________________________________________ What is the default name of the shape when added to your stencil? _____________________________________________________________________ . What did you see on the Shapes Pane? _______________________________________ What is the name of the Stencil? ____________________________________________ 21. and choose the Copy Drawing option from the pop up menu Next. place your mouse over the Shapes pane. (You can choose to create a new stencil in US units or Metric). Next. right click. Right click on one of your new shape. and the shape in behind (the Hexagon shape). followed by the Operations option followed by the Union option. followed by Combine option. CREATING NEW STENCILS Click the File menu followed by the Shapes option followed by the New Stencil option. Then.
The File Name of your stencil will be SURNAMEfirstname_MyFAVE. What appears on your screen? _____________________________________________ 28. What is in the Save As type field? ____________________________. Click the small save button on the right side of the stencils title bar. you are ready to save it. 23. Right click the shape and choose Rename Master. REMOVING SHAPES FROM STENCILS To remove shape from an editable stencil (that is your stencil). Alternatively.) Once the shapes have been selected. (If you want to select multiple shapes in a stencil. This is how shapes in a stencil can be reused multiple times in many different drawings. Open the stencil that you want to copy from. COPYING SHAPES FROM ONE STENCIL TO ANOTHER Open more stencils so you can choose the shapes you want to copy from to your stencil. and choose Paste from the pop up menu. Next. .22. 24. you can click on a shape to select it. right click on the shape in question and choose the Delete Master option from the pop up menu. open your stencil. To save a newly created stencil. hold down the shift button on your keyboard and click all the shapes you want to copy. right click on it. In the Save As dialogue. Put at least 15 shapes on your stencil. 25. 27. Put all your favorite shapes on your stencil that you are going to use during all our activities. and select the particular shape that you want to copy. You can also drag the shapes with your mouse from the drawing area to your stencil. and then press the Delete key on your keyboard to remove the shape from the stencil. browse the folder that you want to store the stencil in. Rename all the shapes you created and included in your stencils. SAVING STENCILS Once you are finish adding shapes to your own custom stencil. Save the file in your folder. 26. right click on the selection and then choose the Copy option from the pop up menu. Drag all the shapes that you have created to your stencil.
.Bulacan State University College of Engineering Exercise No. JPEG File Interchange Format. 4: Logo by Visio COMP 311L: ECECAD Name: _________________________________ ECE 3___ Date: ___________________ Comp No. Use filename: Exer4_SURNAMEfirstname. ___ Procedures: 1. In the Save as type. Add the logo to your stencil and save it. 3. Create a logo base on shapes Operations. 2. Include your name and section in your logo.
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