Microsoft Office Visio 2007 For Dummies

Discover how to
– Create business, engineering, software, or network diagrams
– Format an entire drawing using themes
– Analyze “what-if” scenarios with PivotDiagrams
– Produce layered multipage drawings
– Save drawings to publish on the Web

About the Authors
John Mueller is a freelance author and technical editor. He has writing in his
blood, having produced 70 books and over 300 articles to date. The topics
range from networking to artificial intelligence and from database management to heads-down programming. Some of his current books include a Windows power optimization book, a book on .NET security, and books on Amazon Web Services, Google Web Services, and eBay Web Services. His technical editing skills have helped more than 51 authors refine the content of their manuscripts. John has provided technical editing services to both Data Based Advisor and Coast Compute magazines. He’s also contributed articles to magazines like DevSource, InformIT, Informant, DevX, SQL Server Professional, Visual C++ Developer, Hard Core Visual Basic, asp.netPRO, Software Test and Performance, and Visual Basic Developer.

When John isn’t working at the computer, you can find him in his workshop.
He’s an avid woodworker and candle maker. On any given afternoon, you can
find him working at a lathe or putting the finishing touches on a bookcase. He also likes making glycerin soap and candles, which comes in handy for gift baskets. You can reach John on the Internet at JMueller@mwt.net. John is also setting up a Web site at http://www.mwt.net/~jmueller/; feel free to
look and make suggestions on how he can improve it. Check out his weekly
blog at http://www.amazon.com/gp/blog/id/AQOA2QP4X1YWP.
Debbie Walkowski has worked in the computer industry for more than 20
years in a variety of positions from sales and marketing to teaching and training.

For the last 14 years, she has made writing her primary focus. Her company,
the Writing Works, specializes in writing computer self-help books and
providing writing services to companies such as Microsoft Corporation,
Hewlett-Packard (formerly Digital Equipment Corporation), and AT&T
Wireless Communications. She has authored 18 books on popular computer
software, including Microsoft Office, Microsoft Works, Microsoft PowerPoint,
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Windows, Visio, Quicken,
WordPerfect, and Lotus 1-2-3.

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