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Link data to diagrams I: Getting started

Test yourself

Complete the following test so you can be sure you understand the material. Your answers are private, and test results are not scored.


Which of the following can be linked to a single shape in Visio Professional 2007?

A database table.

A data column.

A key column.

A data row.

Having a column with unique values helps you discern certain rows from others. But how is it helpful for Visio?

Visio uses that information to filter the data for you so that you only have to look at immediately applicable data.

Visio uses that information when updating the data.

Visio uses that information to place shapes on the page for you.

Visio uses that information to sort the rows for you in the External Data window.

You can link a diagram to an Excel worksheet even if the worksheet doesn't have a column with unique values.

False.

True.

What did this course recommend that you do to data columns prior to linking?

Make sure that the columns in your data describe the shapes.

Make sure that there are column headings at the top of some of them, but not all.

Make sure that the column headings are bold.

Make sure that there are column headings at the top of each one.

If you want Visio to represent 50 orders in a data bar, the data in the source (before being linked to Visio) should read as:

50.

50 orders.

Fifty orders.

50 o's.

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