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Shapes I: Introductory basics you can't live without

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.


How can you identify a 2-D shape in Visio?

Select the shape, and look for the six green selection handles at the sides of the shape.

Select the shape, and look for the eight green selection handles at the sides of the shape.

If the shape has two dimensions then it's a 2-D shape.

If the shape looks as though it has three dimensions, then it's not 2-D, it's 3-D.

What is a good reason to use a 1-D shape?

You want a thin border line along the four sides of a drawing page.

You want the shape to resemble a spatial object like a circle, a piece of furniture, or some office equipment.

You want the shape to represent an employee in an org chart.

You want to connect two shapes.

As seen in the practice session, which type of shape can you add arrowheads to?

1-D shapes.

2-D shapes.

3-D shapes.

Any shape in Visio.

If you drag a shape's yellow control handle Control handle image - yellow diamond, what will happen?

The shape will rotate.

The shape will exhibit special behavior.

The shape will resize to proportionate widths.

The shape will move in a straight line so that you can keep it on the same y or x axis.

True or False: A shape can be changed from 1-D to 2-D, but not from 2-D to 1-D.

True.

False.

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