Page 9 of 10PREVNEXT

A quick introduction to organization charts

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.


You want to create an org chart that shows your manager with all of the people reporting to her. Which of the following is the best way to start?

First, drag a bunch of Position shapes onto the page. Then drag a Manager shape onto the page at the top.

First, drag a Manager shape onto the top of the page. Then use the Organization Chart toolbar to select shapes for her team.

First, drag the shape representing your manager's assistant onto the page, so you don't forget him.

First, drag the Manager shape onto the page. Then drag the Position shapes onto the page.

When you drop a Position shape onto a Manager shape, what happens?

Visio arranges the Position shape below the Manager shape. Then you connect the shapes with the Connector tool.

Visio connects and arranges the Position shape below the Manager shape.

Visio connects the Position shape to the Manager shape. Then you move the Position shape under the Manager shape.

Visio shows you a message that you cannot drop one shape onto another shape.

If you took the practice session, then you'll be able to answer this one. You drop a Position shape onto a Manager shape. By default, what will the Position shape have?

A place to type the name, title, and department of the employee.

The name, title, and photo of the employee, should you have one available.

Imported data.

A place to type the name and title of the employee.

Page 9 of 10PREVNEXT