How to learn to flowchart?

Subject: How to learn to flowchart?
From: Emily Berk <emily -at- armadillosoft -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 04:13:27 -0700

On Sat, 29 Sep 2001 08:42:06 -0700 (PDT), David Castro <thetechwriter -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
>I was working this week on a flowchart in VISIO Professional, and I saw all of these really cool shapes for things like "stored data" and "direct processes" and stuff. But all I tend to use are rectangles, diamonds, and arrows. It gets the point across, usually (I guess), but I'd sure like to learn how to use all of those cool shapes.
>I went to Amazon and entered "flowchart" into the search field. Nothing turns
>up. There appears to be no third-party VISIO books, no books on flowcharting
>(tool independent). Nothing.
>So, how does one learn how to create flowcharts?

Just about a month ago (seems like a different era...), skwpt <skwpt -at- yahoo -dot- com> posted:

>Subject: Flowcharting---symbol/line meaning
>Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2001 05:57:38 -0700 (PDT)
>I'm on digest so you may have already gotten what you
>need. You might want to check the below URL for basics
>on flowcharting (includes what the shapes and lines
>I found a couple other sites that go into more detail
>(algorithms, specific to programming, etc.)
>Hope this helps


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