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What program did MS use to draw http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000/techinfo/reskit/deploymentscenarios/lab-dns-view.asp
I want to be able to draw diagrams with these icons, and lay them out isometrically, and for the life of me I can't find the program that does it.
I have visio, and it's not that, nor Lanflow or Smart draw.
500 points for the person who can end my year long search!
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How do you know its not Visio with a custom set of Icons and fonts?
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by:SysExpert
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When I right click I get an option for Macromedia Flash player, so maybe Macromedia has other program for creating  similar content.

I hope this helps !


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by:weejock
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Thanks guys.  No, it's not Macromedia, that's only being used as a viewer.

It may be visio with custom icons, however I have not seen Visio present a diagram that well.  I'll be convinced when I see the icons.
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It is a flash .swf
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Come on guys... 500 points on this one.  I have found out that the diagram was created using Visio 2002 on my own.

The Isometric view is achieved by using a shape set and keying in the isometric angles required.

Now what I need is to get hold of the icons to complete the drawing.  They are not a part of Visio.

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Visio has a set of updated Network Icons on a separate CD. If you are a registered user, MS usually sends them out or you should be able to download them from the MS site.

I hope this helps !

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See

http://www.microsoft.com/office/visio/evaluation/indepth/network.asp

Download new and updated solutions. New network diagramming solutions and upgrades to the solutions that ship with the Enterprise Network Tools are available through the Visio Network Center. When you take advantage of your one-year subscription to the Visio Network Center, you'll have complete access to these new tools as soon as they are available.

Get the latest network equipment shapes. New shapes representing newly released network equipment are regularly added to our online library and are immediately accessible with the Find Shape feature in Visio or through the Visio Network Center. If you don't find the shapes that you need, you can request that we create new ones to match the equipment on your network.

Customized notification. You'll be notified automatically when new or updated network diagramming solutions and shapes are posted to the Visio Network Center. Set your notification preferences so that you receive only information that is relevant to you.

Deployment bundles. Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000 deployment kits are available through the Visio Network Center. These kits include templates, shapes, and guidelines for using Visio Professional 2002 and Enterprise Network Tools to plan for the deployment of Windows 2000 and Exchange 2000.

I hope this helps !
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Please see my comment above..Points please since I answered the question or points split with SysExpert.

==>I have found out that the diagram was created using Visio 2002 on my own.

Cheers,

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