Visio 2013 Standard vs Pro

Can I create a drawing using shapes from a Professinal edtion and then open on a standard edition and continue to edit?

Can I create my own stencil sets and shapes in Standard Edition?

Use case:  I do not need any visio templates or shapes or external data.   I do want to create my own shapes and save in several stencil sets.  I also want create my own page tempates.

I am used to using the professinal edition, but need to purchase two more licenses.   There is a big difference in price and suspect I do not need the pro edition at all.

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Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperCommented:
Yes, a drawing created in Pro can be edited in Standard.

Yes, you can create your own shapes and stencils in either Standard or Pro.

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Chief AvocadoChief of Problem Avocado'sAuthor Commented:
It works!   Your advice was very helpful.
Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperCommented:
Glad to know you found what you were looking for. Please post additional questions if there are other topics with which we can help.
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