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Microsoft Visio

Visio is a diagramming and vector graphics application that is part of the Microsoft Office family that allows the user to create diagrams for organizational and planning purposes. The Premium edition has additional templates for more advanced diagrams and layouts, as well as capabilities intended to make it easy for users to connect their diagrams to data sources and to display their data graphically, as well as intelligent rules, validation, subprocess (diagram breakdown). one-step connectivity with Excel data, information rights management (IRM) protection for Visio files, modernized shapes for office layout, detailed shapes for site and floor plans, modern shapes for home plans, and IEEE compliant shapes for electrical diagrams.

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I am building a network diagram using Visio 2016.  I have created a data graphics that I want to show some information about the server to the left.  What I am trying to do is bring the text closer to the server, but not inside the server.

Below is a screenshot of my shape and data graphic.

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Below is a modified screenshot of what I would like to accomplish.

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Is there a way to bring the text in the data graphic closer to the server shape?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi Experts,

I am looking for Visio stencils for cisco transceivers/SFP like QSFP-40G-SR-BD,SFP-H10GB-CU3M,1000base-SX,SFP-H10GB-ACU10M.

Does anyone know where to get these.

Thanks,
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I have to install and activate Visio 2019 pro and I have dilemma.
Having license key but having issues with xml activation process.
Presently I have Visio2019 folder where I downloaded stream.x64.x-none.dat and other necessary components for Visio 2019 Pro.
I don't know what is the problem with my configuration.xml...???
Should I run setup /configure configuration.xml from the location of the stream files or ODT folder (main Visio2019 folder) ...???
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I am trying to deploy Visio 64 bit silently using SCCM.  I've done the following so far:

- ran "Setup.exe /admin" and made selections needed for silent such as agreeing to the license etc.
- Created the Application, Deployment Type and Deployment.
- Created an install batch file that runs this command:  "msiexec.exe /quiet %~dp0\Visio_2013_64bit.MSP /qn".

The install will not run and when I ran the command locally to test I received an error message - basically my msiexec command is wrong and it's not even making it to the install.

I've seen the command used to install with an MSP but it had the original install msi within the command along with the .msp.  I was going to try that burt I can't figure out which MSI to use in this version of visio....or do I use the Office MSI?

Anyone have experience using an MSP for install?
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Hello experts,

I need to connect a SQL server to a visio document, to use its data. How can I manage that? Is there a possibility to make that happen?

Regards.
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I did draw a network digram using a link to draw Visio diagram of vsphere using Powershell. It looks ok on the screen , but it was so small when i printed the drawing, the drawing only fit into 3X3  inches area instead of fitting into A4 paper. I tried to follow the link below, but all the drawing are going outside the grid area(- 4 "ruler area).
http://viziblr.com/news/2011/12/14/visio-ndash-resizing-multiple-shapes.html
Experts out there is there any way to fix the size without re-drawing it?
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I am doing a bpmn model in visio.  
I put in a start event shape in my document and this shape automatically populates text underneath the shape when i type on it.
I then put a Task Shape in my document and it is forcing me to type into the guts of the shape.

I want to dictate whether or not the text goes beneath the shape or in the shape as i construct this diagram.

How can i adjust the shape highlighted in yellow so that the text is under the shape.  
i dont want to add an extra text box underneath the shape.

attachment added to help with understanding
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This is a question for visio, but should help me with all office products.  I have a working area on a network and i want for Visio... when i click browse to automatically open up this location on the network.  I have set the default file locations for visio.  refer to screenshot 1 for the procedure i did.

the browse button i am referring to is in screenshot 2.

i don't have to have it this wa,y but basically here is what i want to happen.  

When i open up visio and want to open a previously used file that is not in the recent history.... i want it to automatically browse to this network location.  

any good advice.
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How do I run Microsoft Visio online Plan 1?
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Has anyone had experience on converting PDF files to Visio 2016?  I lost my folder that had all my Campus Visio Diagrams but have the PDF versions.  Any help here would be appreciated.
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Hi,
in our company we want to install WSUS for multiple branches.
from main office we want to approve the updates.
I need to create  WSUS proposal drawing and PPT if someone can provide me a sample for the same it will be very helpful.

Thanks & Regards,
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Does anyone here has any idea about "Outlook enhance functionality to be able to produce VISIO charts" or any visio plugin available for outlook? Answers are welcome :)
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Another day, another question. I'm enjoying this but it is very challenging! I guess thats why this website is here?!

I'm using DOCMD(1312) to get my users to enter data and then have some of this data appear in the shape's text field. Each time they double click they also have the option to "define shape data" but I would really like to prevent the user from doing this.

An option for "protect defined shape data" or "protect user from defining shape data" would be perfect. Any ideas??

Thanks in advance.
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Is there a way I can ask the user to enter Document shape data when first starting a document using a custom template? I would like to do this without macros and using shapesheet if possible but if not then its not the end of the world.

I have given the document some user defined shape data cells (eg. Document number, document date, author etc.) and then displayed this info in a number of shapes across the various pages of the document. I've referenced TheDoc! data in the shape cells on each page and set "askondrop" to true in the document shape data but this has not worked as i thought it might.

Thanks in advance.
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Need assistance creating Visio drawings.  I've never done any and don't know where to start.  Tutorials would be great, if any.
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Hi there,

User.msvSDContainerExcludedCategories does not seem to prevent the wrong objects becoming a member of a list.

I am creating a template for a standard type of drawing on Visio. I would like to create a list with two columns however this is not possible. To get around this I have taken some excellent advice from Scott Helmers and put two lists inside a container instead. This should just about do the trick but almost every time I try to drag and move the container, it ends up accidentally dropping into one of its lists and this messes up the document.

Please see the attached example and tell me where am i going wrong? I bet I've overlooked something very basic?! I have assigned the container the User.msvShapeCategories category of "Cubicle" and then excluded the "Cubicle" category from entering the lists using User.msvSDContainerExcludedCategories.

List-issue.vsd

Thanks for taking the time to look at my problem.

Dan.
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I have a problem with Office 2016 and Project 2016, my issue is that I have a Volume Key for office using KMS and a Click to run Project installer which my customer wants to use.

I have been researching and found that they wont work together.

I am wondering if there is any way I can install Project with the MSI version instead of Click to Run using the same key?

I have also seen a lot about an Office deployment tool, mostly to install MSI versions of Project or Visio onto a machine that has Click to Run office 365 or similar, but I am not seeing much in the reverse side. Is it possible to install Office 2016 using that deployment tool in the same way to get them working together

Any help would be helpful!
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Hi All

I would like to install 2 following apps , the following products will become SCCM applications.

Microsoft Visio 2016 (VLK/enterprise licence /perpetual)
Microsoft Project 2016 (VLK/enterprise licence /perpetual)

these packages must be compatible with the click to run deployment of office 365.

Please advise me how to accomplish this

Thanks in advance
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Hi,

I am in the process of creating a visual IT process diagram using images. However, I am unable to find the type of images I need. I am building the diagram in Visio and can import the images if I had them or knew where to get them. I have attached a file with the type(s) of images I am seeking.

Many thanks in advance.

V/r
James
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I had this question after viewing Visio to jpg/png/gif -- Batch convert?.

Trying to run this code but coming up with an error on "Set doc = Documents.OpenEx(PathFileName, visOpenHidden)"

I am still trying to learn vba codes and think this may be something simple but I can’t seem to figure this out. I’m converting .vsdx instead of .vsd files but I made the change in the code to look for the correct files and still run into this error.
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Hi everyone,
First, thank you to all who offer up suggestions and advice to fellow I.T professionals. We all have different areas of expertise and experience so it is great to have a go-to area to seek answers & explanations, and also to hopefully help our peers.

I have a Visio 2010 Std application created on my SCCM 2012 server. I have been tasked with changing the product key it uses to activate on initial install. I don't want to change current installations, just use this new key for any new deployments.

I have it configured to use an MSP file with all of my customizations applied, including product key. What is the most appropriate way to go about changing the key to a different one? I have attempted simply editing the MSP to include the new key, but the application seems to still install using the old one. Do I make a new application and call it a day? Or should I be able to update my key without any issues?

Thanks so much in advance.
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Hello

Can you please share a script to install MS Visio 2016 with GPO? or any other usable method.

REgards
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Here is Visio 2013. when drawing a line on its page, the line can be long 10 cm. but sometimes the line cannot be increased a little or decreased a little bit. for example the line 10 cm cannot be 9.8 or 10.2. I think this is resolution issue. How can we change or increase the resolution? Thank you
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I had this question after viewing Export VSD to JPG using C#.

Hi All,

I have to Convert number of Visio files to .Png Files and I Should Apply the settings to PNG File, reducing the size of the file during the time of Conversion as per the attachment.
Could you Please help me anyone how to do this in C#.Net Automatically?
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In MS Visio (I guess its Visio 2016 but don't know for sure because I can't find the spot that tells you the version), I am attempting to use rounded corner shapes but don't see any options for that. Can someone let me know how to create rounded corner shapes? I've done some leg work by googling the topic but am not finding anything helpful.

Thanks
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Microsoft Visio

Visio is a diagramming and vector graphics application that is part of the Microsoft Office family that allows the user to create diagrams for organizational and planning purposes. The Premium edition has additional templates for more advanced diagrams and layouts, as well as capabilities intended to make it easy for users to connect their diagrams to data sources and to display their data graphically, as well as intelligent rules, validation, subprocess (diagram breakdown). one-step connectivity with Excel data, information rights management (IRM) protection for Visio files, modernized shapes for office layout, detailed shapes for site and floor plans, modern shapes for home plans, and IEEE compliant shapes for electrical diagrams.

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