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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When I try to download a template in MS Publisher, a list of templates appears under Visio.   When I try to download a template, an error message pops up saying "something went wrong while downloading your template".
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I have a Visio document that I have added a lot of hyperlinks to that are now incorrect, and I want to delete all of the existing links. I can then reassign them using the hyperlink base
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Hi,

I used below to draw one flow diagram
https://www.draw.io/

when i saved to my computer it is saving as .XML file

I want to save it as image file for my diagram

how can i achieve this

please advise
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i have one flow diagram in the word document.

how can i copy paste that same diagram in visio and make minor changes to it.

please advise
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I had this question after viewing Replacing text in PowerPoint 2016 using VBA.

Is it possible that I can insert a custom textbox in slide theme and it gets updated in actual slides ?
Here what I am trying to do in power point VBA which I have done successfully in Visio VBA.

I want to put the presentation file name on all slides of a presentation.  I have 50+ such presentations containing 25+ slides in each presentation.  The above code requires that I insert a text box on each of the slide manually and then it works if I run the macro.  Any suggestion how to automate the process using Powerpoint VBA ?

I do not want to change the slides theme for each presentation by inserting a text box with file name.  That would defeat the purpose of automation. Visio VBA does it very easily by using code in Auotexec module for each slidepack.
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using microsoft visio 2013 standard how to draw various diagram like below
1. sequence diagrams
2. flow diagrams
3. activity diagram
4. user interaction diagrams
5. database diagrams
6. any other similar type of system, system flow diagrams

any good video tutorials, resources, , links around this?
please advise
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in a microsoft word diagram how to crop similar to how i do in the microsoft paint to erase some text on the present diagram i have

please advise
is there is a way i write new text after erasing old text?
how to do this using visio?
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Hello Experts,

I have a legitimate product key for Microsoft Visio. Can someone let me know where I can find the link to download Microsoft Visio 2016?

Thanks

Carlton
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1 A Floor Plan of your assigned secondary school(s) outlining internet coverage (wired and wireless)
Each level should be a different floor plan, (labeled: Ground Floor, First Floor, etc.)
It should highlight all ICT networking devices such as AP, Routers, and Switches etc.
Each room and building should be properly labeled in the floor diagram.
Provide a brief description of the Floor Plan

2. A High Level Network Diagram of your assigned secondary school(s).
Must include all internet service providers
The Diagram must outline the flow from ISP to end user, inclusive of servers and network devices.
Provide a brief description of the Network Diagram

Good day can someone assist me with what I really have to do here ? I never really used visio before .

What exactly are they asking for and how does visio help to show it ?
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I have rich text in MS Visio shapes, that I wish to display, fully formatted, in Excel cells, through vba automation.
When I copy-paste the visio shape.text directly into an Excel cell, all formatting is lost, even bold, underline and superscript etc.
However, if I first copy the visio.shp.text into WORD, then, when I copy the text from WORD to Excel, the original 'visio' formating is preserved in both WORD and in EXCEL.
In this additional step, WordPAD is ineffective as a substitute for WORD (ie formatted text copied from WordPAD does not preserve formatting when the text is copied to Excel.)

I seek an automated solution (vba).
But an automated solution that takes Text from visio via WORD and through to Excel seems cumbersome. Is there an automated solution, and can I avoid the WORD step?

LATERALLY - I can convert visio.shape.text into an HTML string...  
Can you tell me how I could display that HTML string (derived from Visio) as RICH TEXT in Excel?

Thanks!
Kelvin
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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 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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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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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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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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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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