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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visio 2013 standard i opened blank diagram,

I do not see any shapes like circles, rectangles, person, arrows etc on the left hands side

how to enable them and keep them there all the time so that whenever i open visio i can just drag and drop and make the diagram
please advise
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Explore SharePoint 2016, the web-based, collaborative platform that integrates with Microsoft Office to provide intranets, secure document management, and collaboration so you can develop your online and offline capabilities.

i see some templates here.
i downloaded zip and unzipped and copied those contents and placed at
C:\Users\xyz\Documents\My Shapes

http://softwarestencils.com/uml/index.html

any other visio similar templates to reuse existing shapes and sequence diagrams etc

please advise
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visio 2013 standard does not show the "UML Sequence" template as shown below
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xtZIDI8Ajg
only professional viso 2013 shows it?
are there existing sample diagrams which i can use as sample and modify on top of them easily?
any alternate tool to draw these type of diagrams easily apart from visio like free open source tools?
Please advise
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I had this question after viewing Visio 2013 - Undo has stopped working!.

I have followed the example shown in this link:

http://www.visguy.com/2015/07/07/deleting-visio-shapes-programmatically/

I have the same code structure as in the example, and when the code runs successfully, I was expecting to see afterwards the "Undo" button enabled in Visio, showing me the Undo Scope name that I set, but button appears dissabled.

What I am missing?
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Tying to install Office 2019 Applications through SCCM using latest features Click to Run. I was able to do a fresh install of Office 365 with Visio and Project on my test machine. Following on that test machine, I un-installed the Visio and Project and then installed visio 2016 manually. so as a test run I am trying to only upgrade visio2016 to visio219 using the same Click to run configuration but when I choose do not uninstall anything and then try to install the visio2019, click to run complaints that "Can't install, to install this first uninstall the following product(s) and try again"

I am wondering why?
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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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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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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,
Mohammed Afroz
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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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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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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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Hello, I would like to use Visio as a "sales automation tool". I will be reviewing floor plans with customers and want to create an interactive experience. The plans (which I already have) contain plotted assets that are currently stagnant and not connected to any data source... I would need each asset to have data linked to it, I assume via the serial number of the asset/SmartShapes. The cost of each item in the drawing would be retrieved from either Excel or an Access database and the TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP would appear on the drawing page in a table summed up.. As I "uncheck" assets, the total cost of ownership would update accordingly, providing the customer with updated costs should they remove specific devices.. The data part I can customize and insert..

...but... would anyone be interested in helping me with a high-level overview of what else I need to do? I have limited experience with Visio but am able to pick up any software rather quickly. Would this require more than Visio/Excel?
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Hi!
 i'm trying to change between visio pages from code. That means i need to set the VisioApplication.ActivePage, but it is readonly. So i'm trying to set the VisioApplication.ActiveWindow.Page.
All good, but when i try that, i get a runtime exception 'Invalid container identifier.'. Anything i tried didn't work. I know that VisioApplication.ActiveWindow.Page is a dynamic variable in c#. But i still don't know how to handle this exception. My code is :

Globals.ThisAddIn.Application.ActiveWindow.Page = Globals.ThisAddIn.Application.ActiveDocument.Pages[0];

I need to mention that it is a Visio AddIn project.
Please, i'm trying to fix this out for 2 weeks, and nothing worked. Any help will be really apreciated.
Thanks!
Dimitrie
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I feel completely stupid asking this, but I've been struggling for an hour and I just can't seem to figure it out. I've searched the web and found several pages on how to MAKE custom lines in Microsoft Visio, and I have been able to do that. However, I cannot seem to manage to figure out how to actually insert the custom line onto my document. Help?
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In Visio, org charts, can all pages be formatted at once ? Struggling to put a head and a backround on each page without having to do it manually. Is there a Visio manual at all?
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In Visio, wizard org  chart, how to I keep a currency format when uploading from excel ??
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My company uses Onedrive for Business along with Visio Pro.

I am unable to edit master shapes in any of our stencils, the option is greyed out (see attached image).

No one else has any stencils open and I have made sure to close all stencils before attempting.

The only way at the moment I am able to edit shapes is to copy the folder to my desktop and then copy it back to OneDrive.

We would like a solution which allows anyone to edit or add shapes to stencils.

Thank you for your help.
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I want to change the order of my Organizational Chart Data from:

Title
Employee ID
Title Box: Employee Name

I want to have the employee position title show in the Title Bar where currently the Employee Name is Showing. I want to do this for all shapes.

I generated an Organizational chart walking through the wizard, however, in the Title Rectangle box the employee name shows, I'd like their position placed there.

Thanks
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hello,
i.ve scom 2016 and need to specify some service that i need to show using the visio to make dashboard. so if i need to check health of the DNS service in my 3 domains how can i do that and shall i choose. also if  i need to check the status of my DHCP subnets can i do that?
i'm using visio 2013 and the scom addin installed but it's for system centre 2012 does it make any effect?
also if i need to just click on the service from the visio should it gives me the status of this object only?
thanks
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I am trying to create a generic shape that incorporates an external image file with a known folder path and a file pointer provided as a property from an external Visio add-on. This shape would pull the appropriate images based on the instance from which the shape was utilized.
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Hello,

Our company use Visio to draw schematic wiring diagrams. We have created many custom stencils with shapes that have been exported from AutoCAD.

At the moment, using an A1 titleblock, we are finding it tiresome having to drag each required shape into the drawing, using a select window and re-sizing the shapes and text to fit into the paper space because the number of shapes on each schematic will differ greatly depending on the size of the job.

We would like to ask if there is a way to batch re-size shapes on each stencil so that the shape size and text size are uniform.

We have already looked into the "Size and Position" window and changing the page scale, but this does not fix the issue because the text size does not change and each shape is a different size depending on what piece of equipment it is representing.

At the end of the day, we would like to batch edit the shapes on each stencil so that they are a standard size that is readable when used in a schematic diagram.

I have attached a visio drawing with examples of different shapes that we use.

Any help that you can provide is much appreciated.

Thank you
Stecil-Shape-examples.vsdx
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Hello
I want to link my excel data to gantt chart shape in visio to update values in excel and reflect in gantt chart accordingly.
After I import my excel data into visio, i am trying to link this data (row data) to my gantt chart shape by drag-drop or through menu data link option. But updated data is being reflected in shape data but not being reflected in gantt chart frame itself.
all column names in gantt chart and in excel data are same and i refer (task #) column as ref. column to match data.
but when I link relevant data row to each object in same task line in gantt chart frame, start dates are being updated for example, but not finish date or duration or task name being updated even though i drag and drop onto each cells in same task line in gantt chart
When i click on task name for example , i can see updated data in shape data window as it is linked already to my excel data, but that value or text does not show up in the drawing (gantt chart)
When i try this data linking on other shapes than gantt chart (timeline block e.g.) i dont get such issue and once it is updated in shape data, it is being reflected in drawing too.
Can you assist on that?
Thanks
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Hello Support

Can someone let me know if there are any applications/tools that will allow me import the resources from a resource group and diagram the resources in an application like Microsoft Visio. I have found the following application but its very expensive

https://www.azuredockit.com

If you're aware of any suitable applications I would be grateful.

Regards
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Hello,

I have downloaded a dynamic connector created by John Goldsmith
http://visualsignals.typepad.co.uk/vislog/2015/04/building-a-labelled-dynamic-connector-in-visio.html

I have edited it and am currently using it as a cable label in schematic diagrams. I find this shape very handy because it syncs the start and end connectors.

Is there a way to add in an auto numbering feature to this shape?

I would like to use a format of X001 , where X is a letter indicating the type of cable (e.g. V for video, A for audio etc).
I would then like the shape to number up by 1 when copied.

Would this be best to do as a formula in the Shape Sheet? Or by using code?

Thank you for your help, I appreciate it.
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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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