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 chose diagramo.com because it states that it is open-source and free. It also appears to allow for collaborating and saving the files online.  

However, the help files are not there for the sample set of ten (10) basic shapes that it included in order to tell me what they mean.

Assistance in defining what each of the ten basic shapes below actually means would be greatly appreciated.

1. Stadium Rectangle - Terminator
2. Rectangle - Process
3. Square - Unknown
4. Circle - Connector
5. Diamond - Decision
6. Trapezoid - Data
7. Oval - Unknown
8. Right Triangle - Unknown
9. Pentagon - Unknown
10. Hexagon - Unknown

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I am creating a warehouse floor plan using Visio 2010.  I have all the racks, desks, pallet areas and shelves identified.  In this warehouse I intend on placing vinyl safety stripes on the floor to indicate locations that can not be blocked for safety reasons.  (e.g. in from of fire extinguishers, electrical panels, exit paths, etc,)

I can't seem to find any shape or template that I could use to simulate these safety zones.  Any Suggestions
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I'm not able to uninstall the 64 bit version of Microsoft Visio 2010 Professional. If I try to uninstall it, I get this message:

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If I try to re-install it, I get this message:

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I apparently have placed a background page in the wrong place and cannot reorder forefront pages in Visio 2013.  How do I correct this?  Thanks.  I also need help to alphabetize this large CrSolns041519.vsdxorg chart and to shrink pages.
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MS  Visio question. I have a org chart built off position number as the key field. This field is always assigned to the same division, Program and team. However it can change who the position reports to. Whenever a change to the data is made I receive the error message conflicting data. The chart is being refreshed my a ms access data table. Any assistance would e greatly appreciated.  Thanks in advance.
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Good Morning
I have a large visio that will be reused. I use the feature to insert external data into the shapes text field. I want to create a macro that when i select a shape the macro will automatically insert two fields from the shape data, in this case the hostname and ip. The fields used will be the same for all shapes
I have the below code but need the it to run on the selected shape and use that selected shapes external data, at the moment it uses the data from the original shape i used to create the code and adds it to the text field

Alternatively , and i don't think it is possible , i would like to be able to select multiple shapes and then edit the text field in bulk to insert fields based on external data


    'Enable diagram services
    Dim DiagramServices As Integer
    DiagramServices = ActiveDocument.DiagramServicesEnabled
    ActiveDocument.DiagramServicesEnabled = visServiceVersion140 + visServiceVersion150

    Dim UndoScopeID1 As Long
    UndoScopeID1 = Application.BeginUndoScope("Set Text Field")
    ActiveWindow.DeselectAll
    ActiveWindow.Select Application.ActiveWindow.Page.Shapes.ItemFromID(42337), visSelect
    Dim vsoCharacters2 As Visio.Characters
    Set vsoCharacters2 = Application.ActiveWindow.Selection.Item(1).Characters
    vsoCharacters2.Begin = 0
    vsoCharacters2.End = 0
    vsoCharacters2.AddCustomFieldU "Prop._VisDM_Hostname", visFmtNumGenNoUnits
    …
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I have been looking for a way to PowerShell a script that will tell me which users in the company are not using their Visio and Project licenses so i can reassign these licenses to users that need them instead of buying more. Any help is appreciated.
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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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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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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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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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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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