I am always on the look out for new candidates for Visio. More than a decade ago, I came across a series of symbols for laundry. What intrigued me was the washing shape. It had a series of dots to indicate maximum temperature going from one to six dots. Rather than two rows of three,Continue reading “Time to do the laundry”
The standard name for a Visio shape is Sheet.nnnn and most people change it to a more logical name. You can do this with the sub shapes that make up a grouped shape. So, what happens if you decide to revert back to the original Sheet.nnn style? Select the subshape from the Drawing Explorer (OpenContinue reading “What is in a Name?”
In Visio 2010, the Visio team added a Flyout Child cell to the Context menu of a shape. John Goldsmith did a good write up. Visio 2010 custom context menu So, if you are building a Visio shape, you have two ways of controlling how a shape behaves, the context menu or by using ShapeContinue reading “Shape Data or Context Menu? Why not both?”
I have enhanced the Visio stencil shapes so that each shape has custom properties (AKA Shape Data) that is pulled down to the various cells in the shape. I have also updated how the Control Handles that control the width of the cells work. So,I now have a stencil of Visio section shapes that IContinue reading “I need an OED”
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Hi, I am JM Visio MVP and have been volunteering with Visio since 1993, shortly after Visio 1 launched.
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