As I have said many times, Visio is far more than connected clip art. The shapes can have smarts. Parts of the shape can change by the use of shape data or control handles. It may be the geometry, colour or text. For now, I am going to talk about text. Though there is onlyContinue reading “Are there characters in my field or fields in my characters?”
There was a recent request in https://visio.uservoice.com/ about Distribute connectors vertically and horizontally and it sounded like an interesting shape to create. It is basically a 1-D shape (a line that is attached to a 2-D shape to add connection points.) The shape has fifteen connection points, but uses Shape Data to make from 1Continue reading “Connection Strip”
A lot of people only know Visio as an app to create business diagrams with clip art and connecting lines. Some have realized you can connect the diagram to a data source like Excel and bring life to the content. Some have also realzed you can add embelishments to the shapes called Data Graphics thatContinue reading “ShapeSheet Shapes”
One of the things I love about Visio is that if I shape you wants does not exist, you can create it. Contrary to what some Microsoft departments think, Visio is not a collection of static clip art. The shapes can be smart. In addition to shapes, you can make your own fill patterns andContinue reading “Best foot forward”
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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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