User Groups and the PH factor

The local Microsoft office, Microsoft Evangelists and the local MVPs do an excellent job supporting the local user groups and encouraging members to step up and present. They also encourage locals to attend the user groups and support these novice speakers. Of course, in some cases, it is hard to tell a difference between theContinue reading “User Groups and the PH factor”

Visio’s How do the background shapes work?

When dropped on the current page the background shapes automatically adjust to the size of the current page. This is more obvious when the page has a landscape orientation.  This same feature is also used in the border shapes. To make your own background shape, create a shape that has no problems being stretched andContinue reading “Visio’s How do the background shapes work?”

Visio’s Headers/Footers or Background Pages?

Anyone new to Visio may not be aware of why Visio has both Headers/Footers and background pages or know that there is such a thing as a background page. In Visio 1, the developers created the concept of type basic types of pages; foreground and background. The foreground pages were the pages that were actuallyContinue reading “Visio’s Headers/Footers or Background Pages?”

Visio’s Only one Background Page?

In several online tutorials (non Microsoft), it is usually mentioned that you can only have one background page. This is partially true. A page can only have one background page. This is often interpreted as meaning only foreground pages, but background pages can also have background pages. So it is possible, that a foreground pageContinue reading “Visio’s Only one Background Page?”