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Smart LineWeight: Bigger Shape, Thicker Lines
March 29, 2008 – 9:00 am | 12 Comments | 29379 views
Smart LineWeight: Bigger Shape, Thicker Lines

Line thickness doesn’t increase or decrease with shape size. But sometimes you need it to. Find out how to make it happen, and how to apply the smarts automatically using VBA code.

Making Shapes More Efficient: Using Fewer Shapes & Groups
March 28, 2008 – 6:31 am | 4 Comments | 32229 views
Making Shapes More Efficient: Using Fewer Shapes & Groups

Learn how to make your Visio shapes more efficient by reducing the number of sub-shapes and nested-group levels.

Cisco IP Telephone Shapes
March 27, 2008 – 4:00 am | 10 Comments | 77000 views
Cisco IP Telephone Shapes

With these Cisco IP Telephone Button Shapes, you can document the changes and customizations that you’ve made to your to your Cisco IP system!Telephone..

Apple iPhone Network Shape
March 23, 2008 – 6:23 pm | 22 Comments | 112618 views
Apple iPhone Network Shape

Mobile devices are a huge part of today’s corporate networks. Use this iPhone Visio network shape to accurately depict the real look of your company’s infrastructure.

How to Draw Glass in Visio
March 18, 2008 – 6:31 pm | 11 Comments | 67815 views
How to Draw Glass in Visio

Learn how to create see-through, shiny glass effects using basic, end-user features of Visio!

Connect All Shapes to Each Other
March 17, 2008 – 4:59 pm | 22 Comments | 55850 views
Connect All Shapes to Each Other

Learn how to program Visio to connect shapes together, and learn from this example–in both VB and C#!

How Many Fill Colors Can You Put on a Visio Shape?
March 4, 2008 – 5:15 pm | 13 Comments | 77920 views
How Many Fill Colors Can You Put on a Visio Shape?

Learn how to apply four colors to a single shape, make use of advanced gradient and transparency techniques, and download a shape that does it all!

Release the Power of Visio Custom Line Patterns
March 3, 2008 – 10:52 pm | 8 Comments | 90794 views
Release the Power of Visio Custom Line Patterns

Follow links to two excellent articles about creating your own Visio Custom Line Patterns, as well as download some fun patterns created just for you!

Map of Germany
March 1, 2008 – 2:28 pm | 6 Comments | 40911 views
Map of Germany

Germany has been unified since 1990. You can tear it apart again with this Visio map of Deutschland, with a distinct Visio shape for each of the 16 states.