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Word Balloon Visio SmartShape
May 29, 2008 – 7:47 am | 19 Comments | 111403 views
Word Balloon Visio SmartShape

Download this super-smart Word Balloon shape and make your Visio diagrams literally speak to your audience.

Virtualization Visualization with Visio
May 27, 2008 – 8:14 am | 11 Comments | 216715 views
Virtualization Visualization with Visio

Enjoy information and links to Visio resources for creating virtualization-related network diagrams.

Pre-wired Sankey Diagram Shapes
May 26, 2008 – 7:00 am | 9 Comments | 47021 views
Pre-wired Sankey Diagram Shapes

Save time creating Sankey diagrams with Visio by downloading these pre-wired arrows. Simply enter text and percentages and your arrows will resize with the process box!

Importing Images as Backgrounds for Scaled Drawings
May 21, 2008 – 9:43 pm | 14 Comments | 85924 views
Importing Images as Backgrounds for Scaled Drawings

Learn useful techniques for importing bitmap images and tracing them to create high-quality scaled drawings in Visio.

Detect Sub-selected Shapes Programmatically
May 17, 2008 – 11:42 am | 14 Comments | 33110 views
Detect Sub-selected Shapes Programmatically

It’s easy enough to get the set of selected shapes in Visio using code. But if the user has sub-selected some shapes, they won’t show up in your Selection object without a bit of tweaking. Learn how to detect ALL of the selected shapes in this article!

“Laser” Shape
May 8, 2008 – 8:21 pm | 7 Comments | 45346 views
“Laser” Shape

Download a scaled Visio SmartShape of a laser show projector. The projection part of this shape is particularly fun. As you resize the projection distance and angle, you’ll get some cool effects!