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Smart Chamfer – A Corner That Doesn’t Stretch
October 24, 2006 – 8:42 am | 3 Comments | 31038 views
Smart Chamfer – A Corner That Doesn’t Stretch

Learn how to create a chamfer by using the Fragment feature to slice a corner off of a Visio shape. Learn how to parameterize that chamfer by adding smart formulas via the ShapeSheet!

Connection Point Directions & Types
October 12, 2006 – 10:35 pm | 13 Comments | 80381 views
Connection Point Directions & Types

Learn about 2D glue and connection-point directions, and download a convenient tool that helps you to specify connection-point directions by graphically manipulating helper-shapes.

Counting Geometry Sections
October 4, 2006 – 10:17 am | 7 Comments | 27178 views
Counting Geometry Sections

Abuse the ShapeSheet by using gargantuan formulas to cleverly count geometry sections in a ShapeSheet — a feature that is “technically” not provided for by conventional thinking.

Casting Units in Visio’s ShapeSheet
October 3, 2006 – 11:50 pm | 4 Comments | 34898 views
Casting Units in Visio’s ShapeSheet

If you are developing Visio solutions for use in many cultures, you will be interested in this article’s explanation of how to control units in the ShapeSheet.

The Hidden World of Visio Shapes
September 5, 2006 – 8:30 pm | 85 Comments | 402374 views
The Hidden World of Visio Shapes

Learn about the many different ways you can cause Visio shapes, or parts of Visio shapes to become invisible.