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Many of the tips and tricks that I talk about (or want to talk about) on this site require the Developer Ribbon Tab. Find out how to turn it on, and what good it will …
Today I had the idea to make a Minions Visio SmartShape. I was primarily interested in controlling eye movement using ShapeSheet techniques.
As a responsible adult, I probably don’t (shouldn’t) have the time to finish it …
In this first of a series of posts, we’ll use built-in Visio functionality to arrange small circles around the perimeter of a larger circle, at equal intervals.
PhotoShop, Illustrator and SketchBook Pro users have all the fun. They make these cool, time-lapse videos, set to trendy, fast-paced music. I know Visio isn’t as cool as those other apps, but a lot of …
The popular Visio Crayon Network Shapes have been improved and extended. Have a look at what’s new and download the latest and greatest!
Download a tool that allows you to create a circular array of custom tick in seconds!
Harry Miller, video producer. The guy who filmed: five of the biggest Visio Nerds that ever lived. He’s been busy.
Creating instructional Visio videos. With a 40’s detective theme. Short. Succinct. Cool jazz music. Just the …
If you need a Visio shape that allows you to quickly create a chain of “chevron” arrows for your management presentations, then you have come to the right place! Our Visio SmartShape is jammed full of smart behaviors that save you a ton of time!
Connect shapes in numerical-order at the press of a button! Then download the VBA code to see how it’s done!
Hear what 5 of the biggest Visio Nerds that ever lived have to say about their favorite diagramming app.
What? Visio has a curve-to-curve tangent tool? Find out how to use it in this exciting video.
Could you use 5000 free Visio network shapes in 192 Visio stencils? Find out where you can get ’em, and search our Mega Table that lists each and every network equipment item!
Watch a great video about one man’s experiences using Visio and developing visual solutions on top of Visio.
Recently in the Visio Guy Newsgroups, user Ziorg77 submitted a wonderful Visio SmartShape of a DIP switch, where you could toggle each of the eight switches individually.
This led to a flurry of discussion, and several …
Learn how to add smarts to your Visio SmartShapes–and have fun doing it–by looking at mischievous examples of badly behaved, not-so-smart shapes!
Track your favorite soccer/football teams for the 2008 European Cup with this semi-automatic Visio bracket.
Download this super-smart Word Balloon shape and make your Visio diagrams literally speak to your audience.
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!
Learn how to create see-through, shiny glass effects using basic, end-user features of Visio!
Get a configurable, oblique connector shape that makes attractive, 3D-looking connections to your 3D-looking network shapes, or other isometric drawings!
Download some new, nicely-shaded people shapes, with add-on hats to boot! Learn how to find other people-related shapes that come with Visio, and discover the mysteries of Whale Boy!
Download a map of the World, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.
Download a Visio stencil full of cool av connector- and terminal-shapes for creating audio-visual patch panels.
Download improved versions of Visio’s Circular Multi-arrow shape, that allow for up to 20 sub-arrows, and offer some neat coloration features.