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Visio Minions SmartShape Concept
June 16, 2015 – 11:45 am | No Comment | 2664 views
Visio Minions SmartShape Concept

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 …

Circles in Circle 1
November 18, 2014 – 1:50 pm | 2 Comments | 8020 views
Circles in Circle 1

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.

Time Lapse Circuit Diagram
September 18, 2014 – 4:50 pm | 2 Comments | 13349 views
Time Lapse Circuit Diagram

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 …

Radial Elements Tool
November 5, 2009 – 1:51 pm | 12 Comments | 34020 views
Radial Elements Tool

Download a tool that allows you to create a circular array of custom tick in seconds!

Harrison Clarity. Just the Videos M’am.
September 11, 2009 – 3:41 pm | No Comment | 29731 views
Harrison Clarity. Just the Videos M’am.

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 …

Automatically Number & Connect Shapes – With Code!
July 13, 2009 – 9:22 am | 9 Comments | 34581 views
Automatically Number & Connect Shapes – With Code!

Connect shapes in numerical-order at the press of a button! Then download the VBA code to see how it’s done!

Don’t Read! Watch Videos of Visio MVPs Instead!
July 8, 2009 – 8:15 pm | 5 Comments | 12360 views
Don’t Read! Watch Videos of Visio MVPs Instead!

Hear what 5 of the biggest Visio Nerds that ever lived have to say about their favorite diagramming app.

Draw Tangent Lines in Visio!
July 2, 2009 – 5:02 am | 8 Comments | 32164 views
Draw Tangent Lines in Visio!

What? Visio has a curve-to-curve tangent tool? Find out how to use it in this exciting video.

Interview With a Visio Guy
May 18, 2009 – 7:27 am | 3 Comments | 14771 views
Interview With a Visio Guy

Watch a great video about one man’s experiences using Visio and developing visual solutions on top of Visio.

DIP Switch Shapes Gone Wild!
February 28, 2009 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments | 31051 views
DIP Switch Shapes Gone Wild!

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 …

Punish Your Users with (not so) SmartShapes That Misbehave
June 14, 2008 – 4:37 pm | 5 Comments | 16470 views
Punish Your Users with (not so) SmartShapes That Misbehave

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!

European Cup 2008 Auto-Updating Visio Diagram
June 9, 2008 – 1:49 pm | 22 Comments | 28833 views
European Cup 2008 Auto-Updating Visio Diagram

Track your favorite soccer/football teams for the 2008 European Cup with this semi-automatic Visio bracket.

“Laser” Shape
May 8, 2008 – 8:21 pm | 7 Comments | 32485 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!