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ShapeSheet through the Ages
September 17, 2014 – 9:26 am | 3 Comments | 2310 views
ShapeSheet through the Ages

This week on the Visio History Channel…
If you enjoyed yesterday’s walk down memory lane, and you lean toward the technical/programmer side, then you might enjoy this fluff piece–a look at the evolution of the ShapeSheet.

Visio Handles through the Ages
September 16, 2014 – 11:08 am | 3 Comments | 2192 views
Visio Handles through the Ages

Microsoft changes the look of Visio’s user interface from time to time. Most of the uproar came for Visio 2010 with the introduction of the dreaded Ribbon.
But Microsoft has also made changes to Visio’s shape-manipulation …

Creating Custom Bullets in Visio
September 15, 2014 – 4:29 pm | No Comment | 2224 views
Creating Custom Bullets in Visio

A customer/fan asked me the other day how to create custom bullets in Visio using a character he’d carefully selected from the Wingdings font. He had dug his way deep into the text editing dialog, …

Drilling with Visio
May 7, 2014 – 9:44 am | 3 Comments | 7059 views
Drilling with Visio

For years I’ve been toying with the idea of creating a set of shapes for well bore diagrams. Well bore schematic drawings show the important, ahem, bits, of an oil drilling system from up on …

facebook Like Data Graphic (Thumbs Up!)
May 18, 2012 – 2:11 pm | 2 Comments | 12966 views
facebook Like Data Graphic (Thumbs Up!)

Yay! It’s the weekend! Everyone’s checking facebook to see where Friday beer garden will be. And even if you’re not a facebook user,  news of their IPO has surely crossed your browser. Ah, another bunch …

Roll em! New Visio 2010 Video Series by Visio MVPs
February 1, 2012 – 12:54 pm | 9 Comments | 27917 views
Roll em! New Visio 2010 Video Series by Visio MVPs

Learn about Visio 2010 the easy way! Watch these 24 videos from the Visio experts!

Shift Flowchart Shapes Automatically!
September 29, 2011 – 12:18 pm | 5 Comments | 25497 views
Shift Flowchart Shapes Automatically!

Learn how Visio 2010 helps you to insert steps in lengthy process flows without having to manually move other shapes out of the way!

Accessing the Web Edition for The Book
September 12, 2011 – 3:35 pm | 32 Comments | 23424 views
Accessing the Web Edition for The Book

My book Using Microsoft Visio 2010 comes with free web-based bonus material. Learn how to get it!

Using Microsoft Visio 2010 Book is Here!
May 19, 2011 – 3:09 pm | 13 Comments | 18591 views
Using Microsoft Visio 2010 Book is Here!

Using Microsoft Visio 2010 is my introductory book on mastering the latest incarnation of Visio. Come help me celebrate its publication!

New Article about Validation Rules in Visio 2010
October 21, 2010 – 3:09 pm | No Comment | 62960 views
New Article about Validation Rules in Visio 2010

What if you could click a button and have Visio notify you if a drawing was incorrect, had errors, or did not follow your company’s standards?
Visio 2010 offers this capability, and more information is coming …

Visio and SharePoint Article Series
September 14, 2010 – 12:19 pm | 3 Comments | 18639 views
Visio and SharePoint Article Series

Visio Services for SharePoint has people excited about melding two great technologies together.
Wictor Wilén is a SharePoint expert who has started a series of articles about Visio 2010 and SharePoint 2010 that you’ll want …

How to Publish Visio 2010 Drawings to a SharePoint Site
September 2, 2010 – 5:43 pm | 3 Comments | 24630 views
How to Publish Visio 2010 Drawings to a SharePoint Site

Are you a Visio user?
Is your company using SharePoint Server 2010?
Wonder how you can make them work together?

Sample Chapter for Rules & Validation Book
July 21, 2010 – 7:20 am | 2 Comments | 15055 views
Sample Chapter for Rules & Validation Book

You might have heard about David Parker’s new book about Visio 2010 Premium’s Rules and Validation for process diagramming.
We’ve just discovered that there’s a free chapter available online, so you can kick the tires before …

New Book: Visio 2010 Rules, Validation & Business Process Diagramming
July 19, 2010 – 11:42 am | One Comment | 44194 views
New Book: Visio 2010 Rules, Validation & Business Process Diagramming

Read about David Parker’s new book about Microsoft Visio 2010 Business Process Diagramming and Validation that helps you to create custom rule sets for validating your Visio 2010 Premium-based solutions!

SharePoint 2010, PowerPivot, Visio 2010 & Real Estate
July 12, 2010 – 7:07 am | No Comment | 13913 views
SharePoint 2010, PowerPivot, Visio 2010 & Real Estate

There’s a lot of buzz lately about Visio Services for SharePoint 2010.
It looks like it’s appeared on the Real Estate industry’s radar, as they seek to use tools to make their business more efficient.

Visio 2010 Flowchart Shapes Get Smarter
July 1, 2010 – 1:53 pm | 10 Comments | 29694 views
Visio 2010 Flowchart Shapes Get Smarter

Learn how Visio 2010’s flowchart shapes have gotten smarter and save you work!

World Cup 2010 in Visio…and SharePoint!
June 28, 2010 – 11:01 am | One Comment | 18217 views
World Cup 2010 in Visio…and SharePoint!

See a neat, visual example of Visio 2010, Visio Services and SharePoint 2010 at work.

Visio 2010 Backstage Options Mega List
June 28, 2010 – 9:25 am | 4 Comments | 21447 views
Visio 2010 Backstage Options Mega List

Find the Visio 2010 setting or option that you need with our searchable mega list of all items in the Backstage options area!

Menus to Ribbons: Find Commands in Office 2010!
June 23, 2010 – 1:11 pm | 8 Comments | 22303 views
Menus to Ribbons: Find Commands in Office 2010!

Get resources for translating old Visio and Office menu commands to Office 2010 ribbons.

Visualization of Visio 2010 Templates by Edition
June 15, 2010 – 11:53 am | 5 Comments | 31601 views
Visualization of Visio 2010 Templates by Edition

Visualize which templates come with which edition of Visio 2010, thanks to Data Graphics and the Org-chart Wizard!

Visio 2010 Ribbon Commands Mega List
June 10, 2010 – 1:04 pm | 22 Comments | 98660 views
Visio 2010 Ribbon Commands Mega List

Easily search a list of Visio 2010’s 554 ribbon UI customization commands.

Visio 2010 Premium, Pro & Standard Add-ons List
May 5, 2010 – 10:02 am | 3 Comments | 51473 views
Visio 2010 Premium, Pro & Standard Add-ons List

See an extensive list of all the Visio add-ons that ship with each particular edition of Visio 2010: Premium, Pro or Standard.

Download the New Visio 2010 SDK!
May 1, 2010 – 4:03 pm | 6 Comments | 23545 views
Download the New Visio 2010 SDK!

If you’re a Visio developer, then Christmas has arrived! The Visio 2010 Software Development Kit has just been made available as a free download from Microsoft.com.

Text Along a Connector’s Path in Microsoft Visio 2010
February 9, 2010 – 8:46 am | 47 Comments | 58730 views
Text Along a Connector’s Path in Microsoft Visio 2010

A feature lacking in Visio, like for-EVER, is the ability to align text along a connector’s path.
Now, Visio 2010’s new ShapeSheet functions and capabilities finally deliver.
Today we’ll show-off the cool new connector that I’ve developed …

Visio 2010 Beta: Sign Up Now!
November 4, 2009 – 9:28 am | 3 Comments | 12281 views
Visio 2010 Beta: Sign Up Now!

Register, Dave.
Dave, won’t you register?
Please register, Dave.
Dave, I think it’s time for you to register.
I think it would be best, Dave, if you would register for the Visio 2010 Beta.
Note: the beta period for …

Visio 2010 SharePoint Workflows
August 10, 2009 – 8:38 pm | 12 Comments | 47725 views
Visio 2010 SharePoint Workflows

Visio 2010 includes a new template for Microsoft SharePoint Workflows. See what they look like, and find out what’s going on behind the scenes!

Visio 2010 Master Icons Get a Facelift!
August 6, 2009 – 4:44 am | 14 Comments | 34882 views
Visio 2010 Master Icons Get a Facelift!

The end of an age of terror is nigh!
Visio 2010 creates a live preview of your master shapes so you don’t have to fiddle and futz around. You don’t have to waste time and effort …

Visio 2010 Live Preview – Formatting & Themes
July 28, 2009 – 10:18 pm | 4 Comments | 16928 views
Visio 2010 Live Preview – Formatting & Themes

See how Visio 2010 lets you preview formatting changes LIVE! See shapes change color and text change size and font family as your mouse hovers over options!

Visio 2010 Live Preview for Layout – Cool, Smooth Animations
July 27, 2009 – 1:00 pm | No Comment | 14413 views
Visio 2010 Live Preview for Layout – Cool, Smooth Animations

See how Visio 2010 does layout by easing your shapes into new positions with smooth, creamy animation!

Visio Services and SharePoint 2010
July 14, 2009 – 1:31 pm | 3 Comments | 31545 views
Visio Services and SharePoint 2010

Office 2010 betas are starting to hit customers hands (one way or another) and the buzz about Microsoft’s next big release is starting to pick up.
I just watched a video that presented an overview of …