I wanted to share some tips about using Visio’s Boolean operations, and came up with this topical subject to do it!
Salesforce Schema Builder-style ERD Shapes
I’ve been working on a modified version of Visio’s built-in ERD shapes. They have a fresh look and streamlined features. I think you’ll like them!
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Extreme Scales in Visio
Since we’re all stuck inside, I recently decided to go exploring. No, not outside, but to the outer reaches of Visio scaled drawings!
Dynamic Updating Org Charts in Visio!
I just found a great video that showcases a new feature where Visio organization charts are automatically built and updated within Excel, using Excel data! [Read more…] about Dynamic Updating Org Charts in Visio!
Constrain Control Handle to Circle
If you’ve ever needed to constrain a Viso SmartShape’s control handle to a circle or other curve, then you’ve finally found the right article!
Link Fields to Subshape Text
Many Visio users discover how to insert fields into the text of Visio shapes to display data contained in Shape Data fields. But they become frustrated when they add multiple text blocks to grouped shapes, as the process becomes more tricky. Let’s take a look at how to do this!
Visio 2016 Training Videos
Microsoft has just released a new set of online training videos for Visio 2016. I’ve created detailed outlines of the course material and provided direct links to pages and modules within their website so you can instantly jump to the content you want to digest!
Fuzzy Shadow on Text Oddity
Visio 2013/16 and newer have added wonderful formatting effects. But how they modify your shapes can be a bit strange. I’ve figured out a few of the odd cases and would like to share my findings with you!
Detect Drawing Units in the ShapeSheet
Detecting the units of a drawing page can be useful for creating reactive SmartShapes that can behave nicely in both Metric or US-unit environments.
Thoughts on Surface Dial and Visio
Now that Microsoft has the new Surface Dial on offer, your non-mousehand will have something to fiddle with besides Ctrl + Z! What does it all mean?