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AutoCAD 2013 + Visio 2016 + Webcast July 12
July 6, 2016 – 3:57 pm | No Comment | 648 views
AutoCAD 2013 + Visio 2016 + Webcast July 12

Sign up for a webcast about working adjacently with CAD and Visio 2016, and get the lowdown on the new support for AutoCAD 2013 formats.

Simple Cabling Shape with Length Reporting
June 6, 2016 – 5:15 pm | No Comment | 1670 views
Simple Cabling Shape with Length Reporting

Learn how to create a simple cable shape with any arbitrary path that displays its length, even when changed or edited.

Visio 2013 CAD Import Fixed with SP1
February 28, 2014 – 10:22 am | 13 Comments | 76802 views
Visio 2013 CAD Import Fixed with SP1

If you’ve been frustrated by the fuzziness of AutoCAD imports in Visio 2013 at high zoom levels, then you’ll be pleased to know that the issue has been fixed with SP1.

Simple House Ventilation Drawing
March 15, 2013 – 4:15 pm | 2 Comments | 33121 views
Simple House Ventilation Drawing

A recent browsing binge brought me to a simple illustration of a home ventilation system. I re-created it in Visio 2010, and decided to share it with you!

Visio Wood Grain Fill Pattern
June 8, 2010 – 6:46 am | 15 Comments | 41747 views
Visio Wood Grain Fill Pattern

One of my customers asked me about wood-grain fill patterns for Visio.
I had thought that Visio shipped with some wood-grain custom patterns, but when I went looking, I didn’t find much.
So…

Draw Tangent Lines in Visio!
July 2, 2009 – 5:02 am | 8 Comments | 36626 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.

Title Blocks #1: How to Display Existing Document Information
October 21, 2008 – 11:51 am | 33 Comments | 136680 views
Title Blocks #1: How to Display Existing Document Information

Create more intelligent title block shapes by inserting fields into the text of your Visio shapes that automatically link to information about the document! Your title blocks will be smarter, your drawings completed more quickly, and you’ll spend less time re-keying information!

Go 3D with Free Isometric Piping Shapes for Visio
June 25, 2008 – 7:42 pm | 50 Comments | 172467 views
Go 3D with Free Isometric Piping Shapes for Visio

Learn about a set of shapes for creating 3D-like isometric piping diagrams that you can download for free!

Bubble Revision Shapes
November 4, 2006 – 12:16 pm | 52 Comments | 80918 views
Bubble Revision Shapes

Learn how custom line patterns can be used to make a bubbly line pattern, perfect for denoting as-built and revisions in your technical drawings, plus download a free sample!

Visio & AutoCAD
October 26, 2006 – 6:30 am | 10 Comments | 83504 views
Visio & AutoCAD

Visio has had functionality for working with AutoCAD for several versions. Here you can jump to articles about the trials and tribulations of working with Visio together with AutoCAD.