Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Maps & Geography

Unioning Shapes, and Cleaning Them Up
July 10, 2015 – 11:09 am | No Comment | 802 views
Unioning Shapes, and Cleaning Them Up

Visio has incredibly useful functions for slicing and merging shapes. But sometimes these shapes leave artifacts that can be a pain to clean up. Check out this simple trick to make it less painful!
Huh? What …

Map of Ireland
March 17, 2009 – 1:48 pm | No Comment | 19340 views
Map of Ireland

Download a Visio map of Ireland to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day!

European Cup 2008 Auto-Updating Visio Diagram (v2)
June 21, 2008 – 8:49 am | 2 Comments | 21909 views
European Cup 2008 Auto-Updating Visio Diagram (v2)

UPDATE!
Hey football/soccer fans! We’ve got an update to our automated smart drawing for this years European Cup soccer tournament.
Perhaps you are familiar with the first version, which can be found here: European Cup 2008 …

European Cup 2008 Auto-Updating Visio Diagram
June 9, 2008 – 1:49 pm | 22 Comments | 28586 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.

European Cup 2008 Country-Flag Visio Shapes
June 1, 2008 – 11:04 pm | 4 Comments | 41242 views
European Cup 2008 Country-Flag Visio Shapes

We’ve created sixteen Visio shapes that combine individual country-outlines with corresponding national flags. Whether you are sprucing up an Euro Cup 2008 related diagram, or creating other geographically related diagrams, be sure and get these shapes!

Map of UK Counties and Boroughs
April 4, 2008 – 12:14 pm | 6 Comments | 24180 views
Map of UK Counties and Boroughs

Learn about David Parker’s Visio map of UK counties and boroughs, and fine out where you can get it!

Map of Germany
March 1, 2008 – 2:28 pm | 6 Comments | 29459 views
Map of Germany

Germany has been unified since 1990. You can tear it apart again with this Visio map of Deutschland, with a distinct Visio shape for each of the 16 states.

3D Extruded Map of USA
July 18, 2007 – 3:14 am | 14 Comments | 43509 views
3D Extruded Map of USA

Download an attractive 3D map of the United States, where individual state shapes can be extruded into the vertical, allowing you to create a geographical bar chart!

Map Distance Dimension Line
July 13, 2007 – 3:14 am | 17 Comments | 28220 views
Map Distance Dimension Line

Download a dimension-line shape that can be set to match the scale of an imported background images, maps or plans. You can then accurately measure and document dimensions on the imported graphic.

Multi-Earth Shape
June 6, 2007 – 3:14 am | 7 Comments | 36133 views
Multi-Earth Shape

Download an Earth shape that lets you choose from four views: the Americas, Europe, Australia or Asia. You can style the shape with one of four color-schemes. And for devs, there’s some VBA code for setting multiple Geometry.isHidden cells.

Map of World
April 23, 2007 – 1:46 am | 57 Comments | 101337 views
Map of World

Download a map of the World, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.

Map of Asia & Australia
October 31, 2006 – 10:56 pm | 16 Comments | 48412 views
Map of Asia & Australia

Download a map of Asia and Australia, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.

Map of South & Central America
October 23, 2006 – 9:00 pm | 6 Comments | 38897 views
Map of South & Central America

Download a map of the South and Central America, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.

Map of North America
September 22, 2006 – 10:05 am | 19 Comments | 65074 views
Map of North America

Download a map of the North America, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.

Map of Europe
September 3, 2006 – 8:17 am | 24 Comments | 133751 views
Map of Europe

Download a map of the Europe, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.