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Repeating Diamond Title Visio Shape
March 3, 2011 – 10:41 pm | No Comment | 10208 views
Repeating Diamond Title Visio Shape

Add cool titles to your documents with this repeating shape that encases text characters in individual diamonds.

No Flash Blue Lego Visio Shape
December 23, 2010 – 6:54 am | 5 Comments | 18750 views
No Flash Blue Lego Visio Shape

No documentation of Apple-related products would be complete without the Blue Lego Icon.
Whether you’re a UI Designer or a Smart @ss, you will surely be able to put this Visio SmartShape to use!

World Cup 2010 in Visio…and SharePoint!
June 28, 2010 – 11:01 am | One Comment | 16379 views
World Cup 2010 in Visio…and SharePoint!

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

Visio Touch Gesture UX Shapes
June 17, 2010 – 11:26 am | No Comment | 17055 views
Visio Touch Gesture UX Shapes

The frenzied launch of Apple’s sadly-named iPad really highlights how big touch-based user interfaces are these days. If you are a UX designer or are working out user interfaces, then you’ll need to include touch …

Get Web Hex Color Values from Visio Shapes
May 14, 2010 – 9:05 am | One Comment | 20492 views
Get Web Hex Color Values from Visio Shapes

Web designers and AI folks need to know what colors they are using. And they need to know precisely.
Bright red, Fuchsia  and Mauve just won’t do. They need exacting names like: #FF0000, #FF00FF and #E0B0FF.
Since …

User Experience Shapes From UserFocus
June 19, 2009 – 12:06 pm | 5 Comments | 47962 views
User Experience Shapes From UserFocus

Get a cool, free Visio stencil full of people, office and document shapes for illustrating your ux research plan and process.

Run Circles Around Your Text With the Circle-text Title SmartShape
March 27, 2009 – 8:00 am | 7 Comments | 26738 views
Run Circles Around Your Text With the Circle-text Title SmartShape

The other day, I visited one of my favorite coffee houses in Munich: Aran. While sipping my mocha, the logo on the cup gave me the idea for a Visio SmartShape:
A title shape that automatically …

Design Web Pages With This Visio Breadcrumbs Shape
February 3, 2009 – 4:05 pm | 4 Comments | 31897 views
Design Web Pages With This Visio Breadcrumbs Shape

Learn about a free Visio Breadcrumb Shape that is feature-packed, fun to use, and will speed up your web-site designs!

Pixel Unit Dimension Line Shape
February 17, 2008 – 9:26 pm | 5 Comments | 32402 views
Pixel Unit Dimension Line Shape

Download a Visio dimension line shape that let’s you measure your web-layout, wireframe shapes with a pixel ruler! A must-have for Information Architects who use Visio for their layouts and storyboards!

Lorem Ipsum – Visio IA Text Placeholder Shape
February 11, 2008 – 7:13 am | No Comment | 20173 views
Lorem Ipsum – Visio IA Text Placeholder Shape

Spruce up your Information Architecture, Storyboarding, and Wireframe designs with the Visio SmartShape that automatically repeats a text-string of your choosing. Easily test the look of your text-layout by quickly filling regions with “dummy text” blocks.