Ah, the days before color, when engineers wore ties!
One of the inspirations for Visio was an experimental piece of software created a long, long time ago. I was happy to finally track it down on …
Jump to some great links about Visio 2007!
Learn about some issues and work-arounds for an export problem with Visio’s Save As Web feature in Visio 2003 as it applies to IE7.
Learn how to combine form-controls-on-a-page, and VBA code to generate an interactive table-of-contents for your larger, longer Visio documents.
Spruce up your Visio network diagrams by downloading this USB Memory Stick Visio network shape.
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!
After learning more-than-imaginable theory about what makes a good paper snowflake, and how you should go about it, download the VBA code that allows you to make a complete snowflake from a 1/12th wedge, custom cut by you!
Download a template for making CD jewel-case labels for your music collection and data archives. Crop-marks and other smart features make it easy for you to print and cut out your designs.
Download a map of Asia and Australia, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.
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.
Learn how to create a chamfer by using the Fragment feature to slice a corner off of a Visio shape. Learn how to parameterize that chamfer by adding smart formulas via the ShapeSheet!
Download a map of the South and Central America, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.
Download a Visio drawing that allows you to create spiral shapes with varying numbers of spirals, and check out the VBA code that makes the magic happen!
Download new and improved versions of Visio’s Marketing Triangle and 3-D Pyramid shapes!
Learn about 2D glue and connection-point directions, and download a convenient tool that helps you to specify connection-point directions by graphically manipulating helper-shapes.
Abuse the ShapeSheet by using gargantuan formulas to cleverly count geometry sections in a ShapeSheet — a feature that is “technically” not provided for by conventional thinking.
If you are developing Visio solutions for use in many cultures, you will be interested in this article’s explanation of how to control units in the ShapeSheet.
Learn how to perform some interesting tricks, like skewing, using Visio’s SVG export and import capabilities.
Download a map of the North America, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.
Learn how to programatically export all pages in a Visio document to an image file, such as .bmp, .jpg, or .bmp.
Learn how to build Visio flowcharts programatically by examining the VBA code in this article.
Learn about the many different ways you can cause Visio shapes, or parts of Visio shapes to become invisible.
Download a map of the Europe, with nicely formatted and labeled shapes.