Visio 2013 CAD Import Fixed with SP1
February 28, 2014 – 10:22 am | 6 Comments | 2335 views

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.

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Visio 2007 General Information #1
November 10, 2006 | 4 Comments | 15612 views
Visio 2007 General Information #1

Jump to some great links about Visio 2007!

Save As Web Link Problem: Visio 2003 & IE7
November 8, 2006 | 7 Comments | 18754 views
Save As Web Link Problem: Visio 2003 & IE7

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.

Combo Box Table of Contents
November 8, 2006 | 15 Comments | 39915 views
Combo Box Table of Contents

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.

USB Stick Shape
November 7, 2006 | 12 Comments | 60413 views
USB Stick Shape

Spruce up your Visio network diagrams by downloading this USB Memory Stick Visio network shape.

Bubble Revision Shapes
November 4, 2006 | 45 Comments | 53548 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 2007 Developer Resources
November 3, 2006 | 17 Comments | 30922 views
Visio 2007 Developer Resources

Get a jump on your next generation of Visio-based solutions by perusing these Visio 2007 developer resources!

Visio Snowflake Generator
November 2, 2006 | 4 Comments | 27803 views
Visio Snowflake Generator

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!

CD Jewel Case Template
November 1, 2006 | 9 Comments | 48378 views
CD Jewel Case Template

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.

Map of Asia & Australia
October 31, 2006 | 15 Comments | 39592 views
Map of Asia & Australia

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

Visio & AutoCAD
October 26, 2006 | 10 Comments | 45146 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.

Smart Chamfer – A Corner That Doesn’t Stretch
October 24, 2006 | 4 Comments | 15984 views
Smart Chamfer – A Corner That Doesn’t Stretch

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!

Map of South & Central America
October 23, 2006 | 6 Comments | 22549 views
Map of South & Central America

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

Spiral Shape Maker
October 19, 2006 | 19 Comments | 35774 views
Spiral Shape Maker

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!

Marketing Pyramid Shapes
October 16, 2006 | 10 Comments | 42055 views
Marketing Pyramid Shapes

Download new and improved versions of Visio’s Marketing Triangle and 3-D Pyramid shapes!

Connection Point Directions & Types
October 12, 2006 | 9 Comments | 48037 views
Connection Point Directions & Types

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.

Counting Geometry Sections
October 4, 2006 | 6 Comments | 14441 views
Counting Geometry Sections

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.

Casting Units in Visio’s ShapeSheet
October 3, 2006 | 4 Comments | 16888 views
Casting Units in Visio’s ShapeSheet

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.

Skewing Around With Visio & SVG
September 29, 2006 | 4 Comments | 34202 views
Skewing Around With Visio & SVG

Learn how to perform some interesting tricks, like skewing, using Visio’s SVG export and import capabilities.

Map of North America
September 22, 2006 | 18 Comments | 47669 views
Map of North America

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

Export All Pages in Document
September 18, 2006 | 22 Comments | 37987 views
Export All Pages in Document

Learn how to programatically export all pages in a Visio document to an image file, such as .bmp, .jpg, or .bmp.

Create Visio Flowcharts Programmatically
September 13, 2006 | 37 Comments | 88569 views
Create Visio Flowcharts Programmatically

Learn how to build Visio flowcharts programatically by examining the VBA code in this article.

The Hidden World of Visio Shapes
September 5, 2006 | 71 Comments | 219549 views
The Hidden World of Visio Shapes

Learn about the many different ways you can cause Visio shapes, or parts of Visio shapes to become invisible.

Map of Europe
September 3, 2006 | 22 Comments | 116216 views
Map of Europe

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