Articles tagged with: Functions
Do you have shapes that contain multiple colors that you’d like to easily change?
Wouldn’t it be neat to be able to specify those colors in Shape Data fields, along with other parameters for the shape?
Learn about an exceptional Visio SmartShape: a shape that allows you to define your own Multi-shape. With the Configurable Stickman, you can define up to five different poses that can then be quickly recalled with the click of a mouse!
Visio doesn’t have an option to resize shapes such that they remain on-center. But the free shapes in this article do!
Learn how to create non-changing text that resizes with your Visio SmartShapes by using metafiles!
Learn how to use the ShapeSheet to make font-sizes increase and decrease with the size of your shapes.
If you are doing date-related calculations in Visio’s ShapeSheet, you may occasionally want to add months to dates. Read this article to find out how!
Learn how to use the ShapeSheet more efficiently by defining reusable custom functions that can be called from multiple cells.
Learn how to add constraints to your Visio shapes using the ShapeSheet’s BOUND function.
Learn about the ShapeSheet’s POLYLINE function and PolyLineTo row type, and how they can work to make your shapes smaller and faster. Download the VBA code that will help you poly-line-ify your shapes with the click of a button!
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!
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.