Articles tagged with: Programming
Watch these videos on Visio developer-related topics to learn how Visio works under-the-hood, and control it programmatically!
If you create Visio documents with lots of pages, you probably like to quickly flip through all of them to check for visual consistency.
But if each page has been zoomed or panned, it can be …
Learn how to re-use your code, save time, and work more efficiently by using VBAs CallByName method!
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 …
Track your favorite soccer/football teams for the 2008 European Cup with this semi-automatic Visio bracket.
Learn how to program Visio to connect shapes together, and learn from this example–in both VB and C#!
Download PowerPoint slides and code samples from Visio Guy’s presentation at the 2008 Visio conference.
Use this Visual Basic code snippet to quickly move text blocks to the bottom-center of your shapes.
Learn about a bug in the Shape.LengthIU method and solutions for how to work around it.
Finally, you can add text to a circle inside of Visio! This is first version of a series of tools to help you get your Visio text out-of-line!
Download a Visio document that lets you add “hot spot” shapes to a diagram, then export an HTML page that provides mouse-over pop-up functionality corresponding to the hot spot locations.
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.
Play around with the venerable Candy Equipment Manufacturing demo that simulates a sales-automation scenario with Visio, and showcases SmartShape technology, database integration, MS Excel integration, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) automation code, Database Wizard applications, Custom Patterns, Layers and more!
Learn a better way to get VBA code to run when your documents open.
Putting Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) code behind your Visio documents is convenient and powerful, but can be a security risk when mis-used. Learn the ins and outs of Microsoft’s built-in macro security features.
View and download a free stencil full of Visio shapes for diagramming your Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 projects.
Get links to presentations, articles and samples that show Visio’s xml features and capabilities.
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 diagram that contains VBA code to help you create polygon shapes with any number of sides.
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.
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 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!
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.