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Visio Beer Maßkrug SmartShape
September 23, 2010 – 1:38 pm | 8 Comments | 16234 views
Visio Beer Maßkrug SmartShape

Oktoberfest meets Visio with this intelligently-resizing beer stein (Maßkrug) shape. Prost!

Choose Colors with Shape Data Fields
October 21, 2009 – 6:54 am | 19 Comments | 28322 views
Choose Colors with Shape Data Fields

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?
Visio’s …

Take Note With the Visio Sticky Note Shape
April 17, 2009 – 6:36 am | 8 Comments | 28221 views
Take Note With the Visio Sticky Note Shape

Stick it to your Visio diagrams with this Post-it note SmartShape that you can show and hide at will.

DIP Switch Shapes Gone Wild!
February 28, 2009 – 9:00 am | 5 Comments | 25353 views
DIP Switch Shapes Gone Wild!

Recently in the Visio Guy Newsgroups, user Ziorg77 submitted a wonderful Visio SmartShape of a DIP switch, where you could toggle each of the eight switches individually.
This led to a flurry of discussion, and several …

Visio Multi-shapes
November 10, 2008 – 1:08 am | 7 Comments | 53515 views
Visio Multi-shapes

Learn about Visio Multi-shapes, where to find them, how to use them, and how they can save you time!

Center-sizing Smart Shapes
April 15, 2008 – 6:01 am | 6 Comments | 29385 views
Center-sizing Smart Shapes

Visio doesn’t have an option to resize shapes such that they remain on-center. But the free shapes in this article do!

Do You Know Your Elements? A Visio Periodic Table
February 23, 2008 – 12:38 am | 3 Comments | 36649 views
Do You Know Your Elements? A Visio Periodic Table

This Visio Periodic Table of the Elements offers interactivity by storing information about each element in Shape Data fields. Right-clicking each shape will also take you to the Wikipedia article for the corresponding chemical element!

Pixel Unit Dimension Line Shape
February 17, 2008 – 9:26 pm | 5 Comments | 33283 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 | 21467 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.

Month Math
July 10, 2007 – 3:14 am | 4 Comments | 17788 views
Month Math

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!

Create Visio Flowcharts Programmatically
September 13, 2006 – 3:05 am | 40 Comments | 95187 views
Create Visio Flowcharts Programmatically

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