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Add Spice to Your Visio Skills With Randomization!
July 16, 2010 – 6:43 am | 3 Comments | 26266 views
Add Spice to Your Visio Skills With Randomization!

Unfortunately, no one can be told what the ShapeSheet is. You have to see it for yourself.
Visio SmartShapes can be so much more than just clip-art. This is because the ShapeSheet allows shapes to  …

Stress Test: Nesting “IF” Functions in the ShapeSheet
July 10, 2010 – 1:16 pm | No Comment | 17079 views
Stress Test: Nesting “IF” Functions in the ShapeSheet

A Visio Guy forum member asked the question: “How many nested IF statements can I stuff into a ShapeSheet formula?”
“Good question!”, I thought and went off to investigate!

Get Web Hex Color Values from Visio Shapes
May 14, 2010 – 9:05 am | One Comment | 20859 views
Get Web Hex Color Values from Visio Shapes

Web designers and AI folks need to know what colors they are using. And they need to know precisely.
Bright red, Fuchsia  and Mauve just won’t do. They need exacting names like: #FF0000, #FF00FF and #E0B0FF.
Since …

List Separators in Visio’s ShapeSheet are Crazy!
April 21, 2010 – 1:53 pm | 2 Comments | 15196 views
List Separators in Visio’s ShapeSheet are Crazy!

Are you developing Visio solutions that will be used across the Globe? Have you experienced strange behavior using ShapeSheet functions like INDEX, LOOKUP, SUM, RGB or others that involve lists of items?
If so, then you, …

Choose Colors with Shape Data Fields
October 21, 2009 – 6:54 am | 19 Comments | 27597 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 …

Title Block #3: Smart Tabs, Smart Text
January 23, 2009 – 2:15 pm | 7 Comments | 33252 views
Title Block #3: Smart Tabs, Smart Text

Learn how to create Visio title block shapes with field labels and values, all neatly arranged using intelligent smart tab stops.

Visio SmartShape for Inauguration Day 2009
January 20, 2009 – 1:11 pm | 2 Comments | 10791 views
Visio SmartShape for Inauguration Day 2009

Download and learn with this Visio file and SmartShape that relate to today’s momentous US Presidential inauguration!

Title Block #2: Let’s Make a Multi-field SmartShape!
November 19, 2008 – 7:23 am | 18 Comments | 41092 views
Title Block #2: Let’s Make a Multi-field SmartShape!

Learn to create a Visio title block shape that has built-in fields which display information about your Visio document.

A Re-programmable Visio Multi-shape: The Configurable Stickman!
November 14, 2008 – 12:48 pm | 4 Comments | 23564 views
A Re-programmable Visio Multi-shape: The Configurable Stickman!

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!

Forefront Icons and Data Graphic Shapes
August 16, 2007 – 1:59 pm | 5 Comments | 41669 views
Forefront Icons and Data Graphic Shapes

Download a Visio multi-shape and a Data Graphic that help you to dress up your network diagrams by displaying Microsoft Forefront Client Security information.

Wave Generator Diagram
March 15, 2007 – 10:32 pm | 5 Comments | 27458 views
Wave Generator Diagram

Download, play with this diagram of an ocean wave power generation plant, and learn how to use the ShapeSheet to make shapes react to each other.