I watched an interesting video about Penrose Patterns on Veritasium’s YouTube page this morning. It inspired me to create this fun Visio diagram!
Drawings & Templates
Hex Snap & Glue Shapes
I’ve created a few Visio SmartShapes that can be easily snapped and glued into hexagonal patterns! Check it out!
March Madness 2011-NCAA Tournament Bracket in Visio
It’s March already, and that means college hoops, the NCAA tournament and MARCH MADNESS!
Download this year’s tournament bracket in Visio format and work your out your picks in style!
Congratulations UConn! (ie: the other Huskies)
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Visio in Concert!
Early Saturday morning, I received a pleasant Visio-related suprise.
Tired as I was, it was great to see that concert organizers were using Visio plans to layout the stage for our upcoming performance!
Visio World Cup 2010 Bracket
The world’s biggest sporting event has just started and 32 national teams have descended upon South Africa to fight it out!
We’ve got a Visio diagram/bracket/elimination chart to help you track progress or document your picks for the office competition!
NCAA Final Four Interactive Visio Tournament Bracket
March Madness is upon us!
The teams have been selected, and those of us who still have an office to go to are busily thinking about our picks for who will make it to the Final Four.
Not to miss a diagramming opportunity, Visio Guy is here to help you with your pool with a smart, interactive Final Four bracket!
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Battle Zone Theme Template
1980 witnessed the launch of the classic arcade game Battlezone by Atari.
In 2007, Microsoft launched Visio 2007, which included the new Themes feature.
For 28 years, the two have been on a collision course with destiny…linked by computers, the Geek Factor…and Fate.
European Cup 2008 Auto-Updating Visio Diagram (v2)
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 Auto-Updating Diagram
Well, that version needed a few updates, most notably, the handling of games that are resolved with penalty-kicks, or shoot-outs.
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European Cup 2008 Auto-Updating Visio Diagram
Visio is a natural choice for creating brackets for sports tournaments.
I have seen many elimination-tournament diagrams created in Visio over the years. In fact, just a few years ago, a very nice example was done for the 2006 World Cup. You can get it at Office Online here: 2006 World Cup Bracket.
But the trouble with these diagrams is that they require *gasp* manual input of data, or user-movement of shapes. The horror!
Well this year, that is all going to change…
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Map of Germany
The Geographic Map Shapes & Drawings are an extremely popular feature of this web-site. And since a lot of our readers speak German, or come from Germany, it seemed like this post was long overdue.
So today we present a map of Germany and it’s states–the Bundesländer–as they are called in German.