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Questions tagged [microsoft-visio]

Diagramming software for Windows and part of Microsoft's Office suite. Visio can be used to create documents such as flowcharts, organization charts, network topologies, and software architecture diagrams.

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How do I run a Visio report on many Visio diagrams at once

I'm using Visio 2013 and I have a Visio report that I want to run on hundreds of .vsdx files. How can I run the report as a batch rather than one file at a time?
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How to avoid shape data reset in Visio?

the issue I have is the following. I have defined a Shape Data Set, which includes a list (fixed or variable, doesn't matter). I apply this Data Set to my stencils and begin to create a drawing, ...
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Insert specific excel area into visio drawing

I need to insert specific area of excel spreadsheet in to visio drawing.I tried this https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/296528/how-to-link-a-visio-drawing-to-a-specific-region-in-an-excel-...
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How to copy Visio 2019 Professional shapes to Powerpoint?

I just got Visio 2019 Professional but I am unable to copy shapes from it and paste it in PowerPoint. I was able to do it before I updated Visio. Shapes in Visio: Partial picture in PowerPoint:
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Visio Pro : Fill shape with data value that contains A1 or A2

I tried to change the fill color of a simple rectangle shape with a fixed list data (Visio Pro). The list contains some values like A1;A2;A3;B1;B2;B3 PrintScreen for better understanding (sorry in ...
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Trying to draw shortest path lines in visio. Advice please?

I am trying to make network diagrams and connect devices with lines but want them to be orthogonal - horizontal and vertical lines only shortest path. If I have 2 ports at the same vertical ...
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How to convert picture to visio object?

I edit a word doc which contains pictures which I know were visio objects and were copied and pasted as images by mistake. Is there a way to convert them back to be visio objects?
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Visio 2016 is not showing pages on the bottom and unable to navigate around pages

Visio 2016 is not showing pages on the bottom and unable to navigate around pages. Visio 2016 file is saved as a GROUP name and missing the page tab at the bottom.
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Visio 2016 database diagram - how change data types and realign separator

I cannot find any window to list my entity's fields with their types. I found only way to set data type for specific field by typing on that data type field and write it manually (look at enclosed ...
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SharePoint Visio Web service link to document is not working on one site but works on another viewer

I'm using SharePoint designer and Visio Professional, and I have a Web Part Visio web viewer. I saved the drawing in shared documents on another site, and I was able to get the URL to the Visio site ...
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Visio 2016 Model Explorer

I just upgraded from Office 2010 to 2016. I use Visio a lot for uml diagrams, but when I open my previous visio files in Visio 2016 I can't find the model explorer anymore where all my classes were ...
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Pictures dsplay “Bitmap” and not filename when I mouse over pictures in PDF

I'm running Windows 10. I want to save a Visio file (Visio online plan 2) that contains pictures to PDF. It's working fine, but when I hover the mouse over pictures the alt text displayed is Bitmap ...
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Visio: prompt for page data when creating new page?

Is there a way to have Visio prompt for page data when a new page is added similar to how there's a option to bring up the shape data dialog when adding a new shape to a page?
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Why can't I rename shapes in Visio?

Am I doing something wrong? I can't seem to rename a shape more than once, and I cannot reference any shapes by their "given" names, only by their shape ID. Here's what I'm doing in Visio 2016 ...
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Microsoft Visio 2003 - How to glue/hook a shape to a brainstorming topic branch?

in Microsoft Visio 2003, in brainstorming, I want to glue or hook a shape to a branch, so every time I move that branch, also the shape moves with it automatically. I have tried to group the two ...

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