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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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Prevent Visio 2016 from creating curve connector bend points?

I have a state machine diagram that consists of a series of shapes, and many curve connectors that connect from the center of one shape to somewhere on the radius of another shape. There are many ...
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Visio - Can you Change Picture

I've inserted a picture (no problem) and resized this w/i Visio. I'd like to now swap that picture with another picture without changing location and maintain current size. Powerpoint has a "Change ...
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How to use call-outs with imported image (Visio 2013)

How do I force a call-out to point to specific points on a photo imported into a Visio document? When I try this, the arrow-head end of the call-out attaches itself to the edge of the photo -- not ...
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visio - how can i freeze Dimension Line Length when I vary the length of the dimension's end lines to the shape points?

visio - how can I freeze Dimension Line Length when I vary the length of the dimension's end lines to the shape points? Terms for a Horizontal dimension line: Dimension Line: the horizontal line ...
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Metafile paste is no longer an available option under paste special

I have been working on a visio > word doc and using the paste special - metafile option to paste in crisp images of my visio docs. Now I only have a blurry bitmap option available? I'm really confused....
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Multiple parallel connectors between shapes in Visio

I have two rectangles in Visio 2016. I would like to add multiple parallel connectors between them: ----------- | | <-- rectangle 1 ----------- | | <------- connectors ----------- ...
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How to convert pdf back to vsd ( pdf was created by visio)

I have examined the asked questions about this topic already, and tried to use inkspace program to convert pdf to svg. After that I ımported svg to visio but it did not work well because it imported ...
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Is there a way to copy and paste text from within a Microsoft Visio document?

A Microsoft Visio document that I was given contains text, but I cannot copy it. I can only open it in Internet explorer. If I try to open it in Word, it is just random characters. Is there a way ...
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Changing the Colour of a Progress bar in Visio

Is it possible to modify certain shapes and change their colours? such as the progress bar in visio? I need to change it to red
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What to Save As when exporting Visio .vsd to OpenOffice or LibreOffice to minimize differences?

I have a Microsoft Visio Pro. 2010 file (.vsd), and I want to work with it in LibreOffice (or OpenOffice, as a secondary option). When I import the .vsd file to LibreOffice, there are many ...
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Auto-arrange in Visio doesn't arrange annotations

I have a Brainstorm diagram and some topics/subtopics may have annotations connected to them. Whenever I do an auto-arrange Visio seems to successfully arrange the topics and subtopics, but leaves the ...
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Visio 2010: Change basic Template

I created a few 'bubble diagrams' using the Brainstorm Diagram option. I learned that only one input connection can be made to my bubble. I can have multiple input connectors in the Basic Diagram. ...
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How do I retain picture aspect when I change the size of an org chart notch?

I am using Visio. How do I retain picture aspect when I change the size of an org chart notch? I have an org chart with pictures in the notches. When I increase the notch size, the pictures ...
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Delete Visio search shapes history

Can anyone help me delete the history in the Shapes search panel? I can't bear to see that long list clutter my work space like that.
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Visio - Change width of swimlane labels in cross-functional flow chart

I have a number of cross-functional flowcharts created in Visio 2016. I would like to increase the depth of the labels of the swimlanes as in the image below. I have attempted selecting individual ...

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