Visio on Desktop

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  1. Re-enable shap shifting with arrow keys

    As said: In prior versions it was possible to move shapes using the arrow keys. This was the only really precise possibility to move shapes.
    Now, this is not possible anymore, instead I can move around in the window witih the key (which is already covered by key up and key down).

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  2. Can you please enable Visio Editing via the file viewer which is currently not possible.

    At present it is not possible to edit visio diagrams online which have been published in to sharepoint unless you has previosuly created these diagrams using the online Visio (though office 365).

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  4. Cube shape does not work

    When one inserts a cube into a drawing, and sets a height for the cube, the Z-plane (depth) is included in the height measurement. That is, the cube is treated as 2-dimensional instead of 3.

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  7. Ability to batch edit protection for shapes in a stencil set

    I downloaded the Enterprise Integration Patterns stencil from http://camel.apache.org/enterprise-integration-patterns.html, but most of the shapes were locked so I couldn't move them or delete them without enabling the Developer toolbar and modifying the protection.

    I right-clicked the Stencil, selected all, then clicked Edit Shape -- which opened a new window for each stencil. I then needed to click each item, click protection in the toolbar, click none, then close/save that window.

    This should be allowed as a bulk action.

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  8. let me register my visio activation key after i accidently log in with my microsoft account

    i just got a key to activate visio through my work place. I downloaded and opened visio and got to a log in screen. I logged in to my Microsoft account and the option to register my key disappeared. I then tried to log out and in several times to look for the option but it was nowhere to be found. it only appeared before I FIRST logged in with my Microsoft account...

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  9. As user I would like to make make calendars

    As a user I would like to make a calendar for one year or just for a few month. I should be able to choose Start date and how many month should be shown. Month should be shown like January, February og March in columns. Se layout via linket: https://kalendersiden.dk/.

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  10. Provide option to disable Research

    The Research pane pops up constantly, slowing performance and taking up too much space, when highlighting text. The only way to disable is to uninstall or via code. Provide users an option to disable this service while working, or make it available on demand rather than automatic.

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  11. Keep a shape glued to a guide if an unglued handle is used to resize the shape

    I have several shapes glued to guides. If I try to resize a shape by clicking and dragging a handle that isn't glued, then the whole shape becomes unglued. It would be nice if the glue would keep the shape in place while allowing the resize to happen.

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  12. Animations

    Add possibility to make animations!

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  13. Make autosave work

    I created Visio drawing, spent lot of time.
    Saved the file.
    During the save procedure Visio crashed.
    At settings I had set autosave time for 5 minutes. But there are no autosave file anywhere.
    What do you guess - will I extend my Visio 365 subscription for a program that is not able to save?

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  14. ISO 9001 Template

    I think it would be useful to have a ISO 9001 template including the objects this framework use.

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  15. PMBOK Template

    Just as Visio already has the ITIL template to draw shapes for this framework, it would be great to include the proper template for PMBOK to draw shapes for project management framework.

    For example shapes for life cycle, initiation phase, planning phase, building and controlling phase, closing phase, project charter, project, program leader, project leader, findings, objective, budget and so on

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  16. COBIT Template

    Just as Visio already has the ITIL template to draw shapes for this framework, it would be great to include the proper template for COBIT to draw shapes for IT government, audit & security. For example shapes for domains, risk, benefit, resource, control, principle, need, stakeholder, goal, etc.

    I think the ISACA community will be happy to collaborate in this template (I will be happy as a ISACA member).

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  17. Ability to download add templates so that I can choose that with new

    With file new, the list of available templates are those provided by MS. Please provide an ability to download/create templates so that I can choose that with file new - and use my own template

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  18. align lines / boxes diagonally according to one side of their shape

    can't align things on a certain angle / center them on a diagonal or inclined axis.

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  20. when saving over an existing file, do not suggest to override: instead, suggest to append the sheets (applicable to excel as well)

    I suggest that when I save a visio diagram and I am presenting with the Save As dialog box, and if I select an existing visio file - instead of being prompted on whether I would like the original file to be overwritten, I suggest that I would be given the option of appending my work to the existing file, as an additional sheet

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