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  1. Only download stencils from SharePoint if the drawing is using SharePoint stencils

    We have noticed through our use of Visio desktop and SharePoint Online, that when we open a drawing in SharePoint, Visio attempts to download each stencil it uses from the same SharePoint location.

    The issue is that these stencils are not held in SharePoint and are in fact on the local computer - the paths to which are recorded inside the drawing.

    Yet Visio tries to download them, which adds 1 or 2 seconds wait, per stencil, to do so. Many of our drawings use 6 - 7 stencils, so this total wait time adds a noticeable delay.

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    • 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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      • Enhance Shape Reports to allow one-click integration with Microsoft Flow

        Shape Reports can be made even easier to integrate with MS Flow if:
        1. Option to not include the first title row
        2. Format the list as Table1 (or better still include optional table name)
        3. Option to run a specific Shape Report to a specified file path with one click.
        With these enhancements, Microsoft Flow can listen for updates to the specified Excel file and action it, such as update a SharePoint list, send an email, request Approval, etc....

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        • 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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