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  1. Pre Processing Phase for Visio Web Access for Visio COM Addins

    It would be great to have a chance to manipulate the shapes before they are displayed. Premier use case is to update the title to a user specific language. This might have been possible with the Silverlight solution in 2010 but it is impossible now.

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  2. Replacement of full featured static HTML/VML Export by HTML5

    Currently HTML works only in IE8 mode. You can not run it easily in a SP2013 webpart

    10 votes
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  3. Visio core edition.

    This edition has core functions only!
    This mean is ISV edition of Visio.

    8 votes
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  4. Multi-language mastershapes

    Same NameU but multiple names for multiple languages. As a feature AND in all your stencils. Think of "CFF-Container" and friends.

    8 votes
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  5. Visio Live with an extension strategy (FlowChart and BPMN is mostly needed)

    We are very often in highly competitve situations, when people are asking for modelling on the web / Zero installation solutions. We do not need full fledge Visio. How about generating a modeller from a fixed stencil? No acces of ShapeSheets allowed.

    9 votes
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  6. legend resize

    I would like to point that it would be interesting to be able to resize a legend in height. We can only resize it in width for now.

    3 votes
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  7. Getting outline data from mono crome image

    Adobe illustralor has this function.
    It is convenient for creating shape.

    5 votes
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  8. Support Unit of Geo loaction

    I want to use latitude & longnitude on Visio.
    And I want to use Bing maps in Visio.
    Because Map point is not released in Japan.

    5 votes
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  9. Enable 3rd party COM Addins in the SharePoint Designer Visio OCX

    additionally please consider to enable all SP designer dialogs within Visio. There should be no reason to import the worklow in SP Designer. Simply use Visio for Workflows.

    2 votes
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  10. Fix the boundary around metafiles within Visio

    When copy/pasting an enhanced metafile image it should result in an image that is identical in size and boundary to the original Visio geometry being copied. Currently, the pasted image is larger than the original and it contains an extra margin of space around the image that was not in the original.

    1 vote
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  11. 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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