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  1. Make volume a&b for movie and commercials.

    I watch movies and find that commercials are very much louder than I can stand!! Please make volume a&b so that I am react to the change in network volume.

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  2. Domain city maps and Application centric diagram with Data vizualizer

    HI,

    I have moved to a new company where there is EA software but luckily them Visio licenses. I have just discovered now the Data vizualizer form Excel and I am wondering if it would be possible to have the same for Application centric diagram and Application city maps.
    Somehow it would be a first step towards building an EA software based on some commonly spread applications.

    BR

    Julien

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  6. Paste Hyperlink from Excel breaks Visio

    Steps to reproduce:
    Create Data in Excel, and Copy to clipboard.
    Paste Special into Visio, Select Hyperlink option to link to the Excel data in clipboard. Verify that changing the data in Excel is reflected in Visio document.
    Create a text box in the Visio Document, Attempt to change the size of the font. A "Microsoft Visio Security Notice" Window Appears, with the options to Update Links or Cancel.
    At this point, the document can no longer effectivly be modified.

    This was discovered with Office & Visio 2019 (permanent Licence)
    It has also been reproduced in 2016 and 2013 versions.

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  7. Need to hide the 'Give Feedback' option

    Right now there is no provision to hide and un-hide controls on the Status Bar. The only option available is Hide the complete toolbar. Can we have a API where we can select which tools we want.

    Requirement : Need to hide the 'Give Feedback' option

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  9. Add Google play movies and movies anywhere to smartcast

    Google play, and movies anywhere would make my viewing experience better

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  11. I cannot get the program to show up in Start menu

    Why can't I get visio to become visible in the start menu or post to desktop?

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  12. Addition of a trim function to trim arcs, elipses and and lines. Consider too ability to trim a patterened area.

    Addition of a trim function to trim arcs, elipses and and lines. Consider too ability to trim a patterened areas.

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  13. Make external data import use multiple cores again.

    Visio pro 2010, 2013 uses multiple cores 2016 only use 1 core if you do an external data import from excel. to give you an idea. I have 1 large visio flow and I import the data from excel, the 2010 and 2013 versions of visio need 5 a 6 minutes to complete. Visio 2016 is after 1 hour on 10%

    I tested this behaviour on several pc's from windows 7 up to 10, office 2010 up to office 365, 32 and 64 bit. and. My last try to see if this problem was gone was a i9-7980XE 128GB ram…

    3 votes
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  14. Visio Electrical Circuit diagram symbols should conform to the NEC codes as published by the NFPA.

    Visio 16 Professional: The Electrical Circuit symbols do not conform to the NEC codes as published by the NFPA.

    Please change the symbols to conform to those standards. Otherwise, Visio is useless. We have to turn to other software.

    3 votes
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  15. Access reverse engineering

    As others, I signed the online Visio to draw several ERD from several Access databases; I already have an LucidChart account, but they do not have a reverse engineering for mdb/accdb files.
    So, I tryed the ODBC driver, selected the Access driver mdb/accdb, selected tables and... nothing.
    Error in all tables: Error! Cannot extract column definition for the table/view 'Eventos'. The definition is not available or you may not have sufficient privileges. Please check with your database administrator.
    The accdb is not protected...

    3 votes
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  16. Make Visio part of Office suite

    Please make Visio part of every Office suite as it is one of the 4 most essential programs (Word for writing, Excel for calculating, PowerPoint for presenting and Visio for drawing).

    34 votes
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  17. Make Microsoft Office Visio part of Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium Office Suite

    I wish Microsoft Office Visio would become part of Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium Office Suite and all other Microsoft Office Suites including Microsoft Office 365 starting in Microsoft Office 2019 when it gets released.

    9 votes
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  18. Visio for Office 365 Home

    Please add the ability to add Visio to the Office 365 Home subscription service. I use Visio for multiple personal projects and would like to be able to integrate them with other Microsoft products, Word and Powerpoint. Otherwise you will be losing a customer and I will find another alternative. I do not care that much for Google Docs it does allow me to integrate with the Drawing application and it is free.

    2 votes
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  19. Always display connection points / increase size of connection points

    In Visio 2016, connection points are only visible under certain conditions:

    > Connection points become visible when you try to connect one shape to another. You see a shape’s connection points when you hover near the shape with the Connector Tool or drag the endpoint of any connector or line near a shape that has connection points.

    In older versions of Visio, connections points were always visible. Please add an an option to always display connection points.

    Additionally, when the connection points are visible, they are difficult to see, even when zoomed in.

    Increasing the size of the "grey square"…

    4 votes
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  20. Timeline in Business Days

    Most of us are using Visio for business purposes, weekends are irrelevant in a timeline. Please allow a timeline to only show business days.

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