Visio on Desktop

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  1. Data visualizer - Include multiple data visualizers in same visio file.

    I have multiple flows which I want to show in same visio file. I want to visualize every flow a seperate visio page. At the moment it's not possible to add a second data visualizer within the same file. Please make it able to create multiple Data visualizers from (multiple) excel(s) into same visio file.

    2 votes

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  2. Allow For Co-Equal Partners at the Top of an Org Chart

    A user should be able to generate an Org Chart with co-equal partners at the top of the structure. Allow the flexibility to set up different types of businesses through the Wizard.

    4 votes

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  3. Provide an option to change the font size IN the shapesheet windows

    The ShapeSheet windows use a tiny font with cells just big enough for that font. That font is very tiny and difficult for my older eyes to see. I would like to be able to resize that font (and the cells) without having to change the screen resolution. Changing the screen resolution would reduce the size of everything else on the screen. I can zoom into my drawing if something is too small. I cannot zoom in for the ShapeSheet windows, and that's the ONE thing that's too small.
    Please provide an option for the user to specify the font…

    1 vote

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  4. Write SharePoint meta data directly from within Visio

    There are lots of scenarios where you have to store your Visio file in a SharePoint library. If this library has columns that are obligatory, you are not able to save and checkin your document (this will throw a 3400 error message), but have to leave it checked out, close the file, wait until SharePoint also has reckognized that the file is closed and can then change meta data and check in only from within the SharePoint library. As for compliance relevant documents this is standard for many competitive tools and it works fine in Word and other Office applications,…

    3 votes

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  5. Floorplan/Seating chart linked to AD Users

    Allow creation of interactive seating chart/floorplan so that clicking on a user at a location pops AD user info (e.g. Delve details). Allow searching for a user/printer to find location.Results could be embedded in Sharepoint page, Teams tab, etc.

    7 votes

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  6. Distribution function option to set the shapes at a set spacing.

    Currently the Distribute function places shapes based on the position of two extreme shapes. So the result can be overlap or large gaps. How about a way of placing shapes that have a set gap between them?

    1 vote

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  8. Delete all

    microsoft #outlook #data #everythingthatpertainstothisordeal

    1 vote

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  9. Excel to Visio

    We are just discovering the ability to create process maps in Excel and export to Visio. This seems like it has potential to save us a lot of time.

    We would like the ability to do the following:
    1. Customize the Header (Title) area
    2. Specify color for the various Function groups
    3. Add a standard shape (Divided Process) to the Shapes dropdown list
    4. Add a customer shape (Divided Subprocess) saved to More Shapes > Favorites > My Shapes to the Shapes dropdown list

    5 votes

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  10. Gantt Charts by the hour

    Make it possible to create Gantt Charts by the hour, so it is possible to enter start and end date AND time as well as Duarion in hours (e.g. 4,5h). Please!

    3 votes

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  11. Add right/left arrow buttons at each end of the Page bar, allowing scrolling through the Page tabs.

    Having Arrow Buttons at each end of the Page Ribbon, allowing sideways scrolling through pages would be awesome. Often while working on Page A, I need to check something on page Q. So I open the "All box, scroll through the pages, select Q, and check out what I need, copy it, etc. Then to return to page A, I realize that page B is now the first page on the ribbon, so I have to go back to the "All" box, scroll up to A, and Select it.

    If I could just "Click" on a "Left" button, or a…

    3 votes

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  12. Modernize the Visio icon

    Modernize the Visio icon. All the other products have a new look and this makes the Visio icon look dated

    5 votes

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  13. how do you download visio?

    I want the full VISIO version on my laptop. I'm using the web version and it says download to Full Desktop version . But it doesn't work?

    1 vote

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  14. Allow closing file without having to save to SharePoint

    When I open, with Visio 2016, a Visio file from SharePoint, it opens the file ready to edit. If I try to close the file or exit the program it does not respond. I get no dialog saying that I must save the file. (This happens even if I have not changed anything in the file.) If I save the file, it allows me to close the file. However, I do not like to litter SharePoint with additional "versions" without any changes.

    1 vote

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  15. Create a native Mac OS X version

    Create a native Mac OS X version

    105 votes

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  16. Please fix the ARP display data for Project and Visio 365

    Please fix the ARP data that is displayed for Project and Visio 365. When installed, it display Visio Professional Plus 2016 instead of indicating that it's a 365 product. Causes some confusion in mixed environments with both Professional Plus 2016 and 365.

    2 votes

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  17. Allow connection to SQL Server 2017 for reverse engineering databases

    Currently, Visio Pro 365 (32 bit and 64 bit) does not allow connections to databases created using SQL Server 2017.

    Please add this capability.

    8 votes

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  18. Make the Mobile wireframes available for Visio 2019

    The mobile/web wireframes are currently only available for Visio Online Plan 2 and not for Visio 2019 Pro which is kind of strange.
    Link: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Use-Wireframe-Templates-to-design-websites-and-mobile-apps-2d54dc55-f5c4-49a2-85da-d649eb7fc281

    6 votes

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  19. 2 votes

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  20. For all Office apps, on the page where we enter our license key - it should display the version number for the software we are installing

    For all Office apps, on the page where we enter our license key - it should display the version number for the software we are installing

    2 votes

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