Visio for the web

Welcome to the feedback forum for web version of Visio! We love hearing from customers and partners. To help us make Visio more awesome, we have partnered with UserVoice, a third-party service, to create this forum to hear your ideas and suggestions. Your use of the portal and your submission is subject to the UserVoice Terms of Service & Privacy Policy , including the license terms. Please do not send any novel or patentable ideas, copyrighted materials, samples or demos for which you do not want to grant a license to Microsoft.

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  1. Make UML Shapes available to Visio Online

    UML shapes are not available online.

    3 votes
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  2. Add "Link to Tab" Functionality

    Similar to the "Link to Slide" functionality in PowerPoint, it would be nice to be able to link directly to a specific tab in a multi-tab drawing.

    1 vote
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  3. Stencils

    It would be extremely useful to be able to access vendor specific stencil icons from the search menu.

    2 votes
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  4. Storyboards

    Hi,

    It would be nice if Visio supports the storyboarding collaboration proces.
    Together with the users, Functional consultants and UX experts, Visio in combination with Teams will have an positive impact of the efficiency.

    1 vote
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  5. Add more Shapes

    Can you add the engineering shapes package to the online version of visio?
    I do electrical drawings and currently there are no electrical circuit shapes available in the online version

    6 votes
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  6. 2 ended skinny arrow

    I cannot find a normal looking (skinny) connector with an arrow that goes in both directions - I don't want the fat arrow. I feel like I must be missing something - surely there's a 2-direction arrow available that's just a line? Maybe because I am on a Mac?

    1 vote
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  7. Visio Online diagram embedded on SharePoint modern page - shapes with hyperlinks should change the mouse pointer on hover.

    If we use the embed web part to show a Visio diagram (saved to a document library) that has shapes that have hyperlinks, the mouse pointer remains the default if the user hovers over the shape. In Visio the mouse changes to show that there is a hyperlink. Without changing the mouse pointer, users do not know they can click the shape.

    5 votes
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  8. Add a 'New Note/Comment' function like in Excel

    so objects or phases can have collapsible annotation. Text box works, but can crowd chart. This addition would make for more interactive sharing. Expandable in Read/View Only versions.

    2 votes
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  9. Add AutoSave as the other office apps have

    Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote all have AutoSave. A feature that is a life saver and that it is easy to get used to.
    In Visio this is not implemented for some reason.

    I have had a Visio document that I have worked on for 2 weeks, on a Windows restart, it was all gone. Last save, 2 weeks ago.
    The apps are all in the same family, I only save to Teams/Onedrive, I guess that right or wrong, I expected an AutoSave behaviour.

    1 vote
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  10. Save as PNG for Visio Online

    I would like the ability to save a file as a PNG and JPEG so I can copy and paste into a Word Doc. LucidChart has this functionality.

    16 votes
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  11. C4 Model

    Would like shapes for C4 Model https://c4model.com/

    1 vote
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  12. 1 vote
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  13. I wish a format painter for Xmas.

    The format paintbrush would be great to have.

    1 vote
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  14. Azure Infrastructure - Reverse Engineer

    It would be awesome to be able to import and automatically diagram your Azure Infrastructure. Similar to what Lucidcharts does with Amazon AWS.

    10 votes
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  15. Provide a link to the visio online page in the embed iframe viewer

    The embed iframe viewer doesn't provide a quick link to the actual visio online page. I personally use the embedded viewer in Confluence pages and I would like other contributors to quickly access the visio source to make changes.

    1 vote
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  16. Copy page to create new page

    Ability to copy an existing page to create a new visio page in the same document.

    2 votes
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  17. Save shape palette favourites

    Ability to save shape palettes to your favourites so users can start were they left off. Without having to add the palettes every time.

    3 votes
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  18. Add move varitey to shapes

    It would be great to see a higher selection of shapes built into Visio for network device and other appliances. Adding a more modern representation of network technologies would go a long way. The ability to show a Layer 2 and Layer 3 switch and the different infrastructure that the devices are being used in would be a bit better with more shapes.

    2 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. More control over arrow placement

    I'd like finer control over where connecting arrows are routed. I can't seem to find the setting to change the arrow style either.

    2 votes
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