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  1. 1 vote
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  2. 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.

    11 votes
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  3. Shape Diversity

    I couldn't choose to get the Desktop version for work and the process mapping shapes are lacking. I need shapes for Value Stream Mapping, Fishbone diagrams, and other Lean Six Sigma mapping techniques. I could make a VSM in Excel but that would be infinitely more time consuming.

    2 votes
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  4. import shapes

    Want the ability to import shapes like you can in the desktop version of Visio. Or be faster about adding shapes that are requested (like AWS shapes). You added Azure shapes, but we also use AWS. draw.io has both AWS and Azure and I am forced to use that program due to I am using a Mac (no desktop Visio) and Visio Online doesn't have AWS shapes.

    44 votes
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  5. 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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  6. Include Visio Online Plan with O365 Dev Subscription

    The office 365 developer subscription, bundled up with Visual Studio Enterprise subscription (Office 365 Enterprise E3 Developer Trial), does not include a licence to Visio Online. Further to this, you are unable to add a paid subscription. You get the message 'You are not eligible to acquire this product.'

    I really want to create a proof of concept Visio mash-up but cannot!

    7 votes
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  7. 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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  8. 1 vote
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  9. 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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  10. Business Process Modeling Notation

    Smart Draw has the full bank of BPMN symbols. Visio could do a better job of organizing the scattered selection available

    3 votes
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  11. Escala de tiempo de bloque expandido

    Me gustaría recibir la plantilla de escala de tiempo de bloque expandido / I would like to receive a template about extended frame time scale, please.

    1 vote
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  12. multi-page flow chart creation with Data Visualizer

    I'm working with large flow charts in Data Visualizer and need a way to split the content across multiple pages.

    I am currently splitting my flow chart into multiple tables in Excel so I have one table for each page. This is rather clunky and is really annoying to move things across pages.

    I'd like to have ONE table with an add a column for "page" or "section" that I can use to drive multiple pages or multiple containers.

    With this set up I'd be able to move a process step from page 2 to 3 with a few changes…

    6 votes
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  13. Leave LAYER PROPERTIES DIALOG open and floating when working

    Visio is often primarily used for diagrammatic graphics. Explaining relationships between things. These projects usually have heavy usage of repeated/similar/duplicated captions and objects.

    This can mean constant switching between, locking/unlocking and visibility on and off ...of layers.
    And constant arrangement with snapping and gluing, and also not wanting to snap or glue.
    Floorplans being a great example.

    And Visio is meant to be built for speed.

    Massive time savers
    Hotkey for SNAP TOGGLE
    Hotkey for GLUE TOGGLE
    [better than long winded ALT+F9 to open dialog box, then select options, then close, then make adjustment in project ...then ALT+F9 sequence again…

    2 votes
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  14. Add wires Stencils for ux

    Would be great to have some stencils for quick UI mock ups...progress bars, check boxes, radio buttons, etc

    2 votes
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  15. add support for vss and vst in visio online viewer also add thumbnail view in onedrive for visio drawings

    add support for vss and vst in visio online viewer

    also add thumbnail view in onedrive for visio drawings
    also add option to export drawings to 3D file extension .3mf and stl, and obj in visio online viewer and ios viewer
    add this viewer to android google play store so that you can view visio drawings on your android phone
    bring this viewer to windows 10 os as a free full version of visio as a app not desktop version of the software
    add support for gdraw on onedrive as a thubnail view preview
    add support for publisher .pub files…

    2 votes
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  16. Adding TAM stencil

    Could you add TAM stencil as your default shape library?
    http://www.fmc-modeling.org/tam_stencils
    This is a very basic shape for SAP colleagues and relevant security experts.
    And also that's why we are buying Visio Online.

    7 votes
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  17. 4 votes
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  18. Export to .dwg from Visio Online

    Just as on the full desktop version, one should be able to 1. download the visio file, 2. download as PDF, or 3. download as .dwg for use in other CAD applications

    3 votes
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  19. Import an exported Microsoft Flow package to auto-generate a diagram

    Very similarly to this post (https://visio.uservoice.com/forums/368199-visio-online/suggestions/32605921-visio-online-integration-with-microsoft-flow), except the reverse. Just like you can export a SharePoint workflow and import into Visio, be able to import the exported package of a Flow into Visio - so something equivalent.

    17 votes
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  20. Ability to open visio document in edit mode by default

    Ability to open visio documents in edit mode by default. Instead of open the visio document in view mode first and then open the document in edit mode.

    2 votes
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