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. Power BI

    It's useful for me to have Power BI integration, now if I only had shapes representing Power BI, Microsoft Flow, etc. :)

    2 votes
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  2. page order

    Allow for Page Order change in Visio Online.
    As a Mac user, there is no desktop version of Visio but can design Visio diagrams online.
    It would be great to be able to change the order of the pages in the online version.

    1 vote
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  3. Hotkey for GLUE TOGGLE

    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…

    1 vote
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  4. Hotkey for SNAP TOGGLE

    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…

    1 vote
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  5. Make LAYER PROPERTIES DIALOG BOX resizable and keep resize stored for next open

    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…

    1 vote
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  6. 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…

    1 vote
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  7. Include ctrl + mouse scroll

    Include ctrl + mouse scroll :
    In VISIO Online, please add the functionality to zoom by pressing the "CTRL" key and scrolling up or down on the mouse wheel to zoom in and out of workflows.

    1 vote
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  8. Ability to create an embedded link that is public and does not require logging in

    Similar to LucidChart's ability to embed a link that is viewable on other sites. We want to create diagrams and embed them within our internal documents. Right now that does not work because it requires you to "sign in"

    3 votes
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  9. Visio support enhancements for Surface Studio with Dial and Pen support

    Allow the creation of Visio diagrams with Microsoft Surface Studio including Surface Dial and Pen-specific features.

    The ability to create initial diagram sketch with pen using the drawing to shape cleanup feature as well as context controls for the Surface Dial would make the Surface Studio and Visio Pro an incredible combination.

    2 votes
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  10. Change page size

    Change page size to standard A4, A3 for export to PDF

    3 votes
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  11. Clickable Overlays in Visio Online App Part

    It is not currently possible to have clickable image overlays in the Visio Online app part. This was functionality supported in legacy Visio Services and we desperately need it back!

    26 votes
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  12. Need a stencil or template to do electrical drawings such as single line diagrams, and electrical schematics. Need electrical symbols.

    Need the ability to do single line electrical drawings or electrical schematics. There are some templates there that are geared more towards networking systems. These do not have the correct terminology or the correct symbols. Other than that, systems works great.

    5 votes
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  13. Need BPMN diagramming

    Need BPMN diagramming, like you get with Visio Professional

    45 votes
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  14. Ability to pull Visio Diagrams into Whiteboard

    It would be great to be able to pull in a visio diagram into the whiteboard as a base for a discussion.

    2 votes
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  15. Gnatt chart

    It is troublesome not able to edit Gnatt Chart from visio desktop.
    Gnatt chart feature addition in VISIO will make it this great product aweseome.

    2 votes
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Notifications for new comments

    If I am a document owner, have the option to turn on notifications when any other person comments or edits the document.

    2 votes
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  18. Tag users in #comments with notifications

    Ability to use something like '@' to tag other users in my org or with document permissions so that a question or comment can be directed to them within a comment. Then that user could be notified of the new comment that refers to them.

    2 votes
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  19. Support for patent drawings

    Patent drawings have very strict but simple requirements, including:
    - certain page dimensions (A4 or US letter),
    - numbered pages (e.g. "1/2" centered at the top of the first of two pages, within the margins),
    - certain margins(top/left/right/bottom: 2.5/2.5/1.5/1.0 cm),
    - line drawings with thick black lines (1pt), and
    - no colours or shading.

    A template that provided these features would be great, or alternatively the ability to import templates or modify these elements of the page directly would work too.

    In addition to functionality, one or two additional elements in the shape library would help. Curved callouts are customary…

    1 vote
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  20. Is it really a big problem add to MS Visio “round coordinate mode”? Now, after copying, (with grid) new object looks so ugly.

    Is it really a big problem add to MS Visio “round coordinate mode”? Now, after copying, (with grid) new objects looks so ugly.

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