Visio for the web

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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. I wish a format painter for Xmas.

    The format paintbrush would be great to have.

    2 votes

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  2. Be able to set default value for arrows, e.g. color weight arrow style.

    Be able to set default value for arrows, e.g. color weight arrow style.

    2 votes

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  3. Would like to be able to re-arrange order of process sheet tabs.

    Would like to be able to re-arrange order of process sheet tabs. Like you can in Excel.

    2 votes

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  4. 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

    7 votes

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  5. Add touch zoom and scroll to Visio online

    If you use a device that supports touch it is really awkward to have to use the pan&zoom window or zoom dial and the scrollbars for moving around on the diagram.

    7 votes

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  6. 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.

    6 votes

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  7. Web version to maintain page format.

    The world is opening and MSFT Explorer is no longer the only option. Notice that on an OS other than MSFT, the web version is bad, slow and will not maintain the page format making it difficult to use. I am not planning on changing my computer to a windows base OS, but I am contemplating other available options to make the same documents. They work pretty good when I tried their demos, and they are also web base.

    1 vote

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  8. 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.

    2 votes

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  9. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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

    4 votes

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  13. 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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  14. 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.

    45 votes

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  15. Need BPMN diagramming

    Need BPMN diagramming, like you get with Visio Professional

    134 votes

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  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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