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  1. Make an android version

    I don't want to have to get my surface pro out just to make a diagram, an android app would be so much more useful.

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    • Enable opening Visio drawings in Visio Viewer from Outlook for Android/iOS

      When using Outlook managed with Intune MAM, deeplinks will not work as they remove these types of URLs due to security concerns. As a result, we can't open Visio drawings attached in an Outlook email. The Outlook team from Microsoft support has confirmed that this is by design and that this type of hyoerlinks within the app might be disabled in the near future. Would like to see this feature enabled.

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      • Open on desktop seamless handoff

        When working on a documenten offer a "hand off" button to open or view the document on the PC on the same network and account. Same for documents opened on the desktop. Open on smart device.
        This would be a seamless experinence.

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        • Connect to Network Shares

          The Ability to connect to Network shares/drives to view Visio drawings.

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          • Allow objects to be selected and show the shape data in a window

            Allow objects to be selected and show the shape data in a window

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            • text menus

              I hate apps that use only icons and have no text descriptions. I get lost and don't like using those apps. please include the option of visual text descriptions, for us old folks that cant read hyraglyphs.

              4 votes
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              • drawing help

                the apple note app uses a virtual ruler for drawing straight lines. i would love to see something similar.

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                • Full screen mode: allow swiping from sheet to sheet

                  When in full screen mode and the document has multiple sheets, it would be nice to be able to swipe from sheet to sheet.

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                  • Make it possible to annotate drawings - like the 'Draw' function in OneNote/Word/Excel/PowerPoint etc.

                    Viewing drawings is great but the ability to annotate drawings within the app on iPad would be beneficial so that working ideas can be explored and then transcribed once back on Visio desktop client.

                    Functionality should be exactly like the 'Draw' ribbon menu from all the other iPad Office apps.

                    19 votes
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                    • Where's the editor?

                      I can only find the viewer. Where's the Visio editor?

                      30 votes
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                      • Add support for Google Drive in Places

                        So far it looks like only local, One Drive and One Drive Pro are supported for opening Visio files. As a heavy user of other online services as well, adding support for Google Drive, DropBox, etc. would be really useful. I suspect you can integrate these from the application's own sharing APIs (i.e.: if Google Drive is installed, you get a hook for it).

                        7 votes
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                        • Mail the Visio (to a printer)

                          I can now see the Visio, but to be able to use it, I need to either print or send it. My printers at work support email-printing, not AirPrint. So, a PDF output to an email would be very valuable.

                          4 votes
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                          • Add save view to camera roll.

                            IOS 10 photo edit markup then can be used to add comments to diagrams.

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                            • Visio is crashing complex pages on my 9" iPad Pro

                              I have a 9" iPad Pro with the latest update from 9/12 of Visio. I can open files from local (uploaded via iTunes) and OneDrive, but several of them are crashing when loading. These are not large or complex documents. If you have a direct messaging method, I can share the files with you for testing.

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                              • Windows 10 UWP

                                It's nice that you are making a version for iOS, but it would be nice if Microsoft ever put their own platform first for a change, and show other developers that Windows is actually worth developing for.

                                13 votes
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                                • Sync locations across MS Office apps

                                  Sync saved locations (e.g. OneDrive, SharePoint) to my Microsoft account so I have them across all apps

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Feedback button hard to find

                                    It is really unclear from the release notes that the feedback button is the second one from the left when a Visio file is being viewed. Why on earth wouldn't this be available from the main page (documents list) as well? Frankly, some of the icons are hard to identify. The right-hand one is easy (full screen) but the second-from the right apparently zooms back to full page view, which is unclear (and should be disabled when already in that mode, right?).

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                                    • How to get out of search mode?

                                      The search button opens a search bar, but there's no obvious way to get back from searching without doing a search. I stumbled on it - click on the document again, but that's not intuitive. There should be a cancel option somewhere in the search bar.

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                                      • Support Tencent Weiyun cloud drive for China users. Word, Excel and PowerPoint have already support the Chinese local cloud drive.

                                        Support Tencent Weiyun cloud drive for China users. Word, Excel and PowerPoint have already support the Chinese local cloud drive.

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