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Enable overlapping shapes in Visio 2013

I cannot get two rectangles to overlap in Visio 2013! For various reasons I need overlapping rectangles in my diagram. How can I do that?
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Icons for drawing architecture diagrams

Do you know any repository of icons for drawing system architecture diagram? Something with nice and tidy server, database, client icons, etc.
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How to ensure exactly vertical/horizontal connectors between identical size and aligned shapes?

I create a shape and duplicate it, then connect them with an angular connector line. Then I decided to placed them in a vertical line, expecting the connector to become one straight line, but it ...
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Oracle database block diagram or map

I have an Oracle database. It has multiple schemas, and each schema has many tables. Is there a way to generate a tree diagram or block diagram, such as this image, to visualize the database? I ...
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Finding the right graph to display inter-department connections [closed]

I have a task of displaying the interconnection between departments at my university. The idea is to show how many departments come together to work on a project. The data I have lists the projects in ...
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What is a good program, with PostScript output (for LaTeX), to make circuit diagrams?

I just found out to my dismay that Visio 2007 does not include the ability to output drawings in EPS/PS formats, which makes it unsuitable for my uses. I wish to create various circuit digrams ...
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How to create diagram in spreadsheet with dates on x-axis?

I recently became a father to twin boys. Naturally there is a lot of weighing and measuring, and we record these numbers in a spreadsheet. I use OpenOffice.org Calc (but I'm open to solutions for ...
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Microsoft Visio 2010 Premium missing “Software & Database” templates

In Microsoft Visio 2007, there was a "Software & Database" template to be able to draw ER diagrams. In Visio 2010, this template is missing. Does anyone know if this template (and others ...
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OpenOffice - how to create diagram?

I have some data: OCCURENCE PERCENTAGE 64 11% 832 30% 1600 31% 2432 32% 3200 33% 3968 34% 4800 34% 5568 34% 6400 35% 7168 35% But when I mark them and click on the ...
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Program for creating language syntax/grammar “railroad” diagrams?

I'm looking for the program that JSON, SQLite and other projects are using to create the diagrams used for their language syntax, if there is a particular program. All of the diagrams have a similar ...
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Flow chart software for Linux? [closed]

Been using Visio at work to do flowcharts, and I'm liking how easy it is to do overall, notably creating and linking shapes. I'm trying to find something for Linux that works the same way, or at ...
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Modeling UML in Visio: connectors (associations, etc.) don't move along when class is moved

Here's the steps to reproduce my scenario: Open Visio 2013, start a new UML diagram. Add one class. Add another class. Add an association between the two classes. The diagram should now look like ...
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Visio to show my functions (Process) relationships

I want to draw a chart to show programming functions relationship together. Imagine I've 3 functions: Function a1(a,b) { //Do something } Function a2(x) { //Do something } Function a3() { ...
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How to use third column as identifier in line-graph

I want to draw a diagram(line-graph) from a three column sheet Input | Date | Value | Identifier | | ------------- | ------------- | ---------- | | 01-04-2014 | 1 | ...
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Community version of Visual Paradigm has disabled code generation

I've succesfully integrated Visual Paradigm - Community edition in Eclipse (Kepler). I used this tutorial, the problem is that when I created the class in modeling tool, the button "Update code" is ...
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Specifying Multiplicity in a Visio Database (ERD) Diagram

Is there a way to manually edit the cardinality/multiplicity symbols on the end of a database ERD made in Visio? The category I'm using is in Visio 2003 under Database -> Database Model Diagram I ...
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is there an azure architecture / icons template somewhere? [closed]

first of all sorry if this is the wrong board for this question, but i am unable to find one exactly appropriate... considered stack overflow and some of the others... this one seems the most ...
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Is there any good free software for drawing *simple* building specs?

I'm looking for some software that will help me draw very simple building specs to help with visualization while I'm planning projects. I don't need anything crazy or too detailed, just something ...
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Looking for real time collaborative diagram drawing tool [closed]

I have seen a number of diagram software packages but most don't support real time collaboration. Google docs Drawing does the real-time collaboration, but is severely limited on features--focused on ...
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Is there a tool that helps me draw a venn diagram easily?

For some reason I have to draw a lot of venn diagrams and I hope I can just specify the sets and its elements and it emits the right image. I do not care about the blazonry. So is there any tool or ...
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Simple but powerful tool to create little diagrams on the Mac? [closed]

All I need is a tool that allows to: create shapes: round, rectangle, or even rectangle with rounded corners insert text in these shapes connect these shapes with lines and/or arrows connections ...
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Visio alternatives [closed]

I need an alternative to Visio for making diagrams (particularly signal processing block diagrams) that includes some kind of custom stencils + connection points. I just spent 2 hours learning bits ...
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Fixing Dia's Toolbox to the left (Ubuntu)

In Windows Dia comes with a toolbox fixed to the left side: However in Ubuntu (Gnome) it is floating; is there a way to fix it? Switching all the time between the toolbox and drawing windows is ...
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Excel pivot diagram is way too wide

Every time I refresh my pivot diagram, the diagram expands and becomes as wide as four times the screen width. How do I stop it from acting crazy?
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Excel creating weird diagrams

I have a list of times in one column. They are formatted as Time cells. When I simply select the values and click Insert -> Line (diagram), I can't seem to get the right kind of diagram. What ...
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Convert image to Visio diagram?

I'm trying to convert a simple diagram (boxes and arrows) into a Visio chart. There are lots of these boxes and arrows, however, so this will be a pain to do by hand. Is there a way to convert an ...
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Diagram drawing application [closed]

I need to draw a complex value network and the Visio isn't fitting my needs. Does someone know the drawing program used to draw the diagrams in the Android Design website? That would fit my needs. ...
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What software was used to create the diagrams in the Git Community Book? [closed]

The diagrams in the Git Community Book are excellent and I'd like to know what software was used to create them. I emailed the author, but he didn't respond, so does anyone else know? (This question ...
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Actual Mac OS X Versions Usage Stats [closed]

How can I find a diagram of using different Mac OS 10.x versions, as of today's?
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a good tool for drawing figures and diagrams for thesis and research papers [closed]

I’m looking a good tool for drawing figures and diagrams for thesis and research papers. According to my findings, it seems like inkscape is a good tool for that purpose. Do you have some better ...
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Linux program to create a timeline diagram?

I want to create a diagram which will show a timeline, and at certain points of the timeline I want to annotate with text and/or a diagram. Cue ASCII art... Event in March ...
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On a bar chart showing value gains in time frame, what is the easiest way to show losses?

I have a chart as on image below: The red part of these charts are loses – values which should be subtracted from the overall amount. Is there any way that I can both show them on the chart and ...
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Diagram drawing software for drawing diagrams like this one [closed]

Please recommend some diagram drawing software for drawing diagrams like the one below. I prefer software which is much simpler than Photoshop.
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Tools for block diagrams / listings of multi-layered storage virtualization with LVM and LUKS?

When multiple storage virtualization systems are used together, it can be complicated and time-consuming to gain an understanding of the structure of the various relationships involved. What tools ...
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Network Diagram equivalent to UML

So UML is a modeling specification for software & systems designs. I am wondering if there is an equivalency to UML for drawing network diagrams (for systems and networking professionals). ...
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Application for making diagrams on OS X

I have got some data that I want to visualize. Is there any specific app for this (not Excel or OpenOfice or Numbers)?
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Modifying y-axis label in pdf Diagram

I have mislabelled the y-axis in my pdf graph that I generated from an Matlab file. Unfortuantely, I cant find anymore the data that I used to generate the graph. So I am wondering if there is an free ...
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Is there A Standard Format For Describing Network Architecture/Topologies

I'm looking into tools for automatically mapping network resources that create hardware and software diagrams of the network such as WhatsUp Gold, HP TopTools, etc. Is there a standard format, XML ...
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How can I change the default properties of Visio's connector tool?

I'd like to change the default properties of the connector tool in Visio from right-angled lines with an arrow head to curved lines without arrows at either end. Can this be done? If so, how?
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Software to draw/edit the Syntax of SQL statements

Looking at the images under Syntax here. It shows the syntax (grammar) in a visual way. Is there specialized software for creating and editing such diagrams?
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Free Tool to Generate Diagram of SQLite Database

I tried using openoffice via ODBC, and it connected properly, but when I tried to use tools->Relationships... , it gave me the error message "The database does not support relations." I'm using OOo ...
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XY Diagram/Data Browser for mid-sized CSV files

I have a set of CSV files with about a 100k records in them. The records need to be visualized in an x-y diagram. Because of the huge amount of data, Excel is not gonna cut it. Specifically, I'm ...
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Tool to map network cabling between patch panels and switches

I'm planning a switch from the spaghetti wiring of my current networking rack to an organized cut-to-length system. I'd really like to plan ahead as much as possible. The best way I can imagine doing ...
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Weird Excel bar diagram behaviour

I have a very simple question. I wanna have a diagram with the following table Apple 30 40 50 Pears 200 300 400 Bananas 10 20 30 The weird thing, when I try to draw a bar diagram the order ...
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Word 2007 Smart Arts - how deep can I go?

In Office Word 2007, I want to use a Smart Art to create a hierarchical diagram for an organization. I want to use the one called "simple radial" (at least that's my word-to-word translation from ...
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Diagramming tool that reduces crossed lines

I'm trying to represent "dependency" relationships between a large number of objects. I don't want to have to bother with arranging where all the boxes sit on the screen, and having to reposition ...
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3D phase diagram

This question is halfway between physics and "computer software". I decided to start asking here. I'd like to create a 3d phase diagram similar to this one: For the moment, my only choice is ...
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Software to Generate Network Diagrams (Entity Relationships) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool for automatically generating and laying out an entity relationship diagram? I am looking for some Windows software that can create relationship diagrams. I am not ...
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Can I get a diagramming tool with a transparent background, for Windows? [closed]

I would like to be able to a diagramming tool's main window over another application's window, so that I can trace areas from the base window with drawing elements on the overlaid window. I can take a ...
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Getting sketchy looking diagrams with Microsoft Office suite?

From what I know, the following picture was created in Key Note: http://github.com/downloads/nvie/gitflow/Git-branching-model.PDF I'd like to know if is it possible to get this sketchy style in some ...