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Visio 2013: Share a background page among multiple pages

I have a simple Visio 2013 Drawing (document), with a single page and a separate "background page." I have added a second (third, really) page to the Visio document. Instead of creating a new ...
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1answer
274 views

Word 2013 - How to add figures to Visio Diagrams in Word Document

I am trying to add a figure caption to a Visio diagram that I have inserted into a word document and I am having some trouble. For example, if I right click on any inserted image in my word ...
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134 views

Force snapping on grids in Visio 2013

I am using visio 2013 right now. And I have some troubles with snapping on the grids. Is it possible to force snapping on grids? So it'll never go outline? Thanks in advance!
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Transparent background in Visio 2013

I'm using Visio 2013 and I'm not able so save my drawings with a transparent background (background always ends up with white color) The sheet background is "no background". When I click "save as ...
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Can't open two instances of Visio 2013

I've faced with strange behavior of Visio. I'm opening two documents, but there is still one running application. And I can't move one, to another display. This is kind of annoying thing, and it slows ...
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1answer
216 views

Unable to locate a specific shape in Visio

I'm trying to create (convert) a Visio architecture diagram from an existing image which is available in the format of JPG extension. My question is, in this complete architecture diagram which I'm ...
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1answer
573 views

Visio 2013 - how to rotate the entire page?

I would like to rotate an entire page, including all of the shapes and text on it. I see here that you can supposedly hold down Control and click-drag the corner of the page to do it: ...
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390 views

Visio 2010: Remove blank pages (automatic mechanism not precise)

I've got a picutre that takes up the entire space of a sheet. Visio however now already added 3 additional sheets. All elements are within the boarders of sheet one, why does Visio already produce new ...
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1answer
74 views

How can I tile a background page to meet my printed page in Visio?

Can I set a background page up, such that a logo is displayed in the top right hand corner of each printed page, and the title of the page is displayed at the bottom left hand corner? Ideally, it ...
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Will Office 2013 64bit work alongside Visio 2010 64bit?

I currently have office 64bit 2010 installed + Visio 64bit 2010. I just bought office 2013 64bit proplus. Can I upgrade office 2010 to office 2013 and keep Visio 2010. Will office 2013 64bit+ Visio ...
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Custom style for any new drawing element in Visio 2010

You know how easily Microsoft Word adopts your visual style of writing, like text color, size, etc and uses it for any subsequent text you write, right? Well, I can't get similar behavior with Visio, ...
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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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1answer
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Microsoft Visio Label transition arrows in UML Statechart (without square brackets)

I can't figure out how to label a transition (arrow) in a UML Statechart. With most items, I just start typing, but with the transition it says: Shape protection and/or layer properties prevent ...
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How to place a shape on top of another shape in Visio 2010?

Okay this is driving me nuts. I'm using Visio 2010 in a completely blank template. Here is what I'm doing: I'm drawing a simple rectangle I draw a second simple rectangle I'm trying to drag ...
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Remove Excel data link in Visio Drawing

I am creating a server topology for one of our SharePoint farms and thought it would be easy to just link the Excel spreadsheet with our server information to the Visio drawing to auto-populate some ...
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How to convert AutoCAD file to Visio?

How to convert .dwg format files in AutoCAD to Visio?
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Where is a database shape in Visio?

I am trying to document an architecture in Visio, and I can't find a shape for a database. I see servers, clients, etc. - but no database.
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How to see a list of all pages in Visio 2010?

The pages are as tabs at the bottom of the screen, and it's very uncomfortable when you have 100 pages and you are looking for a specific one. Is there a better way to look through all this pages ...
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Visio 2003 - Align Connectors

In Visio 2003, is there a way to align connectors among shapes? I am specifically attempting to correct the issue shown in the image below. When using connectors to imply hierarchy, I do not really ...
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Create view based on table in MS VISIO 2003

I'm working on a physical ERD in Microsoft Visio 2003, and I want to create some views based on only one table. Right now I've having to manually add all the columns from parent table. Is there a ...
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Upgrading Visio 2000 to Visio 2007

I have Microsoft Visio 2000 SR 1, and recently purchased Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2007 with the understanding (supported by the product info and some other research) that I'd be able to ...