I just started using Visio last week and have network items mapped out and their information entered in the shape data for each item. My question is this, is there a way to export the shape data that I entered in to an excel spread sheet. For example: I have a 42 port switch and have all 42 ports entered in the shape data.

I would like to export that info to excel so I don't have to type it again in excel. Is there a way to do this?


Creating a report based on shape data is a built-in feature of Visio.

In the Visio 2010 ribbon, select Review tab and then click Shape Reports

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Then select a report you want to run and click Run

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Then select the output format you want and click OK

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If you selected Excel, then Excel will start with report data

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Notice that you can modify or create new kinds of reports to meet your particular needs.

  • That's exactly what I was looking for. Thanks for the help! – ThanatosTA Oct 6 '11 at 17:08

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