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Update to multiSelect – tracing sub-shape connections in Visio

Most of my Visio diagrams have simple connections between shapes, and my previous post about connections used a flowchart as an example (see https://blog.bvisual.net/2016/08/09/understanding-visio-connections/ ). However, it has come to my attention that some Visio developers add connection points to sub-shapes of Visio group shapes, and then connect between the sub-shapes. 236 more words


Microsoft inviting beta testers for Visio on iPad Preview

Well the secret is out … Microsoft are looking for beta testers for the initial release of Visio on iPad. Note, that this is view only, but it should offer a more faithful graphical representation than any third-party product. 163 more words


E-R Diagramming: Doctoral Tracking Database (Part 1)

The thing that most layman don’t understand about database design is that on the surface the interface may look intuitive, but that type of simplicity comes at a heavy cost of discernment on the part of architects and developers. 310 more words

Understanding Visio Connections

A reader recently asked if I could explain how to programmatically get the shapes connected to a shape in Visio. So, I thought I would have a go, because there are alternatives, depending upon which functions are used, and what parameters are passed to them. 1,009 more words


Process Of Making Tea (Created Using Visio)

More than often, even the simplest task such as, having a nice cup of tea in the morning to start off your day or relax after a tiring day, can be inconsistent. 38 more words

Visio - Making a point

Visio does have a tool for adding Connection points, but it does not have a tool for nudging that point if you missed the first time or decided at a later date you anted it elsewhere. 298 more words