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Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2013

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USER REVIEWS

A Fine Tool for Creating an Easy To Understand Diagrams and Flowcharts

By Christine Diaz

On Friday, May 9, 2014

Microsoft Office Visio Pro is a potent diagramming program loaded with built-in stencils. It helps me to simplify difficult sequences through simple, easy to comprehend diagrams. I also like how I can quickly make some changes on the diagrams that I have created.

There are unusual tools in this software that can make your outline process manageable. It helps simplify organization chart with the wizard function. This wizard tool helps you to generate the flowcharts and diagrams in an appropriate way following the steps guided by the application. In this method, you can create custom flowcharts swiftly without any difficulty.

In spite of lacking few convenient tools, Visio Pro 2013 remains the top candidate and best choice in flowchart software. This software has always been fine, but this version is very polished. Easy enough for a newbie and complex enough for experienced pros, with a number of exceptional tools, Visio is your best pick for creating flowcharts. This software is a must have.

Pros

  • Easy to create flowcharts and diagrams
  • Ability to link diagrams to data

Cons

  • Ability to reverse engineer database has been removed
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PRESENT YOUR WORK TO YOUR COMPANY OR INVESTORS IN NICE AND SIMPLE DIAGRAMS WHICH ARE NEAT

By Martin Maguna

On Tuesday, July 14, 2015

REVIEW

This is the latest software in the market concerning Microsoft office and its main objective that it was formed to is to be able to look the diagrams that are being created by Microsoft office professional to be more appealing to the eye and also seem like real. Also when I downloaded it and then I started it I realized that it had a lot of improvements more that its previous versions and which include the themes on the interface have also been improved and also the shaped here they look very appealing and I would therefore encourage all the project managers or those people that present projects in an organization to download professional 2013 because all the people will just have to love your work and you will also enjoy it.

FEATURES

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Improvements have been made compared to its predecessors for example the diagrams here they look more easy to use

The interface is very easy to use

CONCLUSION

Everything about it is just perfect no complains

Pros

  • Themes and also shapes of the diagrams have been improved
  • It is easy to use

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  • it is very related to its predecessors
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A More Intuitive Planning Tool for Constructing Diagrams and Flowcharts

By Reinalei Jamir

On Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Microsoft Office Visio Pro is an effective diagramming software with newly updated stencils. It assists me in creating diagrams and flowcharts more intuitively. This software helps me to simplify complicated information through plain, easy to figure out charts. There are also remarkable tools in this software that can generate your outline process conveniently.

This software also improved its support for group teamwork, including the capability for various users like me to operate on a particular chart at the same time, and the capacity to connect diagrams to data. With Visio Pro, you can construct a document, a business process, organizational chart or even draw a floor plan.

Despite having flaws on some of its tools, Visio Pro 2013 for me remains the top contender and a fine pick in diagram and flowchart application. This software has always been all right, but this version is much refined. If you are looking for a software for design planning documentation, then this is the one you need. It is a very creative tool for you.

Pros

  • It enhances support for team cooperation
  • Additional stencils for business diagrams

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  • Some tools might be confusing
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • I am going to use it in order to construct a flowchart depicting the drilling workflow to be used by the client. This will involve planning and operational processes.

  • I m going to use this programme for my personal use, nothing seriouse about that. so let me download it without showing these silly errors...

  • we will be using it to build Process Maps for a customer location for their various HR processes including Recruiting and Onboarding processes

  • capstone project flowchart - Swim lane diagram is visual content used to draw process flow charts or diagrams that differentiate responsibilities and sharing for different processes of a business. Swim lane can be arranged in vertical or horizontal way.

  • Excellent picture files that need a professional look and only window can achieve the quality, professionalism and more so the unmistakable great outcome.

What similar programs have you used?
  • i had used in the past microsoft office visio professional 2003 witch the same program but i think that this version of visio is more practice and useful for me and thank you

  • I have used no other programs, I use why are you wanting me to text an answer here that is this long just putting something in to make word

  • autocad and many other programs such as hysys, aspen. Also excel is good for block flow diagrams, word as well. I have also used power point

  • I´VE NOT USED OTHER SIMILAR PRODUCTS, I USUALLY USE THIS SOFTWARE TO MAKE SOME DIAGRAMS AND CHARTS FOR MY JOB. IT´S A VERY COMPLETE PROGRAM.

  • actually I'm using the bizage modeler to create processes for process quality management of my organization which is focused on improving processes and continuous improvement

What do you like most about this program?
  • easy to use and is very easy to make engineering design highly accurate and visible drawin gs can be created with the help of this excellent software

  • This platform gives a unique and wonderful oppertunity to draw the diagram efficiently to make our network better and understandable for betterment.

  • In this we can easily draw circuit which is very good for making tutorial sheets for engineering students. thank you so much kindly download

  • It´s very helpful for professional activities, this program has the tools that we require to develop many charts presentation, it´s great to us

  • this program is easy to use, friendly and practical. Allows to make several designs in different profesional areas. Is compatible with Microsoft platform.

Microsoft Office Visio Professional is an office tool which is specialised on making diagrams easily for your projects.

If you are used to download the tools included in it, this free trial of the ms software won’t be a problem. But just in case the Help section will be very useful for you since it includes complete information about the program. Besides, the first time you open it you’ll find a fine tutorial.

Microsoft Office Visio Professional offers powerful solutions for diagrams. Use it for your own personal projects or for professional reasons, it will be useful for explaining your thoughts and ideas.

This Office utility offers a wide range of templates for you

If you don’t know how you should start a diagram, it offers different templates which would serve as a guideline. Then it is all yours, feel free to display your own ideas into your scheme.

The vector drawing allows you to keep an accurate sketch on your sections. It includes a feature which you can drag & drop each component to organise it the way you need tidily.

Interface and tools

The interface is very similar to other MS software, something that is not strange for usual computer users. In case you are new to this kind of programs, the visual style hides nothing, making it very intuitive in order to keep increase the program’s performance.

This software checks your diagrams to correct some possible mistakes on your projects. This Diagram Check is very useful in case there would be discordances on your drawings.

You can include hyperlinks to your flowcharts to make them more interactive with external information. Select the way you route the main ideas and add macros or include your own projects made on Microsoft Visual Basic Express.

Alternatives

There are more basic alternatives like Gantt Chart that possesses the same finalities as this software. It is similar on its functions but not in its functionality, which makes Microsoft’s one more complete.

Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2013 Features

These are the unique features of this diagramming tool:

  • Access faster to most used tools
  • Updated shapes and themes
  • Improved standards support (Unified Modeling Language 2.4)
  • SharePoint 2010 and 2013 support
  • Improved performance for touchscreen devices, something that, for example, Microsoft Office 2010 Suite did not include
  • Linking options to dynamic data
  • Improved teamwork: users from the same company have the possibility of adding comments at the same time in the same flowchart
  • Office 365 or SharePoint support to share your projects to others even if they don’t have the program installed

For further information, visit the developer's site .

Conclusion

It is a diagram designer powered by CAD features and full of useful tools to make your flowcharts more attractive for your audience.

Some functions are restricted.

Pros
  • Variety of uses
  • Macros integration
  • Complete chart edition
Cons
  • Sometimes it is tricky to use