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Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2013

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By Jackson Mbindyo

On Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Diagrams are one way of representing information and analyzing data. Charts and diagram are very useful especially if comparisons and trends are anything to achieve. Just like words, information in diagrams needs to be neat. It’s one of the rare feats to achieve especially before but now it’s very easy to have wonderful diagrams. This is after the introduction of the Microsoft Office Visio professional 2013.This product is an office developed by IT giant Microsoft too mainly developed for making diagrams.

This software once installed is very easy to use. It comes with tutorials which are very useful for beginners. It also has a different template which gives user guidelines on how to go about creating diagrams. Additionally it comes with a similar interface like all other Microsoft software so if the user has used the same before it’s easy to use this application. This software has a Diagram Check which checks the users diagram to correct possible mistakes making its usage easier.


  • • Just like all MS software’s it has a user friendly interface
  • • Has the Diagram checks for checking possible errors
  • • It’s very easy to access


  • • Only compatible with MS operating system
  • one nedds to have sxperience about MS softwares to use it.
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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.


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


  • Ability to reverse engineer database has been removed
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The Best Solution to Simplify Complex Professional Diagrams and Charts

By Rose Sincro

On Wednesday, May 14, 2014

I find the Visio Professional 2013 as the best solution to simplifying diagrams and charts. For professionals, it is the most convenient way to prepare diagrams and charts for sales and management presentations, IT networking, organizational charting, and team collaboration tasks. It provides ways to make all these work quickly, easily, and comprehensively.

Aside from the usual shapes and styles, Visio Professional 2013 includes updated templates and quick wizards to help you create your diagrams. Add vibrant colors, icons, and different styles to your charts and diagrams with more than 60 templates it has. Most importantly however, you diagrams are more interactive because you can link data in them to their sources. Now it is easier to track your references for valid information.

The best part about Visio Professional is its collaboration tools. Now it provides little room for error as you share diagrams with other team members at work. You will be able to work with them simultaneously at a single diagram, so you see each other’s changes, contributions, comments, and suggestions.


  • Apply quick fixes using template wizards
  • Link diagram data to its sources


  • Requires technical know-how of certain Microsoft apps
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For what are you going to use the program?
  • i am using it for my personal use to learn how to draw charts so that i could do better in my case studies and business plans in the college

  • flow chat designing, floor plan, work schedule, graph chats, house designs,to create simple or complicated diagrams, objects and stencils to work

  • To completed my diagram work. As once I tried it and fould the programme was very helpful. So to finished my job in a proper way I think its the best.

  • For my study and doing assignment, project. To learn and familiarize every command. making a design and flowcharting an organizational chart

  • in order to draw diagram using powerpoint presentation by connecting together with animation which is easy and coveniently to use effectively

What similar programs have you used?
  • Work and make workflows foraller center call flow and inbound call flows to either provider relations or enrollee call processes.Dependingon

  • we used thea similar programme like microsoftill visio 2007 now i want still more upding hated version to use the thing as useful for me and

  • microsoft office in my laptop 2013 nomaaly help me in typing documents that i naomally present to mya lectures during presentation in class

  • visio drawing professional to do drawings of pipes at a plant. i have also used autocad as a begginer and i faild to deliver the project as i was

  • Gliffy Web tools is one that i used to create network diagram. It contained variety of pictures and choices. But it need subscriptions to use.

What do you like most about this program?
  • Easy creation of flowcharts. It offers a wide variety of shapes, objects and stencils to work with. Hence, can be used to create simple or complicated diagrams.

  • quality drawing and amarrt as wel as easy to use ,has good looking picture and minimizes the time that are comsumed by the other applications

  • It is very user friendly, easy to use with other multiple apps. i've been using Visio long long time ago, and it helps me in my design and drawing applications.

  • the topology styles and features which is very interesting and accomodating unlike my previous modelling software. It is quite easy and simple to use.

  • processess drawing, chart flows, visualisation, simplified landscape design, e.g. irrigation system, organizational charts, and many many others

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.


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 .


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.

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