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Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2013

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USER REVIEWS

Simple, but Professional and Flexible Diagrams with Easy to Understand Information and Data

By Maria Bernabe

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Visio 2013 features a redesigned program to help its users create more intuitive diagrams. It includes fresh and updated stencils and shapes, and improved themes and effects. It has a coauthoring feature for easier teamwork. It makes your diagrams dynamic by linking real-time data to shapes. You can then share your work with others on browser-based SharePoint, a Visio Service.

MS Visio Professional 2013 includes all functions of Visio Standard 2013. Aside from the updated shapes, it also has modernized styles and templates. Modernized stencils are adapted for engineering and business diagrams. It also includes process diagrams that include Business Process Models, floor plans and maps, database and software diagrams, and network diagrams. You can rapidly capture a flowchart, map a network, build a chart, document business processes, or draw floor plans. Team collaboration is also better as it includes the ability to allow several people to cooperate on one diagram simultaneously.

Pros

  • Can create dynamic and modern diagrams
  • Provides a better team collaboration

Cons

  • Requires technical knowledge of various Microsoft software
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BEAUTIFY YOUR OFFICE AND WORLD DIAGRAM USING MICROSOFT OFFICE VISIO PROFESSIONAL 2013

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.

Pros

  • • 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

Cons

  • • Only compatible with MS operating system
  • one nedds to have sxperience about MS softwares to use it.
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THIS IS A TOOL TO HELP YOU MAKE YOUR DIAGRAMS WITHIN NO TIME FOR YOUR PROGRAM.

By Rock Raymond

On Wednesday, April 15, 2015

This is a tool which was developed with the aim of making drawings diagrams with more ease for your programs.In this ms software,you will get the help section containing all the information that you needs in-case there are something that you wants to download from this tool and you cannot get it right away.If you want to use this software for you personal interests when it comes to solution for your diagrams,it very easy and gives you that chance but you can also go on and use this tool when it comes to the professional work of the diagram and the outcomes will always make you happy.

This software helps the users who have no idea on how to start the diagram by giving the guidelines and afterwards the all process is all yours and you can display anything that you feels like.There is the vector drawing which helps you to keep an accurate drawing of the section that you are working on and for the new users of this software,the interface is always like the other MS software making everything so easy to work on.In this tool,there is the Diagram Check to make sure that all your diagrams have no mistakes before you say that you are really through with it.If you wants to make your flowcharts more interactive with external information,there is the hyperlinks which you can include to do all this work.

Pros

  • This software has faster access to the used tools.
  • It updates shapes and themes.
  • There is complete chart edition.

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  • The user needs to have experience to the MS softwares since it is only compatible with MS operating system.
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • trial for my computer and see how it works. This will help me learn more about the system and grow my knowledge as a student of networking at

  • I got an assignment from my teacher, however it requires that i have visio. One of the assignments include creating a family tree and a everyday activity

  • My purpose of downloading this program is to create a diagram that is highly required for my project documentation. This would be a great help

  • I am new to microsoft visio professional 2013 and try to learn the software so that I can use that in future for presentation layer. So please give me a trial key

  • project database for mid exam IN BINUS INTERNATIONAL JAKARTA INDONESIA HANG LEKIR 1 NO 10 HOFFERTS CLASS IN INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING THANK

What similar programs have you used?
  • corol draw,this is the first time i am using these kind of software .to increase my ability to grow my management knowledge.please provide me

  • i have used a similar program to it such as SQL developer, C++ and etc. its quite effective for my studies and helps me complete my assignments.

  • I am trying out SmartDraw, I thought I should try Visio also to see the similarities, advantages and disadvantages before I can decide which is best to go for.

  • i have been use diagramly and dia as well these softwares were esay to use they provide a good graphical user interface thats why i like them ..

  • Work and make workflows foraller center call flow and inbound call flows to either provider relations or enrollee call processes.Dependingon

What do you like most about this program?
  • Visio has been recomended by our teacher in Systems Engineering. According to him this program is standart in our University, where we learn BPMN 2.0

  • It is easier to create a floor plan, diagram, and organizational chart with this software. It also responds quickly than the excel sheet and word.

  • will try it yet, but over ll because i can design organization charts and workflow process on it, very helpful for the human resources department

  • I like it because you can perform many types of diagrams , such as flow chart can also conduct a review to see where the error was obtained and is very easy to use.

  • I particularly enjoy the visual effects that can be created in Microsoft Office Visio and hope to create understandable translations of the processes I need to map.

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