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Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2013

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themes and diagrams here are much more clearer thanks to microsoft office visio 2013

By Benson Mutwiri

On Friday, November 20, 2015

This latest version of the Microsoft office Visio professional has some 3d diagrams and tools thus making your work to look as though it is real and all this you will be getting to present to people. It is free to download and it comes with a tutorial to show all the intended users on how to go about in this project so that you can achieve maximum use with it. Very many tools are available for use with lots of diagrams to add on to make your project very presentable before you present it to your colleagues at work.

Visio is kind of hard to use for the first time users but as you get used to it you will just be having fun using it.

Features

A tutorials is at the beginning to help the first time users

More tools have been added from its predecessors.

Conclusion

You can do a lot with this program.

Pros

  • tools have been added compared to its predecessors
  • it has a tutorial to help the beginners

Cons

  • not all the features are included here
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Microsoft Office Visio Professional makes your flowcharts even better than the competence

By Chris Larrage

On Monday, April 7, 2014

Flowcharts are useful documents for business and management of ideas and general content. With Microsoft Office Visio Professional, you can create these kinds of documents in an easy and fast way. The tools included making the creation process simpler, with quick connections between the different elements you create. The software really helps to simplify organization charts with the wizard function. This wizard tool helps you to create the flowcharts and diagrams in a proper way following simple steps guided by the application. This way you can create custom flowcharts quickly without any complication.

The program’s use is very simple, thanks to the ribbon interface that shares with the rest members of the Office package. The numerous templates that are included show the great variety of flowcharts you can create with the application once you learn how to use it. In case of having any doubt, the help menu will clarify any function of Microsoft Office Visio Professional. Manage your diagrams the way you feel and customize each one of the created documents to adapt them to your needs and your style. Enjoy the useful tools and functions of Microsoft Office Visio Professional and discover the proper use of flowcharts for your personal and professional projects.

Pros

  • Easy flowcharts and diagrams creations
  • High number of templates available
  • Ribbon Interface fits it better than before

Cons

  • The usefulness of flowcharts are limited
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Create and share professional-looking diagrams and flowcharts in an instant

By Isay Almenanza

On Monday, May 19, 2014

Thanks to Microsoft for making this software. Now I can easily share and create professional, multipurpose diagrams that simplify complicated data. And with this release some functions are updated including the shapes, styles and templates. It also added some features like engineering diagrams and stencils for business.

Visio Professional 2013 is the ideal tool for IT and business professionals that are always confronted with problems with their diagrams. This program is a very powerful tool that can create handy and very professional-looking diagrams that allow sharing of information via SharePoint quickly and with a large number of spectators.

By using some options like themes, effects, formatting and designing options, you can now easily enhance the output of your diagrams. And if you want to improve the visual impact of your data you can use some tools which are included with this application such as colors, graphs, symbols and Icons. Now you can easily create and share informative diagrams and flowcharts in an instant.

Pros

  • Easily make diagrams and flowcharts
  • Allows sharing of output data

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  • Some tools are quite confusing
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

For what are you going to use the program?
  • making palnning documents for my technician to implement my ideas. also create management of change documents that would help me track the changes

  • I am going to use it for academic project to draw some electrical devices and to draw few important designs that are needed in the installat

  • to create road map of an assignment. which can only be able to do with Visio. I wanna give it a try as its good in putting word into picture

  • create tech 23 cards. trying lern microsoft visio. creating including organization charts, network diagrams. use it for works. thank you for soft

  • reading and edit of visio file which can help us edit the files on time and avoid any further delay . for this purpose it is required to do so

What similar programs have you used?
  • Never use any program before this. Wanted try Visio since it has many new features and design format which related to my work. Very useful program

  • i have used microsoft office. i was very satisfied about that programme and now i need this specific program for my education. my teacher recommended me this website

  • i have been using differents programmes like publisher or excel to try do get the same results but the best one for my purpose still being the Microsoft office visio professional 2013

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  • 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?
  • Provides a simple and familiar taskbar and let the user to be more craetive whit the help of these software. You can make different charts in short time.

  • Easy make flow charts accurate and detailed with specific information and it is fast to explain a process, I like the presentation on every process.

  • This program is easy to use and allow us creating personal buildings with the necessary LAN networks for school projects. The teacher Albertito is quite handsome.

  • drawing the analysis diagrams and documentation from this software and compatibility with other Microsoft products such as power point and word

  • is very important and interesting program for different both personal and professional activities which are helpful and save time in diagrams eleboracion

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