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Microsoft Visio 2010 Features and Benefits

Simplify complexity

Make your diagrams more appealing and professional-looking in seconds using modern shapes and visuals, a rich gallery of themes, and Live Preview.

  • For any type of diagramming need, Visio can help you to get started quickly.
  • Easy access to shapes and stencils, and a new status bar that helps you move more efficiently within and between your diagrams.
  • Add and align shapes easily and accurately with features such as the Quick Shapes Mini Toolbar, enhanced dynamic grid, automatic layout adjustment, and page Auto Size.
  • Simplify large and complex diagrams using Sub-processes and Containers to group related shapes visually and logically.
  • Check diagrams against business rules and logic to ensure accuracy and consistency in diagrams. With a one click, you can validate a diagram to make sure if it's logical and property constructed.
  • Create and monitor SharePoint workflows more easily than ever with a new advanced template that contains SharePoint workflow rules and logic.

Microsoft Visio 2010... Simplify

Bring your diagrams to life

Gaining a clear and competent view of information that matters to your business often requires both a high-level perspective and detailed data. With just a few clicks, Visio 2010 helps you see the entire picture by showing meaningful data and information graphically in a single, up-to-date diagram.

  • Easily connect your diagrams to one or more data sources including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, and SharePoint Services.
  • Display real-time data right within the shapes of your diagrams, based on conditions you define, using meaningful graphics such as colour, icons, symbols, and data bars.
  • Keep the linked data in your diagrams up-to-date without any additional effort using Automatic Refresh.
  • Drill down into detailed shape and diagram data using the Shape Data or External Data windows.

Microsoft Visio 2010... Connect

Share dynamic, data-linked diagrams

Store, share, and reuse business process diagrams and sub-processes through Visio 2010 integration with SharePoint 2010 Process Repository.

  • Sharing your dynamic, data-linked diagrams with others is easier than ever.
  • Simply connect your diagram to one or more data sources (such as Excel), and with a few clicks, publish your diagram to SharePoint Server
  • Create visually compelling dashboards that contain interactive Visio diagrams and other application services. Visio Services and SharePoint Server integration supports visual mashups of actionable data and diagrams for an information-rich viewing experience.

Microsoft Visio 2010... Share