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Versatile templates and thousands of shapes

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Fluent drawing experience—flyout shapes, inserting and deleting shapes with connection healing, and changing shape while preserving diagram layout and shape metadata

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Refreshed templates for Maps and Floor Plan

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Drawing canvas auto size, auto align and space of shapes

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Ability to import DWG files into Visio

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Easy shape customization

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Improved container to classify shapes

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Subprocesses to break complex processes into manageable pieces

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Option to validate diagrams using built-in and extendable business rules

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Support for various process standards including Business Process Modeling and Notation (BPMN) 2.0

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Support for SharePoint workflow

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Shape effect options—shadow, bevel, glow, and others

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Streamlined print preview showing diagram page breaks and pan/zoom capability

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New electrical solution with Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) compliance

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New starter diagrams and contextual tips and tricks

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Tell Me integration to navigate through commands

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Turns on/off the page auto size for files from Visio 2007 or before

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Key to turn on or off the high resolution image import

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Compress enabled if picture size is more than 30 megapixels. Change value to increase or decrease the maximum size allowed

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Work better as a team

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Rich commenting

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Easy diagram sharing through a web browser and commenting through Visio Services Tooltip Icon

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Use presence awareness and visibility to IM or call other people Tooltip Icon

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Co-authoring - two or more people working on the a single diagram at the same time Tooltip Icon

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Delve support for team document discovery Tooltip Icon

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Secure diagrams with Microsoft file protection technologies

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Bring diagrams to life with data linking

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Link diagram shapes to data from multiple sources, including Excel, Excel Services, SharePoint Lists, SharePoint Business Connectivity Services, and SQL Server

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Ability to refresh data automatically, either on a defined schedule or manually

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Automatic data legend creation, providing a key for applied data graphics

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Ability to apply a rich set of data graphics and colors to visualize data

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Ability to save to SharePoint and view diagrams in Visio Services with data refresh Tooltip Icon

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Automatic generation of organizational chart from data sources such as Excel, Exchange or Directory

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Rapid data connectivity with Excel tables and ability to swap data graphics with one click

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New set of data graphics

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Packaging

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Availability as a perpetual license

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Backwards compatibility to open Visio 2013, Visio 2010, Visio 2007, Visio 2003 and Visio 2000 files

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Touch support on Windows 10, Windows 8, or Windows 7 PCs

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New XML-based file format

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Touch support on virtually any device through Visio Services Tooltip Icon

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Availability through Office 365 as a subscription

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Roaming application—ability to install Visio temporarily on a Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7 PC Tooltip Icon

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Support for demand management in Project Server and Project Online Tooltip Icon

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Compatibility with Windows 10

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Leverage an Office-like experience including high DPI and Dark Theme support

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