Using Visio Professional 2016 Text Callouts, Icon Sets and Data Bars to display data directly

Last year, I blogged about using the master shapes used in Data Graphics in Visio 2013 Professional for displaying data directly, rather than embedded in other shapes as graphic items. Now that Visio Professional 2016 is released, and because there have been some improvements to the graphics, especially for Text Callouts, I have created stencils from the new masters, with some slight changes as outlined in my earlier articles. As before, the stencils can be downloaded into the My Shapes folder, from where they will be available for use at any time. These stencils are freely available to anyone with a Visio Professional 2016 licence.

Text Callouts

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Improving the legend of multi-data Data Graphic items in Visio

Data Graphics in Visio Professional (and Premium) are a great way of surfacing the information in each shape, but it can be easy to forget what the Color By Value, Icon Sets or Data-bars represent:

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Skill Up with my Visio Book … and other titles for just $5!

From today (17th December 2015) into the New Year, Packt Publishing is inviting the tech world to explore its extensive library of eBooks and Video courses for one amazing price. Every single eBook and Video course Packt has ever created will be available on packtpub.com for just $5

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Follow this link : http://bit.ly/1LHNDwI

Also, as a follow up to last summer’s Skills and Salary Reports, Pack has also created their very first Year in Review http://bit.ly/1k4exs8. It will guide you through the biggest topics to come out of 2015 and show you what’s going to be defining 2016 and beyond – so you can learn intelligently and strategically.

Wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy 2016 in advance

Microsoft Convergence EMEA 2015 in Barcelona

I am a little late posting this, but the day is young! I am on the Microsoft Visio booth if there is anyone out there who wants to learn more about the new Visio!

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See more about Convergence : http://www.microsoft.com/en/convergence/emea15/

See more about Visio 2016 : https://blogs.office.com/2015/10/01/the-new-visio-is-here-work-visually/

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