US State Flags for Visio

I am working on a project where I thought the US State flags might be useful, so I quickly created a new master shape from the images in Wikipedia. The shape simply provides a selection of one of the states from the Shape Data window (plus one extra for the reverse of Oregon’s flag!).

The flag shape has a couple of Shape Data rows:

  • State – A drop-down list of all states to select from
  • Hide Text – True/False

A right-mouse action that is linked to the Hide Text Shape Data row.

A hyperlink to the main Wikipedia page for the Flags of the U.S. states, and one to the selected state Wikipedia page.

flag-data

UPDATE : The flags now include hyperlinks to go to the state in Bing and Google maps too.

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The flags look like this:

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The stencil can be downloaded from https://1drv.ms/u/s!AqkzN8kb1lAzoMFtMNVxHVCL4TqPDA

 

And since it is election time … don’t forget US Election Special–Vector Visio 2003 – 2010 Icons

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