Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2021
Microsoft Visio 2021
Microsoft Visio 2021 is the latest version of the powerful diagramming software that helps you create professional-looking visuals for effective communication and collaboration. Whether you need to create flowcharts, org charts, floor plans, network diagrams, or any other type of diagram, Visio 2021 has you covered with dozens of templates and thousands of shapes to choose from.
With Visio 2021, you can:
- Work visually from anywhere, at any time. Visio 2021 is available as a desktop app and a web app, so you can access your diagrams from any device and browser. You can also sync your diagrams with OneDrive or SharePoint for easy sharing and co-authoring.
- Connect your diagrams to real-time data. Visio 2021 lets you link your shapes to data sources such as Excel, SQL Server, Azure, and Power BI, and display the data as icons, colors, or text. You can also refresh the data automatically to keep your diagrams up to date.
- Collaborate with your team in real time. Visio 2021 supports co-authoring and commenting features that let you work together with your colleagues on the same diagram. You can also use Microsoft Teams to chat, call, or video conference while working on your diagrams.
- Customize your diagrams with ease. Visio 2021 offers a range of tools and options to help you create diagrams that suit your needs and preferences. You can use themes, effects, and styles to change the look and feel of your diagrams. You can also use stencils, containers, callouts, and layers to organize and annotate your shapes. You can also use SmartShapes and Quick Shapes to draw shapes faster and easier.
- Export and publish your diagrams in various formats. Visio 2021 lets you export your diagrams as PDF, PNG, JPEG, SVG, or HTML files for easy sharing and printing. You can also publish your diagrams to the web or embed them in PowerPoint or Word documents.
Microsoft Visio 2021 is the ultimate tool for diagramming that helps you work visually and collaborate effectively. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, Microsoft Visio 2021 can help you create stunning diagrams that bring your ideas to life.
Microsoft Visio 2021
Top new features in Microsoft Visio 2021:
– **Customizable ribbon tabs**: You can now customize the ribbon interface in Visio to better suit your needs. You can add, remove, or rearrange commands and groups on any tab¹.
– **Quick Access Toolbar**: The Quick Access Toolbar (QAT) is a handy way to access frequently used commands in Visio. You can customize the QAT by adding or removing buttons, or moving it to a different location¹.
– **Tell Me feature**: The Tell Me feature on Microsoft Visio 2021 helps you find what you need quickly and easily. Just type what you want to do in the Tell Me box on the ribbon, and Visio will show you relevant commands, options, and help articles¹.
– **Modern shapes**: Microsoft Visio 2021 includes updated shapes for various diagram types, such as Azure, AWS, network, floor plan, engineering, and more. These shapes have a modern look and feel, and are easier to work with¹².
– **Insert pictures from online sources**: You can now insert pictures from online sources such as Bing Image Search, OneDrive, or SharePoint directly into your diagrams. You can also crop, resize, rotate, and apply effects to your pictures¹.
– **Improved connector routing**: Microsoft Visio 2021 has improved the way connectors behave when you move or resize shapes. Connectors now avoid crossing over other shapes and connectors, and maintain a consistent distance from shapes¹.
– **Dynamic gridlines**: Dynamic gridlines are a new feature in Visio 2021 that makes it easy to align shapes precisely on your page. When dynamic gridlines are enabled, they appear whenever you move or resize a shape on your page. To enable dynamic gridlines, simply select “View” > “Dynamic Gridlines” from the ribbon interface⁴.
– **Lasso select tool**: The lasso select tool lets you select multiple shapes by drawing a freehand outline around them. This is useful when you want to select shapes that are not aligned or close together. To use the lasso select tool, click and hold the mouse button on an empty area of the page, and then drag the mouse around the shapes you want to select¹.
– **Data visualizer**: The data visualizer feature lets you create diagrams from data stored in Excel worksheets. You can use predefined templates for common diagram types such as basic flowcharts, cross-functional flowcharts, and organization charts. You can also create your own custom templates and mappings².
– **Visio Data Visualizer add-in for Excel**: The Microsoft Visio Data Visualizer add-in for Excel is a new way to create diagrams from Excel data without leaving Excel. You can use the add-in to create basic flowcharts, cross-functional flowcharts, and organization charts from sample data or your own data. You can also edit and format your diagrams using the familiar Excel interface²..