A valuable application that is guaranteed to streamline the management of your organisation.
Flowcharting has always been a great way
for business and even the home user to present ideas and scenarios. This, the
latest version of Visio Professional brings all the great features that we
have seen in the last version, also covered by impulsegamer.
Integration with other Office applications
is key to this version and it's an exciting and innovative addition. It's
surprising that every year, despite how damn good these people make the
program they find even more stuff to add into it for additional functionality.
The program shines and is a must have addition to almost every businesses
Designers are going to be happy with the
native ability to import CAD drawings into your Visio projects and then work
on them in greater detail whilst in Visio itself, unlike where some people
would have to first finish the pics outside in their CAD program then import
the finished product.
For those not in the know, this is the
second time that Microsoft have released Visio in their own right since
purchasing it. Users are going to revel in this release as it allows for even
greater sharing and working together than ever within the same document space
using the technologies provided in Microsoft Sharepoint site integration. It's
this sort of forward thinking that is revolutionising the way that we work
today in the officeless office and the instant gratification of seeing working
completed in real time instead of files being double handled.
Programming automation of your shape
designs can be facilitated by working on the images with Visual Basic for
applications. Another bonus of this new Visio is the inclusion of a lot more
templates to work with. These are the lifeblood of the software and Visio Pro
2003 caters to all users whether home or professional.
For those who are new to the software,
installation should be a breeze as Microsoft have gone to great lengths to
make sure that there is a uniformity to all their productivity products in
both appearance and interface. No one should feel at all alienated during the
install process; it's quick, easy and over before you know it.
Some menu changes have been made in this
version that do differ from the previous effort such as the main command of
Choose Stencil has been replaced with Choosing Shapes. It makes more sense
this way has that is precisely what you are doing. It's all about streamlining
and simplifying the whole process of a package that might appear to be a bit
too much for first time users who are not familiar with the ease one can use
Visio's powerful features.