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Azure DevOps to build office (Visio) VSTO Add-ins

These notes basically summarize setting up automated build for Office extensions (such as VSTO) in the cloud (i.e. Azure DevOps). Note that Azure DevOps supports private repositories for free. For open source repositories, it does not even impose any limitations (for private repositories, max build time per month is limited, …

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SvgPublish updated 1.2.12

The extension The extension’s page https://unmanagedvisio.com/products/svg-publish/ Download the latest version: https://unmanagedvisio.com/download/svgpublish/SvgExport-1.2.12.msi Improvements High-DPI support Optional the screen tooltip for current location (container) Search by property Fixed: SharePoint 2F modern-only authentication

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Exporting VIsio diagram to PDF with tooltips

If you use "Save As…" in Visio to export a PDF file, then the result does not include hover tooltips. Presenting a new Visio extension that can add the functionality. If you export to PDF using new button, then the "comments" you added using the "Insert ScreenTip" should be also …

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Localizing a .NET office extension (desktop)

This article summarizes my experience on translating office add-in to multiple language. It is not an official guide, but just how you could do it. It assumes you have an office extension (VSTO, desktop) in a single language, and want to provide it in some other languages for users in …

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SvgPublish updated 1.2.11

The SvgPublish extension has been updated to version 1.2.11 Visit the extension’s page: https://unmanagedvisio.com/products/svg-publish/ Download the latest version: https://unmanagedvisio.com/download/svgpublish/SvgExport-1.2.11.msi Summary New: Translations for German and Russian languages. Now all options and exported elements can be displayed in these languages. Japanese translation is ongoing. Fixed relative links behavior. Please see the …

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SvgExport updated 1.2.10

The SvgPublish extension has been updated to version 1.2.10 Download to the latest version: http://unmanagedvisio.com/download/svgpublish/SvgExport-1.2.10.msi Visit the extension’s page: http://unmanagedvisio.com/products/svg-publish/ The summary of the recent updates and bugfixes: New: add "hover + click" tooltip and popover behavior. This feature is supposed to solve the problem when you want to publish …

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Book: Mastering Data Visualization With Microsoft Visio Professional 2016

Recently finished reading the David Parker’s “Mastering Data Visualization With Microsoft Visio Professional 2016” book. Highly recommended if you already have some experience with Visio and want to know more about its data visualization capabilities, and how these can be used in your infrastructure. Some unique topics covered – creating …

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Update of the privacy policy (GDPR)

The privacy policy of the site has been updated to comply with the General Data Protection Rules (GDPR), that are being introduced on 25th May 2018.

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Using SvgPublish as Visio Online script playground

A new feature that allows you to play with scripting for the new Visio Online with comfort. Live shape updates, autocomplete, parameter info right out of the box.

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