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For a Microsoft Visio 2000 version of this article, see 277782
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* This solution is limited to templates and stencils. It does not include automated data collection technology.
Visio Enterprise Visio Network Enterprise Drawing Tools/Solutions Standard Professional Tools Architect --------------------------------------------------------------------------- Block Diagrams Basic Diagram X X X Block Diagram X X X Block Diagram with Perspective X X X Building Plans Electric and Telecom Plan X X Floor Plan X X Home Plan X X HVAC Control Logic Diagram X X HVAC Plan X X Office Layout X X X Plant Layout X X Plumbing and Piping Plan X X Reflected Ceiling Plan X X Security and Access Plan X X Site Plan X X Space Plan X X Database Database Model Diagram X X ER Source Model X Express-G X X ORM Diagram X ORM Source Model X Electrical Engineering Basic Electrical X X Circuits and Logic X X Industrial Control Systems X X Systems X X Flowcharting Audit Diagram X X X Basic Flowchart X X X Cause and Effect X X X Cross-Functional Flowchart X X X Data Flow Diagram X X IDEF0 Flow Diagram X X Mind Mapping Diagram X X X SDL Diagram X X TQM Diagram X X X Work Flow Diagram X X X Forms and Charts Charts and Graphs X X X Form Design X X X Marketing Charts and Diagrams X X X Map (Directional) Directional Map X X X Directional Map 3D X X X Mechanical Engineering Fluid Power X X Part and Assembly Drawing X X Network Active Directory X* X X* AutoDiscovery & Layout X Basic Network X X X LDAP Directory X* X X* Logical Network Diagram X X Novell Directory Services X* X X* Visio Network Equipment Sampler X X Visio Network Equipment Shapes (Web Subscription) X
** These solutions are only available as part of the Visio Enterprise Network Tools (VENT) Web subscription. For addition information about VENT, visit the following Microsoft Web sites:
Network Diagram Kits** Campus Diagrams X Enterprise Diagrams X LAN Diagrams X Rack Diagrams X Segment Diagrams X Site Diagrams X WAN Diagrams X
Microsoft Visio Enterprise Network Tools Fact Facts
Microsoft Visio Network Center
*** You must have Visio Professional 2002 Service Release 1 (SR-1) to have this capability. For additional information about Visio 2002 Service Release 1, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Organization Chart Organization Chart X X X Organization Chart Wizard X X X Process Engineering Piping and Instrumentation Diagram X X Process Flow Diagram X X Project Schedule Calendar X X X Gantt Chart X X X PERT Chart X X X Timeline X X X Software COM and OLE X X Data Flow Model Diagram X X Enterprise Application X X Jackson X X Program Structure X X ROOM X X UML Model Diagram X X Window User Interface X X Web Diagram Conceptual Diagram X X Web Site Map X X Developer Tools Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) 6.3 X X X MSDE 2000 X Developer's Reference X X X UML 1.2 Notation Support X X ODMA Support X X X Reverse Engineering from Microsoft Visual Studio X*** X Code Skeleton Generation from UML Class Diagrams X Database Reverse Engineering X X Database Schema Generation X
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310474/EN-US/ )Visio2002: How to Obtain and Install Visio 2002 Service Release 1
Import/Export Options Full Support (both Import and Export) Adobe Illustrator (*.ai) X X X Compressed Enhanced Metafile (*.emz) X X X Computer Graphics Metafile (*.cgm) X X X Encapsulated PostScript File (*.eps) X X X Enhanced Metafile (*.emf) X X X Graphics Interchange Format (*.gif) X X X IGES Drawing File Format (*.igs) X X X JPEG File Interchange Format (*.jpg) X X X Macintosh PICT Format (*.pct) X X X Portable Network Graphics (*.png) X X X PostScript File (*.ps) X X X Tagged Image File Format (*.tif) X X X Windows Bitmap (*.bmp; *.dib) X X X Windows Metafile (*.wmf) X X X XML X X X Zsoft PC Paintbrush Bitmap (*.pcx) X X X Import Only ABC FlowCharter (*.af3; *.af2) X X X AutoCAD (*.DWG; *.DXF) NOTE: Visio Standard 2002 can import DWG, DXF, and DGN files. Only Professional and Visio Enterprise Architect can convert these files to Visio drawings on import, or convert individual layers at any time. X X X Bentley MicroStation Drawing (*.dgn) X X X CorelDRAW! Drawing File Format (*.cdr) 3.0/4.0/5.0 X X X CorelFlow (*.cfl) X X X Corel Clipart Format (*.cmx) X X X Micrografx Designer Version 3.1 (*.drw) X X X Micrografx Designer Version 6.0 (*.dsf) X X X Text Files (*.txt; *.csv) X X X Export Only AutoCAD Drawing (*.dwg) X X AutoCAD Interchange (*.dxf) X X Bentley MicroStation (*.dgn) X X DDL scripts X Vector markup language (VML) X X X Visual Basic, C++, C#, Java X Web Page (*.htm; *.html) X X X
Article ID: 301970 - Last Review: October 9, 2012 - Revision: 4.0