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How to Convert a Visio Stencils for Use in ConceptDraw PRO

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How to Convert a Visio Stencils for Use in ConceptDraw PRO

MS Visio provides users with a number of predefined stencils. Standard Visio stencils contain shapes that are basically used to create diagrams. The shapes can range from simple flow chart boxes or lines to more complicated shapes like servers, racks or anything else that needs to be represented in a graphical form. ConceptDraw PRO supports the possibility to open Visio stencils. With the introduction of Visio 2013 Microsoft has changed the native file format used in earlier versions of Microsoft Visio. Thus, when you are looking for professional tool to open and save in the newer Visio 2013 file format on Mac, ConceptDraw PRO v10 is exactly solution for you. ConceptDraw PRO v10 file import and export works round-trip with the new Visio VSDX file format and at the same time supports the improved import of VDX file format. To use Visio stencils created with MS Visio 2010 in your diagrams, created with ConceptDraw PRO, follow the steps described in the following article. Read more
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How To Create an Affinity Diagram Using ConceptDraw Office

Affinity diagram is designed to prepare the data for further analysis of the cause-effect relationships.The Affinity diagram shows the structure of large, complex factors that have an influence on a problem, and then divides them up into a smaller and simpler structure. We recommend using a mind map for Brainstorming and collecting the factors affecting the problem. The ability to create an Affinity diagram from a mind map is supported by the ConceptDraw Seven Management and Planning Tools solution. Read more
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How to Use the MS Word Exchange Solution

ConceptDrwa MINDMAP gives you the ability to export your mind map into a ready-to-use Microsoft Word document. Read more

In searching of alternative to MS Visio for MAC and PC with ConceptDraw PRO

Undoubtedly MS Visio is a powerful and multifunctional tool, but however at times occur the instances, when it turns unable of meeting certain users' requirements. At this cases you may need to use an alternative program software, preferably it will be simple, convenient, and at the same time powerful and professional. In searching the alternative to MS Visio for MAC and PC we recommend you to pay attention for ConceptDraw PRO software, which was developed to satisfy all your drawing needs and requirements. It is a fully-functioned alternative product to MS Visio for both platforms. ConceptDraw PRO software has many advantages, the main among them are the cross-platform compatibility, a reasonable price, widespread ConceptDraw Solution Park with huge variety of different solutions that offer numerous libraries of specialized vector objects, useful examples, samples, and quick-start templates, extensive import / export capabilities, built-in script language, MS Visio support and certainly free technical support. Read more
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How to Convert ConceptDraw PRO file into MS Visio 2010 format

Many people use the MS Visio as a business graphic creation program. It is a powerful application with advanced ability to support complex solutions. The native file format for Visio 2010 and earlier files is VSD. ConceptDraw PRO supports export to Visio XML files (VDX). The transfer process is very simple. You can easily share your ConceptDraw Documents with MS Visio 2007/2010 users. changing software products, you can keep all your documents, created in MS Visio. Using ConceptDraw PRO, the same as using MS Visio , you will have an opportunity to work with powerful content, provided by Solution Park . You can create various documents with no need to look for the necessary elements for your diagrams in other software products. Read more

ConceptDraw PRO Compatibility with MS Visio

The powerful diagramming and business graphics tools are now not exception, but the norm for today’s business, which develop in incredibly quick temp. But with the abundance of powerful business diagramming applications it is important to provide their compatibility for effective exchange the information between the colleagues and other people who maybe use different software in their work. During many years Microsoft Visio™ was standard file format for the business and now many people need the visual communication software tools that can read the Visio format files and also export to Visio format. The powerful diagramming and vector drawing software ConceptDraw PRO is ideal from the point of view of compatibility with MS Visio. Any ConceptDraw PRO user who have the colleagues that use MS Visio or any who migrates from Visio to ConceptDraw PRO, will not have any problems. The VSDX (Visio′s open XML file format) and VDX formatted files can be easily imported and exported by ConceptDraw PRO, you can see video about this possibility. Read more
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How To Create Root Cause Analysis Diagram Using ConceptDraw Office

Root Cause Analysis (RCA) is used to determine the main causes of the problem. If the certain factor is the root cause, this mean that its vanishing will help to prevent the further recurrence of the problem. Root Cause Analysis diagram is used to analyze the root causes of factors that influence the problem. It helps to identify the root causes for a factor and then propose possible corrective actions. A diagram is constructed separately for each high priority factor. The ability to create a RCA tree diagram from a mind map is supported by the ConceptDraw Seven Management and Planning Tools solution. Read more
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How To Import Shape Data from Visio to ConceptDraw PRO

MS Visio has objects, that can contain data. When user select a shape, the data is shown in the Shape Data window. This is useful for providing additional information, for instance, about some details in a process steps or nodes of equipment in a network diagram without overloading the general diagram with text. ConceptDraw PRO supports the possibility to import MS Visio files including custom libraries, shapes and even the shape data. The Shape Data you have assigned to the shapes in Visio will be fully preserved when opening in ConceptDraw PRO. The following article describes how Conceptdraw PRO can be used as alternative to Visio, including the import of Visio files together with custom data assigned to shapes. Read more
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How to Convert Visio Custom Library to ConceptDraw PRO

Microsoft Visio allows users to create a new custom stencil to store objects that one want to reuse later or share it with other people. ConceptDraw PRO supports the possibility to open Visio custom stencils and shapes. With the introduction of Visio 2013 Microsoft has changed the native file format used in earlier versions of Microsoft Visio. Thus, when you are looking for professional tool to open and save in the newer Visio 2013 file format on Mac. ConceptDraw PRO v10 is exactly solution for you. Read more

SWOT analysis, TOWS analysis SWOT Analysis

SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw PRO and ConceptDraw MINDMAP software with features, templates, samples and libraries of vector stencils for drawing SWOT and TOWS analysis matrices and mind maps. Read more
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How to Input Data from MS Excel Into a Mind Map

Many people apply Excel documents to store data in the form of hierarchical lists. With ConceptDraw MINDMAP you can easily turn the linear structure of an Excel table in a radial structure of mind map ConceptDraw MINDMAP will create a mind map file (CDMZ) from your Excel (XLS) file. If you keep your information in the Microsoft Excel files, you can import them into ConceptDraw MINDMAP, converting the columns and rows to a hierarchical structured mind map. If you have multiple individual sheets in your Excel workbook, ConceptDraw MINDMAP will turn them into a single multi-page mind map. ConceptDraw MINDMAP lets you import an entire Microsoft® Excel file as well as insert data from the selected cells. Read more
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How To Create a MS Visio Telecommunication Network Diagram Using ConceptDraw PRO

Telecommunication network consists from computers and telecommunication equipment, providing information exchange between network elements. The main purpose of telecommunication networks is to provide access to distributed resources. Making a telecommunication network diagram involves many specific elements of telecommunication technology that can be managed using ConceptDraw PRO. ConceptDraw PRO allows you to easily create telecommunication network diagram of any complexity and then export it to MS Visio VSDX and VDX file. Thus you can create a pack of telecommunication network documentation, that you will easily communicate with other specialists, who use MS Visio. Read more
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How to Convert a Mind Map into MS Project XML

The easiest way to start this project is to conduct a brainstorm session that identifies necessary tasks, then prepare a project schedule in the form of a Gantt chart and assign resources to tasks. With ConceptDraw MINDMAP, you can initiate a project using mind map to represent all critical and important tasks. ConceptDraw MINDMAP supports a mind map export to MS Project; it also allows import a project file from MS Project giving team members who use OS X or Windows a working visual map of a planned project. Read more

MS Visio Look a Like Diagrams

No need for any special drawing skills to create professional looking diagrams outside of your knowledge base. ConceptDraw PRO takes care of the technical details, allowing you to focus on your job, not the drawing. ConceptDraw PRO delivers full-functioned alternative to MS Visio. ConceptDraw PRO supports import of Visio files. ConceptDraw PRO supports flowcharting, swimlane, orgchart, project chart, mind map, decision tree, cause and effect, charts and graphs, and many other diagram types. Read more
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How To Create a MS Visio Computer Network Diagram Using ConceptDraw PRO

IT professionals are accustomed to use MS Visio for their network diagrams. Nevertheless, ConceptDraw PRO also power, and in some cases and more feature-rich product. Given the fact that many professional people committed to MS Visio, ConceptDraw PRO developers provided users with the opportunity to share their diagrams with MS Visio users. For this you can use the export to VSDX and VSD format. By exporting your network diagram to MS Visio, you can easily solve the issues in communication with the users of this widespread software product. Read more