SharePoint 2007 – Visio 2007 integration

Just saw this while clicking around in MOSS..Just installed Visio 2007 last week and this is what I got to see in my actions menu on a list:

visio integration in moss

It just adds a new link “Create Visio Diagram”. It only works in lists ( task list and issue list, not the custom list)

So, off to create some tasks and to see what Visio offers me!

image categories my tasks based on priority and status!

I can add other categories to divide my tasks, add fields to show on the shapes..This looks great 🙂

It also creates 2 other pages, “workload distribution” and “Incomplete tasks by Assigned to”


Now if we could only get this in MS Project 😉

About: Marijn

Marijn Somers (MVP) has over 14 years experience in the SharePoint world, starting out with SP2007. Over the years the focus has grown to Office 365, with a focus on collaboration and document management. He is a business consultant at Balestra and Principal Content Provider for "Mijn 365 Coach" that offers dutch employee video training. His main work tracks are around user adoption, training and coaching and governance. He is also not afraid to dig deeper in the technicalities with PowerShell, adaptive cards or custom formatting in lists and libraries. You can listen to him on the biweekly "Office 365 Distilled" podcast.

2 thoughts on “SharePoint 2007 – Visio 2007 integration”

  1. what shte actualk use and business need . for this integration. as lsit items changes frequently.

  2. It is very nice, and it will help alots and will save lots of time.
    Only the thing is you have to reverse engineering….

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