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MVP Session 8: Dynamically link business data to shapes in Visio 2010

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  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

Watch a brief demonstration of how to dynamically link data to shapes in Visio 2010.

  • Learn how to dynamically link business data to shapes in Microsoft Visio 2010. This video reviews how to link the shapes in your diagrams to external data sources such as Microsoft Excel workbooks, Microsoft SharePoint lists, or Microsoft SQL Server databases. It also covers how to use automatic linking to quickly populate multiple shapes with relevant data that can be refreshed automatically and how to import multiple data sets to the same diagram. This video is part of a series covering the basics of how to use Visio features and capabilities. Visit to learn more and view other videos in this series.


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Dynamically_Link_Business_Data_to_Shapes_1000k.wmv91702d4b6ecf25951891bbefda29cc7c3a96437b22.08 MB
Dynamically_Link_Business_Data_to_Shapes_8000k.wmvb89f9938cf1b17bcc3fa6a7445fd16a3cf7484dd110.19 MB

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System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

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Installation Instructions

  • The video has two downloadable resolution: 1000k/lowest and 8000k/highest. Click Download to save the video to your computer.