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Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Unleashed by Kathy Hughes

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Exporting from Visio and Importing into SharePoint Designer

Exporting a workflow from Visio is a simple task, provided your workflow is error free. Before trying to export your flowchart diagram run the Check Diagram tool, described earlier, to inspect the flowchart for any errors.

The following example shows you how to export a workflow from Visio and import it into SharePoint Designer.

1. With your flowchart open, click on the Process tab in the ribbon and check the Check Diagram checkbox. As per the instructions in the preceding section, make sure only the SharePoint Workflow rules are selected.

2. After any issues have been addressed, click the ribbon’s Export command. If the workflow contains any errors, then Visio does not enable you export ...

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