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Visio® 2007 Bible by Bonnie Biafore

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Chapter 11. Collaborating with Others

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • Distributing drawings

  • Sending drawings using e-mail

  • Routing drawings

  • Posting drawings to Exchange folders

  • Sharing drawings with the Visio Viewer

  • Working with document workspaces

  • Working with multiple languages

  • Tracking and reviewing changes

It takes a team to brainstorm, generate, and develop new ideas and processes. Together, you can all show your brilliance. Sometimes, however, you're toiling away as a team of one, and yet you probably still need to share your Visio drawings with others, whether they are reviewers, customers, or other outside resources.

Either way, with Visio, you can use e-mail to distribute drawings to others, from simple attachments to a sequential routing system. Collaboration comes in many forms, whether it's with non-Visio users, collaborating with team members in a shared workspace, or working with colleagues across continents and languages.

Another application of collaboration is exchanging and reviewing one another's Visio drawings, tracking markup to capture important ideas. Recognizing the importance of collaboration in its various forms, Visio includes many features that facilitate collaboration with others.

In this chapter, you learn how to distribute Visio drawings through e-mail, share drawings using Visio Viewer, and collaborate using document workspaces. You'll learn how to work with other languages in Visio. Finally, the chapter shows how to track changes in Visio and how to review and accept those changes ...

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