RE: Ideas for Screen Map in Visio?

Subject: RE: Ideas for Screen Map in Visio?
From: "Leonard C. Porrello" <Leonard -dot- Porrello -at- SoleraTec -dot- com>
To: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2008 10:45:18 -0700

Bad form, Dan. You should use numbered lists only when writing
procedures, when bullet order is important, or when necessary to enable
ease of reference. Please, allow me to give you some advice. Even if you
personally need numbers to keep a list of only three items clear in your
own head, you really should do your audience the courtesy of replacing
the numbers with bullets before you publish.

I'd also suggest you eschew the use of emoticons. It doesn't say much
about your writing ability if you can't communicate your tone without
them--or worse yet, they flat out contradict your tone.

Leonard C. Porrello


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Subject: RE: Ideas for Screen Map in Visio?

1. The OP didn't ask for a tool to use instead of Visio. He asked for
suggestions of useful information or functions to add to the maps.

2. Visio *can* add meta-data to drawing objects, link objects in
different files, and output to HTML. The OP probably knows how to
perform these functions in Visio.

3. You're right - you *don't* know what Visio is capable of. :-)

Happy Thursday!

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leonard C. Porrello
> Sent: Thursday, April 24, 2008 10:55 AM
> To: Stuart Burnfield; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Ideas for Screen Map in Visio?
>
> I am not sure about what Visio is capable of, but if you
> can get away from Visio, PowerPoint is great for
> accomplishing exactly what you are talking about. With
> PowerPoint, you can add as much meta-data as you need
> and simulate actual work flows by adding live links
> from GUI to GUI. Power-Point also gives you the added
> benefit of being able to output to HTML (so anyone with
> a browser can "run" the spec).
>

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References:
Ideas for Screen Map in Visio?: From: Stuart Burnfield
RE: Ideas for Screen Map in Visio?: From: Leonard C. Porrello
RE: Ideas for Screen Map in Visio?: From: Dan Goldstein

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