Elegant graphic tools

Subject: Elegant graphic tools
From: John Renish <John_F_Renish -at- NOTES -dot- SEAGATE -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 09:11:58 -0700

Those who find Illustrator, Corel Draw, and the like to be bloated and Word
Draw too wimpy should investigate Visio Technical or Visio Technical
Professional. It's a vector tool with lots of nice features, including snap
and glue to various points on objects, extensive connector-ends, and all
the bells and whistles you could want for line and fill styles. I use it
almost daily, mostly for DFDs, entity-relationship diagrams, fern diagrams,
and org charts. You can even use some of the template objects as decent
clipart. On another list, somebody trashed the product, but most users love

I have no relationship with Visio, except as a satisfied user of its

John_F_Renish -at- notes -dot- seagate -dot- com, San Jose, California, USA
My comments represent my personal views and not those of my employer.

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