Registrations are now open. Join us today!
There is still a lot of work to do on the wiki yet! More information about editing can be found here.
Already have an account?

Microsoft KB Archive/254538

From BetaArchive Wiki

Article ID: 254538

Article Last Modified on 11/25/2003



APPLIES TO

  • Visio 5.0 Standard
  • Visio 5.0 Professional
  • Visio 5.0 Technical
  • Visio 5.0 Enterprise



This article was previously published under Q254538

SUMMARY

This article summarizes the changes to the International English versions of Visio 5.0 included in Service Release A. This article includes the issues addressed as well as a list of files modified or added in this update.

Modifications Made to Visio Standard

The following issues have been addressed for Visio Standard 5.0.

  • Right-clicking on a control inserted in a Visio document now gives expected results when the Visio document is closed.
  • When Microsoft Excel 97 is run in place in a Visio document, it no longer crashes when the New toolbar button is clicked.
  • Flowchart data template files have been added.
  • Custom patterns will display correctly when used on a scaled drawing page.
  • Dropping 1-D shapes on a scaled drawing page with a relocated ruler origin now gives expected results.
  • Visio supports higher fidelity for drawings saved in GIF, JPEG, or WMF file formats.
  • Double-byte and export problems are addressed in the Database Wizard.
  • Minor problems are addressed in Visio main help, project timeline help, and Visio Automation Reference help.
  • Minor enhancements have been made to C/C++ support libraries in the Visio\DVS subdirectory.
  • Visio Network Equipment sample files will be installed to the Visio\Samples subdirectory.
  • Modifications were made to the Shape Explorer to work with single quotes.
  • Modifications were made to the Office Layout Wizard to prevent problems when closing Visio.
  • Fixes were made to the following help files, VSE.hlp, Visio.cnt, Template.cnt, Orgchtwiz.hlp, Mind Mapping Diagram.hlp.

Modifications Made to Visio Professional

Changes made to Visio Professional 5.0 include the Visio Standard changes listed earlier, plus:

  • The Network Database Wizard no longer links shapes to incorrect database records when the database is not sorted by the segment field.
  • Several problems are addressed in the Unified Modeling Language (UML) solution.
  • Define Entity: Fix to limit size of a string in linked database field.
  • Flowchart Database Wizard was modified to handle the Flowchart layer correctly when using the wizard with sample files.
  • Network Database Wizard was modified to handle the Network layer correctly when using the wizard with sample files.
  • Improvements made to the Web Diagram Wizard include back functionality, working with certain URL formats, remote links, and blank documents.

Modifications made to Visio Technical

Changes made to Visio Technical 5.0 include the Visio Standard changes listed earlier, plus:

  • The Mechanical Parts Library now behaves as expected when opening a shape with a nonexistent view inherited from a previously-selected shape.
  • The DWG Converter has been updated to fix problems associated with AutoCAD coordinates and ruler unit changes.
  • The General Dimensioning stencils have been modified to fix some minor problems.
  • The Blocklib.dwg sample file now displays correctly.
  • Improvements were made to the DWGcnvt.hlp file.


MORE INFORMATION

The following files have either been modified or added for the service release.

Visio Standard

Visio\Service Release A Readme.TXT (added for Service Release A)
Visio\Visgrf32.DLL
Visio\Visio32.EXE
Visio\VisioDWG.DLL
Visio\Vislib32.DLL
Visio\Visres32.DLL
Visio\Filelist.TXT
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Unsup\VisiCPP.H
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Unsup\VisiMFC.CPP
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Unsup\VisiMFC.H
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_inc\Helpers.H
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_inc\Vaddon.H
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_inc\VAO.H
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_inc\Vfwddecl.H
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_inc\Visconst.H
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_inc\Visio.H
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_inc\Visiwrap.H
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_src\Addsink.CPP
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_src\Helpers.CPP
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_src\Ivisreg.CPP
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_src\Vaddon.CPP
Visio\DVS\Libraries\C-CPP\Vao_src\Vdllmain.C
Visio\Help\Mind Mapping Diagram.HLP
Visio\Help\Progref.HLP
Visio\Help\Project Timeline.HLP
Visio\Help\Techsupp.HLP
Visio\Help\Template.CNT
Visio\Help\Visio.CNT
Visio\Help\Visio.HLP
Visio\Samples\Flowchart\Sample Flowchart Data.TXT(added for Service Release A)
Visio\Samples\Flowchart\Sample Flowchart Data.XLS (added for Service Release A)
Visio\Samples\Network Equipment Sampler\Allshp.HLP (added for Service Release A)
Visio\Samples\Network Equipment Sampler\Visio Network Equipment 3Com_HP.VSS (added for Service Release A)
Visio\Samples\Network Equipment Sampler\Visio Network Equipment IBM_RAD.VSS (added for Service Release A)
Visio\Samples\Network Equipment Sampler\Visio Network Equipment Siecor_ZyXel.VSS (added for Service Release A)
Visio\Samples\Network Equipment Sampler\Visio Network Equipment.VST (added for Service Release A)
Visio\Solutions\VSE.HLP
Visio\Solutions\Shape Explorer.EXE
Visio\Solutions\Business Diagram\Project Timeline Wizard.EXE
Visio\Solutions\Business Diagram\Office Layout Wizard.EXE
Visio\Solutions\Business Diagram\Orgchtwiz.HLP
Visio\Solutions\Business Diagram\OrgWeb32.VSL
Visio\Solutions\Database\ViscODBC.DLL
Visio\Solutions\Database\VisDBobj.DLL
Visio\Solutions\Database\VisDBprg.DLL
Visio\Solutions\Database\VisDBwiz.VSL
Visio\Solutions\Flowchart\Flowchart Data Template.TXT
Visio\Solutions\Flowchart\Flowchart Data Template.XLT
Visio\Solutions\Flowchart\Flowchart Data Template 2.XLT
Visio\Solutions\Maps\Flags.VSS
Visio\Solutions\Maps\UK and Ireland.VSS
Visio\Solutions\Visio Extras\Lnkdoc32.VSL
Visio\System\FsiVBA.DLL
Visio\System\FsiVBA.EXE
Visio\System\Filter32\Imwmf2.FLT

Visio Professional

The files listed for Visio Standard, plus:
Visio\Vispro32.DLL
Visio\Solutions\Database\Define Entity.EXE
Visio\Solutions\Flowchart\Flowchart Database Wizard.EXE
Visio\Solutions\Internet Diagram\Web Diagram Wizard.EXE
Visio\Solutions\Network Diagram\Network Diagram Wizard.EXE
Visio\Solutions\Software Diagram\VisRepos.VSL

Visio Technical

The files listed for Visio Standard, plus:
Visio\Vistk32.DLL
Visio\Samples\Visio Extras\Blocklib.DWG
Visio\Solutions\Annotation\General - Dimensioning Architecture.VSS
Visio\Solutions\Annotation\General - Dimensioning Engineering.VSS
Visio\Solutions\Mechanical Engineering\Mechlib.DLL
Visio\Solutions\Mechanical Engineering\Mechlib.TBX
Visio\Solutions\Mechanical Engineering\Mechlib.VSL
Visio\Solutions\Mechanical Engineering\Mechres.DLL
Visio\Solutions\Visio Extras\Custom Line Patterns.VSS Visio\Solutions\Visio Extras\Custom Patterns - Scaled.VSS
Visio\Solutions\Visio Extras\Custom Patterns - Unscaled.VSS
Visio\Solutions\Visio Extras\Dwgcnv32.VSL
Visio\Solutions\Visio Extras\Dwgcnvt.HLP
Visio\Solutions\Mechanical Engineering\Mechlib.DLL
Visio\Solutions\Mechanical Engineering\Mechlib.VSL

Keywords: kbinfo KB254538