What is ms office visio viewer?

Ms Visio is application software for Windows PCs that allows people to create plans, drawings and diagrams. It is commonly used for purposes such as building and electrical plans, IT network diagrams and company organizational charts.

Use Visio Viewer to view or print Visio drawings

With Visio Viewer, you can open, view, or print Visio drawings, even if you don’t have Visio installed. You cannot, however, edit, save, or create a new Visio drawing with Visio Viewer. For that, you need a full version of Visio installed. If you create and edit diagrams in a full version of Visio and send those diagrams to someone who doesn’t have Visio, consider having that person use Visio Viewer to view your diagram.

View a drawing with Visio Viewer
When you open a drawing with Visio Viewer, the drawing appears inside an Internet Explorer browser window. If a drawing has more than one page, the pages are available as tabs along the bottom of the viewer.

Move the drawing
Find the drawing that you want to open.

Double-click the drawing to open it.

Notes:  Visio Viewer doesn’t display stencils, panes, rulers, guides, and guide points. Visio Viewer also doesn’t support embedded DGN drawings, rotated pages, more than one hyperlink associated with a shape, hyperlinks associated with the drawing page, and drawing page properties.

Custom fill styles, line styles, and some line ends might not look the same in Visio Viewer as they do when you open the drawing with Visio.

Click and drag the drawing to move it around in the browser window, or use the scroll bars or arrow keys.

Tip: If you don’t want to drag, you can also click the scroll bars or press the arrow keys to pan your drawing. You can also rotate the wheel button to pan up and down or press SHIFT and rotate the wheel button to pan left and right.

  1. To zoom into a specific area in your drawing, press CTRL+SHIFT and drag a rectangle around the area you want to magnify.
  2. To center the page in the browser, right-click the drawing, click Zoom, and then click Whole Page.
  3. To go to a different page in the drawing, click the page tab at the bottom of the drawing window.

Zoom in and out
Do any of the following to zoom in and out of your drawing:

  1. To zoom in on your drawing, right-click the drawing, and then click Zoom In. Or, click the Zoom In button Button image on the Visio Viewer toolbar. You can also press ALT+F7.
  2. To zoom into a specific area in your drawing, press CTRL+SHIFT and drag a rectangle around the area you want to magnify.
  3. To zoom in on a specific point in your drawing, press CTRL+SHIFT and click the point you want to magnify.
  4. To zoom out of your drawing, right-click the drawing, and then click Zoom Out. Or, click the Zoom Out button Button image on the Visio Viewer toolbar. You can also press ALT+SHIFT+F7.
  5. To zoom out of a specific point in your drawing, press CTRL+SHIFT and right-click the point where you want to zoom out.
  6. To zoom in or out of your drawing using a zoom percentage, right-click the drawing, click Zoom, and then click a zoom percentage, or choose a zoom percentage from the Zoom box zoom box on the Visio Viewer toolbar.
  7. To zoom out and view the whole page in the Visio Viewer window, right-click the drawing, click Zoom, and then click Whole Page, or click the Zoom Page button button image on the Visio Viewer toolbar.

Center your drawing in the Visio Viewer window

  1. Do one of the following to center your drawing in your browser window:
  2. Right-click the drawing, click Zoom, and then click office.com/setup Whole Page.
  3. Click the Zoom Page button button image on the Visio Viewer toolbar.
  4. Drag your drawing to the center of the browser window.
  5. Follow a hyperlink Position the pointer over a shape that has a hyperlink.
  6. Click the shape.

Note: To go back to your Visio drawing after you follow a hyperlink that opens in the same window, click your browser’s Back button.

  1. Go to a different page
    Do one of the following to go to a different page in your drawing:
  2. Click the page tab for the page you want to go to at the bottom of the drawing window.
  3. Right-click the drawing, click Go to Page, and then click the page you want.
  4. Keyboard shortcut You can also press CTRL+PAGE DOWN to move to the next page and CTRL+PAGE UP to move to the previous page.
  5. View shape data stored with a shape
    Double-click a shape in the Visio drawing.
  6. Shape data appears in the Properties dialog on the Shape Properties tab. If this tab is blank, the shape doesn’t include any data.
  7. Print a drawing from Visio Viewer
    When you print a Visio drawing with Visio Viewer, it prints from your web browser, not from Visio.
  8. Set up your view of the diagram with the same zoom factor and center point in your browser window that you want to use on the printed page.
  9. If you want to print your entire drawing, view your entire drawing in your browser window and center it in the window. (Right-click the drawing > Zoom > Whole Page.)
  10. Open your browser’s Page Setup options to specify your printer settings. In Internet Explorer, click Tools > Print > Page Setup.
  11. Use your browser’s Print Preview option to see how the diagram will look when printed.
  12. If it doesn’t look right, close the Print Preview dialog box and re-center the diagram and change the zoom setting to match how you want it to look on the page.

Visio Viewer for Tablet

magine that someone has emailed you a VSD file, but you are out of the office. Would you like to open and view the Visio document on your smartphone or tablet? Or maybe you travel a lot and would like to collaborate on Visio drawings with your colleagues and team wherever you are.

he fastest and easiest way to open your Visio file on your tablet is to use the Visio reader app, called VSD Viewer. VSD Viewer for Visio Drawings is a professional tool designed for viewing VSD, VDX, VSDX drawings on a smartphone or tablet using the Android operating system. The program has a convenient and intuitive interface with lots of great features that make using it super easy and comfortable.

The Visio file viewer allows absolutely anyone to view Visio diagrams on Android, unlike ms Visio, which is for the Windows platform only. The app supports VSD, VDX, VSDX extensions and renders any file correctly and completely. You can open both binary and XML-based VDX/VSDX documents.
t has navigation tools: zooming, scrolling, copying the text, displaying guidelines and other objects with formatting. Gradient Fill, tabulation, the upper and lower texts, and page numeration are also displayed. You are able to view callouts, dimension lines and objects beyond the edges of the pages, or hidden layers of the document. Moreover, you can preview documents with embedded metafiles.

Android Visio viewer by Nektony has an important benefit, unlike online Visio viewers. Firstly, you don’t need an internet connection to open the drawings. So you can view them wherever you are. Secondly, your important files are protected from being shared online. And, finally, it doesn’t require a subscription; you pay only once for unlimited access to the app.