Microsoft Visio 2010 Business Process Diagramming and Validation
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Overview of Process Management in Microsoft Visio 2010
What is new in Visio 2010 for Process Management?
Visio Process Management capabilities
The foundations of structured diagrams
Enhanced process flow templates
New process flow templates
Validation of process diagrams
Visio Process Repository
What are the Visio 2010 editions?
Planning your own solutions
Understanding the Microsoft Visio Object Model
The Visio Type libraries
But all I need is the object model
Types of Visio document
Which programming language should you use with Visio?
The Drawing Explorer window
The Visio object model
Understanding the ShapeSheet™
Where is the ShapeSheet?
Can I print out the ShapeSheet settings?
What is a function?
What are the important sections for rules validation?
Understanding the Validation API
Overview of the Validation objects
The ValidationRuleSets collection
The ValidationRules collection
Developing a Validation API Interface
The architecture of the tool
Creating the ViewModel
Modifying the Visio Fluent UI
Creating the Rules Explorer window
Displaying the rule for a selected issue
Displaying the issues for the current selection
Reviewing Validation Rules and Issues
Extensions to our ribbon
Annotating Visio diagrams with issues
Exporting rule sets to XML
Importing rule sets from XML
Creating rule set reports
Creating Validation Rules
Overview of the document validation process
Useful ShapeSheet functions
Filter and Test Expressions
Custom validation rules in code
Publishing Validation Rules and Diagrams
Overview of the Visio categories and templates
Creating a custom template
A Worked Example for Data Flow Model Diagrams
What are Data Flow Diagrams?
Examining the standard template
Writing the rule set
Completing the template