Embedding Visio Web Drawings in SharePoint Page

Visio Services (here, and here) lets you view diagrams in browser; And also allows Visio Web Drawings to be embedded in SharePoint pages. To embed a Web Drawing, you must be a site administrator with either "Contribute", "Approve", "Manage Hierarchy", "Design" or "Full Control" permissions. Now follow steps: 1. Click on "Edit" tab and hit […]

Visio Services (here, and here) lets you view diagrams in browser; And also allows Visio Web Drawings to be embedded in SharePoint pages. To embed a Web Drawing, you must be a site administrator with either "Contribute", "Approve", "Manage Hierarchy", "Design" or "Full Control" permissions. Now follow steps: 1. Click on "Edit" tab and hit "Edit Page" button 2. Click on a web part zone on page 3. Click on "Insert" tab and hit "Web Part" button 4. Select "Office Client Applications" category and select "Visio Web Access" web part 5. Press "Add" button. At this point, an empty Visio Web Access web part should appear on your page. To assign an existing Web Drawing to display in this Web Part follow “Click here to open tool pane” link, this’ll surface UI and will switch page into Edit mode. This’s called web part’s tool pane. Type in URL to Web Drawing you want to display in text box, or better yet, use browser button to navigate SharePoint folder structure to find drawing in question. Once the URL is in input field, hit either “Apply” or “Ok” buttons at bottom of configuration panel and voil