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Microsoft SharePoint Workflow in Microsoft Visio 2010


With Microsoft Visio 2010, we could now easily graphically create a SharePoint workflow using the Microsoft SharePoint Workflow template. Below is the illustration.

Create

The Microsoft SharePoint Workflow template provides us workflow actions, conditions, and terminators shapes necessary in creating SharePoint workflow. Below is the illustration.

Workflow

As illustrated below, the same workflow could be exported to Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010 for editing, management, and publication. The Visio drawing will be saved as Visio Workflow Interchange.

Export

The Visio Workflow Interchange file shall be imported to Microsoft SharePoint 2010 to complete the exportation process.

Import

Now, we could enjoy editing and managing our workflow using Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010.

Edit

Manage

And finally, we could easily publish it to our SharePoint site.

Publish

Thanks!

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