April 02, 2020 · Visio · Electra E8

Optimal Visio Settings for Electra

We are now part of Siemens’ family. Electra Cloud is now Capital Electra X and Electra E9 is now Capital Electra 2210.

Over here at Radica Software, we have setup our systems to work great with Electra. In this blog post, we would like to share with you these settings, so that you may get an optimal performance out of Electra.

Macro and Security Settings.

To access Macro and security settings:

In Visio 2010-2019, right click Visio and run as administrator. Open a blank drawing and click on menu File | Options. Then at the Visio Options window, click on Trust Center tab and select Trust Center Settings. In Visio 2007, click on menu Tools | Trust Center. Trust Center Settings

Our Trust Center settings are as below: Add-ins settings ActiveX settings Macro settings

In Visio 2003, click on menu Tools | Options. At the Options window, click on Security tab and select Macro Security. Macro Security Our Security settings are as below: Security Level settings

Visio Settings.

To access Visio settings:

In Visio 2010-2019, click on menu File | Option | Advanced.

Visio 2010-2019 Advanced Settings

In Visio 2003 / 2007, click on menu Tools | Options.

Visio 2003/2007 View Options Visio 2003/2007 General Options

Snap and Glue Settings.

In Visio 2010-2019, click on the View tab and then click on the small arrow beside Visual Aids. In Visio 2007 / 2003, click on menu Tools | Snap & Glue. Visio 2010-2019 "Snap & Glue" icon

Our Snap & Glue settings are as below: "Snap & Glue" settings

We strongly recommend that you set your Visio settings to the above in order to have an optimal experience in Electra. Thanks for reading.

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