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Import/Export Stencils

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Feature

 

If you create your own Stencils or if you modify any Shapes within existing Stencils, you can share these Stencils with other users.

What are the benefits of this feature?

 

You can easily share customized Stencils with other users in your company. These stencils will also then be backed up when you run a backup of SI 2015.

When to use this feature?

 

When you have created or modified existing Stencils.

Details

Export

 

In the D-Tools SI 2015 window, click the Shapes tab then click the Manage Stencils button and select Export and Import->Export:

 

 

This will open the Export Visio Stencils to Server form:

 

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Check the Stencils you want to export and click the [Export] button:

 

Import

 

All other users that want to copy shared Stencils to their machines will need to import the Stencils. In the D-Tools SI 2015 window, click the Shapes tab then click the Manage Stencils button and select Export and Import->Import:

 

 

This will open the Import Visio Stencils from Server form:

 

 

Check the Stencils you want to export and click the [Import] button:

 

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12:56, 26 Jan 2015

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