SS Plus is an add-in for Visio Plan 2 that fixes and enhances the Slide Snippets feature.
The SS Plus add-in corrects the image distortion, and provides the ability to add a hyperlink to each image, and descriptive text that can include bold and italic characters, as well as hyperlinks. In addition, the descriptive text can be automatically converted into one of the many PowerPoint SmartArt layouts.
May 2023 Update : Read more about SS Plus in the help pages.
Microsoft Visio Plan 2 has a great feature, Slide Snippets, that can create a PowerPoint slide show directly from the Visio document. However, it still leaves some work to be done before the presentation is … presentable!
The Export to PowerPoint in Visio Plan 2 feature does not copy any text from Visio, apart from the slide title.
SS Plus provides the ability to not only automatically create accompanying text for each slide, but also allows this text to include bold, italics and hyperlinks. In addition, a hyperlink can be added to the image.
SS Plus can also automatically apply PowerPoint SmartArt layouts to the accompanying text block to make it far more presentable, and immediately ready for presentation.
In addition, SS Plus provides a dynamic menu of the Slide Snippets on each page, even without the Slide Snippets pane open, so the Visio user can navigate to each named area quickly and easily … and, if LayerManager is installed too, it can switch the layers displayed too!
SS Plus makes it easy turn a Visio document into a storyline, and it can be re-told with new content whenever the diagram is updated. It doesn’t matter what type of diagram it is, or whether there are many diagrams on multiple pages in a Visio document. Slide Snippets, enhanced with SS Plus, makes it so simple to create a rich PowerPoint presentation directly from Visio.
And now SS Plus includes a dynamic menu for navigation, and the ability to set different SmartArt layouts for each slide … and to call LayerManager!
This presentation was created directly from Visio Plan 2, using Slide Snippets enhanced with SS Plus, without any alterations in PowerPoint at all (apart from saving the file).
Read more about SS Plus in the help pages.
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