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Visio Stencils

CommScope has developed a new, easy-to-use method to create beautifully detailed Visio drawings, using a dynamic drawing template. The new CommScope drawing template offers many advantages:

  • All CommScope stencils are preloaded for immediate use
  • Software is built-in to alert the user to any new or missing shapes and stencils
  • An automatic BOM report that is exportable to Excel
  • Drawing scale is pre-set to insure compatibility with shapes from other manufacturers
  • Drawing layer is pre-set to allow visibility of doors or bezels to be toggled on and off
  • Title block data is semi-automatically filled in
  • Shapes may be searched for with a partial Product Code (e.g. 360G2-1U*) 

Shapes snap into place in an intelligent manner (e.g. panels snap to a discrete rack “U” increment) and many shapes are now re-configurable, making changes quick and easy. For instance, an information outlet is a single shape in a stencil (e.g. MGS-500-XXX) but with a simple right mouse button click, it may be changed to any one of the 13 colors that are offered. Changing the color displayed on the drawing will also change the respective data in the BOM automatically.

Getting Started with the New Visio Methodology

Please read through the Getting Started with the New Visio Methodology document before proceeding. After downloading the materials as described, please review the included instructions to get the most out of your Visio experience. 

 Visio Resources:
    Visio Instructions
    HelveticaNeue Font (zip file)
    Visio Stencils (zip file)
    New! Visio Stencils (zip file) - Innovations acquired from TE Connectivity