Microsoft Flows – You can now use Visio to create your Flows

For those running Office 365 Pro Click to Run with Visio, you can now use Visio to create your Microsoft Flows.

At first, this is available for monthly channel (targeted) or Office Insider clients and a Visio Online P2. The minimum build number supporting this capability is Build 11231.xxx and later. You can check by opening the Visio backstage menu File\Account\About Visio

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Off course you also need to have a free or premium Flows plan.

 

Then you can start creating your Flows by using File\New and filter using the Flowcharts search

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Then select the Basic Flow BPMN diagram (look at the Flow icon being shown)

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You can also use any other flow diagram but then you will have to the new Visio shape BPMN Basic Shapes

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Then you can create your flow and once ready you can export it to Microsoft Flows by using the Process tab to select Prepare to export

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Then you define what triggers the Flow and the conditions from the Preparer to Export task pane

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Then you need to refresh using the Refresh button available on top of the Task pane and review any issue detected.

You are now ready to export your Visio ‘Flow’ using the Process tab and Export option

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