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Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Create a Windows Visio Drawing of My Workstations' Disk Subsystem?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I would like to do a drawing of the disk subsystem on my workstations. We are getting ready to upgrade to Windows 7, and I want to find out which computers have drives that are more than 50 percent full. In addition, I need to know the size of the drives. If I could make a Microsoft Visio drawing using Windows ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! How Can I Create a Windows Visio Drawing of My Workstations’ Disk Subsystem?

  Hey, Scripting Guy! I would like to do a drawing of the disk subsystem on my workstations. We are getting ready to upgrade to Windows 7, and I want to find out which computers have drives that are more than 50 percent full. In addition, I need to know the size of the drives. If I could make a Microsoft Visio drawing using Windows ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Can I Use WMI and Windows PowerShell to Make a Microsoft Visio Drawing?

    Hey, Scripting Guy! Using Windows PowerShell to control Microsoft Visio looks really cool. However, if I have to manually enter all of the data in the script to produce the drawing, it is probably easier to open Microsoft Visio, drag and drop the shapes from the stencils, and add the connectors. However, I will say that ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Can I Make a Microsoft Visio Drawing with Network Shapes and Symbols?

   Hey, Scripting Guy! I have been excited about the Microsoft Visio Week articles since I heard your interview back during the holidays. When I read your tweets as you were the writing the Hey, Scripting Guy! posts, I really got excited. I must say that reading yesterday’s article where you added a square to a Microsoft Visio ...

Hey, Scripting Guy! Is It Possible to Automate Microsoft Visio?

   Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a question. You guys seem to have a lot of material about automating Microsoft Office Word and Microsoft Office Excel. You have even written some stuff about automating Microsoft Office Outlook, but I have never seen anything about automating Microsoft Office Visio. I am going to assume that it can be ...

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