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To provide a quick recap, the Visio Data Visualizer add-in for Excel enables you to create high quality Visio diagrams—including basic flowcharts, cross-functional flowcharts (or swim lane diagrams), and organizational charts—from data directly in Excel.
To address one of the most popular questions from users since the public preview announcement, we’re providing you with an overview of how to deploy the add-in using the admin center and Centralized Deployment—the recommended way for admins to deploy add-ins to users via a group or to everyone in the tenant.
Note: If, as an end user, you do not have access to the Office Store, reach out to your tenant admin. Access to the Office Store and its add-ins can be turned on or off in the admin center by selecting User owned apps and services under the Settings > Services & add-ins page.
This document provides more details about how to deploy an Office add-in using the admin center and how to turn on add-in acquisition for everyone in a tenant. Please see below for a quick look at the Centralized Deployment feature.
Enabling at the tenant level
- Log in to the Microsoft 365 admin center. From the left sidebar, go to Settings > Add-ins > Deploy Add-in.
- The deploy new add-in wizard will open. Select the Choose from Store option and search for “Microsoft Visio Data Visualizer”.
- As an admin, you can choose if you want to enable the add-in for the entire organization or a limited set of users/groups.
- After the user selection is made, deploy the add-in. Once the add-in is deployed for the tenant it will show up in the add-in list.
To learn more about creating a diagram in Excel with the Visio Data Visualizer add-in, check out this support page.
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