This is just a quick post in response to a mistake I made to a newsgroup question about add-ons that ship with Visio and to remind myself for the future.
The question was how do you go about numbering shapes in Visio, to which Paul Herber of Sandrila answered correctly that you can use the Number Shapes add-on under Tools / Add-Ons / Visio Extras / Number Shapes...
My confusion was that I thought this addon only appeared in the Professional version of Visio (and not Standard), but that's not the case. There are a number of add-ons that are specific to the Professional version, so for the record, here's a comparison between the two versions:
If you're interested in other differences between versions and editions then have a look at the two links below:
- Microsoft Office Visio 2007 edition comparison (2007 Pro vs Std)
- Microsoft Office Visio 2007 edition comparison (2007 vs older editions)
Update - 12th February 2009
In response to Chris's comment below, here is an expanded version of the comparison showing all of the Add-Ons for Standard and Professional (click on the image below for a larger version):