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Create CompactTree style organization chart in VSSM document in Python

Native and high performance create CompactTree style organization chart in VSSM document using server-side Aspose.Diagram for Python APIs, without the use of any software like Microsoft or Open Office, Adobe PDF.

How to Create CompactTree Style Organization Chart in VSSM File Using Python

In order to create CompactTree style organization chart in VSSM file, we’ll use

Aspose.Diagram for Python

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use API for Python platform. You can download its latest version directly from


Steps for Create CompactTree Style Organization Chart in VSSM Files in Python

Creating CompactTree style organization chart with

Aspose.Diagram for Python

APIs can be done with just few lines of code.

  • Create a diagram from stencil.
  • Select Page via its id
  • Add organization node shapes to page.
  • Add connectors to page to connect shape and its parent.
  • Auto layout by invoking layout mothod
  • Call the save() method and pass the file name (full path) and format (VSDX) as a parameter.
  • Now you can open and use the VSDX file in Microsoft Office, Adobe PDF or any other compatible program.

System Requirements

Aspose.Diagram for Python supports on all major platforms and Operating Systems. Please make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Aspose.Diagram for Python is platform-independent API and can be used on any platform (Windows, Linux and MacOS), just make sure that system have Python 3.6 or higher.
- Install Aspose.Diagram for Python from pypi, use command as: $ pip install aspose-diagram-python.

Create CompactTree Style Organization Chart in VSSM Files - Python

visioStencil = "path_of_stencil_file" + "Basic Shapes.vss";
rectangleMaster = "Rectangle"
connectorMaster = "Dynamic connector"
pageNumber = 0
width = 1
height = 1
pinX = 4.25
pinY = 9.5

listPos = ["0", "0:0", "0:1", "0:2", "0:3", "0:4", "0:5", "0:6", "0:0:0", "0:0:1",
           "0:3:0", "0:3:1", "0:3:2", "0:6:0", "0:6:1"]

shapeIdMap = {}

diagram = Diagram(visioStencil)
for orgnode in listPos:
    rectangleId = diagram.addShape(pinX, pinY, width, height, rectangleMaster, pageNumber)
    shape = diagram.getPages().get(pageNumber).getShapes().getShape(rectangleId)
    shapeIdMap[orgnode] = rectangleId

for orgName in listPos:
    lastColon = orgName.rfind(':')
    if lastColon > 0:
        parendName = orgName[0: lastColon]
        shapeId = shapeIdMap.get(orgName)
        parentId = shapeIdMap.get(parendName)
        connector1 = Shape()
        connecter1Id = diagram.addShape(connector1, connectorMaster, pageNumber)
            parentId, ConnectionPointPlace.RIGHT, shapeId, ConnectionPointPlace.LEFT, connecter1Id)

compactTreeOptions = LayoutOptions()

diagram.getPages().get(pageNumber).layout(compactTreeOptions)"outpath_with_filename", SaveFileFormat.VSDX)
  • About Aspose.Diagram for Python via .Net API

    Aspose.Diagram is a Microsoft Visio document format manipulation API. One can easily load, create, modify, manipulate including daigram elements and convert Visio diagrams to other formats such as PDF, XPS, JPEG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, SVG, EMF and more. It is a standalone API and does not require Microsoft Visio or any other software to be installed.

    Online Create CompactTree Style Organization Chart in VSSM Documents Live Demos

    Create CompactTree Style Organization Chart in VSSM documents right now by visiting our Live Demos website . The live demo has the following benefits

      No need to download Aspose API.
      No need to write any code.
      Just upload your VSSM files.
      It will create FlowChart Style Organization chart in VSSM documents instantly.

    VSSM What is VSSM File Format?

    Files with .VSSM extension are Microsoft Visio Stencil files that support provide support for macros. A VSSM file when opened allows to run the macros to achieve desired formatting and placement of shapes in a diagram. In general, Microsoft Visio is drawing software that allows to create files that can contain and represent user defined information in different shapes. The most common of these include, but not limited to, UML diagrams, flow charts, visual objects, information flow, organizational charts, software diagrams, network layout, database models, objects mapping and other similar information. Files generated using Visio can also be converted to different file formats such as PNG, BMP, PDF and others.

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    Other Supported Visio Formats

    Using Python, one can easily create CompactTree style organization chart in different formats including.

    Vsd (Microsoft Visio Drawings)
    Vdx (Visio drawing XML File)
    VSSX (Visio stencil File)
    VSTX (Visio template File)
    VSDM (Visio macro-enabled drawing File)
    VSTM (Visio macro-enabled template File)
    VSDX (Visio drawing File)