Algorius Net Viewer Manual | Visio


Algorius Net Viewer can import network maps from Visio file.

You can use the completed Visio file to import it and create network map for further administration and monitoring.

Microsoft Visio should be installed in order to make an import.

In order to make an import select FileWizard in main menu or click F6. Network Discovery Wizard screen will be opened. Select Import from Visio file and click Next button. Specify the destination of Visio file and click Next button. Import of devices, their names, network addresses, links, text boxes will be started. When this process is finished click Finish button to create network map.

When importing, application is looking for the Algorius Net Viewer devices with the same identifiers as in Visio. If there are none, then question marks are displayed instead of such devices. Afterwards you can replace the undefined devices to the required type via Group Operations. You can also add new devices via Device Collections management.


Algorius Net Viewer can export network maps to Visio file. Visio file is convenient for presentations or sending to other people.

Microsoft Visio should be installed in order to make an export.

In order to make an export select FileExport to Visio in main menu. Specify the destination of Visio file to export network map. Export will be started then. When export is finished Windows Explorer will be opened, showing the selected file.


Algorius Net Viewer for working with Visio uses Visio libraries, which are registered in the Windows registry. Therefore, for exporting and importing, Visio should be installed in the system.

In rare cases, the error Can’t load library (TYPE_E_CANTLOADLIBRARY) may occur. The error occurs when there is information in the Windows registry about old versions of Visio, i.e. the library of the old version is registered in the registry but not in the system. Usually reinstalling Visio helps in this case. You can also use the following method:

Open Windows registry (regedit.exe)

Open Visio branch:


Delete the branches that are not related to the current Visio installation.

You can recognize the correct branch by the values of the keys inside it, which refer to the directory where Visio is installed.

Usually subsidiary branches include:

4.b -> Visio 2003 (Microsoft Visio 11.0 Type Library)

4.c -> Visio 2007 (Microsoft Visio 12.0 Type Library)

4.e -> Visio 2010 (Microsoft Visio 14.0 Type Library)

4.f -> Visio 2013 (Microsoft Visio 15.0 Type Library)

4.10 -> Visio 2016 (Microsoft Visio 16.0 Type Library

Please contact client support in case if issue is not resolved.