Use Mapping Architect for Visio to create mapping templates using Microsoft Office Visio. When you work with a mapping template, you use the following main areas:
Displays shapes that represent PowerCenter mapping objects. Drag a shape from the Informatica stencil to the drawing window to add a mapping object to a mapping template.
Displays buttons for tasks you can perform on a mapping template. Contains the online help button.
Work area for the mapping template. Drag shapes from the Informatica stencil to the drawing window and set up links between the shapes. Set the properties for the mapping objects and the rules for data movement and transformation.
The following figure shows the Mapping Architect for Visio interface: