Re: Visio shape problem

Subject: Re: Visio shape problem
From: Mike Starr <mikestarr-techwr-l -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com
Date: Mon, 09 Feb 2009 21:57:48 -0600

Take a regular rectangle, shade it as you want it then with the whole rectangle selected, edit the intersecting points by clicking the line tool. That should allow you to click and drag each intersecting point until you get the whole object to the desired shape.

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Chris Morton wrote:
> Using Visio 2003, I'm trying to take an internal slice of a 3D cube and
> shade it. To create the slice (a parallelogram), I only knew to draw the
> four lines, then perform an *Operations* > *Join* on them in the hope of
> creating an object I could then shade. So far, I've had no success in
> getting Visio to recognize the slice (outlined in blue) as a single object
> that can be shaded. Any idea how to do this?
> Check this link for a visual:

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