Visio/Office guru?

Subject: Visio/Office guru?
From: "Leisa Ashbaugh" <leisa -dot- ashbaugh -at- aisystems -dot- org>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 11:35:40 -0700

HI -

Is anybody good at troubleshooting and think you might be able to help
me with some Visio/Word weirdness?

I am trying to copy/paste or insert a Visio drawing into a Word doc. I
know how to do it (by following procedures in Help) but in Word, the
Visio drawing does not display properly.

Here were my steps:

1. Created & saved Visio drawing.

2. Tried to paste into Word using the following methods:

* Copy Drawing/Paste (special)

* Insert Object.

Results for both: no picture, but a 'frame' for the object is there

To troubleshoot, I opened a new document and pasted a Visio drawing
there successfully, but got the same bad result when I tried to paste a
second drawing. I'm stumped. = (

Haven't found the right help in Help (Visio or Office) - can you help? J


Leisa Ashbaugh

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