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Um, thanks but.... What I have is a drawing... a .vsd file.
In that FILE I see a shape that I want to find in a stencil.
What I'm trying to DO is find the Shapes pane among the forest of such
panes (aptly yclept, them) that contains the shape I see in the drawing.
(I rather figure that a developer writing a spec would find a collection
of shapes -- a template or stencil or whatever -- that suits his/her
needs; and I'd like to backtrack FROM the resulting drawing to the
collection the author used in creating the drawing.)
On Thu, October 15, 2009 11:04 am, Dan Goldstein wrote:
> 1. Right-click any shape in the Shapes pane.
> 2. From the popup menu, select Edit Master Shortcut, and then select
> Master Shortcut Properties.
> 3. The stencil name is displayed in the Master Shortcut Properties
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Guy K. Haas
>> Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2009 1:47 PM
>> To: techwr-l
>> Subject: Visio shape hide-and-seek
>> OK... Here's what should be a simpler Visio question.
>> I have inherited some .vsd files. I see shapes in one .vsd
>> file that strike me as coming from a stencil (such as a
>> dog-eared page).
>> My copy of Visio has lots of template categories, organized
>> into families.
>> I can search by word or phrase for a shape, and get a bunch
>> of them displayed at the left of the work area, but is there
>> any way to say "what template category" or "what stencil set"
>> is this one (of the dozen displayed) belongs to?
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