RE: Visio shape hide-and-seek

Subject: RE: Visio shape hide-and-seek
From: <Jan -dot- Arnopolin -at- thomsonreuters -dot- com>
To: <guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com>, <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 14:49:07 -0500


I don't know which version of Visio you're on. In Visio 2007, when you
open a drawing, *.vsd, the Shapes used in the drawing are displayed on
the left side navigation. If they aren't, do File, Shapes, Show
Document Stencil. This lists the shapes used in the document. Right
click on a shape in the drawing and the shape name should be displayed
in the left nav, as well as the name of the stencil it is from.

Hope this helps.

Jan Arnopolin
Technical Writer
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Thomson Reuters

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Subject: RE: Visio shape hide-and-seek

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.)



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Visio shape hide-and-seek: From: Guy K. Haas
RE: Visio shape hide-and-seek: From: Dan Goldstein
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