RE: Visio shape hide-and-seek

Subject: RE: Visio shape hide-and-seek
From: "Guy K. Haas" <guy -at- hiskeyboard -dot- com>
To: "Fred Ridder" <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 13:42:38 -0700

That would surely do it, Fred, IF that box were checked. But it's not.

And note that the option talks about "new blank drawings and stencils".
My situation is that I already HAVE all these stencils.

What fun........


On Thu, October 15, 2009 1:33 pm, Fred Ridder wrote:

> Guy Haas:
> =20
>> By the way=2C is there some way (I tried to figure a way to ask online
>> "help" about this but never found the right query to use) to tell Visio
>> "I'm working in US units=3B whenever you give me a list of Shapes=2C
>> PLEA=
> SE
>> limit it to US units=2C stop with the paired US Units / Metric Units
>> offerings in the menus.
> Tools > Options=2C then Units tab. Uncheck the box labeled "Always offer
> 'M=
> etric' and 'US units' for new blank drawings and stencils".
> -Fred Ridder


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