Re: Need Visio help; where is best?

Subject: Re: Need Visio help; where is best?
From: Lin Sims <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2016 15:26:24 -0400

Whoops. My response to Tammy's post bounced off the list because of size,
as I'd included several screen shots to illustrate what I'm talking about.
I have a meeting in 5, but afterwards I'll see if zipping them reduces the
size enough to post.

On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 2:38 PM, Tammy Van Boening <
tammyvb -at- spectrumwritingllc -dot- com> wrote:

> Lin,
>
> If I am understanding your question correctly, can you use the Shape> Group
> function, and group all that needs to copied, then copy this group, and
> paste? If I am not understanding correctly, then sorry. . . Visio can be a
> beast, I agree.
>
> Tammy Van Boening
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> Spectrum Writing, LLC
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> Subject: Need Visio help; where is best?
>
> I'm doing more and more in Visio these days, and I've run into a situation
> where the best solution (not the only, but the best) is to use the
> multibranch/tree connector. There's a hard limit of 6 branches, though, and
> I need far more than that.
>
> I'm not Visio expert, but I have figured out that I need to add multiple
> rows to the Controls section and multiple Geometry sections (one per row).
> Is there any way to do this as a batch instead of one by one? That is, is
> there any way to copy an entire row in the Controls section and duplicate
> it
> n times until I have enough, and is there any way to duplicate an entire
> Geometry section? I expect I'd have to make minor edits to the cell values
> so that they're referring to the right points or vectors or whatever, but
> the progression looks easy enough to deal with.
>
> Googling isn't helping much. It keeps coming back to duplicating shapesheet
> data from one object to another, whereas I want to duplicate information
> within the shapesheet for a single object.
>
> NB: I have no experience with VB or macro writing, and the only programming
> I learned was COBOL and RPG back in 1991, so suggestions to write a VB
> macro/program are unlikely to be useful unless you already have it.
>
> (I have a feeling I'm going to wind up doing this by hand with lines
> instead
> of connectors, which is fine but tedious. I like efficiency.)
>
>
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Need Visio help; where is best?: From: Lin Sims
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