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Visio Discussions => General Visio => Topic started by: DazzyS on March 11, 2014, 01:57:27 PM

Title: Auto connecting shapes question
Post by: DazzyS on March 11, 2014, 01:57:27 PM
Hi All,

I'm new to Visio 2007 and am trying to see if there is a way, similar to the auto numbering of shapes, that allows me to for example drop a number of shapes and after simply click each one in turn and they will auto join using a curved dotted line.

Can anyone help?

Dazza
Title: Re: Auto connecting shapes question
Post by: ryanp on March 11, 2014, 02:43:20 PM
Unfortunately I'm not sure about 2007, but in 2010 you can hover over a shape and arrows will appear on each side, and if you click the arrow in the direction you want the connector to go, it will auto-connect it to the adjacent shape.  It uses the default connector, but there's a way to change that, I think by using themes.  I can play with that if you think this will work for you.
Title: Re: Auto connecting shapes question
Post by: DazzyS on March 11, 2014, 02:45:42 PM
Thanks but I think its different to 2007