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swimd01

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Text Outline
« on: August 24, 2009, 09:56:39 AM »
Hi, I am new to the forum. I have looked around for this, but can't seem to find anything that applies directly.

I am looking for a way to outline text in Visio. For example, I would like white text with a black outline, similar to the font "Outlined." Ideally, I would like to be able to use any font, and modify the text like a shape in Visio (i.e. use different color fills and outlines, etc).

Canyone help? Thanks

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Re: Text Outline
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2009, 10:13:02 AM »
That's a feature of the font itself rather than anything Visio can do to the font.

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Re: Text Outline
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2009, 04:01:27 PM »
Hi swimd,

There's another thread on this forum that has just what you're looking for! Paul is right that this isn't a feature of Visio, but JuneTheSecond has written some clever VBA code that uses MS WordArt to get the job done.

Please read: Visio-WordArt
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