Author Topic: Embedding detailed visio diagrams within an 'object/shape' in a visio diagram  (Read 2409 times)

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Gryphon33

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I'm would like to know if Visio 2010 professional has a method of embedding a more detailed visio diagram within, so when you click on a shape/object in a visio diagram, a more detailed diagram pops up. I would like this detailed diagram embedded within the same visio diagram and not have to use a hyperlink to a seperate file/diag.
Is there a way to do this or do we have to download a third party software that works with visio to accomplish this?
If so, and suggestions on freeware software that accomplishes this?

thanks


Yacine

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Using OLE objects will not help, as it does display the embedded diagram as it is.
You, however do need two versions of a diagram: a simple and a detailed one.
I could imagine a group shape with layers displaying different elements depending on the situation, but this requires some development work.
I'd suggest that you stay with links to other pages.

Cheers,
Yacine
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