How to make a shape into a container

Started by trademark2, January 22, 2020, 04:59:06 PM

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I have shapes that I like to use as containers, but I don't know how to specify to visio that these shapes are containers. I assume this property is somewhere in the shapesheet. I would rather not get into vba code for this unless someone has ready-made code to do something.

I find visios container options to be a bit bland and in some cases it is hard to control aspects such as the background color or bevel.

Paul Herber

Very simple, open the shape's shapesheet editor,
add section User-defined cells (it may already be there ... )
add row to this section
and set it to

Job done.
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