Author Topic: How to draw the following shape with the ability to input text in each section?  (Read 11332 times)

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aussie_pride

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Hi all,
I'm fairly new to creating shapes in Visio via the Shape Sheet. I was wondering if someone could help me create a smart-shape exactly the same as the image attached. I also need the ability for text to be inputted into each horizontal section/segment.

Obviously it is possible to do this via merging shapes. However, I would prefer to use the Shape Sheet feature to have a single, consolidated shape.

Thank you so much to anyone who can help.

Paul Herber

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Here is a shape taken from my UML diagram shapes, it's a UML class shape, it's what you want apart from the rounded corners. You can add text to each segment and the segments move up/down to accomodate the text.
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aussie_pride

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Thank you so much for that. I really appreciate your help. If I format the shape and round the corners will it round the corner of each segment or the shape as a whole? Sorry I don't have Visio on my current machine so I have no way to test this.

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File attached. The corner rounding via the Format menu doesn't work on shapes like this. This shape consists of 3 subshapes and I've had to create rows within the upper and lower shapes with a formula describing the arc in each corner.
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