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Connectors and the Connector Layer

Started by whirlpool1, April 17, 2012, 02:09:08 PM

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Hi all,

Anyone know how I can make it so that a Connector (when drawn) does not automatically go on the Connector layer, and is instead (No Layer).  I am using Visio 2007.
I have a template, so I would like to make the change such that all Connectors drawn in the template lose this layer association.

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You'll have to edit the master shape that you're using and then save it to a custom stencil.


Thanks Al,

I 'think' I have done something similar, which 'seems' to work.
I opened up my template (empty drawing), drew a simple connector, went to the Drawing Explorer, and under the Master Stencils lay the Dynamic Connector master shape, I edited the layer on this (connector) so it didnt have a layer.  Then I deleted the connector Id drawn in the drawing, but left the master shape alone in the Drawing Explorer.

When I now add connectors into the drawing, they do not have a layer associated with them.
Hope this doesn't have any flaws, as it seems to work a treat  ;D

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