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wapperdude

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How long is that line or connector shape?
« on: June 09, 2016, 05:24:54 PM »
Visio Guy recently posted an excellent article regarding finding the length of a connector, Simple Cabling Shape with Length Reporting http://visguy.com/vgforum/index.php?topic=7258.msg30514;topicseen#msg30514 However, it uses features not available to we users of V2007 and older.  Well, we may be aging dinosaurs, but, we're not extinct...yet.

So, I did a scaled down version of Visio Guys' post.   There are two shapes on the stencil, one for a normal 1D line and the other for a connector shapes.  These are unique only in that there is a formula in the Event double click cell calling the macro.  There are two macros in this document.  One , as mentioned, is called directly from the shapesheet of the aforementioned shapes.  The second is a macro that is associated with the document.  It may be run as any ordinary macro, just be sure to select a shape first.

The "embedded" shape could double as a dimension line...Just stretch it between two points and double click.  But, it's not as fancy looking, nor does it have all of  dimension shape features.   Just saying.   ::)


Enjoy!
wapperdude
« Last Edit: July 05, 2016, 08:43:14 AM by wapperdude »
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