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Mastering Data Visualization with Microsoft Visio Professional 2016 by David J Parker

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Dropping and linking shapes to data

It is often necessary to drop multiple shapes and link each one of them to a different row in DataRecordset. For example, the following screenshot shows a document with an External Data window that contains Personnel DataRecordset. The diagram requires the Sales team to be added to the page.

Dropping and linking shapes to data

The following function, GetDataRecordset(), looks for DataRecordset with the given name in the specified document and returns it:

Dropping and linking shapes to data

This function is used by the following sub-function, DropManyLinked(), filters the Personnel

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