Defining Double-Click Actions for Shapes

An easy way to make a shape smart is to have it do something when you double-click it. For most Visio shapes, the built-in double-click behavior is to open the shape’s text block so that you can type. However, Visio provides several options that you can specify with the Behavior command on the Format menu, as Figure 25-8 shows. For example, you can configure a shape so that the Report dialog box opens when you double-click the shape.

On the Double-Click tab, you can define what will happen when the shape is double-clicked.

Figure 25-8. On the Double-Click tab, you can define what will happen when the shape is double-clicked.

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