Using Visio 2007 Shapes to Display Text

When you want to call attention to information in a diagram, you can use one of the many predesigned shapes for formatting notes, titles, and file information. Visio 2007 includes numerous callout shapes, which are lines with a text box that you can use to type notes. If you’re working in a diagram that uses data fields to store information, you can use the custom callout shape to display property values. In addition, title and title block shapes help you display file information in your diagrams.

This section helps you locate some of the available shapes that you might not know about.

You can insert Shape Screen tips that explain the function of any shape, or just help those viewing your work. To do so, ...

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