Positioning Shapes Precisely

Visio 2007 offers several aids to guide you in aligning shapes precisely. Many of these tools let you work quickly as Visio 2007 does the difficult work for you. Snapping shapes to other shapes or guides ensures proper positioning. The dynamic grid provides a cheat sheet—in effect, it suggests the best positions for shapes in relation to others already on the page. Shape extension lines show you where to draw with respect to shape geometry, tangent points, or isometric points on shapes.

Snapping Shapes for Automatic Alignment

Snapping is one of those Visio 2007 behaviors that you don’t often think about. It just works. You move a shape, and Visio 2007 seems to tug it into the correct position. Snapping works like ...

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