Displaying Custom Measurements

You could say that all Visio 2007 shapes “know” how big they are. Width and height are among the many properties that Visio 2007 records for every object. In addition, many shapes include shape data. For example, a desk shape in an office layout can have the data Manufacturer, and the valve shape in a piping diagram can have the data Design Pressure. You can display this data automatically in a custom callout shape. Like dimension line shapes, custom callouts have control handles that you can drag to attach the line to a shape. Once glued to a shape, the custom callout can “read” that shape’s data. You can choose what data will appear on the callout line.

For example, in an office layout, you could use custom callout ...

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