Modifying Inserted CAD Drawings

When you import a CAD drawing, you can modify it in certain ways, even though the image is for display only. You can drag Visio 2007 shapes onto it, rescale it, crop and pan it, and hide and show layers and levels within it.


Visio 2007 stores the file name and timestamp of an inserted CAD drawing as shape data for the inserted object. To display these properties, right-click an inserted drawing, and select View, Shape Data Window. The Shape Data window displays the full file name and path as well as the date and time when the CAD drawing was last updated.

Positioning an Imported CAD Drawing

After you have imported a CAD drawing, you can move it on the page and also move the image within its border. The ...

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