Drawing Curves

Curves is shorthand for arcs and splines, distinct types of geometry that Visio 2007 can represent. If you just need to draw a wavy line or curved shape and don’t care about its geometry, you can use the Pencil, Arc, or Freeform tool to do so. The fastest way to get the result you want is usually to sketch a curve quickly with one of the drawing tools, and then use the Pencil tool to edit its curvature. When you select an arc or spline with the Pencil tool, Visio 2007 displays the control point for each curve segment, which you can drag to change a line’s curvature.

To change the curvature of an arc segment or spline, click the Pencil tool, and then select a shape to display its vertices and control points. Drag a control point ...

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