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Microsoft® Office Visio® 2007 Step by Step by Resources Online, Judy Lemke

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Modifying Shape Connections

Not only does Visio make it easy to create connections in diagrams, it also makes it easy to modify those connections. Perhaps you need to add a missing step to a flowchart or adjust a series of steps to make a process more efficient. Maybe you need some of the connectors in a flowchart to be rerouted in a specific way. With Visio, you can insert shapes between shapes that are already connected and move shapes around while the connections stay intact, which makes modifying a flowchart painless.

In the previous exercise, you connected shapes with a shape-to-shape connection; that is, you connected shapes without specifying a point of connection. When you move shapes connected by a shape-to-shape connection, the connector ...

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