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Professional Development with Visio® 2000 by David Edson

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The Shape Transform Section of the ShapeSheet

On to the individual sections of the ShapeSheet. First, you are going to look in depth at every cell in the Shape Transform section of a Visio SmartShape symbol's ShapeSheet. The cells that are included are

  • Width

  • Height

  • Angle

  • FlipX

  • FlipY

  • PinX

  • PinY

  • LocPinX

  • LocPinY

  • ResizeMode

I'll take these cell by cell and work through all the important aspects of the cell and how it relates to other cells and affects the behavior of a given Visio SmartShape symbol.

Working with the dimensions of a SmartShape symbol

Width

Although the Width cell might seem obvious, it is very important that you understand its exact meaning. Width is the linear distance from the left side of a SmartShape symbol's bounding box to its right side. ...

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