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Ten Minute Guide to Microsoft® Visio® 2002 by Eric R. Infanti

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Opening a Copy of an Existing Drawing

Opening a copy of an existing Visio document keeps the original file untouched, and opens a named copy of the original file; 'Copy (1) of Drawing1.vsd'. When you do save the file, you are prompted for a new filename. Figure 3.2 shows the New from existing drawing, Choose Drawing command within the Task Pane.

Figure 3.2. Create a new file from an existing one using the New Drawing task pane.

You can also use the Open dialog box to open a copy of an existing drawing document. When you have the Open dialog box, you can select your file as if you were going to open it normally, click the drop-down arrow next to ...

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