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

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Positioning and Sizing Shapes

Visio Task Panes are key points to use and master. Task panes, sometimes called windows, keep distinct tasks easy to perform with task-based options in one area. The Size and Position Window enables you to change the location of a shape on the drawing page, change its size, and also its rotation.

To control shape size, position, and angle with the Size and Position Task Pane, follow these steps:

  1. From the View menu, click the Size & Position Window command, this displays the task window.

  2. Click to select a shape. Notice the values in the task window as shown in Figure 9.8.

  3. From the fields in the window, edit the X and Y values to change the location of the shape.

  4. Edit the Width and Height values to change the shape's ...

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