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

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Embedding Visio Shapes into Web Pages

Opening and editing the generated files in Notepad was a good start. In the next exercise enhance the resulting HTML files by adding a Visio SmartShape to it. First we need a new Visio drawing document, and a single shape saved as a .gif file. Follow this routine to create the new file.

  1. From Visio's File menu, select New and follow through to the Network selection. Choose the Basic Network Template. This opens a new Visio drawing document.

  2. Drag a Tower PC into the drawing page.

  3. Select the Save As command from the File menu. The Save As dialog appears. Enter a descriptive filename, and navigate to the folder where the Web pages were saved.

  4. Select the GIF option in the Save as Type drop-down list box. Click the ...

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