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I have a visio layout and when I try to cut an item out of the layout the entire layout is deleted. I think it is because the layout has been finalized? What do I do?

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Could you upload a screenshot? Press print screen, paste into an image viewer like Irfanview, save as a PNG file and insert into your question. –  Iain Feb 4 '10 at 18:08

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You have to ungroup shapes before you delete any of them.

Shape > Grouping > Ungroup

Shift+Ctrl+U

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I tried that and it does not work. I am trying to delete one table but when I delete it the entire layout is deleted. I tried to ungroup but the same thing happens. –  Shannon Feb 4 '10 at 16:34
    
I wish I could but I cannot place the image on line. –  Shannon Feb 4 '10 at 18:24
    
Is there a such thing as "finalizing" a layout in visio so that the layout cannot be changed at all? –  Shannon Feb 4 '10 at 18:24
    
Thanks! I have the answer now!! –  Shannon Feb 4 '10 at 20:56

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