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Can Visio background pages set foreground-page margins?

Question: Is there any way to automatically set the margins of a foreground page in Visio 2007 to the margins of the corresponding background page? Situation: My Visio 2007 document has a portrait ...
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Can't resize Component Shape in MS Visio 2007

How can I re-size the Component Shape in MS Visio 2007? I know that I can resize it by grabbing the corners but it appears to be locked.
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Visio 2007: How do I prevent connectors from snapping to the center of shapes?

I am working on a very tight diagram and the connectors keep on snapping to the center of boxes and circles when I want them to connect somewhere else. There seems to be a threshold where if you are ...
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How to enable snapping when moving multiple objects in Visio?

I have the following problem: I'm using Visio to design tiling patterns and have a problem when copying tile groups. I can make individual tiles snap together well (all my tiles are polygons drawn ...
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Method or Variable type is Collections in Visio's Class diagram

I am drawing a class diagram currently, in which there are variables of 'Collections' type and also methods that return 'Collections'. I am unable to find any Collections type from the list given ...
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Parameters of operations in Visio's Class diagram

I am drawing a Class diagram in Visio. In the operations part of a class, I would like to show the parameters. For example: doMethod(String hi): void. But I don't know how to set the parameters. ...
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Turn off Snap and Glue in MS Visio 2007 permanently

Every time I create new drawing document in Microsoft Visio 2007, drawing options "Snap" and "Glue" are turned on by default. I find both of them particularly annoying, so every time I create a new ...
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Display primary : foreign key relationships in Visio database diagram

I've created a Database Model relationship diagram in Visio with tables and relationships. However, I can't find any way to automatically display the Primary Key :: Foreign Key relationship in the ...
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Microsoft Visio branching connectors

In Visio 2007, how would you use a connector as a data bus to reach multiple shapes? From what I've read, there is no branching connector. You have to use multiple connectors and that is really messy. ...
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How do you get the double-sided snapping arrow in Microsoft Visio?

I'm using the Gane-Sarson shapes set in Microsoft Visio 2007 to create a data flow diagram. I am trying to find a double sided arrow, but the Data Flow shape in the Gane-Sarson set only shows one ...
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How do I draw a line in Visio 2007 without the end points jumping around?

Im trying to a block diagram with some blocks nested within a top level box, the lower level boxes need to have multiple connections between them but Visio's auto connection feature is hindering that, ...
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How to specify a List<MyCustomType> as a “Return Type” for a UML Interface Property

I initially posted this question in Stack Overflow, but I have a feeling that I should have posted here instead. In my Visio 2007 UML document I am unable to figure out how I can add an operation to ...
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crows foot notation in Visio 2007

I'm using the standard Database Model Diagram template in Visio 2007. When I try to connect two entities, the line is a "one and only one" type. I need a "zero or more" type, but no amount of line ...
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Microsoft Visio 2007 crashing

Whenever I edit an existing project in Microsoft Visio it crashes. I have noticed it crashing specifically when I edit text. Is this a known problem with a workaround? UPDATE: I am running Windows ...
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Visio 2007 - Reverse engineer access database fails

I'm trying to document a number of Access databases using Visio 2007. The process I'm following is create an ODBC connection for the database, pointing to the appropriate file (all files are on my ...
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Using Visio to document access databases?

I'm using Visio to create diagrams of a number of Access databases, using the Database->Reverse Engineer option. Do I have to create an ODBC connection for each access file, or is there a quicker way ...
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How to get rid of light border around inserted images in Microsoft Visio?

When inserting a raster PNG image into Microsoft Visio 2007, it tries to make it smoother by interpolating pixel colors. It seems like Visio interpolates border pixels with white as if image was ...
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Is there a way to export a flow diagram as a list of steps in visio?

I tried using "Reports" but the order of the steps is not according to the flow
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Visio: Create tables

What's the easiest way to create tables in visio or at least be able to copy them as tables from Excel?
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Visio auto adjusting

How do I stop Visio from auto-adjusting the connectors?
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Why would “database properties” suddenly fail to do anything?

I'm using Visio 2007 Profession SP2 on Windows 7 Enterprise x64. I have a rather complex ER database diagram I've been working on a few weeks. It does use some non-ER shapes for callouts and notes. ...
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Change Default Spacing in Visio Org Chart/Localisation

I have an org chart and I want to change the way the shapes are laid out (reduce spacing so everything fits on my page). I did it by hand on my original version, but now I have to maintain a ...
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Hide or change parameter directions in visio 2007

How do you hide/change method parameter directions in visio 2007? method(in/out p:DataType) I have a german version of visio and it's showing ein/aus, this is not acceptable for my project.
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Shapes references for Visio 2007

I'm using Visio 2007. Actually, I'm new to it. I'm neither an employee nor using it official purposes. I need draw some diagrams and Viso suits best for my purpose. Problem is I don't know which ...