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    2 Star Lounger
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    Brooklyn, New York, USA
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    Stopping Visio from opening drawing window

    Hi folks,
    I have a new compound shape sent to me and am replacing all the simple boxes with this one, and cutting and pasting the text from one to the other. Problem: every time I double click the compound shape it opens in a new window. If I have to go back to the other to capture other text, I have to close that window and reopen it. Simple shapes don't behave this way: you click, you edit. Does anyone have a way to disable this behavior? It's going to ruin my day.


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    Seatte, WA
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    Hi Naomi,
    We specialize in Visio. There could be several reasons for the behavior you describe. If you'd like me to investigate, please send me a drawing (to "info at visimation dot com") containing what you are referring to as a "compound shape" so I can look into it. I'm guessing you mean a "grouped" shape since "compound" is not a term in Visio.

    Brett Newman
    Visimation Inc.

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