Visio stencil textbox doesn't extend past width of stecil

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Visio 2003 or 2007
Custom stencils - downloaded from various places on the internet, including Cisco.

My problem is that on these "custom" stencils (basically anything that was not a stock MS stencil), when I put text on an item, the width of the text box will not size horizontally past the width of the stencil itself.

If I resize the stencil, the text box will resize along with the stencil.

Is there a setting to allow the textbox to resize freely?

Question by:snowdog_2112
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    Accepted Solution

    Got it.

    Window-->View Shape Sheet-->Text Transform box
    Text Width: TEXTWIDTH(TheText)

    Then it flows the textbox to the text, not the width of the shape.


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