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Visio - Shapes Error message when opening file

Hi:
1.  Why am I getting this message?
2.  How can make it stop?

errr
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brothertruffle880
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brothertruffle880
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Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and DeveloperCommented:
The file referred to in the error message is one of Visio's standard stencil files.

Could this issue be related to one you asked about several months ago where your diagram included a dozen or more "hidden" stencils? That drawing mistakenly had more than a dozen stencils that were open as part of the workspace, but they were not open in the Shapes window. In that case, when you closed the main drawing you had to manually close the remaining stencil windows.

If that is the case here:
1) minimize but don't close the main drawing window
2) close every stencil that is NOT in the Shapes windows
3) maximize the drawing window
4) ensure that "Save workspace" is checked in File>Info>Properties
5) save the drawing
6) close and reopen the drawing
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brothertruffle880Author Commented:
Steps 1 through 6 solved it flawlessly.  
I wish the rest of my life could be solved that quickly.
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