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Visio 2010 - Linking Spreadsheets

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Hi Experts,

I am in the process of drawing a large database.

I have several spreadsheet with a grouping of tables like:

Table(s)A
Table(s)B
Table(s)C
etc...

Is it possible to click on a shape and it will automatically open the associated spreadsheet?

So like if group Table(s)A has a relationship with group Table(s)B?  That relationship would be in a shape and when clicked on it opens Table(s)B from Table(s)A and so on?

If you don't understand my question please say so thanks...

Please help and thanks...
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Is it possible to click on a shape and it will automatically open the associated spreadsheet?

Where would the 'associated spreadsheet' workbook filename be stated?  Within the MS-Visio Drawing or elsewhere?
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by:Amour22015
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Hi fanpages,

Yes I want to be able to click on a shape and it open the "associated tab/spreadsheet within the same Visio drawing"

can this be done and if so how?

Please help and thanks...
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Scott Helmers earned 2000 total points
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You can definitely link to another page in the Visio diagram. In fact, with a little more work you can even link to a specific shape and set a zoom level so when someone following your hyperlink, the target shape will appear centered on the screen at the target zoom level.

This page contains written instructions for creating multiple types of hyperlinks. However, the video at the top of the page shows exactly what you asked about: how to link to another page in the same diagram.
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by:Amour22015
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Thank you Scott Helmers,

That is what I am looking for....
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by:Amour22015
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Great thank you...
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