Helpful tips

How do I glue a connector in Visio?

How do I glue a connector in Visio?

Turn glue on by default for newly created connectors

  1. On the View tab, click the dialog launcher on the Visual Aids group.
  2. In the Snap & Glue dialog box, on the General tab , under Currently active, select the Glue check box.

How do I turn off snap and glue in Visio 2013?

On the View tab, in the Visual Aids group, click the dialog box launcher. On the General tab, under Currently active, clear the Snap check box to deactivate snap, or select Snap to activate snap.

How do I make my Visio Connector straight?

To make the default connector straight or curved, on the File menu, click Page Setup, click the Layout and Routing tab, and then in the Appearance list, click Straight or Curved.

How do I stop Visio from auto connecting shapes?

Activate or deactivate AutoConnect Click the File tab, and then click Options. In Visio Options, click Advanced. Under Editing options, select Enable AutoConnect to activate AutoConnect. Or clear that check box to deactivate AutoConnect.

How do I connect to Visio?

Connect shapes already on the page

  1. On the Home tab, in the Tools group, click Connector. or press Ctrl+3.
  2. Click a shape and drag a connector to another shape.
  3. When you’re done, click Pointer Tool. on the Home tab in the Tools group or press Ctrl+1.

How do you glue a connector to a Visio?

One of the most flexible ways to add and glue a connector is to draw it by using the Connector tool on the Standard toolbar. Click the Connector tool on the Standard toolbar. To keep the connector glued to a specific point on a shape, drag from a connection point on the first shape to a connection point on the second shape.

What happens when you turn off glue on Visio?

When glue is turned off, you can move shapes and the connectors are unattached. The following procedures change the default glue setting for newly-created connectors, but do not change the glue setting for existing connectors.

How to change the default connector shape in Visio?

Whatever tool you are using, such as Text Block or Connection Point, press Esc several times to return to the Pointer Tool (except in Visio 2010). Most of this article is relevant for the default Dynamic connector shape which can automatically re-route itself around other shapes.

Can a stencil be used as a connector in Visio?

Any connector shapes, such as those available on the More Shapes > Visio Extras > Connectors stencil can be used to connect shapes together rather than using the default Dynamic connector shape.