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Database Diagram 15 Column Shape Limit?

Database Diagram 15 Column Shape Limit?

Database Diagram 15 Column Shape Limit?

I am creating a database model, before we build the database.  This means that I cannot have Visio build this for me.  I am using column shapes with connectors and just setting everything up.

It has been going fine, but I have 1 issue.  I searched for table and then for column.  A shape called 15 ruled column is what I found.  This works fine unless I have a table with more than 15 columns.  Then it doesn't frame my field list after that.

Any suggestions out there?  I am frustrate that I can't find another shape, change this one to work or something.  I have so much of this done, but it looks yucky to have the few tables that have more than 15 columns have field names hanging off the end of the shape and not bordered like the rest of the shape.

Has anyone had this issue?  Can anyone please help me?  I am so excited to finish this, and this one issue is stumping me.



It is never too late to become what you could have been ~ George Eliot

RE: Database Diagram 15 Column Shape Limit?

Are you up for some shapesheet surgery?

To add extra lines, open the shapesheet and add a new geomerty section for each new line you want.

If you examine the cells in Geometry section 15 you should have an idea of what you need to do to the new sections. The differences are in the Y values for the two rows. The first Y value uses the number of the current geometry minus 1 and the second one points to the Y value in the first row.


John...   Visio MVP - Visio.MVPs.org

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