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This article describes how to size or resize shapes within a Visio drawing.
The method that you use to size shapes depends on whether the shape is one-dimensional (1-D) or two-dimensional (2-D).
How to Size a 1-D Shape
How to Size a 2-D Shape
How to Work with Shapes that are LockedSome shapes cannot be resized because they are locked (protected). When a locked shape is selected, padlocks appear in some or all selection handle positions. To unlock or remove the protection from a shape, follow these steps:
For more information about about resizing shapes, click Search on the Help menu, type resize shape in the What would you like to know? box, and then click Search to view the topics.
Article ID: 290901 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 1.1
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