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This article describes how to add a hyperlink to a shape in your Microsoft Office Visio 2007 or Microsoft Office Visio 2003 drawing so that when you click the hyperlink after you save your Visio drawing as a Web page, Microsoft Internet Explorer opens a new window and displays the destination Web site.
To configure the destination Web Page of a hyperlink in a shape to open in a new window in Internet Explorer, you must edit the ShapeSheet of the shape and set the NewWindow value to TRUE after you add the hyperlink to the shape in your drawing.
How to add a hyperlink to a shape that opens in a new Internet Explorer windowTo add a hyperlink to a shape in your Visio drawing and configure the hyperlink to open in a new window in Internet Explorer, follow these steps:
For more information about working with hyperlinks in Visio, see Visio Help. To do so, click Microsoft Office Visio Help on the Help menu, type hyperlinks in the Search for box, and then press ENTER to view the topics that are returned. For more information about how to troubleshoot issues with hyperlinks in Visio 2003, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/830041/ )A hyperlink does not work on a Web page that is created in Visio 2003
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/830042/ )Visio 2003 appears to stop responding when you right-click a shape in your Web site map diagram and then click Interactive Hyperlink Selection
828966For more information about Visio, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/828966/ )Web links to drawing pages do not work when the drawing is saved as a Web page in Visio 2003