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In the either the Chinese-language or the Japanese-language versions of Microsoft Office Visio 2003, you may experience one or both of the following symptoms when you try to change the interval type of bracket interval shapes in your timeline drawing:
This problem occurs because in the both the Chinese-language and the Japanese-language versions of Microsoft Visio, the interval type of curly and straight bracket shapes in drawings that are based on the Timeline template is not changed correctly when you right-click the shape, and then click either Show Straight Bracket or Show Curly Bracket (as appropriate).
To work around this problem, use one or both of the following methods.
Method 1: Use the Set Interval Type Command to Change the Interval TypeUse the Set Interval Type command to change the interval type of the shape. To do so:
Method 2: Delete the Block Interval Shape and Add the Shape That You WantDelete the Block interval shape or shapes from the timeline that is in your drawing, and then add the bracket interval shape or shapes that you want. To do so:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For more information about how to work with timeline drawings in Visio 2003, see Visio Help. To do so, click Microsoft Office Visio Help on the Help menu, type timelines in the Search for box, and then press ENTER to view the topics returned.
For more information about Visio, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 827896 - Last Review: September 30, 2003 - Revision: 1.2
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