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For a Microsoft Visio 2002 version of this article, see 305400
Important This article contains information about modifying the registry. Before you modify the registry, make sure to back it up and make sure that you understand how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For information about how to back up, restore, and edit the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows Registry
In Microsoft Office Visio 2007 or in Microsoft Office Visio 2003, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms when you view the Visio program window:
These problems may occur if you accidentally drag a toolbar or a menu bar outside the visible area of the screen. Similar problems may also occur if either one of the following conditions is true:
To resolve this problem, use any one of the following methods, as appropriate to your situation.
Method 1: Change the screen resolution of your monitorSet the screen resolution of your monitor to a setting that is 800 x 600 pixels or higher. To change the screen resolution of your monitor, follow these steps.
Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
Method 2: Reposition the toolbarsReposition the toolbars in the Visio program window so that each toolbar is displayed on a separate row. To move a toolbar, drag the handle of the toolbar to the location that you want.
Method 3: Click the Toolbar Options button on the toolbarIn situations when two or more toolbars are docked next to each other on the same row, there may not be sufficient room to display all the buttons on the toolbar. To see the buttons that do not fit on the toolbar, click the Toolbar Options button at the end of the toolbar.
Method 4: Edit the registry to restore the toolbars and menu bars to their default locationsRestore the toolbars and the menu bars in the Visio program to window to use the default settings. To do so, follow these steps.
Warning If you use Registry Editor incorrectly, you may cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that you can solve problems that result from using Registry Editor incorrectly. Use Registry Editor at your own risk.
For more information about Visio, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 829914 - Last Review: November 22, 2006 - Revision: 3.2