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Note: If your drawing does not appear centered when printed, the drawing page and printer paper may not be the same size and orientation. Either match the drawing page size to the printer paper size, or center the drawing page on the printer paper. For more information on matching the drawing page size to the printer page size, see Change the drawing page or printer paper size.

In Visio, you can center your shapes on the drawing page.

Center shapes on the drawing page

  1. In the drawing, select the shapes you need to center. To do that, do the following:

    • Drag a selection net around all the shapes that you want to center.

    • Hold down the SHIFT key and click all the shapes you want to center.

  2. On the Home tab, click Align > Align Center.

Center the drawing page on the printer paper

  1. On the Design tab, click the Dialog box Launcher next toPage Setup.

  2. On the Print Setup tab, and under Print Zoom, click Fit to, and then type 1 in the sheet(s) across and sheet(s) down boxes

  3. In the same Print Setup tab, click Setup.

  4. Under Small drawings, click the Center horizontally check box, the Center vertically check box, or both, and then click OK twice.

  5. To preview the drawing as it will appear on the printed page, on the File menu, click Print.

See Also

Align and position shapes in a diagram

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