Turn on Developer Tab in Visio and Lock the Shape

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Ming Sun / May 12, 2021

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Developer tab is hidden by default in Visio. If you would like to turn on the deverloper tab, you can go to File => Options => Customize Ribbon. Then you can check the Developer checkbox to enable this feature.

Visio options

Lock the shape

We can lock the shape with the Protection feature under the Developer tab. First go to Developer => Protection and then check:

  • width
  • height
  • aspect ratio
  • x position

After you click the ok button. You will find out that the shape dimension is locked and you can not move the shape on x-axis.

Protect the shape


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