In my previous message, when I was mentioning a label I was referring to
utilizing "Define Custom Properties" dialog box. This seemed to be the
answer since VB works in a similar way. But, alas, it did not.
But, I did stumble onto the same method you discuss in your response for
which I thank you. Hope you are enjoying your retirement. We appreciate the
help to those still stuck in the rut. '-)
> > I am using Visio 2000 SR-1. I was attempting to hyperlink from a shape
> > one page to a shape on another page within the same drawing. The online
> > seems to indicate this as something doable. I select an the shape to
> > hyperlink. I pull down the Insert Menu and select Hyperlinks. I click
> > next to the Subaddress field within the Hyperlinks dialog box. This pops
> > a Hyperlink dialog box. I can select the page on which the destination
> > shape resides by pulldown and I type the name of the destination shape
> > the Shape field. After clicking ok to both dialog boxes, I attempt to
> > the hyperlink which returns the following error, Hyperlink to <dest
> > failed. Make sure address is correct and try again. I tried attaching a
> > label to the destination shape so Visio could find it another way, but
> > avail. Would anyone care to offer some guidance. Thanks in advance.
> > Ron
> You seem to have done the exact same steps I use in Visio 2000/SR1 to
> create hyperlinks. How did you assign a name to the target shape? Here's
> how I do it:
> Assign a name by right-clicking the target shape, choosing Format /
> Special from the popup, and typing the name in the Name textbox.
> Then select the source shape (where the hyperlink will go) and press
> Ctrl+K. In the Address textbox, I type target.vsd (or whatever your
> target diagram is called). In the Sub-address textbox, I type
> tab/targetshape (where tab is the name of the sheet tab and targetshape
> is the name I assigned to the target above). In the Description I
> usually type the target shape name, though that's optional. I checkmark
> the Use relative paths checkbox. And click OK.
> That's all I do.
> DBA > retired > DBA