View shape data in Visio Online

Shapes can contain related data, called shape data, which is useful for providing details. For example, you can add shape data about steps in a process or pieces of equipment in a network diagram, without filling up the diagram with text. Although you can’t add shape data in Visio Online, shape data added through Visio is visible in Visio Online. If a hyperlink was added to a shape in Visio, the hyperlink is also visible, and you can follow it. For more information, see Add data to shapes.

  1. Open the diagram for viewing. For more information, see View, create, and edit a diagram in Visio Online.

  2. Select Shape Info Shape Info command .

  3. To see a shape's data, select the shape.

    Example of Shape data with a hyperlink

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